The Art of Communication

One of the biggest ideas that drives Impact360 is the importance of collaborative communication between researchers and practitioners. We believe elevating the interconnected nature of research and practice will help reduce the impact of natural disasters and hazards....

Building Connections, Building Solutions

In 2001, White, Kates, and Burton published an article “Knowing Better and Losing Even More,” writing that not enough effort has gone into integrating research and practice to get knowledge into action and reduce impacts of natural hazards and disasters. In a 2018...

Facing Our Challenges Head On

Impact360 Alliance’s overall aim is to help interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners reduce the impacts of natural hazards and disasters. To do this, we work on building three pillars: strong points of connection, integrative approaches, and dynamic problem...

Get to Know Impact360 Alliance Director

As the Director of Impact360 Alliance, Dr. Scott Miles brings expertise in natural hazards and disaster research, community resilience consulting, and human centered design to the organization. He is a senior research scientist in the Department of Human Centered...