5 speakers 15 minutes each

John Drury

on the psychology of crisis and mass emergency behaviour

Dr John Drury is Deputy Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange (Impact) in the University of Sussex’s School of Psychology. His work on mass emergency behaviour has been used by the emergency services, the Department of Health, and Birmingham Resilience. John has also worked with government departments, arts and theatre groups, social media businesses and community organizations. In 2014, the United Nations Office for Disaster Reduction published the case study, Recognising and Understanding Collective Resilience in Crowds of Survivors, London, UK based on John’s research.