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Can you help find environmental solutions to COVID-19?

A ground-breaking events series will take place later this month to find environmental solutions to COVID-19 and NERC is seeking participants with a range of expertise.  

3 Jun 2020

NERC invests £500k to scope a national Floods and Droughts Research Infrastructure

This £500k investment seeks to understand the data that are required to improve the prediction and mitigation of floods and droughts nationally, and the infrastructure required to enable these measurements to increase the UK's resilience to such events.

29 May 2020

Espiral: Translating the complexities of conservation

The impact of social and political systems on Colombian forests is explored through a short story from a collaboration between NERC and Hay Festival.

27 May 2020

Day Zero and Chips: Communicating the impact of UK droughts

A new film from a collaboration between NERC and Hay Festival explores how day-to-day life might change when the water runs dry.

27 May 2020

Hackathons seek environmental solutions to Covid-19

Digital Sprint led by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Cranfield University.

20 May 2020

Hay Festival and NERC merge climate science and art with Trans.MISSION II online

Hay Festival and the Natural Environment Research Council will launch the final part in their Trans.MISSION II collaboration later this month with two new films pairing leading environmental researchers with award-winning storytellers to communicate cutting-edge science to new audiences.

13 May 2020

UKCEH targets major global challenges in new strategy

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has launched a new five-year research and innovation strategy, outlining its role in tackling the unprecedented global environmental challenges.

23 Apr 2020

NERC Management Board: Non-Executive Director Vacancies

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is looking for up to two independent, part-time, non-executive Director to join the NERC Management Board (NMB).

22 Apr 2020

Closing Date: 6 Jul 2020

Sir John Houghton, 1931-2020

It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of Sir John Houghton. We would like to extend our sympathies and thoughts to his family, friends and former colleagues.

20 Apr 2020

Bangor University contributes to global COVID-19 related research

Scientists at Bangor University are joining the global fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic.

16 Apr 2020