Meet our programme leaders

Image of Dr Paul Abbott
The programme prides itself on its wide ranging network of host organisations who offer challenging placement opportunities as well as subsequent career opportunities in many cases.
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He was awarded Honorary Membership of the EAGE in recognition of his contribution to applied geophysics education.
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My work in urban energy systems and the work of the MSc Sustainable Cities team in other urban systems, will be at the centre of our teaching on this course.
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Photo of Dr Dan O'Neill
Leeds is the only university where you will find a world-renowned group of ecological economists working alongside a progressive economics department who are committed to pluralism.
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The University's outstanding research base is invaluable to the quality of the teaching on the MSc programme.
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Dr Effie Papargyropoulou
Before joining the Sustainability Research Institute, at the University of Leeds, I worked as an environmental consultant in the UK and as a lecturer in Malaysia. These experiences have given me different perspectives beyond academia and the global north.
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Photo of Dr Yim Ling Siu
This MSc provides students a unique study experience and training in combining physical and social science perspectives to better understand climate change and its impacts on the economy, society and the environment.
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The MSc projects are a real highlight, it brings together the opportunity to put into practice so many of the aspects that students have learnt on their course, focusing on a practical problem.
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