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The February 2018 issue of the Priestley Centre ebulletin can be found here. This month’s edition includes news about: 2018 Climate Bursary for PhD researchers Priestley climate research making headlines New Priestley Chair Dan Marsh Cultural Fellow Kat Austen and George Monbiot talk at Opera North (pictured) New pump priming funding call deadline Climate research…
Professor Dan Marsh joins the Priestley International Centre for Climate as the Chair in Comparative Planetary Atmospheres, which he will hold jointly in the School of Physics and Astronomy and the School of Chemistry at the University of Leeds. Dan Marsh will divide his time between Leeds and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in…
The January 2018 edition of the Priestley Centre’s monthly bulletin can be read here. Contents: Piers Sellers PhD prize – 2018 nominations open Prof Jan Minx inaugural seminar (31 January) James Mckay’s prehistoric paintings Climate research round up Priestley climate events Priestley Society forthcoming activities Blogs Funding opportunities Image: Pliocene Greenland – 3 million years ago,…
People are turning to books about nature for solace in the face of climate change and species extinction, says a University of Leeds academic working on a major project to explore the UK’s love of nature writing. Dr Pippa Marland, a research fellow with the School of English, is quoted in the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post on…
A new partnership agreement has been signed with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), aimed at strengthening future research collaborations with the University of Leeds. A delegation from SJTU, which is a leading university in China, confirmed the agreement during a visit to Leeds. It will better align research ambitions to tackle global challenges in atmospheric…