Professor Bingunath Ingirige is the Chair in Project Manager and Resilience for the University’s Global Disaster Resilience Centre. Here he comments on an article in The Guardian by Michael Kleinman who is the founder of Orange Door Research, which provides high-frequency data collection in developing countries.
Dr Mauro Vallati is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computing and Engineering of the University of Huddersfield. Here, in an article published on The Conversation, he talks about the gaming craze Pokémon Go which has shot to the top of the gaming charts after only being released at the beginning of July and how
Dr Liam Devlin is the Departmental Lead for Internationalisation within the School of Art, Design and Architecture. In this article Dr Devlin talks about the 1975 novel High-Rise and the way it depicts an apocalyptic tower that drove its inhabitants insane. As a new film adaptation of the novel hits the cinemas he also comments
Kris Christmann, is a Researcher within the University’s Applied Criminology Centre. Here, in an article published on The Conversation, he talks about the urban design features that protect people in terror attacks and the roles cities can play in protecting their citizens from terror.
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Professor Adrian Pitts, University of Huddersfield, is a Professor of Sustainable Architecture. Here, in an article published on The Conversation, he talks about the rising temperatures in the Persian Gulf and the effects this will have on building design and how this may provide a fillip for environmentally sensitive design and urban development throughout the world.