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Douglas Paton is a Professor in the College of Health Sciences/Discipline of Psychology specialising in disaster risk reduction and recovery. He is interested in researching all-hazards and cross cultural aspects of disaster risk reduction and disaster recovery. More specifically, his work examines the development and testing of universal theories that have international applicability. Douglas holds degrees in Psychology. He is published in Nature, Natural Hazards, Current Psychiatry Reports, and the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

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disaster Earth & Environmental Sciences
Disasters Medicine & Life Sciences
hazard Earth & Environmental Sciences
earthquake Earth & Environmental Sciences
natural disaster Social Sciences
Earthquakes Medicine & Life Sciences
community Social Sciences
wildfire Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2020

What's in a name? “Smong” and the sustaining of risk communication and DRR behaviours as evocation fades

Sutton, S. A., Paton, D., Buergelt, P., Meilianda, E. & Sagala, S., Apr 2020, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 44, p. 1-10 10 p., 101408.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

risk communication
Disasters
disaster
Communication
Data storage equipment
13 Downloads (Pure)

Communicating model uncertainty for natural hazards: A qualitative systematic thematic review

Doyle, E. E. H., Johnston, D. M., Smith, R. & Paton, D., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 33, February, p. 449-476 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
natural hazard
Hazards
uncertainty
communication
typology

Disaster risk reduction: Psychological perspectives on preparedness

Paton, D., Dec 2019, In : Australian Journal of Psychology. 71, 4, p. 327-341 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Disasters
Risk Reduction Behavior
Aptitude
Psychology
Social Marketing
1 Downloads (Pure)

Mood fluctuation in Antarctic expeditioners: Does one size fit all?

Hawkes, C., Norris, K., Ayton, J. & Paton, D., Mar 2019, In : Polar Record. 55, 2, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
mood
fluctuation
intervention strategy
statistical method
quantitative method
1 Downloads (Pure)

Risk, transformation and adaptation: Ideas for reframing approaches to disaster risk reduction

Paton, D. & Buergelt, P., 20 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 14, p. 1-19 19 p., 2594.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Disasters
Risk Reduction Behavior
Learning
Research