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Priestley Centre researchers are involved in a brand-new initiative to explore how the pandemic is affecting food systems in Indigenous communities. ‘The COVID Observatories’ will see researchers from across 16 institutions work with communities and decision makers to document the impacts COVID is having and how people are responding. Indigenous peoples are believed to be…
Professor Jason Lowe, Chair in Interdisciplinary Climate Research at the Priestley Centre, has been awarded an OBE for services to climate science. A world-leading expert in his field, Professor Lowe is also Head of Climate Services at the Met Office. His work has helped the UK and other countries plan for and respond to the…
A University of Leeds professor from the Priestley International Centre for Climate has been awarded the 2019 Adrian Gill Prize by the Royal Meteorological Society. Presented to Professor Ken Carslaw, the award recognises his eminence in atmospheric science research and aerosol modelling. His is one of 18 prizes announced today by the Royal Meteorological Society,…
Academics from the Priestley International Centre for Climate are partnering with MPs to put together an essay collection addressing climate change and meeting the UK’s target of net-zero emissions by 2050. Organised through Policy Connect’s sustainability team, the collection will focus on how to deliver climate policy within energy, construction, industry, transport, consumption, and land…
The Met Office is joining forces with two more leading UK universities to tackle the key research challenges related to weather prediction and a changing climate. The Met Office Academic Partnership (MOAP) is a cluster of research excellence that brings together the Met Office and leading UK Universities in weather and climate science, to advance the…