Hazards and Disaster Research Centers in Oceania

This page includes a listing of university-based hazards and disaster research centers, organized alphabetically and by UN subregion in Oceania.

Australia and New Zealand

Center/Institute University Country
Asia-Pacific Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Research Group University of Sydney Australia
Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability University of Newcastle Australia
Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research Charles Darwin University Australia
Centre for Disaster Studies James Cook University Australia
Sustainability Research Centre University of the Sunshine Coast Australia
Torrens Resilience Institute Flinders University Australia
Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety University of Melbourne Australia
Centre for Energy, the Environment and Natural Disasters (CEEND) Deakin University Australia
Centre for Risk and Community Safety (CRaCS) RMIT University Australia
Disaster Resilience Initiative (MUDRI) Monash University Australia
Centre for Disaster Resilience, Recovery and Reconstruction (CDRRR) University of Auckland New Zealand
Centre for Earthquake Engineering Research (UACEER) University of Auckland New Zealand
Centre for Land Environment and People Lincoln University New Zealand
Natural Hazard Research Centre University of Canterbury New Zealand
Quake Centre University of Canterbury New Zealand
Centre for Sustainability University of Otago New Zealand
Earthquake Hazard Centre Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand
Joint Centre for Disaster Research Massey University New Zealand
Centre for Risk, Resilience and Renewal (UCR3) University of Canterbury New Zealand
DEVORA University of Auckland New Zealand
QuakeCoRE: New Zealand Centre for Earthquake Resilience University of Canterbury New Zealand

Melanesia

Center/Institute University Country
Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD) University of the South Pacific Fiji
Centre for Disaster Reduction University of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

If you have questions about this project, please contact Lori Peek at lori.peek@colorado.edu. If you would like your academic research center listed on this page, or if you’d like to update or add information to a center currently on the map, please contact Mason Mathews at mason.mathews@colorado.edu.