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Why sharing research outcomes is a vital part of environmental science

Closing date: 15 Mar

7 Mar 2018

As the deadline for submitting outcomes to Researchfish® approaches, Professor Stephen Mobbs tells us how this endeavour helps us collectively make the case for continued investment in environmental science.

Call for Open Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowships

Closing date: 17 Apr

1 Mar 2018

NERC wishes to award a number of Knowledge Exchange fellowships for those who come forward with a work plan of their own choosing to generate impact from NERC-funded research in their host institution.

NERC 2018 Impact Awards

Closing date: 21 May

19 Feb 2018

We are pleased to invite applications for the NERC 2018 Impact Awards. The awards will celebrate and reward NERC-funded researchers, as individuals or teams, whose work has had substantial impact on the economy and society either in the UK or abroad.

NERC scopes new areas for strategic research

16 Feb 2018

NERC will scope three new areas for potential large-scale strategic research investments over spring 2018.

Announcement of Opportunity: Wallacea Region - Understanding biodiversity & evolutionary responses to environmental change

Closing date: 15 Mar

8 Feb 2018

Proposals are invited under the Wallacea Region - Understanding biodiversity & evolutionary responses to environmental change programme.

UKRI Centres for Doctoral Training in artificial intelligence call

Closing date: 28 Mar

5 Feb 2018

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) invites proposals for new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) to develop the UK's skills in artificial intelligence (AI). Funding to support 10-20 CDTs focused on areas relevant to AI across UKRI's remit is available through this call. The call represents an exciting opportunity for highly multidisciplinary doctoral research training in an area of key importance to the UK.

Radioactivity & the Environment Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Closing date: 17 Apr

2 Feb 2018

NERC, the Environment Agency and Radioactive Waste Management wish to appoint a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow for the Radioactivity & the Environment (RATE) programme. This is an exciting opportunity to become a NERC KE Fellow focused on gaining impact from the excellent science outputs from the RATE programme.

SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Catalyst grants - Full proposal stage

Closing date: 10 Apr

25 Jan 2018

Full proposals are invited for the Catalyst call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience programme funded by the Department for International Development and NERC. The call is only open to applicants who were successful at the Outline Bid stage.

Announcement of Opportunity: National capability services & facilities commissioning - isotope and radiocarbon facility

Closing date: 26 Jul

16 Jan 2018

NERC is inviting eligible UK higher education institutions, NERC research centres and independent research organisations to apply to the second round of services and facilities commissioning.

Call for applicants to attend the Global Food Security programme Policy Lab

Closing date: 19 Feb

11 Jan 2018

The Global Food Security programme invites expressions of interest from post-doctoral researchers to take part in a Policy Lab on the determinants of food choice and the combination of interventions across these that will lead to healthier and more sustainable diets.