STEM and society

Promoting good practices in disaster response – Rights based engineering The sphere project Humanitarian charter and minimum standards in disaster response

We all might wonder what does “Sphere” mean? Is there anything in Sphere to do with engineering? It says “Humanitarian Charter”. So it might not be related to engineering at all. It must be referred by the people like Lawyers or other people who deal with legal issues. It talks about the rights of...

Engineering sector ‘crucial’ to effective disaster response

Engineering sector has a ‘crucial’ role to play in responding to natural and man-made disasters. Leading engineering firms and institutions in UK recognized that “Engineers and engineering companies are a crucial centre of instant disaster response; there are so many examples of where skills can help.” Support from the engineering community would assist...


Vasantham – Interview on disaster resilience

Vasantham – Interview on disaster resilience #2