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Publications

CDR publishes rigorous, world leading research, as well as practical guidance to enhance professional practice:

  • Founding Editors of the International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, the leading journal in the field.
  • Articles in peer reviewed academic journals and at peer reviewed international conferences.
  • Edited books and book chapters, and guest edited special issues of international journals.
  • Practice notes and professional guidelines for UNISDR, ADPC and UNESCO.

Below you will find references and associated links for recently published books, book chapters, journal articles and other articles:

You can find the academic papers from CDR projects/ written by its members at the University's repository pages.

In addition, the following publications are available:

Other published output

  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2013, Climate change making extreme events worse in Australia, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 4, Issue 2
  • Molin Vald├ęs, H., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. 2013, Making Cities Resilient: From Awareness to Implementation, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 4, Issue 1
  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2012, Making cities resilient, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 3, Issue 2
  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2012, Extreme weather will strike as climate change takes hold, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 3, Issue 1
  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2011, A window of opportunity, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 2, Issue 2
  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2011, The contrasting fortunes of Christchurch and Port-au-Prince, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 2, Issue 1
  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2010, Building a Better World, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 1, Issue 3
  • Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. 2010, Consequences, Challenges and Opportunities, International Journal of Disaster Resilience, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 1, Issue 2
  • Amaratunga, D. and Haigh, R. 2010, Disasters and the Built Environment: Towards a mature discipline, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, Volume 1, Issue 1
  • Kulatunga, U. Liyanage C L, Amaratunga, D, 2010, Performance Measurement and Management in Facilities Management, Facilities, 28 (5/6)
  • Haigh, R & Amaratunga, D 2009, 'Disaster management and the built environment ', Disaster Prevention and Management, 18(1), pp.9-77.
  • Amaratunga, D & Haigh, R 2009, 'Capacity building for post-disaster infrastructure reconstruction and management' International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 13(2), pp.83-204.
  • 2nd ANDROID conference, Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-1-907842-46-7, October 2013 (http://www.disaster-resilience.net/androidconference/)
  • International Conference on Building Resilience: Individual, institutional and societal coping strategies to address the challenges associated with disaster risk, Book of Abstracts, ISBN 978-1-907842-43-6 (c) University of Salford 2013
  • International Conference on Building Resilience: Individual, institutional and societal coping strategies to address the challenges associated with disaster risk, Full conference proceedings, ISBN 978-1-907842-43-6 (c) University of Salford 2013
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE 2011: Interdisciplinary approaches to disaster risk reduction, and the development of sustainable communities and cities, Book of Abstracts, ISBN 978-1-907842-08-5, (c) University of Salford 2011
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE 2011: Interdisciplinary approaches to disaster risk reduction, and the development of sustainable communities and cities, Full conference proceedings, 978-1-907842-09-2, (c) University of Salford 2011
  • CIB World Congress 2010 - Building a Better World "Programme & Book of Abstracts", The CIB World Congress, Salford Quays, Salford, UK. 2010, ISBN 978-1-905732-90-6, (c) 2010 CIB
  • CIB World Congress 2010 - Building a Better World, Congress full proceedings, The CIB World Congress, Salford Quays, Salford, UK. 2010, 978-1-905732-91-3, (c) 2010 CIB
  • Postgraduate research proceedings, The World Congress, Salford Quays, Salford, UK. 2010.
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE, CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research, in conjunction with CIB, W113, CIB TG53, CIB TG63, CIB TG67, CIB TG68, and CIB TG69, Book of Executive Summaries, ISBN 978-1-905732-39-5, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK - 2008.
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE, CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research, in conjunction with CIB, W113, CIB TG53, CIB TG63, CIB TG67, CIB TG68, and CIB TG69, ISBN 978-1-905732-39-5, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK - 2008.
  • Proceedings of the 7th International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment conferences (2007), Salford Quays, Salford: UK.
  • Proceedings of the 6th International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment conferences (2006), TNO Delft, The Netherlands.
  • Proceedings of 2nd Salford centre for research and Innovation International Symposium proceedings (2005), Salford Quays, Salford: UK.
  • Proceedings of the 5th International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment conferences (2005), Salford Quays, Salford: UK.
  • Proceedings of 1st Salford centre for research and Innovation International Symposium proceedings (2004), Salford Quays, Salford: UK.
  • Proceedings of the 4th International Postgraduate Research Conference in the Built and Human Environment conferences (2004), Salford Quays, Salford: UK.
  • Vol 2 Issue 1 of ANDROID Exchange, June 2013 - This issue includes an introduction to the Open Educational Resources
  • Vol 1 Issue 3 of ANDROID Exchange, March 2013 - This issue includes an introduction to the road map for European education in developing societal resilience to disasters
  • Wedawatta, G, Ingirige, B and Proverbs, D (2012) Impacts of flooding on SMEs and their relevance to Chartered Surveyors- Final report of Developing Flood Expert Knowledge in Chartered Surveyors - DEFENCES      research project, London: RICS Education Trust.    
  • Vol 1 Issue 2 of ANDROID Exchange, December 2012 - This issue includes a special feature on the International Recovery Platform, a network of UN agencies financial institutions and governments concerned with disaster recovery and reconstruction.
  • Ingirige, B. & Amaratunga, D. (2013). Minimising flood risk accumulation through effective private and public sector engagement, Background Paper prepared for the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015, UNIDR, Geneva, Switzerland.    
  • Amaratunga, D., Thayaparan, M. & Malalgoda, C. (2012). Disaster resilient built environment: role of lifelong learning and the implications for higher education. BELLCURVE Project report.    
  • Hettige, S., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Pathirage, C. & Weerasena (in press). Social Transformation Products. (A booklet of highly visualized content comprising of loose sheaves, with each sheaf covering one substantive area,targeting general public, academia, and practitioners) Development      of Social Transformation Knowledge Products , UNDP.    
  • Hettige, S., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Pathirage, C. & Weerasena (in press). Methodologies, path of change, results and lessons (to be used as toolkits for practitioners) Development of Social Transformation Knowledge Products , UNDP.    
  • Hettige, S., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Pathirage, C. & Weerasena, N. (in press), Social Transformation Knowledge Products (summarize methodologies, path of change, results and lessons, to be used as toolkits for practitioners), UNDP Sri Lanka.    
  • Amaratunga, D., Pathirage, C., Seneviratne, K. & Haigh, R. (2011). Inspiring Sri-LankAn reNewal and Development – Phase II (ISLAND – II) Education Trust, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Research Report 383.    
  • Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. & Ginige, K. (2010), Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Built Environment (supported by UNHABITAT and UNISDR).    
  • Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. (2009), ‘A Statement of Research Gaps – Research to enhance post Tsunami reconstruction in Sri Lanka’, EURASIA, University of Salford, UK.
  • Keraminiyage, K., Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. (2009), ‘VEBER: Virtual Environment for Built Environment Researchers - Using a virtual environment to support an international collaborative research project’, EURASIA, University of Salford, UK.    
  • Keraminiyage, K., Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. & Kulatunga, U. (2009),’Curriculum Compatibility Report: Disaster Management Education - A review of disaster management education programmes in the UK and Asia’, EURASIA, University of Salford, UK.    
  • Keraminiyage, K., Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. & Kulatunga, U. (2009), ‘Curriculum Compatibility Report: Joint Curriculum Development - A review of the EURASIA partners skills and resources’, EURASIA, University of Salford, UK.    
  • Amaratunga, D. & Thurairajah, N. (2009). ‘The Use of Incentives for Sustainable Behavioural Change to Promote Flood Resistance and Resilience’, University of Salford, UK.
  • Amaratunga, D & Haigh, R & Ginige, K. & Thurairajah, N. (2008), 'Constructing Women Leaders', The University of Salford.
  • Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Elvitigale, G. & Shanmugam, M. (2007). Construction and Women. University of Salford.
  • Amaratunga, D. & Jeong, K. (2006), Supplementary skills guides for built environment researchers, CIB Publication. ISBN 90-6363-054-9: CIB Publication 311.
  • Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Shanmugam, M. & Elvitigala, G. (2006), Current status on construction and women in the North West of England, Industry Report: ESF Regional: Manchester.    
  • Amaratunga, D., Pathirage, C., Haigh, R. & Baldry, D. (2006), Inspiring Sri Lankan reNewal and Development - ISLAND, RICS Report, RICS: London.
  • Amaratunga, D., Pathirage, C., Haigh, R. & Baldry, D. (2006), Knowledge Management Applications in Facilities Management for Organisational Effectiveness. RICS Report: RICS: London.    
  • Ingirige, B., Amaratunga, D., Sexton, M., Ahmed, V., Baldry, D., Aouad, G. & Keraminiyage, K. (2006), Guidelines for improving social outcomes gained through distance learning (DL) Tools, Final Report: The University of Salford: Salford.
  • Ingirige, MJB, Amaratunga, D, Dowdle, DL, Keraminiyage, KP, Goulding, JS, Baldry, D and Lees, MA 2006, Improving co-learner interactions through web based online assessments within distant learning settings <http://usir.salford.ac.uk/1986/> , Project Report, University of Salford, Salford, UK. (Unpublished)    
  • Pathirage, C., Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D. (2005), Improving Dissertation Assessment, Final Report: The University of Salford: Salford.    
  • Amaratunga, D., Senaratne, S., Baldry, D., Kagioglou, M. & Aouad, G. (2006), ReKnowiT - Research Knowledge into Teaching: Phase II : Project Report, The University of Salford: Salford.
  • Amaratunga, D. &, Jeong, K., (2005), Paper and reporting writing skills: Best Practice Report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.
  • Amaratunga, D. &, Jeong, K., (2005), Communication and presentation skills: Best Practice Report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.    
  • Amaratunga, D. &, Jeong, K., (2005), Personal professional competence judgements and confidence: Best Practice Report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.
  • Amaratunga, D. &, Jeong, K., (2005), Planning, organising and time management: Best Practice Report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.
  • Amaratunga, D. &, Jeong, K., (2005), Critical thinking and problem solving: Best Practice Report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.
  • Amaratunga, D. &, Jeong, K., (2005), Team work and leadership: Best Practice Report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.
  • Amaratunga, D. (2005), Briefing Guide on Knowledge Management: Case report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.    
  • Rezgui, Y., Mitra, A. & Amaratunga, D. (2004), Quality of Doctoral Programmes, Project Report, European University Association.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (2004), An Investigation into the Future Directions of Performance Measurement Applications in Facilities Management, Final Report, The University of Salford: Salford.    
  • Amaratunga, D., Senaratne, S., Baldry, D., Kagioglou, M. & Aouad, G. (2004), ReKnowiT - Research Knowledge into Teaching: Phase I : Project Report, The University of Salford: Salford.    
  • Jeong, K., Siriwardena, M., Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. & K Kagioglou, M. (2004), Structured Process Improvement for Construction Enterprises (SPICE) Level 3: Establishing a Management Infrastructure to Facilitate Process Improvement at an Organisational Level: Industry Report, EPSRC: Swindon.
  • Ingirige, MJB, Amaratunga, D, Sexton, MG, Ahmed, V, Baldry, D and Aouad, G 2004, Guidelines for improving social outcomes gained through distance learning tools <http://usir.salford.ac.uk/2011/> , Project Report, University of Salford, Salford, UK. (Unpublished)    
  • Jeong, K, Siriwardena, M., Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. Kagioglou, M. & Sarshar, M. (2004), How to share good practice in your organisation: Industry Report, EPSRC: Swindon.    
  • Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. (2004), Provision of necessary training in research methods: Case study report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment publication.    
  • Senaratne, S., Amaratunga, D., Kagioglou, M. Baldry, D. & Aouad, G. (2004), Guidelines to Transfer Research Knowledge into Teaching in the Built Environment: Case study report, Centre for Education in the Built Environment.    
  • Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. & Sarshar, M. (2003), Implementing the Balanced Scorecard in NHS Estates and Facilities,: NHS Report, NHS Estates: Leeds.    
  • Sarshar, M., Carter, M. & Amaratunga, D. (2002), Distributed Virtual Workspace for Enhancing Communication within the Construction Industry – DIVERCITY, Final Report, Information Society Technology: EU.    
  • Amaratunga, D. & Sarshar, M. (2002), The Use of Balanced Scorecard for Strategy Communication and Performance Management in NHS Trusts, NHS Report, NHE Estates: Leeds.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (2001), Taking a Critical Perspective to the European Business Excellence Model Using the "SPICE FM" Approach: Industry Report, EPSRC: Swindon.    
  • Haigh, R., Amaratunga, D. & Sarshar, S. (2001), SPICE FM (Structured Process Improvement for Construction Environments - Facilities Management ): Industry Report, EPSRC: Swindon.
  • Nelson M., Amaratunga, D. & Sarshar, M. (2001), Supply Chain Management Philosophies and Approaches: Industry Report, EPSRC: Swindon    
  • Amaratunga, D. & Sarshar, S. (2001),How to Develop a Balanced Scorecard - NHS Estates and Facilities - Guide to a Balanced Scorecard Performance Management and Methodology, NHE Report, NHS Estates: Leeds.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (2000), Building Performance Evaluation in Higher Education Properties: A Facilities Management Approach, RICS Report: RICS: London.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (1999), The Balanced Scorecard, Departmental Research Report, The University of Salford, Salford.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (1999), Post-occupancy Evaluation of Higher Educational Buildings, Departmental Research Report, The University of Salford: Salford.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (1999), What does building performance mean in the context of facilities management? Industry Report, British Federation on Women Graduates (BFWG): London.    
  • Amaratunga, D. & Zainudeen, N. (1996), Causes and Prevention of Delays in Building Contracts, Industry Report, Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa: Sri Lanka.    
  • Amaratunga, D. (1995), Management Concepts to Upgrade the Service and Efficiency of Consultancy Practices in the Construction Industry in Sri Lanka, Industry Report, Institute for Construction, Training and Development (ICTAD): Sri Lanka.