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Accelerating CCUS Technologies (ACT)

Closing date: 12 Sep
2018

8 Jun 2018

NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council and the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy are pleased to announce the UK's participation in a new Accelerating CCUS Technologies call to facilitate the emergence of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in the energy and industrial sectors.

Announcement of Opportunity: Peruvian Glacial Retreat and its Impact on Water Security & Resilience to Natural Hazards

Closing date: 16 Aug
2018

4 Jun 2018

Proposals are invited for a new collaborative research programme between NERC and the National Council for Science, Technology & Technological Innovation, which aims to provide an improved understanding of the rate of glacial retreat in Peru and the impact of this on water security and natural hazards.

Strength in Places Fund call

Closing date: 25 Jul
2018

31 May 2018

UK Research & Innovation's Strength in Places Fund is an ambitious scheme that will help areas of lower economic activity benefit from the world-class research and innovation capability spread across the UK.

Developing a large-scale water simulator for the UK: NERC and STFC seek water sector views

Closing date: 24 Jun
2018

25 May 2018

NERC and the Science & Technology Facilities Council are jointly investigating the viability of developing a large scale water simulator in the UK.

Data Tree data management training workshops

22 May 2018

Data Tree is a new free online self-paced course, funded by NERC. PhD students and early career researchers are invited to a series of five regional workshops in June and July to give a face-to-face taste of this exciting online data training course.

UK Research & Innovation launches Energy Revolution Research Consortium call

22 May 2018

UK Research & Innovation has announced a call to form the Energy Revolution Research Consortium, a new network of researchers and stakeholders to help to put the UK at the forefront of knowledge services for integrated energy systems.

Announcement of Opportunity: Latin American Biodiversity Programme: Biodiversity - Ecosystem services for sustainable development

Closing date: 26 Jul
2018

21 May 2018

Applicants are invited to submit multilateral collaborative research proposals to provide trans-regional level understanding of the role of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and the services they provide in managing environments for sustainable development.

Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge: Full programme of funding announced

16 May 2018

Funding will help businesses and researchers to create inexpensive, low carbon and resilient ways to provide energy.

Announcement of Opportunity: National capability services & facilities commissioning - Second round

Closing date: 30 Aug
2018

15 May 2018

NERC would like to announce key dates as part of the second round of services and facilities commissioning.

Innovation Placements

Closing date: 4 Jul
2018

10 May 2018

NERC invites academic researchers (at post-doctoral level or above) to apply for an Innovation Placement, duration between 3-12 months, working within a non-academic host organisation such as a private business, third-sector organisation or public body.