Media and publications
Our research aims to better understand public perceptions of risk and preparedness at the household scale,
measure the impact of relationship building on participants’ behaviours,
identify potential spillover effects,
and better inform future community engagement and emergency service practices.
Recent media content
- The flood levee effect - ABC Radio National, 05/11/2022
- Floods are natural, but human decisions make disasters. We need to reflect on the endless cycles of blame - The Conversation, 31/10/2022
- The limitations of central banks and living and developing on floodplains - ABC Radio National, 07/07/2022
- To stop risky developments in floodplains, we have to tackle the profit motive – and our false sense of security - The Conversation, 04/07/2022
- COOK, B., CORNES, I., SATIZABAL, P. & MELO ZURITA, M. D. L. 2022. Experiential learning, practices, and space for change: the institutional preconfiguration of community participation in flood risk reduction. The Journal of Flood Risk Management.
- SATIZÁBAL, P., CORNES, I., ZURITA, M. D. L. M. & COOK, B. R. 2022. The power of connection: Navigating the constraints of community engagement for disaster risk reduction. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 68, 102699.
- CORNES, I. C., COOK, B. R., SATIZÁBAL, P. & MELO ZURITA, M. D. L. 2019. What is ‘(In)action’? Rethinking Traditional Understandings of Disaster Risk Reduction in Households. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 34, 52-57.
- CORNES, I. C. & COOK, B. 2018. Localising climate change: heatwave responses in urban households. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, 27, 159-174.
- COOK, B. & MELO ZURITA, M. D. L. 2019. Fulfilling the promise of participation by not resuscitating the deficit model Global environmental change.
- COOK, B. & OVERPECK, J. 2019. Relationship-building between climate scientists and publics as an alternative to information transfer. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 10, 570-587.
- COOK, B. & MELO ZURITA, M. D. L. 2016. Planning to learn: an insurgency for disaster risk reduction (DRR). International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 19, 265-272.
- MELO ZURITA, M. D. L., COOK, B., HARMS, L. & MARCH, A. 2015. Towards new disaster governance: Subsidiarity as a critical tool. Environmental Policy and Governance, 25, 386-398.