University of Leeds

Today, the global Times Higher Education Impact Rankings recognised the University of Leeds as one of the top three in the UK and 11th worldwide. The impact rankings measure university impact across the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which cover everything from reducing inequalities and making cities safe resilient spaces to sustainable procurement. Globally,…
Scientists from the Priestley International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds will lead a major new EU funded research project to deliver improved information about our future climate and directly inform key policy decisions. The 2015 Paris Agreement set the reduction of greenhouse emissions as a critical step in limiting the increase in…
Monitoring Antarctica from space has revealed how its ice is being lost to the oceans, providing crucial insight into the continent’s response to a warming climate. Scientists from the University of Leeds, the University of California San Diego and University of Maryland reviewed decades of satellite measurements to reveal how and why Antarctica’s glaciers, ice…
Professor Martyn Chipperfield, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Leeds, is the Royal Society of Chemistry John Jeyes Award winner for 2018. Professor Chipperfield, who is also Director of the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric  Science (ICAS), builds computer models of atmospheric chemistry and applies these to global pollution issues such as depletion…
A new £10 million research programme to investigate how the Arctic Ocean is changing kicks off today (Friday 30 June 2017) with its first research expedition to the Barents Sea. Over 20 researchers from 16 UK research institutes, including the University of Leeds, will join forces to understand the knock on effects of rapid warming…