Events

The listings below are for climate-related events across the University of Leeds.

The Priestley International Centre for Climate also runs a monthly interdisciplinary lunchtime seminar series. See Climate Exchange Seminar Series

Want to work better with your MP on Climate Change? Fed up with your MP’s bland replies to your letters? What to effect change at a local and national level? Hope for the Future, the UK’s specialists in training citizens to work with MPs on climate change are offering free training on Saturday 27th May….
Abstract “In assessing the outcomes of decisions, people often rely on the symbolic information while neglecting other crucial information. People may be especially prone to rely on this information on topics that are subject to social norms, such as environmentally friendly behaviour, environmental risks or risks for humans. In one experiment, participants were presented with…
One year on from our launch in June 2016, the Priestley International Centre for Climate is marking its first birthday with a get together and prize giving that celebrates the best of climate research here at Leeds and internationally. Our annual event is a chance for us to celebrate our progress as a world leading…

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The seminar will cover topics including the high viscosity of atmospheric organic aerosol and the implications this has for atmospheric chemistry and also for the formation of clouds. Learn more about Daniel’s research If you would like to meet with Daniel contact Ben Murray, and Grace Porter as soon as possible. Directions to venue
The seminar will involve an overview of Leeds work on conservation agriculture in southern Africa, a guest presentation from Prof. Chinwe Ifejika-Speranza from the University of Bern, and a panel discussion. Introduction by Prof. Andrew Dougill Other panellists include Dr Eleanor Jew (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Leeds) and Edna Chinseu (PhD student, University of Leeds)
At this launch event Viktoria Spaiser and Anne Owen will briefly present their research work to get this newly founded research group started and to showcase examples where data analytics can be useful in sustainability research. The goal of the research group is to bring together researchers from across the University – who work with big…
This paper explores the capacity of contemporary world literature to figure revolution, both historical and imagined.  All are welcome!  
In this workshop, we will be looking at Sharae Deckard’s chapter in the upcoming collection Capitalism’s Ecologies: Culture, Power and Crisis in the Twenty-First Century, “Mapping Planetary Nature: Conjectures on World-Ecological Fiction”. This workshop is aimed at PGRs and ECRs, and has limited places, so please book ahead of time by emailing Sam Perks if you would like to book…