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Building resilience to natural disasters using financial instruments - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 26 Sep
2017

3 Jul 2017

NERC, the Department for International Development and the Economic & Social Research Council invite proposals to address the topic building resilience to natural disasters using financial instruments.

Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Networking workshop

Closing date: 18 Jul
2017

26 Jun 2017

NERC is inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a networking workshop for the Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards programmes in Jakarta on 10-11 October 2017.

Marine Sensors Proof of Concept - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Aug
2017

20 Jun 2017

Proposals are invited for submission to a new jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) that will deliver 'proof of concept' biogeochemical and biological sensors projects for autonomous observations in the marine and aquatic environment.

Policy internships

Closing date: 10 Aug
2017

19 Jun 2017

The RCUK Policy Internships Scheme provides an opportunity for NERC-funded PhD students to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential organisations relevant to UK policy.

Engaging environments - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 25 Jul
2017

24 May 2017

NERC is inviting proposals under this programme for public engagement consortium and capacity-building projects.

Innovation Follow-on Call: Enabling innovation in the UK and developing countries - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 12 Jul
2017

21 Apr 2017

NERC is launching a call 24 May 2017 to support projects which focus upon generating user applicable outputs from past and/or current research and to translate them into outcomes that achieve impact within the NERC remit (in the UK and/or in developing countries).

Pre-announcement: Forthcoming Newton Fund activities

21 Apr 2017

In the 2015 UK spending review it was agreed to extend and expand the Newton Fund.

Changing Arctic Ocean - Announcement of Opportunity second call

Closing date: 14 Sep
2017

20 Apr 2017

Proposals are invited for submission to a jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and Germany on Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry.

Evidence Synthesis Training pilot scheme 2017-18

Closing date: 13 Jun
2017

12 Apr 2017

NERC invites proposals to deliver training to early career researchers and PhD students at the point of submission relevant to the theme of evidence synthesis to inform policy and business decision-making, developed and delivered in collaboration with the users of NERC research.

Regional Impact from Science of the Environment - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 21 Sep
2017

31 Mar 2017

NERC invites research organisations with a strong and substantial portfolio of NERC funded research to apply through RISE calls for a five-year programme of activity. This was previously advertised as the Environmental Science Impact Programme (ESIP).