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.
UK researchers and innovators will work with counterparts across the planet to tackle global challenges such as Ebola outbreaks, the impact of subpolar ocean currents on global climate, and the effect of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on society and individuals’ happiness and wellbeing following a major funding announcement.
NERC is creating a new strategy for public engagement with environmental science research and today we're publishing a draft which is open to feedback. The strategy is available for feedback from 31 July to 7 September.
NERC science helps to shape BBC nature documentaries that drive public policy and change the way people choose to live their lives - extraordinary, award-winning programmes watched by millions and exported worldwide.
Our science delivers positive economic benefits to a wide range of business sectors by providing science-based solutions, enabling smarter regulation, and reducing operational costs.
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?
NERC extends its warmest congratulations to a number of researchers in the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Visitors to the Science Museum can meet a scale model of the Autosub Long Range known as Boaty McBoatface as part of an exhibition opening today.
A multi-disciplinary programme coordination team at the University of Leicester has been appointed for the UK Research & Innovation Strategic Priorities Fund programme 'Landscape Decisions: Toward a new framework for using land assets'.
Ambitious delivery plans published today outline how UK Research & Innovation will work with its partners to ensure that world-leading research and innovation continues to flourish in the UK.