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

Abstract UK Environmental Prediction is a JWCRP NERC/Met Office collaboration aiming to develop the first  high resolution regional coupled model for the UK at kilometre scale. It is hypothesised that more  accurate prediction and warning of natural hazards, such as of the impacts of severe weather  through the environment, requires...

Abstract 2017 marks 40 years since the US Academy of Sciences published the first major report on climate and water: Climate, Climatic Change and Water Supply. This presentation reflects on methodological developments and evolving research directions during the intervening years. I summarise some of the main interactions between climate change...

Abstract This paper argues that parents have a special, shared duty to organise for collective action on climate change mitigation and adaptation. They have this over and above more general duties of justice or humanity that we all have to do so. However, they have it not for the apparently...

The impact of climate change on railway earth structures    (Dr Fleur Loveridge,  School of Civil Engineering) Being pioneers of railway development in the 19th century has left the UK with a unique railway legacy. Embankments and cuttings that were built 150 years ago still support the modern network. These historic...

As part of the ERC=Science² project, a series of public lectures will showcase cutting edge research at the University of Leeds funded by the highly presitigous European Research Council. From atmospheric chemists to musical historians, ERC grant-holders have secured millions of euros of competitive EU funding to undertake frontier research...