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£90 million to help feed the nine billion

22 Aug 2018

The first funding from a £90 million fund that aims to revolutionise how food is produced and dramatically reduce its environmental impact launches later this month.

UK participation in Horizon 2020: UK government overview

15 Aug 2018

The government has published updated information for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

£6 million to explore impact of hazardous chemicals on UK ecosystems

9 Aug 2018

NERC has awarded £6 million to investigate the effects that potentially hazardous chemicals used by humans are having on UK habitats and wildlife.

UK-India agricultural data: Enhancement by integration, interpretation and reusability

Closing date: 18 Sep

8 Aug 2018

NERC, along with the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council and the Science & Technology Facilities Council, all part of UK Research & Innovation, with the Indian government's Department for Biotechnology, are pleased to pre-announce a joint Newton-Bhabha Fund call for collaborative research proposals focusing on enhancement of agricultural data relevant to animal and plant health in India.

NERC invests £22 million in major research programme on the Atlantic Ocean

2 Aug 2018

A new research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed.

Energy Revolution Research Consortium call - Intent to submit details published

27 Jul 2018

UKRI would like to highlight the potential opportunity for the wider academic and non-academic communities to join the consortium prior to submission of final proposal in order to address any gaps in expertise.

Global Challenges Research Fund: UKRI-UNDP joint report - Expressions of interest

Closing date: 31 Aug

24 Jul 2018

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites expressions of interest for a joint team of UK researchers and UNDP policymakers to collect evidence, develop original arguments and compose a major UKRI-UNDP report on how science, research and innovation might most effectively accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals for developing countries.

Omics Announcement of Opportunity: Synthesis projects

Closing date: 19 Sep

20 Jul 2018

NERC in collaboration with the Science & Technology Facilities Council is inviting proposals for Synthesis projects in Environmental 'Omics.

UK Energy Research Centre phase four call

Closing date: 9 Oct

11 Jul 2018

NERC, EPSRC and ESRC are looking to support phase four of the UK Energy Research Centre, as part of their contribution to the cross-council energy programme.

UKRI - JSPS joint call 2018

Closing date: 14 Aug

28 Jun 2018

UK Research & Innovation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science are pleased to invite applications to the first UKRI-JSPS joint call.