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Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Integration proposals

Closing date: 26 Jun
2019

16 Apr 2019

Proposals are invited for the integration call as part of the Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia programme, funded by the Economic & Social Research Council and NERC.

Pre-announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges large grants call

10 Apr 2019

UK Research & Innovation will be inviting proposals to the Landscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges large grants call funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund 'Landscape Decisions: Towards a new framework for using land assets' programme.

Pre-announcement of Opportunity: Understanding and countering bacterial plant disease

9 Apr 2019

The Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council, Defra, NERC and the Scottish Government will soon be launching a call for research to address threats to UK plant health and biosecurity from bacterial diseases.

Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica workshop

Closing date: 10 May
2019

8 Apr 2019

NERC invites applications to attend a workshop on 22 May 2019 in Cambridge to introduce the new collaborative partnership between the UK and Chile, the exploration of Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica, and the scope of the associated research programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment open call

Closing date: 23 May
2019

3 Apr 2019

NERC is inviting proposals for a second round of feasibility studies costing up to £240,000 at 80% full economic cost, with a maximum duration of 12 months, as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for securing UK forest form, function and ecosystem services against 21st-century pressures

Closing date: 24 Apr
2019

29 Mar 2019

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on 'Securing UK forest form, function and ecosystem services against 21st-century pressures'.

Announcement of Opportunity: Uncertainty in Climate Sensitivity due to Clouds

Closing date: 4 Jun
2019

19 Mar 2019

NERC invites proposals to the call Uncertainty in Climate Sensitivity due to Clouds Programme.

UK-India tackling AMR in the environment from antimicrobial manufacturing waste - Partnership workshop

Closing date: 14 Apr
2019

19 Mar 2019

NERC is inviting expressions of interest from UK researchers to attend a partnership workshop (15-17 May 2019 in New Delhi, India) to provide opportunities for face-to-face networking and develop new collaborations.

Announcement of Opportunity: Climate, environment and health

Closing date: 6 May
2019

18 Mar 2019

Applications are invited for multilateral, inter- and transdisciplinary research projects which seek to improve understanding of the pathways between climate, environment and health.

NERC UK Geoenergy Observatories project - Innovation event

13 Mar 2019

NERC invites interested parties to register to attend a one-day UK Geoenergy Observatories Innovation event that will be held at the Technology Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, on Monday 3 June 2019.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Geoenergy Observatories training opportunities - Activity 1 site visits

Closing date: 29 Apr
2019

12 Mar 2019

NERC invites applications from PhD students and early career researchers to take part in visits to the UK Geoenergy Observatories Glasgow field site during phase 1 of the drilling process.

Constructing a Digital Environment - Pre-announcement of funding opportunity

12 Mar 2019

NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for a second round of feasibility studies as part of the Strategic Priorities Fund Constructing a Digital Environment programme.

UKRI GCRF Collective Programme: Multi-hazards & Systemic Risks - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 15 May
2019

8 Mar 2019

NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation, invite outline bid proposals for international, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects under the UKRI GCRF Multi-hazards & Systemic Risks research call.

Announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges small grants call

Closing date: 25 Apr
2019

1 Mar 2019

UK Research & Innovation invite proposals that will bring mathematical or statistical methods to decision-making approaches on how we use the environment.

SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Integration and Impact proposals

Closing date: 14 May
2019

1 Mar 2019

Proposals are invited for the Integration and Impact call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience programme funded by the Department for International Development and NERC. This is a closed call restricted to principal investigators and co-investigators of the current SHEAR Research Consortia and Catalyst projects and the Building Resilience to Disasters Using Financial Instruments call.

Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund - Announcement of Opportunity February 2019

Closing date: 15 Apr
2019

27 Feb 2019

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund.

Centre for Doctoral Training 2019 call

Closing date: 25 Apr
2019

27 Feb 2019

NERC invites proposals for a new Centre for Doctoral Training specialising in the following priority area: Earth Observation: Data for Earth systems.

NERC scopes new strategic research programme on UK forests

27 Feb 2019

NERC will scope a new area for a potential large-scale strategic research investment over spring 2019, titled 'securing UK forest form, function and ecosystem services against 21st century pressures'.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding & Representing Atmospheric Convection across Scales (ParaCon) - Phase 2

Closing date: 17 Apr
2019

26 Feb 2019

NERC and the Met Office are inviting a single proposal for the second phase of the Understanding & Representing Atmospheric Convection across Scales (ParaCon) research programme.

Opportunity to join the NERC UK Geoenergy Observatories Science Advisory Group

Closing date: 20 Mar
2019

21 Feb 2019

NERC is looking to appoint up to three new members to the NERC UK Geoenergy Observatories Science Advisory Group.

Why submitting your science outcomes matters to the environmental sciences

Closing date: 14 Mar
2019

20 Feb 2019

As the deadline for submitting outcomes to Researchfish® approaches on 14 March 2019, Professor Mark Bailey, Director of the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, explains how completing your returns helps us make the case for continued investment in environmental science.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Climate Resilience (Met Office open call)

Closing date: 23 Apr
2019

19 Feb 2019

The Met Office are inviting expressions of interest for the Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Signals in the Soil

Closing date: 15 May
2019

18 Feb 2019

Proposals are invited under a new research programme, Signals in the Soil, which will address the challenge of transforming existing capabilities in understanding dynamic near-surface soil processes through advances in sensor systems and modelling, and through this deliver sustainable, resilient and functional soils, whether managed or unmanaged.

NERC invests £2.2 million in CDTs focused on renewable energy

4 Feb 2019

Two new Centres for Doctoral Training with a focus on renewable energy are among 75 announced today by UK Research & Innovation.

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

29 Jan 2019

New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries.