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Future of UK Treescapes Programme ambassador

Applications are invited for the role of programme ambassador on the new "Future of UK Treescapes Programme".

27 Mar 2020

Closing Date: 12 May 2020


Executive Chair of NERC awarded a knighthood for services to climate science

Professor Sir Duncan Wingham, Executive Chair of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Professor of Climate Physics at University College London has received a knighthood for services to climate science.

13 Mar 2020


Operation Earth: Phase Two of the national environmental science programme for families is announced

A popular national programme to engage school-aged children and their families with environmental science will return later this year.

6 Mar 2020


NERC launches new public engagement strategy

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has today launched a new Public Engagement with Research and Innovation Strategy, which sets out a new and ambitious way of engaging the public with our research.

4 Mar 2020


New operational arrangements for NERC

Today, it was announced that Victoria McMyn will take up the role of NERC Chief Operating Officer with Nigel Bird stepping into the role of NERC Director of Major Programmes from 5 March 2020.

3 Mar 2020


World-class energy research to drive a net zero future

As a step towards achieving the UK’s net-zero target, funding announced today will enable engineers, social scientists and natural scientists to conduct vital research on global energy challenges and their implications for the UK.

18 Feb 2020


UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has today launched a consultation as part of its Open Access Review. The consultation will inform the development of a new open access policy, aimed at ensuring that the published outputs of research are widely and freely accessible to all.

13 Feb 2020


New appointments to NERC Council

UK Research and Innovation has appointed three new members to NERC Council – Matthew Harwood, Rebecca Heaton and Clare Matterson.

5 Feb 2020


Briefing Webinar: Enabling Research in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

UKRI will host a webinar 11:00 – 12:30 on Monday 10 February 2020 to support the funding opportunity for Enabling Research in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging.

4 Feb 2020


NERC appoints six new members to its Science Committee

NERC has appointed six new members to its Science Committee to replace those who completed their term at the end of 2019.

3 Feb 2020