A current research project by members of the Hydrological Extremes Research Group at the University of Birmingham is aiming to explore changing flood risk, public flood perceptions and responses, alongside changing flood management in locations in the UK and Netherlands.
The study will consist of a door-to-door flood risk perceptions questionnaire survey and mapping exercise (phase 1), as well as a serious flood game workshop (phase 2).
Phase 1 is currently being implemented in UK case studies.
For this, we require participants who live in the study areas and are over the age of 18 to complete a questionnaire survey and a practical mapping exercise intended to gauge their flood risk perceptions. The questionnaire and mapping will take less than 10 minutes to complete.
Personal data will be kept confidential, and all responses will be anonymous in the project findings and in any publications.
If you have been contacted about this study running in your area, and you are interested in participating, please fill in your contact details in the form at the bottom of this page.
For more information about this study, or if you have any questions, please contact us using the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Alternatively, please contact the project researchers: Lucinda LKC756@bham.ac.uk or Jessica JLG801@bham.ac.uk
If you would prefer a postal version of the survey, we can also provide you with the flood risk perception questionnaire and mapping exercise, with a stamped envelope that you can complete in your own time and post back to us. If you would like a postal survey, please let us know using the ‘Comment or Question’ box of the contact form.
Alternatively if you do not have time to complete both the questionnaire and mapping exercise (10 minutes), but would be willing to complete a sketch map (2 minutes), we would appreciate your input. If you would only like to complete the sketch map, please let us know using the ‘Comment or Question’ box of the contact form.
To find out more about the research this study is linked to, please visit the Flood Risk Management project page
This project is funded by DREAM (Data, Risk and Environmental Analytical Methods) through two RCUK funding councils: the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC).
This study has been reviewed by senior lecturers at the University of Birmingham and been given ethical approval by the University of Birmingham Ethics Committee.