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Data Tree data management training workshops

22 May 2018

Data Tree is a new free online self-paced course, funded by NERC. PhD students and early career researchers are invited to a series of five regional workshops in June and July to give a face-to-face taste of this exciting online data training course.

UK Research & Innovation launches Energy Revolution Research Consortium call

22 May 2018

UK Research & Innovation has announced a call to form the Energy Revolution Research Consortium, a new network of researchers and stakeholders to help to put the UK at the forefront of knowledge services for integrated energy systems.

Announcement of Opportunity: Latin American Biodiversity Programme: Biodiversity - Ecosystem services for sustainable development

Closing date: 26 Jul
2018

21 May 2018

Applicants are invited to submit multilateral collaborative research proposals to provide trans-regional level understanding of the role of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and the services they provide in managing environments for sustainable development.

Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge: Full programme of funding announced

16 May 2018

Funding will help businesses and researchers to create inexpensive, low carbon and resilient ways to provide energy.

Announcement of Opportunity: National capability services & facilities commissioning - Second round

Closing date: 30 Aug
2018

15 May 2018

NERC would like to announce key dates as part of the second round of services and facilities commissioning.

Innovation Placements

Closing date: 4 Jul
2018

10 May 2018

NERC invites academic researchers (at post-doctoral level or above) to apply for an Innovation Placement, duration between 3-12 months, working within a non-academic host organisation such as a private business, third-sector organisation or public body.

Six projects awarded funding to help make agriculture sustainable in Colombia

26 Apr 2018

The projects have been awarded funding as part of the Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems programme, which aims to ensure reliable and sustainable food provision for Colombia.

Resilience of the UK food system in a global context third call

Closing date: 23 May
2018

13 Apr 2018

The Global Food Security programme invites expressions of interest from early career researchers at lecturer level or equivalent to take part in a sandpit.

Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions sandpit event

Closing date: 22 May
2018

11 Apr 2018

NERC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a joint sandpit event on the proposed Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions programme, in conjunction with India's Ministry of Earth Sciences, with support from the Newton-Bhabha Fund, in Kolkata the week commencing 11-13 September 2018.

Announcement of Opportunity: China-UK AMR Partnership Hubs 2018

Closing date: 14 Jun
2018

4 Apr 2018

The UK cross-research-council AMR Initiative and the National Natural Science Foundation of China are pleased to invite proposals to the China-UK AMR Partnership Hubs under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.