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UK participation in Horizon 2020: UK government overview

15 Aug 2018

The government has published updated information for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

£6 million to explore impact of hazardous chemicals on UK ecosystems

9 Aug 2018

NERC has awarded £6 million to investigate the effects that potentially hazardous chemicals used by humans are having on UK habitats and wildlife.

UK-India agricultural data: Enhancement by integration, interpretation and reusability

Closing date: 18 Sep
2018

8 Aug 2018

NERC, along with the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council and the Science & Technology Facilities Council, all part of UK Research & Innovation, with the Indian government's Department for Biotechnology, are pleased to pre-announce a joint Newton-Bhabha Fund call for collaborative research proposals focusing on enhancement of agricultural data relevant to animal and plant health in India.

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UK participation in Horizon 2020: UK government overview

15 Aug 2018

The government has published updated information for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

£6 million to explore impact of hazardous chemicals on UK ecosystems

9 Aug 2018

NERC has awarded £6 million to investigate the effects that potentially hazardous chemicals used by humans are having on UK habitats and wildlife.

UK-India agricultural data: Enhancement by integration, interpretation and reusability

Closing date: 18 Sep
2018

8 Aug 2018

NERC, along with the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council and the Science & Technology Facilities Council, all part of UK Research & Innovation, with the Indian government's Department for Biotechnology, are pleased to pre-announce a joint Newton-Bhabha Fund call for collaborative research proposals focusing on enhancement of agricultural data relevant to animal and plant health in India.

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