Registered to supervise postgraduate research

20052019
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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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Research Output 2005 2019

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

Stakeholders’ Perspectives of Social Capital in Informing the Development of Neighborhood-Based Disaster Resilience Measurements

Kwok, A. H., Becker, J., Paton, D., Hudson-Doyle, E. & Johnston, D., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Applied Social Science. 13, 1, p. 26-57 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

resilience
social capital
disaster
stakeholder
demography

When the earth doesn't stop shaking: How experiences over time influenced information needs, communication, and interpretation of aftershock information during the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, New Zealand

Becker, J. S., Potter, S. H., McBride, S. K., Wein, A., Doyle, E. E. H. & Paton, D., Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 34, p. 397-411 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
aftershock
Earthquakes
natural disaster
New Zealand
Earth (planet)

A bottom-up approach to developing a neighbourhood-based resilience measurement framework

Kwok, A. H., Paton, D., Becker, J., Hudson-Doyle, E. E. & Johnston, D., 1 Jan 2018, In : Disaster Prevention and Management: an international journal. 27, 2, p. 255-270 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bottom-up approach
resilience
disaster
Disasters
stakeholder

A Key Approach to Effective DRR: Transforming Western worldviews towards Indigenous worldviews

Buergelt, P. & Paton, D., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paper presented at Conference (not in Proceedings)Researchpeer-review

disaster
coexistence
education
art
tide