Park A temporary public park is located at the site of a demolished building in the Christchurch Central Business District two years after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand. The topic is featured in a Research Counts piece by Nicole Hutton ©Graham Tobin, 2013.

If you’ve been following our new Research Counts series, you’ll be glad to know we’ve recently posted a great batch of new research perspectives. The latest pieces in the series, which are brief insights about research findings and new areas in need of exploration, are:

Do I Stay or Do I Go? Hurricane Risk Perception and Evacuation Behavior
by Craig Trumbo

Vacant Spaces, Missing Faces: Reinvigorating Damaged City Centers
by Nicole Hutton

Who Lives Here? How Understanding Culture Reduces Suffering, Speeds Recovery, and Supports Resilience
by Katherine Browne

We hope you’ll take a look at these recent additions and keep your eyes open for new entries each week. And we’d also love you’re feedback—please take a moment to fill out our survey so we can know more about how we can improve this new initiative.