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7 Oct 2020
A decision has been made to cancel the Clean Air Programme winter Intensive Observing Period, previously scheduled for Monday 20 January to Friday 28 February 2021.
2 Oct 2020
UKRI (NERC, ESRC and AHRC), Defra, Scottish Government and Welsh Government invite all potential applicants to the Future of UK Treescapes funding call to a programme webinar to learn more about the background to the programme, stakeholder perspectives, the funding call and to meet the Programme ambassadors
18 Sep 2020
Update – 1. The call closing date has been extended to the 20 October 2020. Proposals must be submitted by 16:00 on this date and no late applications will be accepted.
2. In anticipation of a large number of proposals being submitted to this Call, UKRI will now be introducing a pre-score for excellence stage to the Peer Review process in order that the business of the panel can be effectively managed.
3. The start date for successful proposals has changed from 15 May 2021 to 10 August 2021.
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