Events

The listings below are for climate-related events across the University of Leeds.

If you have an event that you’d like us to promote, email the details to climate@leeds.ac.uk

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ESRC Seminar Series on Food Options, Opinions and Decisions (FOOD) Speakers: Professor Hannelore Daniel, Technical University of Munich. Professor Daniel is Professor of Nutritional Physiology and leads an internationally renowned research group that studies the interplay of the genome with dietary factors using metabolomics. She will discuss the future of food drawing on and explaining…
The University of Leeds is hosting RC21 2017: Rethinking Global Urban Justice from 11-13 September. The conference brings together 700 delegates from 35+ countries. There are several sessions dedicated to discussion of climate change and urbanism, including “Disaster and Environmental Justice: New Challenges for Urban Areas” and “Locating Climate Vulnerabilities at the Urban Crossroads”. Cities@Leeds…
The University of Leeds and water@leeds are hosting ICFM7. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. THE EVENT ICFM7 offers an international platform to discuss a range of flood related issues. It is designed to bring…
The Lili  project’s free  film series, ‘Speaking Truth to Power:  Films for a Finite World’, continues with the film ‘Demain – Tomorrow – Take concrete steps to a sustainable future’. Directed by Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent,  ‘Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social…
Abstract   Writers and artists across the centuries, looking up at the same skies and walking in the same brisk wind, have felt very different things. The Anglo-Saxons before the Norman Conquest lived in a wintry world, writing about the coldness of exile or the shelters they must defend against enemies outdoors. The Middle Ages…
Abstract ‘I am the Universe’ is a competition for young people to write poetry engaging with climate change. Working with landscape representations by contemporary artists and British Romantic writers, the poet Helen Mort created a challenge for young writers up to the age of 25, asking them to consider their place in the world and…
Abstract What if we can’t solve climate change? What if, instead of staring at our reflections in the weather glass, we travelled through everything we know about climate change and participated in the world beyond? Lucy Burnett’s hybrid novel Through the Weather Glass tells a fantastic, playful account of the author’s struggles to understand environmental change through…
Programme available for download as PDF. For any enquiries, email Tess
Biography Anna is currently the Head of Climate Services and Stakeholder Engagement at the Climate System Analysis Group, University of Cape Town.  She has also previously worked at the UK Climate Impacts Programme and was part of the team leading the roll-out of the UKCP09 probabilistic projections from 2006-2011.  She has a background in physical…
Abstract Geovation is Ordnance Survey’s open innovation network, accelerator and Hub, with a successful track record of running online challenges to address specific community needs, where geography, technology, and good design aid solutions. Everything happens somewhere and geography and geographic information are the glue that connect people, places, processes, and planet. They are powerful tools…