Geology for Global Development


Blog Competition (Highly Commended) – Ekbal Hussain: In the Name Of Allah, the Most Merciful

For our Blog Competition 2013, we asked for people to submit articles addressing one of two topics.  Ekbal’s article discusses the role of religion in disaster management, and his entry was highly commended by our judging panel. Ekbal is currently a PhD student at the University of Leeds. His work involves geodetic monitoring of strain accumulation along the North Anatolian Fault in Turkey. ...[Read More]

Some Comments on Recent Earthquakes in Iran

In this article, Joel Gill and Faith Taylor write about the importance of reducing individual and community vulnerability in Iran. This post is written in response to the recent earthquakes in April 2013, and an article posted in the Guardian in 2010. In addition to their GfGD responsibilities, Joel and Faith are undertaking PhD research at King’s College London – investigating specifi ...[Read More]