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Note: From 29 October 2020 new funding opportunities are in the UKRI funding finder. This page is no longer being updated with new funding opportunities.

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Cancellation of Jan/Feb 2021 Intensive Observing Period (IOP)

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.

Future of UK Treescapes – Programme webinar and collaborator finder

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

Announcement of Opportunity: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources

Closing date: 20 Oct

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.

Knowledge Exchange Fellowships

Closing date: 2 Dec

4 Sep 2020

The Knowledge Exchange Fellowship scheme is being reinstated for 2020. Call opens on 30 September 2020, closing at 16:00 on 2 December 2020.

Announcement of Opportunity: Future of UK Treescapes – call for proposals

Closing date: 8 Dec

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.

Announcement of Opportunity – Strategic Capital Call 2020

Closing date: 20 Oct

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

Closing date: 12 Oct

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

Closing date: 15 Oct

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.