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This year’s Pint of Science festival is taking place 23-25 May. The Pint of Science festival brings some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with you. No prior knowledge of the subject is required. In Leeds, Mr Foleys is hosting a ‘Planet Earth’ event with…
Priestley Centre deputy director Professor Wändi Bruine de Bruin of Leeds University Business School will be speaking on understanding and informing consumer behaviour around energy and climate change at a networking event on Friday 29 April. Shrink to fit: Using less, generating our own and buying smart – renewable energy and the challenges we face will be…
Wednesday 13 April 2016, 1-2pm, Baines Wing Miall LT (2.34) Speaker: Professor Baruch Fischhoff, Carnegie Mellon University Please note: Refreshments will be available afterwards Decision science approaches any problem through three interrelated activities: formal analysis of the decision involved, characterizing how thoughtful, well-informed individuals would view it; descriptive research, examining how people actually behave in those…
Monday 11 April 2016, 1-2pm, Seminar Room 8.119, School of Earth and Environment Speaker: Michael Grubb, University College London This talk outlines the underlying economics of energy sector decision making and implications for the design of climate policies. It illustrates three different domains of decisions, and corresponding pillars of policy which flow from these. Evidence is presented…