CONVERGE Webinar Series
CONVERGE is a new National Science Foundation Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NSF-NHERI) resource headquartered at the Natural Hazards Center. CONVERGE is dedicated to linking social science, engineering, natural science, and interdisciplinary research communities to encourage knowledge breakthroughs and applications that reduce vulnerability and enhance societal well-being.
The CONVERGE Webinar Series will feature updates regarding new projects and initiatives relevant to various research communities. Please join us!
Strength in Numbers:
The Social Science Extreme Events Research (SSEER) Network Map and Census
Date: Tuesday, February 5
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. MST
A recording of this webinar will be available shortly.
This webinar released the results of the 2018 census of the social science hazards and disaster research community. The census is the first attempt to generate a comprehensive portrait of social science hazards and disaster researchers. The data collected includes each researchers’ disciplinary training, organizational affiliation, types of hazards and disasters they study, and their methodological expertise, among other information. This webinar featured a demo of the Social Science Extreme Events Research (SSEER) interactive map, which includes the names, organizational affiliations, and geographic locations of the 683 researchers who signed up for SSEER in 2018.
Introduction and Overview:
Robin Dillon-Merrill, Program Director, Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (HDBE), National Science Foundation
Lori Peek, Director, Natural Hazards Center and Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder; Principal Investigator, CONVERGE
Mason Mathews, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder
Haorui Wu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder
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