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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
wildfire Earth & Environmental Sciences
community Social Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2019

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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
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natural hazard
Hazards
uncertainty
communication
typology

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

Hawkes, C., Norris, K., Ayton, J. & Paton, D., 28 Jun 2019, In : Polar Record. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mood
fluctuation
intervention strategy
statistical method
quantitative method

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
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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