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

Our world is warming. The effects are far reaching, for all life forms. Coral reefs, in particular, are being devastated by climate change, with once vibrant marine ecosystems bleached and dying due to rising sea temperatures. The Priestley International Centre for Climate and University of Leeds Cultural Institute are pleased to present the UK premiere…
Information Session hosted by the Priestley International Centre for Climate and water@leeds Tender-based contract research from government departments, companies, national parks, local authorities etc. provide an alternative route for funding exciting, demand-driven research. They open opportunities to make connections with stakeholder groups, build profile as an expert in the field and have different flexibilities (and…
Past Earth Network Conference 2018: Public Lecture Only Dr Alice Roberts is an academic, writer and broadcaster. Her interests are in the structure of humans, how we function, and our place in the wider environment. FREE tickets can be obtained here

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Sadler Seminar Series 2017-18 – What to eat? Values and food choice Daily food choice is shaped by numerous values. This interdisciplinary seminar series seeks to encourage conversations and collaboration between philosophy, psychology and related disciplines. Seminar 3: Food, Climate Change, Rationing Wändi Bruine de Bruin and Astrid Kause (Centre for Decision Research, LUBS): How consumers…
*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED BUT YOU CAN JOIN REMOTELY – SEE UPDATE BELOW * ‘The citizens of 2050 are being taught an economic mindset that is rooted in the textbooks of 1950, which in turn are based on the theories of 1850.’ Economics – literally ‘the art of household management’ – could not be…
While the critical canon of 20th century thought contains detailed analyses on the role that technology, capitalism, mass society and so on have for modern existence, the essential role of energy has been in a (relative) blind spot – and this blind spot in itself is one of the most striking characteristics of modernity. A…
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,…