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 “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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Seminar on innovative agricultural techniques aiming to reduce deforestation in the tropics, organised by Leeds Ecosystem, Atmosphere and Forest Research Centre (LEAF) and United Bank of Carbon (UBoC). All welcome! Biographies Mike Hands is a tropical ecologist and Founder of the Inga Foundation. During his research career, Mike advanced our understanding of the impact of slash-and-burn agriculture on rainforest…
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 and make groundbreaking discoveries here…
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 patterns. I will present the…
“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 and Environment seminar rooms 8.119…
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 on individuals to actively reduce…