Upcoming events


Operation Earth

Operation Earth is an ongoing series of hands-on activities, experiments, public shows and meet-the-expert sessions for children and families, in 11 UK science centres. Find out what events are going on near you at the Operation Earth website - external link.

Other upcoming NERC-run and NERC-sponsored events:

November 2018

22 Nov 2018

Knowledge Exchange Network meeting


The NERC Knowledge Exchange Group host two Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) meetings per annum, where we invite knowledge exchange practitioners to come along and share best practice, and also some problems that they would like the rest of the group to address.

22-23 Nov 2018

ARCH-UK finfish and shellfish microbiome workshop


This workshop in Aberdeen on 22-23 November will focus on the finfish and shellfish microbiome. It will provide a platform to present the current status of UK aquaculture microbiota research as well as an opportunity to showcase young talent within this area.

22-23 Nov 2018

Metabolite identification with the Q Exactive and LTQ Orbitrap course


This two-day course will provide a hands-on approach to teach the latest techniques and tools available to perform metabolite identification.

27 Nov 2018

Developing NERC's High Performance Computing Strategy - Town meeting


As a first step to the development of a high performance computer (HPC) strategy, NERC is organising this one-day community event to provide NERC with evidence and advice on the future direction of HPC provision in the environmental sciences community.

30 Nov 2018

Your Planet Needs You


A huge Earth will glow alongside Hope the whale in the Natural History Museum this month, at a public 'Lates' event delivered in partnership with NERC.

January 2019

15-17 Jan 2019

Changing Arctic Ocean: Annual science meeting


All researchers directly involved in the Changing Arctic Ocean (CAO) programme, either through research grant awards or CAO programme management, are invited to the annual science meeting on 15-16 January 2019 with additional meetings and workshops on 17 January 2019.

16 Jan 2019

Resource Recovery from Waste: Final conference


The final conference for the Resource Recovery from Waste programme will bring together five years of research to highlight the relevance of resource recovery for a clean, low-carbon and resource efficient economy.

17-18 Jan 2019

Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience: First science meeting


The BETR programme is holding its first science meeting, Earth System transitions - How resilient is the biosphere? on the 17-18 January 2019 at the Geological Society.

An archive of recent events is also available.