Lucinda Yeadon

An event on flood risk management that featured interactive “live learning” by polling the audience produced its own data set for use by researchers, stakeholders and local government. Streaming: Getting the social in flood policy used handheld devices to facilitate audience voting on a range of questions about participants’ experiences of flooding,  the causes  of it and…
A public event at the University of Leeds will conduct “live” learning with its audience to discover peoples’ responses to flood risk issues. The unusual format, which has been planned around participatory activities to create a two-way exchange, is for an ESRC Festival of Social Sciences special event on Monday 7 November. Researchers will conduct…
Participants at an event in Leeds came up with new solutions to reduce carbon emissions as part of a 24-hour global challenge to solve climate change. Students and stakeholders in Leeds joined citizens in world cities such as Paris and Shanghai simultaneously taking part in the hackathon-style Climathon event. The Climate-KIC Climathon brought together major…