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Postgraduate opportunities

Want to study with us: find out about upcoming research topics and what our current students are studying in this field.

Postgraduate opportunities

Want to study with us: find out about upcoming research topics and what our current students are studying in this field.

Potential research topics

Tourism and Disaster Risk Reduction toolkits: Evaluation of management responses to disaster risk reduction toolkits in the tourism industry
Contact – Professor Ken Hughey

Certification of disaster risk reduction response toolkits in the tourism industry
Contact - Professor  Ken Hughey

Disaster Risk Certification: Development of a disaster risk certification scheme for tourism service suppliers
Contact: Hamish Rennie

Charter boat tourism’s vulnerability to disaster
Contact: Hamish Rennie

Freshwater and marine aquaculture vulnerability to disaster
Contact: Hamish Rennie

Seafood industry vulnerability to disaster
Contact: Hamish Rennie

Can’t see a topic here for you? It doesn’t mean you can’t study it. If you have a topic in mind, or would like to discuss an area in general, you are welcome to contact our academic staff directly.

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Current postgraduate students in this area

Arosh Hapuarachchi (PhD) - Effectiveness of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in mitigating development induced disasters: a comparison of the EIA processes of Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Supervisors: Ken Hughey, Hamish Rennie

Abdulla Niyaz (PhD) - Post-disaster tourism crisis recovery in SIDS: development and testing of an integrated approach. Supervisors: David Fisher, Susanne Becken , Ken Hughey

Tri Ong (PhD) - Spatial decision support system for flood hazard in Quangnam province of Viet Nam. Supervisors: Crile Doscher , Magdy Mohssen

Mira Tripathi (PhD) - Post-earthquake vegetation succession in Christchurch City, New Zealand. Supervisors: Glenn Stewart,
Jon Sullivan, Colin Meurk

Nicki Owen (MLA) - How can urban infrastructure be designed to contribute to both a community's resilience in times of disaster and their understanding of living with natural hazards? Supervisors: Jacky Bowring, Mick Abbott

Nicki Williams (MLA) - How can higher density development be designed in a way that is resilient, long-lasting and desirable to New Zealanders? Supervisors: Jacky Bowring, Mick Abbott

John McDonagh (PhD) - Shattered dreams - the impact of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake on inner city 'colonisers.'  Supervisors: Harvey Perkins, Jacky Bowring

Lyn Minchington (MSocSc) - Why community gardens? Well-being amongst the veggies. Supervisors: Bob Gidlow, Grant Cushman, Kevin Moore

Brent Nahkies (PhD) - Seismic retrofitting - meeting the challenges. Supervisors: Harvey Perkins, Jacky Bowring

Qingyue Zeng (MCM(T)  - How the 2010-2011 earthquakes affected the motel industry in Christchurch. Supervisors: Michael Clemes

Rodney Jefferies - All Risks Real Yield (ARRY) property investment valuation model. Supervisors: Amal Sanyal, Gary Garner

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