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Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund - Announcement of Opportunity February 2019

Closing date: 15 Apr

27 Feb 2019

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund.

Centre for Doctoral Training 2019 call

Closing date: 25 Apr

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

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

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

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

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

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.