Funding news and calls
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.
2 Sep 2020
Proposals are expected to take an interdisciplinary approach bringing together environmental scientists, social scientists, economists and, arts and humanities researchers to form substantial research collaborations.
13 Aug 2020
NERC are now inviting proposals to its Strategic Capital Call. This call will fund proposals for (1) strategic equipment or (2) development of built infrastructure that creates a new research capability.
NERC launches £20M 'Changing the Environment' call for whole system solutions to environmental challenges
29 Jul 2020
NERC invites eligible research organisations to submit proposals for large scale inter-disciplinary research and innovation funding to provide whole system solutions to major environmental challenges.
Announcement of Opportunity: NERC-ESRC funded Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System (UKUH) programme launches an Open Call
24 Jul 2020
Up to £400,000 of funding has been allocated up to build upon the existing NERC-ESRC funded Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System (UKUH) programme.
Announcement of Opportunity: Preparing for Future Clean Air Challenges: Interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia
23 Jul 2020
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invites proposals for interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia under the second wave of the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Clean Air Programme.
£3 million to support Networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges at the indoor/outdoor interface
22 Jul 2020
UK Research and Innovation has awarded £3 million to support six research networks that will investigate solutions to air pollution.
19 Jun 2020
NERC invites highlight topic ideas (strategic funding for research and innovation) to encourage environmental solutions that learn from the COVID-19 pandemic, and in doing so support the UK environment, economy and society to recover from COVID-19 legacy challenges.
18 Jun 2020
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) welcome proposals to support the goal of decarbonisation of heating and/or cooling. Proposals must be at least 50% within the remit of EPSRC or at least 50% within the remit of NERC.
30 Apr 2020
The July NERC Discovery Science Standard Grant closing date has been moved by two weeks to 28 July 2020.