Difficult Conversations: Every breath we take

Difficult Conversations: Every breath we take

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University of Leicester - Brookfield Campus

Lecture Theatre 2

266 London Road

Leicester

LE2 1RQ

United Kingdom

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Enjoy a series of thought-provoking and informative talks by our academics and guest speakers.

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With 80% of us living in areas where air quality exceeds safe limits, how can we address the air pollution crisis? Not only does air quality impact human health, it also affects ecosystems, the challenges around climate change and our national heritage.

Join Professors Paul Monks, Professor John Remedios, Professor Anna Hansell, Dr Karen Exley and Dr Joshua Vande Hey as they explore the issues and discuss the solutions with a thought-provoking discussion and Q&A.

Free parking is available at Brookfield House, via Holmfield Road entrance however, in the interest of reducing our air pollution and carbon footprints, please walk, cycle, or rideshare if possible.” Plan your journey here www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/journeyplanner/

After the talk, please join us for drinks and canapés where you will get the chance to network and carry on the discussions.

For more information about our Centenary visit https://le.ac.uk/centenary

From uncomfortable topics including hate crimes and nuclear weapons to discovering more about Mars and climate change. Our talks are sure to spark debate and provide a fascinating insight into how, as Citizens of Change, we are addressing the global issues that affect us all.

Difficult Conversations is hosted by Professor Sarah Davies Head of College of Science and Engineering and facilitated by Turi King, Professor of Public Engagement and Genetics, and co-presenter with Stacey Dooley of BBC Two’s DNA Family Secrets. Watch previous Difficult Conversations events on demand here.

All talks take place at Brookfield, the new home of the University of Leicester's School of Business. View location on our campus map.

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