A postgraduate researcher from the University of Leeds has been appointed to a climate fellowship programme inspired by author Margaret Atwood. Priestley International Centre for Climate PhD student Claire Cooper is one of 12 young women multidisciplinary PhD researchers from universities throughout Britain that have been selected to take part in a new ‘Under Her Eye’ Fellowship…
Scientists from the Priestley International Centre for Climate selected to contribute to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) are stressing the need for a shift of emphasis to climate solutions The eight academics, which include Priestley’s director and three Priestley Chairs, are spread across all three working groups for the report, giving the University of Leeds climate…
Researchers in the Priestley Centre have been making their contributions to World Water Day 2018 using video and recordings to show how the Arctic Ocean is being affected by climate change. A short video by Johan Faust of the NERC funded Changing Arctic Ocean Seafloor (ChAOS) project highlights the research into how melting sea ice…
Professor Mark New of Cape Town University in South Africa has been awarded the Piers Sellers Prize for a world leading contribution to solutions focused climate research by the Priestley International Centre for Climate. The award was given in recognition of Mark New’s lifelong contribution as a global leader in the interdisciplinary integration of climate…
The March 2018 issue of the Priestley Centre’s e-bulletin can be found here. This month’s packed edition includes: Piers Sellers Prize lecture on Cape Town’s water crisis (19 March) Spotlight on Prof Mark New, the 2018 Piers Sellers Prize winner for a world leading contribution to solution focused climate research News of a briefing session…