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Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund - Announcement of Opportunity March 2018

Closing date: 30 Apr
2018

26 Mar 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund.

NERC UK Geoenergy Observatories project - Community event

22 Mar 2018

NERC is investing £31 million in a project to establish two centres for research into the subsurface environment, and is organising an open meeting at the Royal Society in London on 26 June 2018 to update the research community on progress with the project.

New cut-off for ideas for strategic research

21 Mar 2018

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research. NERC is seeking ideas for research challenges that should be priorities for strategic research investment through strategic programme areas and highlight topics.

RRS Sir David Attenborough - An exciting new chapter for UK science

20 Mar 2018

The RRS Sir David Attenborough launches this year and will enter full operational service in autumn 2020 after a period of sea trials, and science and operational rehearsals.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for transforming fractures - Exploration of the deep-ocean highways

Closing date: 9 Apr
2018

19 Mar 2018

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on transforming fractures - exploration of the deep-ocean highways.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for Earth system plastics

Closing date: 4 Apr
2018

14 Mar 2018

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on Earth system plastics.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity due to clouds

Closing date: 4 Apr
2018

14 Mar 2018

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity due to clouds.

Developing NERC's omics strategy - Community workshop

Closing date: 17 Apr
2018

12 Mar 2018

NERC is aiming to develop its current and future strategy for environmental omics research. To achieve this, we are holding a community workshop in Birmingham on 2 May 2018, with the support of a focused working group, to provide evidence and advice on the future direction of environmental omics and to provide recommendations on the capability of the community to deliver omics based research.

Why sharing research outcomes is a vital part of environmental science

Closing date: 15 Mar
2018

7 Mar 2018

As the deadline for submitting outcomes to Researchfish® approaches, Professor Stephen Mobbs tells us how this endeavour helps us collectively make the case for continued investment in environmental science.

Call for Open Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowships

Closing date: 17 Apr
2018

1 Mar 2018

NERC wishes to award a number of Knowledge Exchange fellowships for those who come forward with a work plan of their own choosing to generate impact from NERC-funded research in their host institution.