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International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity 2014

Closing date: 22 Apr

2 Apr 2014

International Opportunities Fund now accepts joint proposals to NERC-FAPESP under the terms of the RCUK/FAPESP Memorandum of Understanding.

New collaborative research programme to support climate change negotiations

4 Mar 2014

A new research programme which will support international climate change negotiations was launched today by Climate Change Minister Greg Barker.

ESPA Announcement of Opportunity: 2014 grants

Closing date: 14 May

27 Feb 2014

The ESPA-2014 Grants call is for 'blue skies' research projects designed to significantly advance global understanding on the way that ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation.

Call for Directed Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowships

Closing date: 6 Jan

17 Feb 2014

Applications are invited for Directed KE Fellowships to work on a topic or with a business sector that has been determined by the NERC community.

Radioactivity & the Environment launch event

17 Feb 2014

An event to launch the Radioactivity & the Environment (RATE) programme will be held on Thursday 6 March 2014, 12:00 - 16:30.

Announcement of Opportunity: Soil Security - Programme coordinator

Closing date: 8 Apr

6 Feb 2014

Applications are invited for a Soil Programme Coordinator to lead, manage and coordinate activities within the Soil Security programme.

Environmental Microbiology & Human Health Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Mar

3 Feb 2014

The Environmental Microbiology & Human Health programme is inviting Outline Bids for research in the topics of aquatic microbiology and bioaerosols.

Announcement of Opportunity: UPGro Consortium Grants 2014

Closing date: 3 Mar

15 Jan 2014

Outline proposals are invited for a new funding round as part of the Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor in sub-Saharan Africa (UPGro) research programme funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC.

Drivers of Variability in Atmospheric Circulation Announcement of Opportunity: European Climate

Closing date: 23 Jan

14 Nov 2013

Outline proposals are invited for a new research programme - Drivers of Variability in Atmospheric Circulation: European Climate.

Advanced Training Short Courses (ATSC)

13 Nov 2013

Details are available of NERC's new programme of short courses for postgraduate and professional skills development in the environmental sciences.