How to get involved

Building resilience to Natural hazards in Scotland has to be a collaborative effort. The only way we will progress sustainably is by working together. We as the National Centre for Resilience are a collaborative model with our steering group representing cross-sector organisations including the Met Office, Natural Hazards Partnership, Regional Resilience Partnerships, Scottish Government and Academia. 

There are many ways you can get involved and work with us to create a more resilient future for Scotland. If you would like to discuss an idea or need further information on deadlines and scope for any of the methods listed below, please contact us at nationalcentreforresilience@glasgow.ac.uk. 

 

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There are things to consider when looking to work with us.

Our primary audiences are:

  • Category 1 & 2 responders (as defined by the Civil Contingencies Act) and other resilience practitioners in the public and third sectors,
  • Policy makers at local and national level in Scotland,
  • Academics and researchers across the UK.
  • Community resilience groups and other voluntary organisations

Publication:

All written contributions, published by the NCR will be freely available to be shared and distributed by the wider public. Copyright sits with the author and material cannot be changed, altered or used for profit without the author’s explicit consent. 

Ways to get involved

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Write for our Newsletter

The NCR newsletter is published quarterly and sent across a wide network. We are happy to accept relevant general interest pieces, news, good practice, case studies and useful information for the newsletter. If you have something you would like us to feature, please get in touch to discuss with our team.

Write a Blog

Our blog is open to everybody. Our blog pieces tend to have two types of focus - either a discussion piece around resilience - particularly, but not exclusively, resilience to natural hazards. Or a thought-provoking piece and potentially encouraging of collaboration. We are very happy to discuss ideas for blog pieces, so please get in touch.

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Apply for funding

Every year we release new funding for projects that help to build Scotland's resilience to natural hazards. Each year our funds will have a different focus and theme with an emphasis on cross sector and collaborative projects. Make sure you sign up to our newsletter to be first to know about new funding.

Create a policy brief

We are an academic research hub, using evidence to inform policy and practice. Bridging the gap between academia, policy and practice by promoting cross sector partnerships when planning for, responding to and recovering from natural hazard events. Policy briefs play a big role in getting information to policy makers.

Join our network

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Join our Associate Membership

Our associate membership is open to all professionals working in the area of resilience across Scotland and the UK. You can find out more on our Associate Membership page.

Sign up for our Newsletter

Our regular bi-monthly newsletter is the best way to keep up to date with our latest projects and opportunities.

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