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15 May 2020
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on behalf of UKRI, welcome Notification of Intent and Full Proposals to its £12.4m SMMR programme. This call is in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Marine Scotland.
30 Apr 2020
The July NERC Discovery Science Standard Grant closing date has been moved by two weeks to 28 July 2020.
21 Apr 2020
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is inviting proposals for public engagement with environmental science which understand, address or mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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