Celia Norf

020913 Foto CNCelia Norf is Research Associate at the TH Köln University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Rescue Engineering and Civil Protection since February 2013. Moreover, she is PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Sociology and Technology Assessment at the University of Stuttgart. Her research revolves around interdisciplinary risk and crisis management, especially the concepts of risk, vulnerability and resilience as well as public perception and effective communication patterns. Within her PhD-thesis she reconstructs vulnerability and resilience as trends in risk science.

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At the 3th Conference of the Security Research Dialogue – “Infinite Security? – Societal Dimensions of Security Research? in May 2015 Celia Norf presented her PhD-project “Vulnerability and Resilience as Trends in Risk Science” and was honored with the prize for the best poster.

Celia Norf holds a bachelor degree in Public Economics at the University of Cologne and a master degree in Public Policy and Human Development at the Graduate School of Governance in Maastricht (NL) in which she specialized in adaptive governance and resilience building regarding man-made, technical and natural hazards.

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CONTACT

Celia Norf
TH Köln University of Applied Sciences
Institute of Rescue Engineering and Civil Protection
Phone: + 49 221 8275 – 2739
Fax:     + 49 221 8275 – 2202
celia.norf(at)th-koeln.de
www.irg.th-koeln.de

CONFERENCE PAPERS, POSTERS & PRESENTATIONS

Norf, C (2015) “Perspectives of Risk Science: An Overview of the Different Conceptions of Risk, Vulnerability & Resilience”; Key Note at the Workshop of the  Security Research Dialogue in cooperation with Goethe University Frankfurt – “The Language of Security: Key Terms of Research for Civil Security”  (11/2015)

Norf, C & Tzavella, K (2015) “Vulnerability: Definitions & Perspectives”; Workshop Lead at the Spring School of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice – “Land use and the vulnerability of socio- ecosystems to climate change: remote sensing and modelling techniques” (05/2015)

Norf, C (2015) Vulnerability and Resilience as Trends in Risk Science_Sifo_CeliaNorf_Poster; Presentation of Research Poster at the 3rd Conference of the Security Research Dialogue – “Infinite Security? – Societal Dimensions of Security Research” (05/2015)

Norf, C (2014) Vulnerability and Resilience as Trends in Risk Science_DKKV_CeliaNorf_Poster; Presentation of Research Poster at the 15th Forum of the German Committee for Disaster Risk Reduction (DKKV) – “Connecting Actors – Finding Solutions” (11/2014)

Norf, C (2013) “The Different Dimensions of Social Unrest”; Workshop Lead at the at the DAAD Alumni Summer School 2013 – “Coping with Disasters & Climate Extremes” by CUAS Cologne & UNU-EHS Bonn (11/2013)

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Founder and Co-Editor of the Publication Series “Integrative Risk and Security Research”

Norf, C (2017) Die Bedeutung von „gut“ in der guten zivilen Sicherheitsforschung. In: Gabel, F, Eckert, J, Drews, P& Hieronymus, J (Eds.) Ergebnisbericht zum zweiten Workshop des Graduierten-Netzwerks „Zivile Sicherheit“ zum Thema: „Was ist gute zivile Sicherheitsforschung?“vom 25./26. November 2016 in Stuttgart. 16-18.

Fekete, A, Grinda, C, Norf, C (2016) Resilienz in der Risiko- und Katastrophenforschung – Perspektiven für disziplinübergreifende Arbeitsfelder. In: Wink, R (Ed.) Multidisziplinäre Perspektiven der Resilienzforschung. Studien zur Resilienzforschung (Bd. 1). Springer, Wiesbaden: 215-232. ISBN 978-3-658-09622-9.

Fekete, A, Grinda, C & Norf, C (Eds.) (2015) Macht allein Schaden klug? Wissen, Erfahrung und Lernen im Umgang mit Risiken – Beiträge aus Wissenschaft und Praxis zum 27. Treffen des Arbeitskreises Naturgefahren/Naturrisiken. Integrative Risk and Security Research, 3/2015.

Fekete, A, Grinda, C & Norf, C (2015) Macht Schaden klug? Überlegungen zu Wissen, Erfahrung, und Lernen im Umgang mit Risiken. In: Fekete, A, Grinda, C & Norf, C (Eds.) Macht allein Schaden klug? Wissen, Erfahrung und Lernen im Umgang mit Risiken – Beiträge aus Wissenschaft und Praxis zum 27. Treffen des Arbeitskreises Naturgefahren/Naturrisiken. Integrative Risk and Security Research, 3/2015, 90-93.

Grinda, C, Norf, C, Blaetgen, T & Fekete, A (Eds.) (2015) Country Profiles of Climate and Disaster Extremes in 16 Countries. Results of the DAAD Alumni Summer School 2013. Integrative Risk and Security Research, 1/2015.

Fekete, A , Grinda, C & Norf, C (2014) Increasing Hazards – Increasing Policies – Increasing Usage of Resilience? Survey amongst the Participants of the 2013 DAAD Alumni Summer School. In: Norf, C. et al. (Eds.) Coping with Disasters and Climate Extremes – Challenges & Cooperation Potential. Research Contributions to DAAD Alumni Summer School 2013. Integrative Risk and Security Research, 1/2014. 42-47.

Norf, C, Blätgen, T, Grinda, C, Fekete, A (Eds.) (2014) Coping with Disasters and Climate Extremes – Challenges & Cooperation Potential. Research Contributions to DAAD Alumni Summer School 2013. Integrative Risk and Security Research, 1/2014.

Fekete, A,  Grinda, C , Norf, C (2014) Increasing Hazards – Increasing Policies – Increasing Usage of Resilience? Survey amongst the Participants of the 2013 DAAD Alumni Summer School. In: Norf, C. et al. (Eds.) Coping with Disasters and Climate Extremes – Challenges & Cooperation Potential. Research Contributions to DAAD Alumni Summer School 2013. Integrative Risk and Security Research, 1/2014. 38-41.

Fekete, A, Grinda, C, Norf, C & Blätgen, T (2014) Coping with Disasters and Climate Extremes – Challenges & Cooperation Potential. Portfolio and Summary of the Event. Portfolio and Summary of the Event, Cologne University of Applied Sciences and United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security, Cologne and Bonn.

Fachhochschule Köln (2013) Abschlussbericht der Studie „Überblick über die Forschung mit Bezug zu Kritischen Infrastrukturen auf nationaler, EU- und internationaler Ebene sowie Bewertung der Verwendungsmöglichkeit beim Schutz Kritischer Infrastrukturen, Studie KritisFuE. Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe, Bonn: 54. http://www.bbk.bund.de/.

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