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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
2019

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
2019

14 Jan 2019

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

Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme - Applications invited for 2019-20

Closing date: 4 Mar
2019

8 Jan 2019

Applications are invited for the Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme for Antarctic fieldwork in the 2019-20 field season.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Clean Air Champion

Closing date: 14 Feb
2019

20 Dec 2018

UK Research & Innovation is inviting applications for the role of UK Clean Air Champion. The Clean Air: Analysis & Solutions programme is supported through the Strategic Priorities Fund and will be jointly delivered by NERC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC and Innovate UK on behalf of UKRI, and the Met Office and NPL on behalf of BEIS.

Pre-announcement of research in pathways between climate, environment and health

18 Dec 2018

UK Research & Innovation partners (NERC, the Medical Research Council and the Economic & Social Research Council) are working in collaboration with other partners within the Belmont Forum to scope a potential future collaborative research action for transdisciplinary research.

Pre-announcement - UKRI GCRF Collective Programme - Multiple & Systemic Risks

17 Dec 2018

NERC will be announcing a UKRI GCRF Collective Programme call for research and innovation projects focused on tackling multiple and systemic risks associated with environmental hazards in developing countries in early 2019.