Research for the Environment
M.Sc/MA Chloe Begg
Natural hazards, climate change, sustainability, risk perception, risk communication, governance, and community engagement.
Professional and Academic Career
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.
Central European University (www.ceu.hu), Budapest, Hungary
Department of Environmental Science, and Policy, M.Sc in Environmental Science, Policy and Management
Monash University (www.monash.edu.au), Melbourne, Australia
Department of Geography and Sciences, MA in Environment and Sustainability
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.
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).
Deakin University (www.deakin.edu.au), Melbourne, Australia
Department of Arts, BA in Media and Communications.
Index:2013 (1)2011 (1)
You could use our publication index for further requests.
- Wachinger, G., Renn, O., Begg, C., Kuhlicke, C. (2013):
The risk perception paradox—implications for governance and communication of natural hazards
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- Kuhlicke, C., Steinführer, A., Begg, C., Bianchizza, C., Bründl, M., Buchecker, M., De Marchi, B., Di Masso Tarditti, M., 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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IAPS Symposium 2013
(A Coruña, Spain)
"Sustainable environments in a changing global context - Identifying opportunities for innovative spaces and practices in contexts of crisis"
Oral presentation on June 27th - Nathalie Jean-Baptiste, Rebka Fekade and Prof. Dr. Sigrun Kabisch: "Links between urban vulnerability and green
infrastructure: evaluating urban agriculture practices by women in
Leipzig Geographic Colloquium − „Geographies of inequality“
Lecture Prof. Dr. Andreas Farwick: „Gespaltene Gesellschaft − gespaltene Stadt? Zur Problematik der sozialen Segregation in den Städten“
Time/Location: 5 p.m., Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography Leipzig, Schongauerstr. 9
Leipzig Geographic Colloquium − Special event - also faculty colloquium of physics and earth sciences
Lecture Prof. Dr. Harald Bathelt (Toronto): "Zu einer Geographie der Wissens- generierung über Distanz"
Time/Location: 1 p.m., Leipzig university, Institute for geography, Talstr. 35
The Department Congratulates!
A warm welcome to
Dr. Pradip Swarnakar
Guest scientist Pradip Swarnakar is associate professor at ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management in Gwalior, India. His primary area of interest is
environmental sociology particularly risk perception and communication. From mid-May to end of July he will work in the topic “Stakeholder’s perception of risk in contaminated site management: A comparative study between Germany and India.”