About us

Disaster and Trauma Psychology Research Group (DTPRG) is one of the research groups within the Department of Psychology at Middle East Technical University (METU). Led by Prof. Dr. A. Nuray Karancı, DTPRG primarily aims to conduct research on the psychological impact of disasters, psychosocial support, facilitation of community awareness, preparedness and mitigation for disasters, and development of training programs for disaster awareness and management.