NERC news

RSS NERC news email newsletter

UK participation in Horizon 2020: UK government overview

The government has published updated information for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

15 Aug 2018


£6 million to explore impact of hazardous chemicals on UK ecosystems

NERC has awarded £6 million to investigate the effects that potentially hazardous chemicals used by humans are having on UK habitats and wildlife.

9 Aug 2018


NERC invests £22 million in major research programme on the Atlantic Ocean

A new research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed.

2 Aug 2018


BGS Science Advisory Committee vacancies

The British Geological Survey is inviting applications for positions on its new Science Advisory Committee.

26 Jul 2018


NERC Annual Report

NERC's Annual Report and Accounts 2017-18 was published today; it outlines the organisation's main achievements over the past year and progress on strategic objectives.

12 Jul 2018


Launch of the RRS Sir David Attenborough hull into River Mersey

A major milestone in the build of the UK's state-of-the-art polar research ship is reached this weekend (Saturday 14 July 2018), when the 129m-long, 10,000 tonne hull of the RRS Sir David Attenborough is launched into the River Mersey for the first time.

11 Jul 2018


UK and Germany combine forces to fund crucial Arctic science

For the first time, the UK and Germany have joined forces to investigate the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean.

3 Jul 2018


£900 million Future Leaders investment will sustain the UK as global home of research talent

Business Secretary Greg Clark today unveiled a major new £900 million investment in the UK Research & Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships Scheme.

21 Jun 2018


NERC supports UKRI A Vision for Zero Plastic Waste parliamentary engagement

On Monday 11 June, NERC researchers and representatives supported a cross-disciplinary parliamentary reception led by UKRI, bringing together authoritative voices from science and innovation, industry and politics under the title: A Vision for Zero Plastic Waste.

14 Jun 2018


Call for nominations for the Queen's Birthday Honours 2019

Do you know someone working within the environmental sciences sector who deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution, their achievements in public life, and/or their commitment to serving and helping Britain?

14 Jun 2018