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UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme - Phase two: Embedded Researchers

Closing date: 27 May
2020

31 Mar 2020

In this second phase of the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals from UK based academic researchers to apply for up to placements at non-academic host organisations.

Announcement of Opportunity; Urgency grants related to the current Coronavirus outbreak

23 Mar 2020

The NERC Urgency Grant scheme exists to provide funding for unexpected and transient scientific opportunities created by unpredictable natural events.

Environmental Science Collaborative Research Project(s) NERC Showcase 2020

Closing date: 24 Apr
2020

6 Mar 2020

In partnership with Cardiff University, a seven-week Environmental Science Collaborative Research Project(s) (NERC Showcase 2020) funding call will launch for NERC researchers working in, on or with Wales on Friday 6 March 2020.

Announcement of Opportunity: Pushing the Frontiers

Closing date: 7 Jul
2020

27 Feb 2020

NERC invites proposals for a new pilot call. The Pushing the Frontiers pilot will support our very best individual researchers to push the frontiers of knowledge with ground-breaking, risky, innovative scientific discovery.

Announcement of Opportunity: Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF)

24 Feb 2020

NERC is inviting outline proposals for up to £4M as a single award with a maximum duration of 3 years, for Stage 1 of the Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF) programme.

Centre for Doctoral Training 2020 call

Closing date: 22 Apr
2020

20 Feb 2020

NERC invites proposals for a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) specialising in the priority area of Managing chemical risks in the environment.

Strategic Priorities Fund: Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Food Systems

Closing date: 28 Jul
2020

18 Feb 2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with government are pleased to announce a £5 million call to support one Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) focused on developing the next generation of interdisciplinary food systems thinkers.

Announcement of Opportunity: Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica

Closing date: 23 Apr
2020

14 Feb 2020

Proposals are invited for a new Research Programme that, through joint collaboration between the UK and Centro de Estudios Científicos in Chile, provides the opportunity to gain access to water and lake bed sediment samples from Subglacial Lake CECs, Antarctica.

Announcement of Opportunity: Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite calibration and validation (cal/val)

Closing date: 22 Apr
2020

11 Feb 2020

Proposals are invited under a new research programme - Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite calibration and validation (cal/val).

Briefing Webinar: Enabling Research in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

4 Feb 2020

UKRI will host a webinar 11:00 – 12:30 on Monday 10 February 2020 to support the funding opportunity for Enabling Research in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging.