Research projects

Project title
"Negating Humanity": Modern Slavery in its Historical Context and its Implications for Policy
'Economics Of Land Degradation’ (ELD) initiative
(Re)negotiating power to enhance resilience to climate change
4D Earth Swarm
4D Geophysical Monitoring of Landslide Processes
A465: Social assessment of road improvement schemes
ACCACIA: Aerosol-Cloud Coupling and Climate Interactions in the Arctic
ACE-SPACE: Antarctic Circumnavigation Experiment: Study of Preindustrial-like Aerosol Climate Effects
Acousto-optic cell for off-line SAXS instrument
ACSIS: The North Atlantic Climate System Integrated Study
ADAPT - Sustainable Behaviour Change
Adaptation, treatment of uncertainty and managing risks
Adaptation to Imperfect Steering Assistant (AISA)
AdaptIVe Automated Driving
ADAS User Attentiveness
Addressing health inequalities in Leeds: A pilot healthy eating intervention evaluation with a Third Sector Community Organisation and people from African Caribbean communities
Addressing micronutrient deficiencies associated with the double burden of childhood malnutrition in China, a combined food system framework
AdvanceYeastProt- Advanced and sustainable yeast-based novel food, grown in bio-scaffolds for a high- structured and protein rich product
Advancing Capacity for Climate and Environment Social Science
AerosoL heterogeneous Processing as a source of oxidants in Cold winter Atmospheres: application to Alaska and UK (ALPACA-UK)
Aerosols, clouds and the effect on Arctic climate (PhD project)
Aflatoxin exposure assessment in home-based peanut oil consumers and biomarkers of early health effects
Africa College Partnership
African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA)
Agricultural and Food-system Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (GCRF-AFRICAP)
AI-Optimised Fermentation for Sustainable Protein Production from Food Side Streams
AI-Optimised Fermentation for Sustainable Protein Production from Food Waste
Air-pollution innovation in regional-forecasts utilising operational satellite applications and technologies (AIRSAT)
Amazon-SOS: a Safe Operating Space for Amazonian Forests
A microfluidic device for quantification of atmospheric ice-nucleating particles (FluidIce)
Analysis of ice-nucleating particles and their biological content in the eastern Mediterranean using microfluidic devices
Analytics for Demand Responsive Online Intelligent Transport
Analytics for Demand Responsive Online Intelligent Transport (ADROIT)
A new energy budget for the Earth's core
Antarctic Peninsula Mass Balance Project
ARBOLES: A trait-based Understanding of LATAM Forest Biodiversity and Resilience
ARCWISE: Arctic Resilience, Climate Adaptation, and Indigenous Wisdom for Sustainable Ecosystems
ARRCC: Asia Regional Resilience to a Changing Climate
A scoping study for a ‘Leeds co-production lab’
ASCOS : Arctic Summer Cloud-Ocean Study
ASIST: Air-Sea Interaction & Sea-spray in Typhoons
Assessing Agroecology Benefits and Novel Chemical and AMR Risks in Adopting a Sanitation-Agriculture Circular Economy
Assessing and Enabling Predictive Policing
Assessing Institutional and Governance Partnerships for Climate-Compatible Development in sub-Saharan Africa
Assessing Legacies of Past Human Activities in Amazonia
Assessing the opportunities for Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) to transform terrestrial biodiversity monitoring
Assisted Very Short Term Planning
ATO - Automatic Train Operation
Autonomous Geographies: Activism and Everyday Life in the City
AUTOPILOT - AUTOmated driving Progressed by the Internet Of Things
Barriers to more and better translocations
Basin Structure Group (BSG) Phase 2
Basin Structure Group (BSG) Phase 3
BESTMAP - Behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy
Beyond 1D Structure of Earth's Core - Reconciling Inferences from Seismic and Geomagnetic Observations
Biodiversity and Community Resilience in the Omo Valley (BIOM) Alliance
BLOWSEA: Blowing snow and sea ice surfaces as a source of polar sea salt aerosol
Bottom-up controls on ocean chemistry
Brain imaging of decision-making in traffic emergencies
Breaking the plate – intraslab earthquakes
Brewing up resilience in supply chains research network (BURNS)
Bringing the Social City to the Smart City
Building Systemic Resilience against Climate Variability and Extremes (ClimBeR)
Building UK capability to deliver innovative alternative proteins
C-side (Carbon storage in intertidal environments)
Can Antarctic dust and biology be aerosolised and affect the region’s clouds and climate?
Capture, recycling and societal management of phosphorus in the environment (ReCAP)
Carbonates Fault Seal
Carbon Storage in Amazonian Peatlands: Distribution and Dynamics
CARS - Connecting Administrative vehicle data for Research on Sustainable Transport
CARTRE - Coordination of Automated Road Transport Deployment for Europe
Cascading consequences of hunting and fishing for ecosystem services in Amazonian forest
Catastrophic shifts in drylands: how can we prevent ecosystem degradation? (CASCADE)
CATCH! Citizens at the City's Heart
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Phase 2
Centre for Computational Geography
Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions
Centre of Interaction Data Estimation and Research (CIDER): Extension Funding
Ch4llenge - Sustainable urban mobility planning
CHN19/3: Aerosol effects on Chinese regional climate dynamics; RG.EVEA.119934
Cholesterol metabolism as a functional biomarker of triple negative breast cancer relapse
CI4Tea: Climate Information for Resilient Tea Production
City-centered approach to catalyze nature-based solutions through the EU Regenerative Urban Lighthouse for pollution alleviation and regenerative development (UPSURGE)
CLARIFY: CLouds and Aerosol Radiative Impacts and Forcing
Climate-smart agriculture and crop breeding
Climate Recovery and Adaptation potential of Forests in the Tropics
CLOUD-MOTION: Aerosol nucleation in the CERN CLOUD chamber and the effects on climate
Co-creating visions and pathways for integrated urban heat systems
Coagulation towards remediation and sensing of microfiber pollutants in freshwater and marine environment using structurally and functionally modified biopolymers
COMMONPATHS. Commonification: transition pathways for urban sustainability
COMMOTIONS (Computational Models of Traffic Interactions for Testing of Automated Vehicles)
Communities in crisis (Connected Communities Scoping Studies and Reviews)
Community-based monitoring of emission reductions from sustainable management of Amazonian peatlands to support Peru's Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement
Community-led, nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
Complex Value Optimisation for Resource Recovery from Waste (C-VORR)
Compositional analysis of Southern high latitude ice-nucleating particles
Compositional Studies on Detrital Gold
CongoPeat: Past, Present and Future of the Peatlands of the Central Congo Basin
Connected Everything II: Accelerating Digital Manufacturing Research Collaboration and Innovation
Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa
CONSOLE: CONtract SOLutions for Effective and lasting delivery of agri-environmental-climate public goods by EU agriculture and forestry
Constraining projections of ice sheet instabilities and future sea level rise
Constraining the current and future carbon dynamics of the dry tropics
Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC)
Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC)
Contaminants of emerging concern in agricultural systems: a risk to soil and plant health?
Contested Cities: Contested spatialities of urban neoliberalism - Dialogues between emerging spaces of citizenship in Europe and Latin America
CONTESTED_TERRITORY From Contested Territories to alternatives of development: Learning from Latin America
Contrasting the ice-nucleating activity of Northern and Southern high latitude dusts
Convective Cloud Dynamics and Turbulence Interactions with Microphysical Processes and the Atmospheric Environment (CLOUDY TIME)
Coordination of international research cooperation on soil carbon sequestration in agriculture (CIRCASA)
Copernicus User Learning Services
Coprolite chemistry – diet, digestion and methane emissions of extinct fauna
Correction of the Phase Bias in the Sentinel-1 Generated Interferograms
Corridor Talk: Conservation Humanities and the Future of Europe’s National Parks
CQC Efficiency Network - Customer, Quality, Cost
Creating a low carbon, environmentally sustainable and socially just value chain for rare earth magnets
Creating Resilient Sustainable Micro-Grids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems (CRESUM-HYRES)
CRESCENDO: Coordinated Research in Earth Systems and Climate: Experiments, Knowledge, Dissemination and Outreach
CruSHH - Crustacean Shell protein-derived Peptides for Hearth Health
CryoProtect (ERC Proof of Concept)
CSSP China: End User Needs for City Based Climate Services in China
CSSP China: Improving the treatment and communication of uncertainty for Climate Services in China
Darwin Fellowship - La Primavera Biosphere Reserve, Mexico
Data Assimilation for Agent-Based Models (DUST)
DecarboN8 Network+
Defining models of glacial isostatic adjustments in West Antarctica and the Antarctic (UKANET): better constraints on Earth structure and uplift
Degree of adversity of discontinuity orientation in relation to rock slope instability
Demand - Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand
DEMIFER: Demographic and Migratory Flows Affecting European Regions and Cities
Detrital Gold as a deposit-specific indicator mineral by LA-ICP-MS analysis
Developing a Dynamic Approach to Water Budgeting for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Developing a housing model based on the status-quality trade-off theory
Developing healthy eating recipe resources for African Caribbean multicultural communities in Leeds
Developing next-generation tools to predict the biodiversity impacts of feeding 10 billion people
Development of an innovative plant-based burger with properties like a beef burger for the plant-based and flexitarian market
Diabatic evolution of clouds in a Lagrangian framework: turbulence, vorticity dynamics and precipitation effects
Diagnostic Seismic Toolbox for the Efficient Control of CO2 Storage (DiSECCS)
Diamond Leeds SAXS Facility
Dinosaur diets and methane emissions
Disruption - Unlocking Low Carbon Travel
DITTO - Development of Integrated Tools to Optimise Rail Systems
Documenting Climate Change at the Margins
Does developmental plasticity influence speciation (PISTON)
Does dust from Antarctica make ice in clouds and influence global climate?
Do past fires explain current carbon dynamics of Amazonian forests?
Drivers and Repercussions of UK Insect Declines (DRUID)
Earth's core as a layered system
Earthquakes without Frontiers: A Partnership for Increasing Resilience to Seismic Hazard in the Continents
East Coast Basin Project
ECOFOR: Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in degraded and recovering Amazonian and Atlantic forests
Ecosystem Recovery Following the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction
Ecosystem resilience and recovery from the Permo-Triassic crisis (EcoPT)
Effects of Moorland Burning on the Ecohydrology of River basins
Electricity Satnav - Electricity Smart Availability Topology of Network for Abundant Electric Vehicles
Elements and Architecture in Deep Water Turbidite Systems
Elucidating mechanisms underlying multivalency modulating lectin-glycan binding and assembly properties-implications for lectin function regulation
ELVITEN - Electrified L-category Vehicles Integrated into Transport and Electricity Networks
EMBARC: Enhancing Models of Behavioural and Attitudinal Relative Changes
EMPOWER - Rewarding Change
Energy gardens for small-scale farmers in Nepal: Institutions, species and technology
EnergyScapes and Ecosystem Services
Enhancing Agri-Food Transparent Sustainability (EATS)
Enhancing Research Impact on Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change (ERIMACC)
Enhancing the bacterial anti-quorum effect by using chitosan based nanoencapsulation of 1,3-di-m- tolylurea and fluoride against dental caries pathogen Streptococcus mutans
Enhancing the benefits of tropical peatland restoration to support local communities and ecosystem processes
EPSRC Fellowship - Applying thermodynamic laws to the energy-GDP decoupling problem
ESA Antarctic Ice Sheet Climate Change Initiative (AIS_cci) Project:
ESA Greenland Ice Sheet Climate Change Initiative (GrIS_cci) Project:
ESA STSE Grounding Line Ice Thickness (GLITter) Project:
ESCoE: Net-zero, climate change and the environment - measurement of environmental footprints and the circular economy
ESRC IAA 2023-2028
ESRC Seminar Series ‘Collaborative Housing and Community Resilience’
ESRC Strategic Network: Tackling Obesity with Big Data
Ethnic group population trends and projections for UK local areas: dissemination of innovative data inputs, model outputs, documentation and skills
European Research Council Consolidator Grant: MINORG (The Role of Minerals in the Oceanic Carbon Cycle)
EUROVOLC: Bringing the European volcanological community closer together
Evaluating Performance of Local Climate Policies in Mexico (e-Lection)
Evaluation, Revision and Extension of Ethnic Population Projections - NewETHPOP
Evaluation of the Ministry of Food Schools programme on cooking confidence, food literacy and dietary behaviour
EverDrill: Accessing the interior and bed of a Himalayan debris-covered glacier to forecast future mass loss
Examining the biological mechanisms that underlie the drive to eat in humans
Examining the volcanism-extinction link: an end Guadalupian case study
Experimental measurement and modelling of the steady-state and frequency-dependent electro-kinetic properties of rocks
Expert panel for DfT on Supplementary Economic Modelling
Exploring Remittance Strategies among Zimbabweans in West Yorkshire
Facilitating the tropical forest carbon sink: The evolution and function of symbiotic N2 fixation
FAmiSHEd: Interactions between Food wAste, Surplus and HungEr
Farmers' perspectives on challenges in the food system: a collaborative research partnership
Field mapping in Yukon, Canada
Financial Inclusion and Digital Connectivity in Refugee Governance
Finding Healthy Online
FlyZero - Climate impact of emissions from aircrafts using alternative fuel and energy systems
Food hubs for Food Security, Health, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability
Food in Primary Schools – studying children’s real-world food choice and dietary behaviour (FiPS study)
Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa)
Food Systems Transformation in Southern Africa for One Health (FoSTA Health), EU
Forecasting volcanic activity using deep learning (DEEPVOLC)
Formation Evaluation of the Cretaceous Kometan Formation in selected wells of oil fields in Zagros Basin, Kurdistan, North East Iraq
FORSEA - Follow-on
Forward modelling of past abrupt climate transitions
FoSTA Health
FOT-Net Data, Field Operational Test Networking and Data Sharing Support
Freight value of time in South Asia
From emissions to climate impacts and back again
Future Flight in Place
GamECAR - Gamification of EcoDriving Behaviours
GCRF - Addressing micronutrient deficiencies associated with the double burden of childhood malnutrition in China, a combined food system framework
GCRF African Science for Weather Information and Forecasting Techniques (Africa-SWIFT)
GEM-TRAIT: The Global Ecosystems Monitoring and Trait Study
Gender, Generation and Climate Change (GENERATE): Creative Approaches to Building Inclusive and Climate-Resilient Cities in Uganda and Indonesia
Geospatial restructuring of industrial trade (GRIT): integration of secondary data to model geospatial economic responses to fuel price
Gigante: Quantifying and upscaling the causes and drivers of death for giant tropical trees
Governance of Low-carbon Innovation in Domestic Energy Retrofits (GLIDER)
Governance Theme - Energy Demand Research Centre (EDRC)
Green AWARE: Greenspace Access, Wellbeing, and Resident Equality
Greenland ice marginal lake evolution as a driver of ice sheet change - how important are rising lake temperatures?
Gulf of Corinth IODP Exp 381 Sediment supply rate variations
HABITS: Improved policy to mitigate pollutant and inactivity related health burdens through new big data
Harnessing benefits for climate change mitigation through irrigation-free indigenous tree establishment: sharing knowledge and building capacity
Harnessing multiple benefits from resilient mangrove systems
Harnessing Multiple Benefits from Resilient Mangrove Systems
HAROLD: HAzards, ROad Lighting and Driving
HARVEST: High-mountain Asia - building Resilience to water Variability using Experiments, Surveys and accounts of Tradition
Healthy and environmentally sustainable foods for infants and young children: taking a close look at commercial babyfoods and listening to families
Helping governments and businesses understand the ethnic transition and use information on future ethnic populations
Hikurangi Trough late Pleistocene palaeoceanography, biostratigraphy and Cretaceous Ocean Anoxia Events (OAEs)
History or Ecology? Untangling the Drivers of Diversification in the Tropics.
HiTRANS Mobility as a Service
HiTRANS Mobility as a Service (Maas) II - Evaluation
How modern social science research helps shape public policy, market forces and social understanding: mapping influences and developing metrics for the digital-era
Hydrological cycle responses to land use change and climate change over Brazil
Hydromechanical and Biogeochemical Processes in Fractured Rock Masses in the Vicinity of a Geological Disposal Facility for Radioactive Waste
iBUILD: Infrastructure Business Models, Valuation and Innovation for Local Delivery
iCASP - Calderdale NFM
iCASP - Enhanced Surface Water Flood Forecasts
iCASP - Integrated Nitrogen Management
iCASP - Optimal Peatland Restoration
iCASP - The Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme
iCASP - Yorkshire Natural Flood Management
IceControl (ERC Proof of Concept)
Ice shelf stress response to large iceberg calving
IHACC - Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change
Impact of forest-to-bog restoration on peat hydrology
Impact of hydraulic fracturing in the overburden of shale resource plays: Process-based evaluation (SHAPE-UK)
Impact of Sphagnum colonisation on flow rates
Impact of tracks on peatland hydrological functioning
Impacts of Changes in Land Cover on Ecosystem Function and Climate in Brazil
Impacts of global warming in sentinel systems: from genes to ecosystems
Improving Soil Health and Water Quality through increased farmer awareness and adoption of best management practices
Increasing UK Dietary Fibre - The Case for the Great White British Loaf
Institutions, climate services and adaptation: water resource planning under uncertainty in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka
INTALInC - International Network for Transport and Accessibility in Low Income Communities
Integrated Analysis of Social Media and Hedonic House Prices for Neighbourhood Change (INTEGRATE)
Integrated understanding of Early Jurassic Earth system and timescale (JET)
interACT - Enabling the safe integration of automated vehicles into mixed traffic environments
Intergenerational Justice, Consumption and Sustainability in Comparative Perspective
International Network on Uneven Local Responses to the Global Recession
Interoperable Simulator Phase 3
INTERSECTION: Intergenerational Justice, Consumption and Sustainability in Comparative Perspective
In the margins of the state: the role of emotions in negotiating female political subjecthood in Maya communities in Yucatan
Investigating biogeochemical evidence for chemosymbiosis at fossil cold seeps
Investigating HALocarbon impacts on the global Environment (InHALE)
IPACE-Malawi: Improving Preparedness to Agro-Climatic Extremes in Malawi
iSPARK: innovation in sustainability, policy, adaptation and resilience in Kenya
JET2000 Project
JOSTICE Natural and societal consequences of climate-forced changes of Jostedalsbreen Ice Cap
Kayuh Baimbai: Co-Designing a Diffability-Inclusive Disaster Preparedness Toolkit in South Kalimantan, Indonesia
Knowledge Exchange Fellowship in Community Resilience
L3 Pilot Driving Automation
Leeds City Lab
Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship: Geographic and ecological determinants of extinction across the Late Triassic mass extinction
Leverhulme Research Fellowship: Dynamics of the Great Oxidation Event
LIVEDIFFERENCE: Living with Difference in Europe: making communities out of strangers in an era of super mobility and super diversity
Living Well within Limits (LiLi)
Long-term catchment intervention assessment
Macroevolution in Boreal Ocean Jurassic-Cretaceous methane seep communities (BOMMS)
Mapping the coupling properties of the subduction megathrust using seismic data
Mapping the Production-Consumption Gap, Health Outcomes and Potential Circular Economy of the Leeds Food System
Marie Curie International Fellowship: SurE-TESTS
MarineIce (ERC consolidator)
MATISSE: Post-crisis urban transformations in Madrid and Athens; a comparative approach
MC2: Mantle Convection Constrained
MED-GOLD: Turning climate-related information into added value for traditional MEDiterranean Grape, OLive and Durum wheat food systems
Meeting the Paris Agreement on Climate: Exploiting Earth System Models to determine the role of future land-use change
MeteorStrat (Meteoric influences on stratospheric aerosol and clouds)
Microbial succession from ice to vegetated soils in response to glacial retreat
Mitigating impacts of agriculture on peatland carbon losses
MODALES - Modify Drivers’ behaviour to Adapt for Lower EmissionS
Modelling and managing critical zone relationships between soil, water and ecosystem processes across the Loess Plateau
Modelling Individual Consumer Behaviour
Modelling the energy and environmental impacts of ride-hailing and ride-sharing services in India leveraging the passive data sources
Modelling the exposure risk tradeoff between public transit and private paratransit for transport decision making in the era of Covid19
Modelling the links between transport, air quality and COVID-19 spread using naturalistic data from Dhaka, Bangladesh
MonANPeru: Monitoring Protected Areas in Peru to Increase Forest Resilience to Climate Change.
Monitoring Hydrology and Key Ecosystem Service Impacts
MOT - Motoring and vehicle Ownership Trends in the UK
Multi-Disciplinary Pedestrian in the Loop Simulator
Multi-level governance, REDD+ and synergies between climate change mitigation and adaptation
MycoRhizaSoil: Combining wheat genotypes with cultivation methods to facilitate mycorrhizosphere organisms improving soil quality and crop resilience
N8 Policing Research Partnership: Innovation and the Application of Knowledge for More Effective Policing
Nanoparticle Emissions From The Transport Sector: Health and Policy Impacts
National Centre for Atmospheric Science
National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO)
NCS project (National Covid Study)
NEOEARTH - Whole Earth Systems During Neoproterozoic Animal Evolution
NERC: Colonisation of hydrothermal vents by complex life
NERC: Gulf of Corinth IODP Expedition 381 Inorganic Geochemistry
NERC: Perturbation of the Earth system at the Proterozoic-Phanerozoic transition and the resilience of the Biosphere
NERC: SOS Rare (Nd and HREE)
NERC: The Changing Arctic Ocean Seafloor (ChAOS)
NERC: Using Critical Zone Science – Peri-Urban Agriculture in China
NeTIRail-INFRA: Sustainable Railways
Network for Innovative Sustainable Transportation Co-Simulation (NIST-CS) - Second Stage
New micro-location data analytics for improved cross-sectoral policies mitigating transport, environmental and inactivity related societal burdens (KARMA)
Next Generation - Driving Behaviour Models
NEXt generation activity and travel behavioUr modelS: Bringing together choice modelling, data science and ubiquitous computing (NEXUS)
No.10 Data Science Fellowship
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics in Earth's core -- the agenda for the next decade
North China craton: A unique window into Earth's middle age
Novel satellite and modelling studies to assess wildfire emission impacts on air quality and climate
NSFGEO-NERC:Integrated Experimental and Dynamical Modeling of Top-down Crystallization in Terrestrial Cores:Implications for Core Cooling in the Earth
NSFGEO-NERC: On the origin of extreme variations in Earth's magnetic field