Centre news

The implications for air quality, human health and regional climate if Britain were to leave the EU have been highlighted in a University of Leeds study, which demonstrates that EU policies and technologies save 80,000 deaths annually. Published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, it is the first study to look into the effectiveness of specific EU policies…
Climate Research Doctoral Training Programme – apply online! 15 Priestley Centre PhD studentships are available for study to begin October 2016. With a focus on interdisciplinary themes the Priestley Centre studentships will provide exciting opportunities to work with leading researchers across the University. The application deadline is 11 March 2016 and more details on how to apply can…
There was a huge turnout of almost 400 people for the public debate ‘Unpacking the Paris Agreement: is it enough to limit dangerous climate change?’ at the University of Leeds Conference Centre on Wednesday 3 February. The event, presented by the Royal Meteorological Society Yorkshire Centre, Priestley International Centre for Climate and the Centre for Climate Change…
Cutting edge radar technology is at the centre of a new collaboration between University of Leeds academics and other partners in a study to determine more precisely the relationship between clouds, precipitation and flooding in Scotland. Dr Lindsay Bennett from the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) at the University of Leeds is responsible for operating the…