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What happens when a bunch of scientists decide to chat with people on the street about climate change? A pretty valuable public engagement event, that’s what  – probably more so for the climate scientists themselves than for the people with whom they interact. People who are prepared to stop and...

Looking out of my office window onto a cold, windy February morning, I understand how such weather can make some people wonder how these conditions can be consistent with global warming. The British weather has always been a hot topic of conversation, indeed weather at either end of the scale — scorching...

Professor Lindsay Stringer of the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds was one of 76 scientists who took part in an all-women expedition to Antarctica. The project, Homeward Bound, is a leadership, strategic and science initiative that aims to heighten the impact of women scientists in decision...

Dr Kate Scott, Research Fellow in the Sustainability Research Institute and inaugural Priestley Centre Piers Seller prize winner,  was recently selected to attend Science for Sustainable Development Early-career Leaders Day. In this blog Kate shares her experience. The Network of Early-Career Sustainable Scientists and Engineers (NESSE) teamed up with the UK Collaborative on Development...