Dr. Chloe Begg

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Dr. Chloe Begg
Researcher

Speaker for the Working Group Water

Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

phone: ++49 - 341 - 235 1739
Chloe Begg

MSC/MA Chloe Begg

Research Interests

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


Professional and Academic Career

10/2018 – current

Researcher in the PIVO project. The project aims to develop a robust and reproducable approach to understanding the effectiveness of risk communication on the likelihood that individuals and groups to take measures to prepare for and adapt to environmental hazards.

09/2018 – current

Researcher in the EU Horizon 2020 project Reconect. The project aims to create a buisness case for the use of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for the management of hydro-meterological hazards. The UFZ is tasked with the responsibility of managing the co-creation process throughout the project. This includes the interactions and exchange between demonstrators and collaborators but also between demonstrators and their interactions with stakeholders during the planning, implementation and management of NBS in the case study area.

11/2017 – current

Researcher in the BMBF funded CLIMALERT Project (10/2017-09/2020). The project aims to develop web and mobile applications which predict and assit in the mitigation of the impacts of droughts and floods on the argicultural and water management sectors. Chloe is involved in developing and managing a co-production framework. This framework ensures that the end users of the applications developed within the project are actively involved in throughout the development process.

http://climalert.eu/

10/2014 – 06/2018

Lancaster University

Lancaster, UK

Department of Geography (http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/)

PhD. titled: Power, Responsibility and Justice: Practices of Local Stakeholder Participation in Flood Risk Management in England and Germany.

05/2014 – 04/2016

Researcher in the EU-project TACTIC (Tools, methods and training for communities and society to better prepare for a crisis, 2014-2016) (http://www.tacticproject.eu)

Part of the coordination team and work package leader for WP3: preparedness communication and education material and practices. 

05/2012 – 05/2014

Researcher in the EU-project emBRACE (Building Resilience Amongst Communities in Europe, 2011-2014 (http://www.embrace-eu.org)

Chloe was 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.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/) 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.


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