Registered to supervise postgraduate research


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Research interests

Prof Surjan has successfully engaged with issues of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and urban sustainability for two decades. He served as a Lead Author for the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He also served as Contributing Author for the United Nation’s Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. He has also successfully worked in academic, civil society and government institutions in Asia-Pacific region. Prof Surjan is editor of the international journal Sustainability Science (2017 Impact Factor 3.855) and program committee member of the Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference.

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Research Output

Managing and responding to pandemics in higher educational institutions: initial learning from COVID-19

Izumi, T., Sukhwani, V., Surjan, A. & Shaw, R., 16 Jul 2020, In : International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Measuring political will: An index of commitment to disaster risk reduction

    Lassa, J. A., Surjan, A., Caballero-Anthony, M. & Fisher, R., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 34, p. 64-74 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Teaching emergency and disaster management in Australia: Standards for higher education providers

    Fitzgerald, G., Rego, J., Ingham, V., Brooks, B., Cottrell, A., Manock, I., Surjan, A., Mayne, L., Webb, C., Maguire, B., Crawley, H., Mooney, J., Toloo, S. & Archer, F., Jul 2017, In : Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 32, 3, p. 22-23 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access