A new film by the Priestley International Centre for Climate demonstrates the value to University of Leeds researchers of working together across disciplines on climate solutions. The film, made by Limehouse TV, features four researchers from different areas of the University, working in sustainability, marine biology, geography and atmospheric science. All talk enthusiastically about…
A moving tribute was paid to astronaut and climate scientist Piers Sellers by Gavin Schmidt, Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), at the annual prize giving event in Dr Sellers’  name. Gavin Schmidt, who worked under Piers Sellers for five years at NASA, said Piers Sellers had a talent for focussing on…
Governments looking to boost jobs, economic productivity and public health should ensure infrastructure investment in cities is low carbon, according to a new study for the Coalition for Urban Transitions by experts at the University of Leeds. The research team assessed over 700 studies. They found that directing investments into low carbon projects in cities…
Renowned climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, will present the Piers Sellers PhD prize 2018 at a formal event on Monday 18 June. Two postgraduate researchers will be given the prize, which is awarded by the Priestley International Centre for Climate to current University of Leeds students undertaking…
Four groups of Priestley Centre academics are getting the opportunity to approach climate related research with fresh eyes through collaboration with professionals from the field of creative and digital marketing. The groups of academics, whose work covers a wide range of interdisciplinary research from the arts to social sciences and physical climate change have been…