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Policy internships

Closing date: 13 Aug
2018

21 Jun 2018

The Policy Internships Scheme provides the opportunity for PhD students funded by the research councils of UK Research & Innovation to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.

£2 million awarded to support sustainable agriculture in the UK

21 Jun 2018

Four new interdisciplinary projects have received £1·8 million to improve the sustainability of UK farming.

Innovation Projects open call

Closing date: 26 Sep
2018

20 Jun 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to the Innovation Projects open call to support projects which focus upon generating user applicable outputs from past and/or current research council funded research and which translates them into outcomes that achieve impact within the NERC remit.

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Funding news and calls  Funding news and calls RSS feed Funding news and calls email newsletter

Policy internships

Closing date: 13 Aug
2018

21 Jun 2018

The Policy Internships Scheme provides the opportunity for PhD students funded by the research councils of UK Research & Innovation to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.

£2 million awarded to support sustainable agriculture in the UK

21 Jun 2018

Four new interdisciplinary projects have received £1·8 million to improve the sustainability of UK farming.

Innovation Projects open call

Closing date: 26 Sep
2018

20 Jun 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to the Innovation Projects open call to support projects which focus upon generating user applicable outputs from past and/or current research council funded research and which translates them into outcomes that achieve impact within the NERC remit.

View all funding news and calls

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