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Why submitting your science outcomes matters to the environmental sciences

Closing date: 14 Mar

20 Feb 2019

As the deadline for submitting outcomes to Researchfish® approaches on 14 March 2019, Professor Mark Bailey, Director of the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, explains how completing your returns helps us make the case for continued investment in environmental science.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Climate Resilience (Met Office open call)

Closing date: 23 Apr

19 Feb 2019

The Met Office are inviting expressions of interest for the Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Signals in the Soil

Closing date: 15 May

18 Feb 2019

Proposals are invited under a new research programme, Signals in the Soil, which will address the challenge of transforming existing capabilities in understanding dynamic near-surface soil processes through advances in sensor systems and modelling, and through this deliver sustainable, resilient and functional soils, whether managed or unmanaged.

NERC invests £2.2 million in CDTs focused on renewable energy

4 Feb 2019

Two new Centres for Doctoral Training with a focus on renewable energy are among 75 announced today by UK Research & Innovation.

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

29 Jan 2019

New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries.

New international partnerships on antimicrobial resistance, climate change and soil security

22 Jan 2019

New international collaborations to tackle antimicrobial resistance in the environment, prepare for health risks posed by climate change and ensure healthy soils for food security are part of world-leading international research announced today.

Global research hubs tackle world's environmental challenges

22 Jan 2019

UK Research & Innovation is pioneering an ambitious new approach to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges through a £200 million investment across 12 global research hubs.

Horizon 2020 grant holders - Have you submitted your details to UKRI's portal?

16 Jan 2019

UK organisations holding grants from Horizon 2020, the European Union's flagship programme for research and innovation, need to submit information about them into a UK Research & Innovation portal designed to capture basic details about the grants.

UK Geoenergy Observatories training opportunities - Activity 2 ideas workshop report

Closing date: 5 Feb

14 Jan 2019

NERC invited applications from PhD students and early career researchers to participate in an ideas workshop,  held at the National Railway Museum in York on 27 February 2019.

Highlight topics - Fifth round

Closing date: 21 Feb

14 Jan 2019

NERC invites proposals for the fifth round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research.