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Newton Amazon announcement

14 Apr 2016

As part of the UK Newton Fund activities, NERC in collaboration with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) have agreed to support two projects under the joint NERC-FAPESP programme 'Understanding & Sustaining Brazilian Biome Resources'.

Greenhouse gas removal from the atmosphere

Closing date: 11 Apr
2016

23 Mar 2016

NERC, EPSRC, ESRC, STFC, AHRC, BBSRC, DECC and the Met Office are inviting applications from researchers, industry representatives and policymakers to attend a one-day workshop in London on 28 April 2016 to contribute ideas which will be used to inform a programme of research.

ESPA Announcement of Opportunity: 2016 grants

Closing date: 17 May
2016

9 Mar 2016

The ESPA-2016 Grants call is for research synthesis projects designed to significantly advance global understanding on the way that ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation.

Valuing Nature programme, Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding ecosystem stocks and tipping points

Closing date: 5 May
2016

8 Mar 2016

NERC announces a major new investment as part of the Valuing Nature Programme.

International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity May 2016

Closing date: 19 May
2016

29 Feb 2016

NERC is inviting proposals for Pump Priming and Pump Priming Plus grants to its International Opportunities Fund.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding ecosystems for sustainable resource exploitation in the deep ocean scoping group

Closing date: 8 Mar
2016

19 Feb 2016

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme

Announcement of opportunity: Southern Ocean's role in the Earth system scoping group

Closing date: 8 Mar
2016

19 Feb 2016

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme

International Opportunities Fund - Important changes effective from 2016

1 Feb 2016

Following an internal review in 2015, NERC is introducing a number of important changes to the International Opportunities Fund scheme, effective from 2016.

El Niño Announcement of opportunity: Research grants

Closing date: 18 Feb
2016

19 Jan 2016

Proposals are invited for a new £4 million collaborative research programme on Understanding the Impacts of the Current El Niño Event.

NERC - CONICYT initiative

7 Jan 2016

Three UK-Chile research consortia have been awarded funding in the first joint call to be held between NERC and the Chilean funding agency, CONICYT.