Research Project

Start date: 01/10/2010
End date: 31/03/2014

Funded by:


Global Uncertainties

Associate Partner:
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Award recipient:

Kate Cochrane
Newcastle Council

Resilience of UK's future energy and transport infrastructure to natural and malicious threats


In October 2010, the University of Southampton was awarded over £1.4million by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) and the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) under the "Global Uncertainties" funding programme. This 3 year multidisciplinary research project considers "the future developments in the UK's energy and transport infrastructure and the resilience of these systems to natural and malicious threats and hazards".

A strategic tool to help predicting the resilience of future transport and energy networks

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The R-Futures programme Aims:

A project built and improved following a cyclical methodology

R-Futures cycle

The R-Futures project will be built and refined iteratively by: