The University of Leeds is one of 24 key Leeds businesses and organisations joining forces to encourage investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient development. The Priestley International Centre for Climate and the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) are working with Leeds City Council alongside organisations ranging from Yorkshire Water and the NHS to house…
Seismic surveys challenge the view that recent slowdowns in Greenland’s ice flow will continue in the long term, says a new study published in Science Advances. A team of scientists, including Dr Adam Booth from the University of Leeds, have carried out seismic surveys around a surface lake on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Their surveys…
The largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula lost 10% of its area when an iceberg four times the size of London broke free earlier this month. Since the 12 July 2017 breakaway Dr Anna Hogg, from the University of Leeds and Dr Hilmar Gudmundsson, from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), have continued to…
Two significant research projects have been awarded £16million to build resilience in African businesses and communities as part of the University’s commitment to tackling the world’s greatest issues. The funding is from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), a £1.5billion Government programme to support research that addresses critical problems in developing countries across the world….
A new £10 million research programme to investigate how the Arctic Ocean is changing kicks off today (Friday 30 June 2017) with its first research expedition to the Barents Sea. Over 20 researchers from 16 UK research institutes, including the University of Leeds, will join forces to understand the knock on effects of rapid warming…