Research Projects and Grants

See publications from collaborative projects from my ResearchGate!

Selected research projects

  • Humanitarian cash transfers in Indonesia [2019-2021]
  • Cash transfer for food security during COVID-19 funded by JICA Human Security and COVID-19 [2021-2023]
  • Power, Prestige & Forgotten Values: A Disaster Studies Manifesto
  • Food systems under changing climate in Asia [RSIS NTU’s 1.5m Project 2014-2017]
  • How post-disaster need assessment informs recovery planning and policy in the Pacific – funded by DFAT [2018/2019]
  • National Implementation study of comprehensive school safety in Indonesia [2020]
  • IFRC and Circle Indonesia Localisation studies in Indonesia [2020-2021]
  • Research Grants on Measuring Political will for DRR [EHSE Faculty Grant, Charles Darwin University, RSIS NTU and IRGSC] – On Why do countries succeed or fail in reducing disaster risks? Longitudinal observation of disaster management policy in >100 countries [PI] [2017/2018].
  • Social network and disaster research
  • Urban climate adaptation in Indonesia.
  • Community-based disaster risk reduction.
  • Disaster governance in Southeast Asia.
  • Longitudinal observation of child-centred climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Indonesia
  • Long term observation of disaster recovery in the Asia Pacific
  • Use of Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) or drones for risk assessment and disaster response
  • Governance of early warning systems in Indonesia
  • Climate change, environmental migration and human mobility
  • Global disaster thinkers [Independent research project]
  • Tools and Skills for Community Disaster Risk Management [independent research project]
  • Disaster risk reduction policy audit in ASEAN member states at RSIS NTU (PI – since 2016)
  • 2015 – IIED London – Rockefeller Foundation’s ACCCRN Project [Co-PI with John Taylor,] 20k.
  • 2014 Research Fellowship at the Australian National University, Canberra [Pending/on hold]
  • 2013 UNICEF Research on Early Childhood Education Budgeting – [Co-PI – via IRGSC] $40k.
  • ERIA Research Fellowship 2011 [ERIA WG Economic and Welfare Impacts of Disasters in East Asia and Policy Responses] $7k
  • ACF Research on Sanitation [12k] Co-PI
  • Willis Re Research Fellowship 2011-2012 – Based at Nanyang Technological University;
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship – Rockefeller Foundation’s Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN Indonesia) June 2012 – April 2013. $20k [PI]
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