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

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...

A new free film series, open to all. Part of the Living Well Within Limits project. Merchants of Doubt is a documentary by Robert Kenner and Eric M Conway that looks at “pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change” (IMDB)....

Abstract In Australia and Japan, diverse coral assemblages extend along a natural stress gradient from the tropics to their pole-ward range limits in temperate regions. Our ability to predict how corals in these marginal habitats will respond to climate change relies on better understanding the mechanisms that shape their biodiversity...

“Prioritising human needs in the era of climate change” is jointly hosted by iBUILD (Infrastructure BUsiness models, valuation and Innovation for Local Delivery), the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Priestley International Centre for Climate. Workshops and public events take place at the School of Earth...

Abstract Dr Leonie Venhoeven will be presenting her research on environmental psychology. Dr Venhoeven recently finished her PhD in environmental psychology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. The topic of her dissertation was the question whether and why environmentally-friendly behaviour may contribute to well-being. In recent years, the stress...