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Innovation Placements

Closing date: 4 Jul

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.

Six projects awarded funding to help make agriculture sustainable in Colombia

26 Apr 2018

The projects have been awarded funding as part of the Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems programme, which aims to ensure reliable and sustainable food provision for Colombia.

Resilience of the UK food system in a global context third call

Closing date: 23 May

13 Apr 2018

The Global Food Security programme invites expressions of interest from early career researchers at lecturer level or equivalent to take part in a sandpit.

Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions sandpit event

Closing date: 22 May

11 Apr 2018

NERC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a joint sandpit event on the proposed Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions programme, in conjunction with India's Ministry of Earth Sciences, with support from the Newton-Bhabha Fund, in Kolkata the week commencing 11-13 September 2018.

Announcement of Opportunity: China-UK AMR Partnership Hubs 2018

Closing date: 14 Jun

4 Apr 2018

The UK cross-research-council AMR Initiative and the National Natural Science Foundation of China are pleased to invite proposals to the China-UK AMR Partnership Hubs under the umbrella of the Newton Fund.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

Closing date: 7 Jun

3 Apr 2018

The UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowships scheme aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years of funding for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.

Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund - Announcement of Opportunity March 2018

Closing date: 30 Apr

26 Mar 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund.

NERC UK Geoenergy Observatories project - Community event

22 Mar 2018

NERC is investing £31 million in a project to establish two centres for research into the subsurface environment, and is organising an open meeting at the Royal Society in London on 26 June 2018 to update the research community on progress with the project.

New cut-off for ideas for strategic research

21 Mar 2018

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research. NERC is seeking ideas for research challenges that should be priorities for strategic research investment through strategic programme areas and highlight topics.

RRS Sir David Attenborough - An exciting new chapter for UK science

20 Mar 2018

The RRS Sir David Attenborough launches this year and will enter full operational service in autumn 2020 after a period of sea trials, and science and operational rehearsals.