The development of successful climate change adaptation initiatives requires human-centred solutions. The ResiliencebyDesign lab prioritizes the use of Design Thinking methodologies throughout our projects, placing the needs of people at the forefront of our work. Design Thinking encourages the develop . . .
Desktop literature synthesis allows the Resiliency by Design Lab to set the foundations for exploring future research questions. When conducting a synthesis, three main phases emerge. First, we work on a broad, systematic literature review. In Phase 2, purposive sampling is used to identify core articles for further an . . .
Youth Participatory Action Research is a similar but broader methodological approach to the Creative Action Research framework. Our projects centring around Youth Participatory Action (Y-PAR) encourage the development of resilience, agency, and adaptive capacity among youth participants. This is accomplished by facilit . . .
Addressing climate change demands collaborative, innovative, and interdisciplinary thinking to encourage learning and idea sharing. By adhering to the principles of Open Education, we aim to ensure everyone can access the knowledge, skills, tools, and resources necessary in the fight against climate change. Open Educat . . .
Skills Capacity Building
Skills Capacity Building sits at the heart of our vision. At the Resilience by Design Lab, we believe in the potential of youth as change-makers and climate change leaders within disaster risk reduction and climate change contexts. Our applied, participatory research seeks to support community-level capacity building t . . .
Creative Action Research
Creative Action Research combines multidisciplinary research perspectives, including participatory action research, innovative arts-based research methodologies, and social innovation processes, to explore fundamental research questions with participants. By integrating these methods, Creative Action Research™ seeks . . .