People are turning to books about nature for solace in the face of climate change and species extinction, says a University of Leeds academic working on a major project to explore the UK’s love of nature writing. Dr Pippa Marland, a research fellow with the School of English, is quoted in the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post on…
A new partnership agreement has been signed with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), aimed at strengthening future research collaborations with the University of Leeds. A delegation from SJTU, which is a leading university in China, confirmed the agreement during a visit to Leeds. It will better align research ambitions to tackle global challenges in atmospheric…
EPSRC CDT Bioenergy students Oliver Grasham and Robert White have won first prize at the thirtieth Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) water special interest group video competition. Their video explainer is of a process developed by Oliver in his PhD to remove nitrogen (as ammonia) from wastewater, traditionally a necessary but laborious task for treatment plants…
An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, has quantified the relationship between natural sources of particles in the atmosphere and climate change. Their study, published today in Nature Geoscience, shows that the cooling effect of natural atmospheric particles is greater during warmer years and could therefore slightly reduce the amount that…