UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are seeking input to understand how research, including training and demonstration activities can best inform and accelerate the transition to net zero heating and cooling for the UK.
NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours.
An exciting new centre has been announced that will train 50 PhD students to tackle environmental challenges using the latest satellite data.
Professor Duncan Wingham, Executive Chair of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has been appointed a Knight for services to climate science.
NERC is offering an opportunity for researchers to run public engagement activities as part of our annual showcase 2020. The showcase will take place at Techniquest Science Centre in Cardiff in July 2020.
The three UKRI councils, NERC, ESRC and EPSRC are pleased to confirm funding for a further five years of the UK membership of the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).
Hay Festival and the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC, a part of UK Research and Innovation) have today released Glacier Shallap – Or the Sad Tale of a Dying Glacier, the latest film in from Trans.MISSION II, a global project pairing leading environmental researchers with award-winning storytellers to communicate cutting-edge science.
NERC-funded research shows that continual logging and re-growing of tropical forests is reducing the levels of vital nutrients in the soil – limiting future forest growth and jeopardising the long-term sustainability of logging in the tropics.
Do you know someone working within the environmental sciences sector who deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution, their achievements in public life or their commitment to serving and helping Britain?
Today, it was announced that Professor Susan Waldron will take up the role of NERC Director of Research and Skills from 6 January 2020. Susan will join NERC from the University of Glasgow where she has been Professor of Biogeochemistry.
Today, it was announced that Professor Graham Underwood will take up the role of the Chair of NERC Science Committee from November 2019.
A set of four new reports identifies the range of research and innovation (R&I) needs of key UK business sectors, to enable them to measure and value natural assets.
Cray has been awarded the contract to supply the hardware for the next national supercomputer, ARCHER2, following a procurement exercise delivered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
A new brand for the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has been launched today as part of a unified identity for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
British satellites will be better protected through a £20m boost to predict severe space weather events, the PM announced whilst at the UN General Assembly.
The UK’s new polar research ship is formally named the RRS Sir David Attenborough by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The royals will follow tradition by smashing a bottle of champagne against the hull. Special guest Sir David Attenborough will attend.
We are pleased to announce that the plan for two research centres within the NERC portfolio to become independent has received approval from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy' and HM Treasury.
UK research teams are set to join the first ever year-round expedition into the central Arctic Ocean to undertake ground-breaking studies into the Arctic climate system during the middle of the polar night.
Our investment helps to shape and strengthen policies and decisions made at every level of government, including Parliament, central government, the devolved administrations, local government and government agencies.
Hay Festival and NERC have today unveiled the Peruvian strand of their Trans.MISSION II collaboration, a global project pairing leading environmental researchers with award-winning storytellers to communicate cutting-edge science to new audiences.
British Antarctic Survey and Cammell Laird invite members of the public to join them at the Birkenhead shipyard on Thursday 26 September 2019 to watch the ceremonial naming of the new polar ship for Britain – the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The ceremony is the highlight of a three-day celebration of UK science, engineering, and shipbuilding.
The first phase of the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) major public engagement programme, Engaging Environments, has come to a close with the publication of reports from each of the six projects it funded.
Publication of a Joint Science Plan and appointment of Champions for the UK Climate Resilience Programme
UKRI and the Met Office are publishing a Joint Science Plan for the UK Climate Resilience Programme. Additionally, UK Climate Resilience appoints Champions for the UKRI & Met Office led Strategic Priorities Fund research programme.