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Open Letter in response to the outcomes of the Independent Research Fellowship 2019

You may be aware that concern has been raised that only candidates identifying as male have been awarded NERC Independent Research Fellowships (IRF) from the 2019 call. The results were released on Monday 21 September on the NERC website.

28 Sep 2020


Professor Dame Georgina Mace – 1953-2020

It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of Professor Dame Georgina Mace.

22 Sep 2020


Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging projects for Recycle Week

URKI is announcing nearly one quarter of a million pounds in funding for projects to address plastic waste and improve the UK’s recycling capabilities during Recycle Week.

22 Sep 2020


Natural History Museum public engagement project highlights the impact of Covid-19

A NERC COVID-19 public engagement funded project has produced infographics to show changes in the movement of people, air and noise pollution, and wildlife sightings in the UK during lockdown.

22 Sep 2020


NERC COVID-19 Ideas Series webinar to take place this month

A ground-breaking event series to explore environmental solutions in a post COVID-19 world will conclude with a special webinar later this month to discuss its outcomes.

15 Sep 2020


Webinar: Changing the Environment

We are inviting individuals to attend a Town Hall meeting via webinar for the NERC Changing the Environment Programme.

14 Sep 2020


Innovative digital projects that will tackle environmental challenges receive funding

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded individual grants of up to £1.2 million to seven research projects that will use cutting-edge digital technology to advance environmental outcomes.

10 Sep 2020


National Oceanography Centre launches New Online Course

A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the National Oceanography Centre starts 5 October and is now open for registration.  

3 Sep 2020


Investigation into ecological impact of Chernobyl wildfires

A new project led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) will investigate the impact of this year’s wildfires in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on wildlife.

25 Aug 2020


New research will improve early warning of devastating megastorms

Ground-breaking scientific research will make it easier to predict the path of some of the world’s most powerful storms, enabling communities to better protect themselves from severe flooding.

24 Aug 2020