Funding news and calls
2 Jul 2020
NERC will shortly be inviting proposals to its Strategic Capital Call. The Strategic Capital Call 2020 will fund strategic equipment and development of built infrastructure that creates a new research capability.
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.
15 May 2020
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on behalf of UKRI, welcome Notification of Intent and Full Proposals to its £12.4m SMMR programme. This call is in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Marine Scotland.
30 Apr 2020
The July NERC Discovery Science Standard Grant closing date has been moved by two weeks to 28 July 2020.
21 Apr 2020
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is inviting proposals for public engagement with environmental science which understand, address or mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
27 Mar 2020
Applications are invited for the role of programme ambassador on the new "Future of UK Treescapes Programme".
23 Mar 2020
The NERC Urgency Grant scheme exists to provide funding for unexpected and transient scientific opportunities created by unpredictable natural events.
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.