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New institute will help make communities more resilient

Building on the work of the University of Oregon’s longstanding Institute for a Sustainable Environment, the UO has established a new institute to research how society can become more resilient in the face of the growing threats.

The Institute for Resilient Organizations, Communities, and Environments is a multidisciplinary effort, bringing together faculty and student researchers from across campus, to collaborate on applied research projects designed to address specific, real-world challenges. The institute will tackle problems stemming from natural disasters, human-caused hazards, climate extremes, pandemics and other risks.

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