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Water quality in India - Scoping workshop

Closing date: 16 Sep

11 Aug 2016

NERC and EPSRC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a jointly organised workshop with the Indian Department of Science & Technology, in Delhi on 17-18 November 2016.

Call for members

Closing date: 15 Aug

15 Jul 2016

NERC is recruiting for Peer Review College members, core panel members and panel chairs to refresh its current membership and support its peer review processes.

Oil & gas decommissioning funding call

Closing date: 6 Jun

13 Jul 2016

As part of the Oil & Gas Innovation Programme, NERC invites applicants to participate in a one-day interactive brokerage event on decommissioning and its environmental management, with the ultimate aim of funding up to six research translation projects.

Leadership training bursaries for NERC fellows

Closing date: 2 Sep

7 Jul 2016

NERC welcomes applications from its research and KE fellows to a pilot scheme offering training bursaries to support participation in leadership skills training courses.

Highlight topics - Third round

Closing date: 29 Sep

7 Jul 2016

NERC invites proposals for the third round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research. Highlight topics focus strategic research on defined subject areas, and will be delivered through independent projects.

Discovery science panels

1 Jul 2016

The closing date for the July standard grant call is now 16:00 on 21 July 2016 and the proposals will be assessed by one of three moderating panels.

Understanding the Pathways to and Impacts of a 1.5°C Rise in Global Temperature: Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 18 Aug

1 Jul 2016

NERC and DECC are inviting research proposals under a new strategic research programme that aims to undertake research to address the novel national and international research needs arising from the Paris Agreement.

Announcement of Opportunity: Soil Security - Small grants

Closing date: 9 Aug

15 Jun 2016

NERC is inviting proposals under the Soil Security programme for research projects costing between £150,000 and £250,000 (80% full economic cost), and of up to 24 months' duration.

Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 6 Sep

26 May 2016

NERC, AHRC & ESRC invite proposals to address the challenge of Building Resilience to environmental hazards in developing countries. All proposals are expected to take an inter-disciplinary approach, bringing together environmental science with social science and arts and humanities.

Towards a Sustainable Earth: The environment-human landscape - Pre-announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Jun

26 May 2016

NERC, ESRC and The Rockefeller Foundation are announcing an opportunity to develop a view of past and current research and innovation relating to the policy landscape surrounding the UN Global Goals.