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Pre-announcement: Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF sustainable enhancement of agriculture & aquaculture production translation call

29 May 2019

NERC and the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council will shortly announce a joint call to support the translation of research to address challenges related to the sustainable enhancement of agriculture and aquaculture in low and middle income countries.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Geoenergy Observatories training opportunities - Activity 3 internships

Closing date: 1 Jul

17 May 2019

NERC invites applications from PhD students and early career researchers to apply for a research internship that will provide an opportunity to carry out pilot-scale research projects relating to the UK Geoenergy Observatories.

Understanding and countering plant bacterial disease - Opportunity to attend a town meeting

15 May 2019

BBSRC, NERC, Defra and the Scottish Government invite researchers and stakeholders to a town meeting to discuss an upcoming call on the Strategic Priorities Fund Plant Bacterial Diseases programme.

The changing Canadian Arctic workshop

Closing date: 7 Jun

13 May 2019

NERC is convening a multidisciplinary workshop on behalf of AHRC, EPSRC and ESRC, focused on the changing Canadian Arctic in London on Wednesday 19 June 2019, and would like to invite applications to attend.

Influence of Man-made Structures in the Ecosystem: Preannouncement

3 May 2019

NERC would like to announce some dates relating to the Influence of Man-made Structures in the Ecosystem (INSITE) research programme.

International Ocean Discovery Program - Renewed funding approved

3 May 2019

As part of the new phase of the UKIODP research programme, NERC would like to announce some indicative dates relating to the programme.

2019 IIASA-NERC Collaborative Research Fellowships

Closing date: 7 Aug

2 May 2019

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and NERC Collaborative Research Fellowships programme will provide three years of support for promising early career researchers to deliver challenging research and support the development of long-term collaborative working relationships between the UK and IIASA research communities.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Integration proposals

Closing date: 26 Jun

16 Apr 2019

Proposals are invited for the integration call as part of the Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia programme, funded by the Economic & Social Research Council and NERC.

Pre-announcement of Opportunity: Understanding and countering bacterial plant disease

9 Apr 2019

The Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council, Defra, NERC and the Scottish Government will soon be launching a call for research to address threats to UK plant health and biosecurity from bacterial diseases.

Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica workshop

Closing date: 10 May

8 Apr 2019

NERC invites applications to attend a workshop on 22 May 2019 in Cambridge to introduce the new collaborative partnership between the UK and Chile, the exploration of Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica, and the scope of the associated research programme.