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Become a member of the Priestley Centre

The Priestley Centre for Climate Futures brings together researchers from across the University of Leeds to work collaboratively on addressing climate change.

Priestley Centre membership is open to all University of Leeds staff and postgraduate researchers whose interests align with the mission of the Centre: harnessing our expertise in climate research to collaborate for a better future. 

If you are a member of staff or postgraduate researcher at the University of Leeds and would like to become a member, please complete our membership form.

If you are not a member of staff or postgraduate researcher at the University of Leeds, you can register for updates about the Priestley Centre activities through our mailing list. You can also follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Bluesky

Why become a Priestley Centre member?

  • Raise your profile
    • Build your professional profile and be associated with an internationally-renowned climate research centre 
    • Receive communications support to promote and translate research to fellow academics and external stakeholders, including policymakers and the media, where resources permit
  • Build your network
    • Network, collaborate and socialise with climate researchers from across the University of Leeds
  • Access pathways to impact
    • Access the Priestley Centre’s network spanning business, government and academia
    • Develop your professional skills through training, knowledge and skills sharing
  • Secure new funding
    • Develop and extend interdisciplinary research projects in cross-faculty collaborations
    • Receive guidance and support for developing major research funding bidswhere resources permit

Priestley Centre members should be:

  • Committed to contributing to climate research and working collaboratively across disciplinary boundaries 
  • Committed to promoting the Priestley Centre’s reputation both internally and externally 
  • Committed to building a vibrant Priestley Centre community 
  • Committed to raising awareness of climate research beyond academia 

If you would like to become a member of the Priestley Centre, please complete our membership form.