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Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere

Closing date: 10 Nov

16 Sep 2016

NERC, EPSRC, ESRC, BEIS, the Met Office and STFC are inviting research proposals for a new four-year research programme on Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere.

Engaging the UK public with the big issues of environmental science

Closing date: 3 Nov

5 Sep 2016

NERC is inviting proposals under the public engagement programme for projects that aim to engage the UK public with big issues of environmental science.

RCUK welcomes HM Treasury statement on continuity of funding under Horizon 2020

15 Aug 2016

Research Councils UK welcomes the statement made by HM Treasury on continuity of funding for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, published on 13 August.

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.