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18 Jun 2019
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12 Jun 2019
Proposals are invited for the Capital Call 2019, for capital assets which will ensure the continued delivery of world-class environmental science aligned with NERC's remit.
12 Jun 2019
BBSRC, on behalf also of Defra, NERC and the Scottish Government, have announced a call for research to address threats to UK plant health and biosecurity from bacterial diseases.
Pre-announcement: Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF sustainable enhancement of agriculture & aquaculture production translation call
29 May 2019
NERC and the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council will shortly announce a joint call to support the translation of research to address challenges related to the sustainable enhancement of agriculture and aquaculture in low and middle income countries.
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