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

Biography: Lars Otto Naess is a Research Fellow with the Resource Politics cluster at the Institute for Development Studies, Brighton, UK. He is a social scientist with over 20 years’ experience on climate change, development and agriculture. His current research interests centre on social, political and institutional dimensions of adaptation to climate change, policy processes…
This seminar will be of interest to those interested in climate science, scientific assessments, informing policy, big data, applying social sciences and humanities methodologies to climate challenges, and systematic reviews. Abstract There has been much debate about the assessment process of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Yet two of the most fundamental challenges…

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Are you working on environment and health related research, would you like to do so in the future, or do you have expertise to offer? Then come to this Priestley Centre event, led by our new Priestley Chair in Climate and Health, Lea Berrang Ford, and connect with other Leeds researchers interested in environment and…
Dr Astrid Kause, a Research Fellow based in the Leeds University Business School, will be delivering the seventh presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series. This seminar is co-hosted with the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI).  Uncertainties are omnipresent when individuals make judgments and decisions regarding complex phenomena like climate change. In this talk,…
The Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds is delighted to invite you to their Annual Lecture ‘Leaving no-one behind: pipe dream or possibility?’, an interdisciplinary panel on prospects for the SDGs. The evening will start with two keynote addresses, from special guests Professor Richard Lilford, professor of Public Heath, University of Warwick…
Abstract The global climate is changing and that humans will need to adapt. It is widely recognized and accepted that climate change impacts will manifest through existing social gradients in health. Despite this, research on climate and health has struggled to integrate consideration of social and climatic determinants of health, and their interactions. While qualitative…