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Digital Solutions Town Hall Meeting

19 Sep 2019

We are inviting individuals to submit expressions of interests to attend a Town Hall Meeting for the NERC Digital Solutions Programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: NERC Digital Solutions Programme

19 Sep 2019

NERC is inviting outline proposals for up to £5m programme investment with a maximum duration of 5 years, for the Digital Solution programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: The Changing North Atlantic and its Impact on Climate

Closing date: 21 Nov
2019

18 Sep 2019

Proposals are invited for a new joint UK-US research programme that will take advantage of the data arising from the joint UK-US OSNAP array, to improve understanding and models of the Subpolar North Atlantic and its impacts. The programme is supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF).

Announcement of Opportunity: National Capability Scientific Support & Facilities Commissioning – Environmental Omics Facility

Closing date: 6 Feb
2020

16 Sep 2019

NERC is inviting eligible UK higher education institutions (HEIs), NERC research centres and independent research organisations (IROs) to apply to the third round of services and facilities (S&F) commissioning

Pre-announcement: Landscape Decisions Fellowships

Closing date: 1 Feb
2020

13 Sep 2019

NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for fellowships as part of the UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund Landscape Decisions programme.

Pre-announcement: Networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges across the indoor/outdoor continuum

10 Sep 2019

NERC, on behalf of UKRI and the Met Office, will shortly announce a Strategic Priorities Fund call for networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges across the indoor/outdoor continuum. 

Pre-announcement: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources research programme

6 Sep 2019

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) would like to announce the timetable for a new £12.4m research programme on the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR), delivered in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Marine Scotland.

UK Climate Resilience town hall meeting

Closing date: 25 Sep
2019

5 Sep 2019

UK Research & Innovation and the Met Office invite applications to attend a town hall meeting focused on UK Climate Resilience in London on Thursday 3 October 2019.

Constructing a Digital Environment - Pre-announcement of funding opportunity

4 Sep 2019

NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for demonstrator projects as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment programme. The programme is led by NERC but is supported by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).

Announcement of Opportunity: UKRI second funding opportunity

Closing date: 5 Dec
2019

3 Sep 2019

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals to their second funding opportunity through the UK Climate Resilience programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment Expert Network

Closing date: 18 Oct
2019

28 Aug 2019

The Constructing a Digital Environment Champions, on behalf of NERC, are welcoming applications to join an Expert Network for the Constructing a Digital Environment programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: India-UK Tackling AMR in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste

Closing date: 14 Oct
2019

28 Aug 2019

NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation and the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, India, is inviting collaborative research proposals under the India-UK in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste programme.

Digital Solutions Pre-announcement

21 Aug 2019

NERC will shortly be inviting applications to lead and deliver a programme that will exploit environmental and other data to create innovative digital services that deliver economic, societal and environmental benefits.

Announcement of Opportunity: Clean Air: Analysis and Solutions programme (Met Office open calls)

Closing date: 4 Oct
2019

14 Aug 2019

The Met Office is inviting applications for the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) UK Clean Air: Analysis and Solutions programme in a number of areas.

Call for ideas for potential Strategic Priorities Fund programmes

7 Aug 2019

NERC is seeking ideas that could form the basis of future bids to the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

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

Closing date: 12 Sep
2019

5 Aug 2019

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

Constructing a Digital Environment workshops

Closing date: 6 Sep
2019

1 Aug 2019

We are inviting individuals to submit expressions of interests to attend workshops for the NERC-led four-year £10·4 million Constructing a Digital Environment programme in either Cardiff (4 October), London (10 October) or Edinburgh (16 October).

Grant to embed engagement - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 30 Sep
2019

31 Jul 2019

NERC is creating a new strategy for public engagement with environmental science research. To support this, we are inviting proposals for small projects which will demonstrate how the NERC public engagement with research strategy aligns with activity that our community and institutions are, and plan to be, delivering.

Clean Air: Analysis & Solutions - Advance notice of 2021 intensive observing periods

23 Jul 2019

The partners in the Clean Air programme would like to encourage community participation in a co-ordinated UK observing intensive period in 2021. The aim of this early announcement is to facilitate a mobilisation of interested communities of researchers around two pre-defined periods.

Changes to the peer review system

17 Jul 2019

NERC will be moving to a new system of releasing scores from peer reviewers to applicants.

Sustainable Enhancement of Agriculture & Aquaculture Production - Research translation call

Closing date: 18 Sep
2019

15 Jul 2019

NERC and BBSRC invite applications for research translation projects to translate existing research into practical application for the purpose of addressing current food security development and environmental challenges related to sustainable enhancement of food production.

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

Closing date: 13 Sep
2019

8 Jul 2019

The Met Office are inviting expressions of interest for the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) UK Climate Resilience programme in a number of areas.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK IODP Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Closing date: 29 Aug
2019

4 Jul 2019

Proposals are invited for a Knowledge Exchange Coordinator for the UK International Ocean Discovery Program (UK IODP). The Knowledge Exchange Coordinator will be tasked with establishing, maintaining and energising links with the wider environmental science and industrial communities, and increasing national awareness of UK-IODP activities and opportunities.

Announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges - Second call

Closing date: 10 Sep
2019

27 Jun 2019

UK Research & Innovation invite proposals to this call on the Strategic Priorities Fund programme on 'Landscape Decisions: Towards a new framework for using land assets'.

Announcement of Opportunity: RoSES - Challenge 3

Closing date: 19 Sep
2019

25 Jun 2019

Proposals are invited to address challenge 3 of the Role of the Southern Ocean in the Earth System (RoSES) research programme.