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Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment – Demonstrators

Closing date: 30 Jan
2020

7 Nov 2019

NERC is inviting proposals for demonstrator projects costing up to £960,000 at 80% full economic cost, with a maximum duration of 24 months, as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment Programme.

Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR) kick off meeting

6 Nov 2019

The SWIMMR kick off meeting will be held on 26th November 2019 in the Wolfson Library of the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG, starting at 11:00am (coffee available from 10:30am).

Pre-announcement: SPF (Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk)

Closing date: 31 Jan
2020

6 Nov 2019

NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for the first funding call as part of the UKRI Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR).

Announcement of Opportunity: Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries

Closing date: 20 Jan
2020

5 Nov 2019

NERC, on behalf of UKRI, invites proposals for international, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects under the UKRI GCRF Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries call.

Call for new Peer Review College members

Closing date: 25 Nov
2019

4 Nov 2019

NERC is recruiting for Peer Review College members, Core panel members and Chairs to refresh its current membership and support its peer review processes. 

Highlight topics – Sixth round

Closing date: 20 Feb
2020

4 Nov 2019

NERC invites proposals for the sixth round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) Director

Closing date: 21 Nov
2019

31 Oct 2019

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), on behalf of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), are inviting applications for a new interdisciplinary director of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC).

Transforming the UK food system for healthy people and a healthy environment webinar

Closing date: 5 Nov
2019

31 Oct 2019

UKRI in partnership with government are pleased to announce a highly ambitious £25 million call for research to fundamentally transform the UK food system, by placing healthy people and a healthy natural environment at its centre.

Sixth round of highlight topics announced

30 Oct 2019

As a result of its ideas process, NERC is pleased to announce the topics that will be offered through its highlight topics programme, following the sixth cut-off for ideas.

Announcement of Opportunity: GCRF Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition - Second Funding Call to Support International, Interdisciplinary Research Partnerships

Closing date: 9 Jan
2020

30 Oct 2019

AHRC, in collaboration with other Research Councils including the MRC, ESRC, NERC, and BBSRC, are pleased to announce the second of two calls through the GCRF Cultures, Behaviours and Histories of Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition programme.