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Dr Kanchana Ginige


Department: Architecture and Built Environment

Kanchana earned a research studentship to commence her higher studies in University of Salford, UK after graduating from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka with a BSc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying. She completed her PhD at University of Salford and her doctoral research focused on investigating the ways of mainstreaming women into disaster risk reduction in the built environment. Kanchana has published a number of research papers in refereed journals and international conferences. 

Campus Address

EBA 211
Ellison Building


Philosophy DPhil September 01 2015

Key Publications

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  • Mapping built environment professionals' educational needs to international policy frameworks for disaster risk reduction, Perera, S., Adeniyi, O., Babatunde, S., Ginige, K. 12 Nov 2018, In: International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment
  • Mapping stakeholders associated with societal challenges: A Methodological Framework, Ginige, K., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. 22 Feb 2018, In: Procedia Engineering
  • "Built Environment Flood Resilience Capability Maturity Model", Adeniyi, O., Perera, S., Ginige, K. 2018, In: Procedia Engineering
  • Challenges in integrating disaster risk reduction into the built environment – The Vietnam context, Nguyen, V., Ginige, K., Greenwood, D. 2018, In: Procedia Engineering
  • Challenges in integrating disaster risk reduction into the built environment – The Vietnam context, Nguyen, V., Greenwood, D., Ginige, K. Nov 2017, 7th International Conference on Building Resilience; Using scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction (ICBR2017)
  • A situational paradigm on flooding and built environment interventions in the UK, Wigglesworth, T., Adeniyi, O., Ginige, K., Pearson, J. 30 Jun 2017, The 6th World Construction Symposium 2017 on “What’s New and What’s Next in the Built- Environment Sustainability Agenda?”
  • Mainstreaming women into disaster reduction in the built environment- a guideline for Sri Lanka, Ginige, K., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. 5 Dec 2016, In: Disaster Prevention and Management
  • Development of a professional doctoral programme in built environment to enhance societal resilience to disasters, Babatunde, S., Ginige, K., Adeniyi, O., Perera, S. 30 Jul 2016, The 5th World Construction Symposium 2016
  • Community stakeholder perspective on construction industry-related needs and skills for enhancing disaster resilience, Perera, S., Babatunde, S., Adeniyi, O., Ginige, K. 31 May 2016, CIB World Building Congress 2016
  • Policy analysis in prioritising societal challenges- the case of Sri Lanka, Liyanage, C., Ginige, K., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. 2015, International Conference on Building Resilience

PGR Supervision

Vinh Nguyen Start: 01/10/2016


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