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…
University of Leeds Research Fellow Kate Scott has been awarded a NERC Industrial Innovation Fellowship on implementing a climate compatible Industrial Strategy for the UK. Through the Fellowship, Dr Scott, who was the Priestley Centre’s inaugural Piers Sellers PhD prizewinner (2016), will develop methods to downscale global climate assessments for local-level decision making across sectors…
One year on from its formal launch the Priestley International Centre for Climate has 187 members with representation across eight faculties, three new Chairs, 22 University Academic Fellows and an interdisciplinary doctoral programme, as well as seeing an increase in the number of academics involved in climate related research across the University of Leeds. The information is included in a new…
Two hundred people – University of Leeds staff, PhD students and stakeholders – attended the launch of the Priestley International Centre for Climate on Tuesday 14 June at Leeds University Business School. The event saw the presentation of the first international prize for a world-leading contribution to solution focused climate research as well as the formalising of…
The first winners of the Piers Sellers Prizes for outstanding research in climate science have been announced. In honour of Dr Sellers’ work as a renowned climate scientist and in raising public awareness of global warming, the Priestley Centre has created two annual prizes in his name to recognise outstanding research in the field. The…