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Geography and Environmental Sciences

Disaster Inevitable?

This talk addresses why disaster risk reduction and sustainable development education, practice and policy have become more crucial than ever, and how knowledge and a career in this area can both drive personal development and improve the human condition. Based on experiences from our teaching and professional work it will be demonstrated how disasters of many kinds need not be inevitable.

Live Subject Taster Talk - Disaster Inevitable? from Northumbria University on Vimeo.

Risky Business: An introduction to risk management

The media often talks about a health and safety culture gone mad, but is that the case? In the modern business world what is the role of risk, hazards, occupational health and the management of these.? In this short introductory session we will explore some of the key concepts of risk and how they apply to businesses.

Live Subject Taster Talk - Risky Business: An Introduction to Risk Management from Northumbria University on Vimeo.

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