• 64 Citations
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Personal profile

Personal profile

Associate Professor Val Ingham joined Charles Sturt University in 2005, where she lectures in emergency management and coordinates the fire investigation program. Her PhD examined the somatic and aesthetic awareness of incident controllers in time pressured decision making. She is a founding member and leader of the Bangladesh Australia Disaster Research Group and her research interests include perceptions of risk and resilience in Bangladeshi and Australian communities, and the tertiary education of Emergency Managers. Val is experienced in the design, development and delivery of programs in the disciplines of emergency management, fire services and previously adult education and community services. She has a keen interest in developing academic learning skills and promoting teaching excellence for adult learners.

Research Interests

  • Fire services, emergency management and community recovery
  • Time-pressured decision making
  • Shared responsibility and community resilience
  • Perceptions of risk and resilience in Bangladeshi and Australian communities

Professional Information

External Appointments & Memberships:

  • Dr Val Ingham represents CSU on the NSW-ACT PEN (Promoting Excellence Network) funded by the Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) (CSU representative 2012/15)
  • Generic Emergency & Disaster Management Standards (GEDMS) (steering committee member)
  • Research Committee 39 - The Sociology of Disasters (RC39)
  • International Sociological Association (member)
  • International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) (member)

Editorial roles on journals:

  • Associate Editor of Salus Journal

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Western Sydney

Award Date: 17 Apr 2010

Master of Education, University of Western Sydney

Award Date: 09 Apr 2001

Bachelor of Adult Education, University of Western Sydney

Award Date: 12 Apr 1999

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Research Output

Forging, protecting, and repairing community resilience informed by the 2019–2020 Australian bushfires

West, S., Visentin, D. C., Neil, A., Kornhaber, R., Ingham, V. & Cleary, M., 27 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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Issues of disaster justice confronting local community leaders in disaster recovery

Ingham, V., Islam, M. R., Hicks, J. & Burmeister, O., Jan 2020, Natural Hazards and Disaster Justice: Challenges for Australia and its Neighbours. Lukasiewicz, A. & Baldwin, C. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 221-238 18 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Adaptive flood mobilities in Bangladesh

Ingham, V., Islam, M. R. & Hicks, J., 2019, In : Mobilities. 14, 2, p. 158-172 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Personal Preparation Framework for Community Leaders

    Ingham, V., Islam, M. R., Hicks, J. & Burmeister, O., Jun 2019.

    Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

    Activities

    • 5 Conference/Symposium
    • 1 Workshop/course/forum

    5th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health

    Valerie Ingham (Participant)
    09 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry

    3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, Vienna, July 2016

    Valerie Ingham (Participant)
    12 Jul 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumIndustry

    The 10th International Arts in Society Conference

    Valerie Ingham (Participant)
    23 Jul 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry

    The Australia and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

    Valerie Ingham (Participant), Ian Manock (Participant)
    29 May 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry

    Cultural Studies NOW: An international conference

    Valerie Ingham (Participant)
    Jul 2007 → …

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry

    Press / Media

    Community Resilience

    Valerie Ingham & Sarah Redshaw

    01/06/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Corpus Momentum

    Rhoda Ingham

    19/10/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

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    Rhoda Ingham

    20/06/16

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media