Research for the Environment

M.Sc/MA Chloe Begg

Research Assistant

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone: ++49 - 341 - 235 1642
fax: ++49 - 341 - 235 1836

Chloe Begg

M.Sc. Chloe Begg

Research Interests

Natural hazards, climate change, sustainability, risk perception, risk communication, governance, and community engagement.

Professional and Academic Career

05/2012 – current

Researcher in the EU-project emBRACE (Building Resilience Amongst Communities in Europe, 2011-2014)                          (http://www.embrace-eu.org)
Particularly involved in a case study which focuses on the resilience of German cities against demographic change and flooding.

05/2010 – 05/2012

Researcher in the EU project CapHaz-Net (Capacity Building for Natural Hazards Towards More Resilient Communities (http://www.caphaz-net.org)

Chloe was part of the CapHaz-Net coordination team. Her work within this project included a 6 month research placement at Lancaster University, UK (http://www.lec.lancs.ac.uk) at the Lancaster Environment Centre.

01/2010 – 04/2010

Central European University (www.ceu.hu), Budapest, Hungary
Department of Environmental Science, and Policy, M.Sc in Environmental Science, Policy and Management

03/2008 – 12/2009

Monash University (www.monash.edu.au), Melbourne, Australia
Department of Geography and Sciences, MA in Environment and Sustainability

06/2009 – 11/2009

Intern at Environment Victoria
(www.environmentvictoria.org.au), Melbourne, Australia
Victorian based environmental NGO.
* Research and development of a handbook focusing on community engagement and the successful management of river systems.

09/2009 – 11/2009

Intern at Office of the Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability (www.ces.vic.gov.au), Melbourne, Australia
Independent government auditing body for the State of Victoria.
* Research and information gathering for a strategic audit report. Focusing on Education for Sustainability (EfS).

03/2004 – 12/2007

Deakin University (www.deakin.edu.au), Melbourne, Australia
Department of Arts, BA in Media and Communications.

Index:

2014 (1)
2013 (1)
2011 (1)

You could use our publication index for further requests.

2014 (1)

  • Kuhlicke, C., Begg, C., Beyer, M., Callsen, I., Kunath, A., Löster, N. (2014):
    Hochwasservorsorge und Schutzgerechtigkeit : erste Ergebnisse einer Haushaltsbefragung zur Hochwassersituation in Sachsen
    UFZ-Diskussionspapiere 15/2014
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, 19 S.
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2013 (1)

  • Wachinger, G., Renn, O., Begg, C., Kuhlicke, C. (2013):
    The risk perception paradox—implications for governance and communication of natural hazards
    Risk Anal. 33 (6), 1049 - 1065
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2011 (1)

  • Kuhlicke, C., Steinführer, A., Begg, C., Bianchizza, C., Bründl, M., Buchecker, M., De Marchi, B., Höppner, C., Komac, B., Lemkow, L., Luther, J., McCarthy, S., Pellizzoni, L., Renn, O., Scolobig, A., Supramaniam, M., Tapsell, S., Wachinger, G., Walker, G., Whittle, R., Zorn, M., Faulkner, H. (2011):
    Perspectives on social capacity building for natural hazards: outlining an emerging field of research and practice in Europe
    Environ. Sci. Policy 14 (7), 804 - 814
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