Funding news and calls
18 Feb 2020
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with government are pleased to announce a £5 million call to support one Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) focused on developing the next generation of interdisciplinary food systems thinkers.
14 Feb 2020
Proposals are invited for a new Research Programme that, through joint collaboration between the UK and Centro de Estudios Científicos in Chile, provides the opportunity to gain access to water and lake bed sediment samples from Subglacial Lake CECs, Antarctica.
Announcement of Opportunity: Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite calibration and validation (cal/val)
11 Feb 2020
Proposals are invited under a new research programme - Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite calibration and validation (cal/val).
4 Feb 2020
UKRI will host a webinar 11:00 – 12:30 on Monday 10 February 2020 to support the funding opportunity for Enabling Research in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging.
31 Jan 2020
NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund (GPSF). The Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund allows UK environmental science researchers to forge new partnerships and networks with the best international researchers wherever they are located and seed collaborations that will be sustained beyond the lifetime of the grant.
29 Jan 2020
New research on major environmental issues, such as the understanding impacts of UK wildfires, assessing large scale ecological responses to environmental change and the impact of legacy waste on the coastal zone, have been funded under the fifth round of NERC highlight topics.
27 Jan 2020
The Natural Environmental Research Council, UK Research and Innovation (NERC, UKRI) and the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and emerging Technology research and development (DOST-PCIEERD), invites applications to attend a scoping workshop on a Potential Philippines-UK Collaborative Research Programme on Minerals and Mining in the Philippines.
Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding the Impact of Plastic Pollution on Marine Ecosystems in South East Asia (South East Asia Plastics (SEAP))
21 Jan 2020
Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invite proposals for collaborative research projects under the Understanding the Impact of Plastic Pollution on Marine Ecosystems in South East Asia (South East Asia Plastics (SEAP)) programme.
17 Jan 2020
Applications are invited for the Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme for Antarctic fieldwork in the 2020-21 field season. The closing date is 16:00 on Monday 9 March 2020.
14 Jan 2020
Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources appoints Champions for the UKRI led Strategic Priorities Fund research programme.
13 Jan 2020
UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), is inviting proposals under the Enabling Research workstream for projects to establish academic‑led research that addresses widely understood problems in relation to plastic packaging.
17 Dec 2019
NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for the first funding call as part of the NERC and Innovate UK Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF) programme.
16 Dec 2019
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invite applications to attend a researcher – stakeholder workshop on the 31 March 2020 focussed on the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) research programme.
Announcement of Opportunity: Present and Future climate hazard / Embedded Researcher scheme - call for host organisations
13 Dec 2019
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting submissions to further opportunities through the UK Climate Resilience programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). The programme aims to draw together fragmented climate research and expertise to deliver robust, multi- and inter-disciplinary research into climate risks and adaptation solutions.
10 Dec 2019
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals to their third funding opportunity through the UK Climate Resilience programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Wave 1.
3 Dec 2019
The SPF Clean Air programme is planning a series of workshops in early 2020 to scope upcoming funding opportunities through the programme.
2 Dec 2019
UKRI invites fellowship proposals in research synthesis, research translation and community engagement research in the area of landscape decision-making.
27 Nov 2019
ExCALIBUR (Exascale Computing Algorithms and Infrastructures Benefitting UK Research) is a £45.7m Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) programme led by the Met Office and UK Research and Innovation to meet the challenge of enabling exascale computer architectures by delivering research and innovative algorithmic development to harness the potential power offered by exascale HPC.
26 Nov 2019
NERC is inviting proposals for the first funding call as part of the UKRI Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR).
SWIMMR is managed jointly by NERC and STFC and is funded by UKRI which has allocated ~£20M to this programme. The UK Met Office, as the UK delivery agency for space weather forecasts, will be the primary recipient for the models and instruments delivered by this research-to-operations programme.
7 Nov 2019
NERC is inviting proposals for demonstrator projects costing up to £960,000 at 80% full economic cost, with a maximum duration of 24 months, as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment Programme.
6 Nov 2019
NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for the first funding call as part of the UKRI Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR).
6 Nov 2019
The SWIMMR kick off meeting will be held on 26th November 2019 in the Wolfson Library of the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG, starting at 11:00am (coffee available from 10:30am).
5 Nov 2019
NERC, on behalf of UKRI, invites proposals for international, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects under the UKRI GCRF Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries call.
4 Nov 2019
NERC invites proposals for the sixth round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research.
4 Nov 2019
NERC is recruiting for Peer Review College members, Core panel members and Chairs to refresh its current membership and support its peer review processes.