Funding news and calls
17 Jul 2019
NERC will be moving to a new system of releasing scores from peer reviewers to applicants.
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.
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.
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
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'.
25 Jun 2019
Proposals are invited to address challenge 3 of the Role of the Southern Ocean in the Earth System (RoSES) research programme.
25 Jun 2019
Proposals are invited for a new research programme on tackling critical gaps in the scientific understanding of the role North Sea energy installations have on the North Sea ecosystem structure and function.
20 Jun 2019
The UKPRP funders are pleased to announce that a second funding call will be launched on 3 September 2019 for proposals for new consortium and network awards.
19 Jun 2019
The Policy Internships Scheme provides the opportunity for PhD students funded by the research councils of UK Research & Innovation to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.
12 Jun 2019
Proposals are invited for the Capital Call 2019, for capital assets which will ensure the continued delivery of world-class environmental science aligned with NERC's remit.
12 Jun 2019
BBSRC, on behalf also of Defra, NERC and the Scottish Government, have announced a call for research to address threats to UK plant health and biosecurity from bacterial diseases.
Pre-announcement: Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF sustainable enhancement of agriculture & aquaculture production translation call
29 May 2019
NERC and the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council will shortly announce a joint call to support the translation of research to address challenges related to the sustainable enhancement of agriculture and aquaculture in low and middle income countries.
Announcement of Opportunity: UK Geoenergy Observatories training opportunities - Activity 3 internships
17 May 2019
NERC invites applications from PhD students and early career researchers to apply for a research internship that will provide an opportunity to carry out pilot-scale research projects relating to the UK Geoenergy Observatories.
15 May 2019
BBSRC, NERC, Defra and the Scottish Government invite researchers and stakeholders to a town meeting to discuss an upcoming call on the Strategic Priorities Fund Plant Bacterial Diseases programme.
13 May 2019
NERC is convening a multidisciplinary workshop on behalf of AHRC, EPSRC and ESRC, focused on the changing Canadian Arctic in London on Wednesday 19 June 2019, and would like to invite applications to attend.
3 May 2019
NERC would like to announce some dates relating to the Influence of Man-made Structures in the Ecosystem (INSITE) research programme.
3 May 2019
As part of the new phase of the UKIODP research programme, NERC would like to announce some indicative dates relating to the programme.
2 May 2019
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and NERC Collaborative Research Fellowships programme will provide three years of support for promising early career researchers to deliver challenging research and support the development of long-term collaborative working relationships between the UK and IIASA research communities.
Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Integration proposals
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.
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.
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.
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
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'.
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
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.