Updates from the disaster and development research team at the University of Newcastle, Australia. A resource for the cross-disciplinary research community with interest in emergency/disaster management and a sustainable future for humanity.
Researcher Profile- von Meding, J.
Dr Jason von Meding’s current research focuses on decision-making processes and predictive tools for modelling human behaviour and environments. He has engaged extensively with the humanitarian sector and within developing country contexts, and supervises a range of doctoral students on disaster related topics. He has been awarded over $3 million AUD in competitive research funding from Technology Strategy Board (UK), Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Office for Learning and Teaching (Aus), State Emergency Service NSW and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Canada). He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers, is coordinator of CIB W120 Disasters and the Built Environment, a collective of his research peers, and engages in external humanitarian consultancy.