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Seminar Series (ACE and IESD)

ACE will be collaborating in an External Seminar Series with the Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD) at De Montfort University. We will aim to offer a set of complimentary seminars that will highlight ongoing and emerging research that is relevant to the research of both institutions.

Please note that seminars will be added throughout the year, so please bookmark this page for future reference, Thank you.

Attendance is open to all members of staff and students at De Montfort University and the University of Leicester. Invitation to the events is also extended to members of relevant institutes, such as the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and will be advertised by these organizations at a regional level.

Upcoming Seminars: 2013

Thursday 25 April 2013 - 1pm - 2pm at De Montfort University, Hugh Aston Building (Room HU 2.07)

Climate Change, the Build Environment and the Urban Head Island - Speaker: Professor Geoff Levermore from University of Manchester

For more details please click here

Past Events: Details of previous events, including abstracts and materials, can be found in the past events section.  Please email us if you cannot locate the details for an event, Thank you.

Research Activities

  • Podcast: Dr Roland Leigh and Rosie Graves onCTSN logo the NERC Planet Earth podcast, 'Air pollution, dwarf elephants and water footprints', 21 March 2012. Listen to the podcast on the NERC website or read the interview (text transcript).
  • From Greenhouse Effect to Climategate: A systematic study of climate change as a complex social issue. Dr Nelya Koteyko is working with the University of Nottingham and other partners to research Climate Change as a Complex Social Issue.

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Contact Details

College of Science and Engineering
Physics Building
University of Leicester 
Tel: 0116 252 3497