Croucher Summer Course 2017 - Research Methodology for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

(Last Updated: 9 March 2017)

Course Objectives
Since 2013, CCOUC, with the generous support from the Croucher Foundation, has been organizing biennial research methodology training in the field of disaster and humanitarian crisis.

This upcoming five-day residential summer course is the third cohort of the training. It aims at equipping and inspiring postgraduate students, early careers researchers and experienced practitioners or policy makers especially in Asia Pacific region with practical knowledge on research methodology for disaster and medical humanitarian response. The main areas of concerns of this course include:


3-7 July 2017 

Jao Tsung-I Academy (800 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong)

Faculty consists of expert members from: 

  • Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC);
  • WHO Thematic Platform for Health, Emergency and Disaster Risk Management Research Group;
  • Key hot topics like Sendai Framework, Sustainable Development Goals;
  • UNISDR Asia Science, Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG);
  • Harvard TH Chen School of Public Health 

Training Format
The Course will be running in the form of lectures, workshops together with tutorials. It will be supported by various online teaching resources. Pre-course readings will be assigned to students before the commencement of the Course.

Applicants' Profile
The Course targets the following cohorts demonstrating keen research interest in disaster and humanitarian context:

Course will be conducted in English. English proficiency is required.

Please complete the online Application Form and send along with your CV to

Deadline: 16 April 2017

Late application to the course maybe considered but he or she will not be considered for scholarship.