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Policy internships

Closing date: 12 Aug
2019

19 Jun 2019

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.

Announcement of Opportunity: NERC Capital Call 2019

Closing date: 23 Jul
2019

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.

Announcement of opportunity: Understanding and countering plant bacterial disease

Closing date: 25 Jul
2019

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.

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Policy internships

Closing date: 12 Aug
2019

19 Jun 2019

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.

Announcement of Opportunity: NERC Capital Call 2019

Closing date: 23 Jul
2019

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.

Announcement of opportunity: Understanding and countering plant bacterial disease

Closing date: 25 Jul
2019

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.

View all funding news and calls

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Strategic research

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Discovery science

Research driven by curiosity - asking fundamental questions about the planet we live on.

Innovation funding

Translating world-leading science and skills for industry, government and the third sector.

Postgraduate training

Sustaining the flow of top talent and skills for UK science, business and government.

NERC fellowships

Developing outstanding scientists to become internationally recognised leaders in research and innovation.

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