Research Topics

Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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The University shall devote its work to research into the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations and its agencies.
Charter of the United Nations University

People — topics on improving lives of people everywhere

Planet — topics on preserving and improving our environment and natural resources

Peace and partnerships — topics on fostering peaceful, just, and inclusive societies

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Staff Digital Communications Analyst

Jimin Hwang

Jimin is a Digital Communications Analyst at United Nations University's Vice-Rectorate in Europe (UNU-VIE) and Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS).

Expert Research Associate

Melisa Mena Benavides

Melisa is a geographer focusing on environmental and climate change risks, adaptation and resilience. As a Researcher Associate at UNU-EHS, she is part of the team that develops the institute's Interconnected Disaster Risks flagship report.

Expert Student Assistant

Nathan Fridtjof Schultze-Florey

Nathan Fridtjof Schultze-Florey

Expert Research Associate

Lionel Muñoz Rosas

Lionel Muñoz Rosas is a Research Associate at the Urban Futures and Sustainability Transformation (FAST) programme. He holds an MSc in Economics and works primarily on Data Analysis, Statistics and the implementation of Machine Learning methods on survey data from the Transformative Urban Coalitions (TUC) project, among others.

Expert Research Associate - Climate Justice

Jaffar Abbas

Jaffar Abbas is a researcher on urban climate justice and non-economic loss and damage. With a background in human geography, environmental engineering and climate communication, he's passionate about finding innovative solutions to combat climate change through environmental justice approaches, community engagement and interdisciplinary research.

Expert Senior Research Consultant

Kim Pham

After 5 years working with the World Food Programme (both HQ and field locations) as a programme officer, Kim joined the UNU-EHS in 2023 to conduct applied research on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Within the DRR continuum, Kim specialize in anticipatory action for climate shocks.

Expert Student Assistant

Alok Panray Beeharry

Alok is a current Master's student at UNU-EHS and the University of Bonn, from Mauritius. He is joining the GLOMOS team at UNU-EHS as a student assistant, working on a project assessing Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems in four Indian Ocean countries.

Expert Project Assistant

Miriam Recchi

Miriam Recchi

Expert Student Assistant

Yen-Minh Ho Huu

Yen-Minh Ho Huu

Expert Student Assistant

Katyayini Sood

Katyayini is a young climate enthusiast willing to contribute in the fields of climate change and disaster risk reduction.