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UKRI research contributes to report on how to achieve zero plastic waste

12 Feb 2019

A new report on how to eliminate plastic waste from the environment by a UK think tank has been informed by a diverse portfolio of UKRI research and innovation experts. The report proposes a way forward to reduce the amount of plastic waste into the environment produced by the UK.

NERC invests £2.2 million in CDTs focused on renewable energy

4 Feb 2019

Two new Centres for Doctoral Training with a focus on renewable energy are among 75 announced today by UK Research & Innovation.

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

29 Jan 2019

New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries.

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UKRI research contributes to report on how to achieve zero plastic waste

12 Feb 2019

A new report on how to eliminate plastic waste from the environment by a UK think tank has been informed by a diverse portfolio of UKRI research and innovation experts. The report proposes a way forward to reduce the amount of plastic waste into the environment produced by the UK.

NERC invests £2.2 million in CDTs focused on renewable energy

4 Feb 2019

Two new Centres for Doctoral Training with a focus on renewable energy are among 75 announced today by UK Research & Innovation.

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

29 Jan 2019

New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries.

View all funding news and calls

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