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Supporting your team following the Christchurch mass tragedy
Supporting your team following the Christchurch mass tragedy
Bernard Walker, University of Canterbury The mass tragedy in Christchurch affects many people. The injured and deceased are part of our Canterbury community. Some are work colleagues, and others are friends and family of workers. Most workplaces are affected. The events bring a wide range of emotions, including anger, grief, ...
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Thank you from the ResOrgs team
Thank you from the ResOrgs team
Friday’s events here in Christchurch have had a profound impact on all of New Zealand. We echo the words of our mayor in expressing our disbelief that this could happen in New Zealand. We are grieving alongside our community for all that we have lost. We would like to extend ...
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News, Resilient New Zealand
Ellie Kay shortlisted for GRRN Young Researchers Award
Ellie Kay shortlisted for GRRN Young Researchers Award
Congratulations to Ellie Kay for being one of just five young researchers invited to compete for the Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN) Young Researchers Award. Ellie has been invited to attend the GRRN summit in Freiburg, Germany in April to present her research. The GRRN Young Researchers Trophy will be ...
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Resilient Organizations now available in Italian and Chinese
Resilient Organizations now available in Italian and Chinese
Erica Seville's book, Resilient Organisations: How to survive, thrive and create opportunities through crisis and change is now available in an Italian and Chinese version. The Italian version is Organizzazioni resilienti: Come sopravvivere, propserare e creare opportunità al tempo della crisi (Italian Edition), published by Armando Editore and available to purchase ...
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News, Resilient New Zealand
Expert Opinions on New Zealand Resilience Index
Resilience to Nature's Challenges
The Trajectories Toolbox of the Resilience to Nature’s Challenges Kia manawaroa – Ngā Ākina o Te Ao Tūroa National Science Challenge (RNC-NSC) has been working on the development of the New Zealand Resilience Index (NZRI), which measures place-based community resilience. The index uses a multi-capital model, including indicators of resilience ...
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Resilient Shift seeking new Global Director
Resilient Shift seeking new Global Director
The Resilience Shift is looking for a new Global Director in a role which promises to contribute towards a safer and better world, according to The Resilience Shift’s Acting Programme Director and Arup Fellow, Jo da Silva. “This is an exciting opportunity for the right person who will genuinely be ...
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Farewell to Kaylene Sampson
Farewell to Kaylene Sampson
At the end of the year Res Orgs will be sadly saying goodbye to one of our Senior Research Consultants. Kaylene Sampson will be leaving us to follow her passion for education and take a position as Team Lead in the Learning Evaluation and Academic Development Unit at the University ...
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Honorary Fellowship award recognises New Zealand’s global leadership in resilience
Honorary Fellowship award recognises New Zealand’s global leadership in resilience
Last month, Resilient Organisations’ researcher Dr Erica Seville was awarded an Honorary Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), a prestigious award that recognises innovation at the forefront of organisational resilience globally. The highest honour granted by the BCI, the honorary fellowship has only been gifted to 26 others since ...
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Job Vacancies, News
Research Consultant vacancy
Research Consultant vacancy
We are looking for a driven, open-minded person to join our team as a Research Consultant. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing business. You will be involved in a diverse range of research and consulting projects while contributing to the vision, strategy, and development of the business ...
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Resilience Shift grant to develop resilience primer for water sector
Resilience Shift grant to develop resilience primer for water sector
PRESS RELEASE 31/10/2018 Resilient Organisations appointed by the Resilience Shift to develop resilience primer. The Resilience Shift has today announced the appointment of a new grantee, Resilient Organisations, for its programme to improve the resilience of critical infrastructure. The team at Resilient Organisations, led by Dr. Tracy Hatton, has been ...
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