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Keep up to date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.
Honorary Fellowship award recognises New Zealand’s global leadership in resilience
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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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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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ResOrgs to present at Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event
ResOrgs to present at Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event
Resilient Organisations is thrilled to be presenting at the Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event on 29-30 November 2018 at the University of Canterbury. Researchers Charlotte Brown, Ellie Kay and Tracy Hatton found inspiration at the Canterbury earthquake memorial wall brainstorming for our presentation on ...
Resilience - the key to riding waves of uncertainty
Resilience – the key to riding waves of uncertainty
Kaylene Sampson, Senior Research Consultant, Resilient Organisations
August 2018 My home town has been rebuilding from crisis for almost eight years.  September 2018 marks the eight-year anniversary of the first of a series of devastating earthquakes to hit Christchurch, New Zealand. Since the first earthquake on 4 September 2010, thousands ...
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Shakeout Preparedness Tips for Business
Shakeout Preparedness Tips for Business
New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 18 October 2018 at 9:30 am. ShakeOut is held across the world to remind people of the right action to take during an earthquake, Drop, Cover and Hold - and to practise a tsunami hīkoi (evacuation) ...
DIVE Platform – the key to New Zealand’s exciting resilience innovations
DIVE Platform – the key to New Zealand’s exciting resilience innovations
ResOrgs researchers, Dr Joanne Stevenson and Ellie Kay have been busy working with a team of researchers creating a new platform that will help researchers make better use of New Zealand’s Disaster Risk Reduction and resilience data. The collaborative team of researchers, funded by Resilience to Nature’s Challenges Kia manawaroa ...
Decision-making, News
Erica Seville appointed to the board of the Earthquake Commission (EQC)
Erica Seville appointed to the board of the Earthquake Commission (EQC)
Erica Seville appointed to the Earthquake Commision (EQC) Board Congratulations to Resilient Organisations' Director, Erica Seville on her appointment as a Commissioner to the Earthquake Commision (EQC). Having spent many years leading and mentoring a group of researchers and consultants working to make public and private sector organisations more resilient, ...
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Oamaru Heritage Precinct workshop : future thinking for a thriving community
Oamaru Heritage Precinct workshop : future thinking for a thriving community
In February this year, a workshop was held in Oamaru to bring together heritage tourism stakeholders to explore future options for the town and its heritage precinct. Attendees included tenants from the heritage precinct, and members of the Waitaki District Council and Whitestone Civic Trust. Funded by QuakeCoRE, the participatory decision-support ...
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ISCRAM Conference, Wellington, November 2018
ISCRAM Conference, Wellington, November 2018
The inaugural ISCRAM (International Association for Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) Asia Pacific regional conference is being held in Wellington from the 4th to 7th November 2018, and Resilient Organisations is excited to be supporting the conference. The theme for the conference is Innovating for Resilience, and the programme ...
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