The £16 million UK flagship Changing Arctic Ocean programme sets off today on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean. Funded by NERC, researchers from institutes across the UK are heading to the Fram Strait region between Greenland and Svalbard to look at the effects of warming on Arctic marine life.
New Arctic research on ocean acidification and microplastics brought live to classrooms around the world
Students around the world have been sending in questions directly to the Arctic Live Research Expedition scientists about their work on microplastics, ocean acidification and the impacts on marine life.
A new public engagement opportunity will see environmental scientists paired with parliamentary, policy and council workers, journalists and marine industry figures to help boost the benefits of NERC research beyond the academic community.
A joint UK-US research programme launched today is one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.
A recent report showed that UK environmental science ranks top amongst research-intensive countries around the globe. Further analysis now shows that NERC-funded science outperforms the UK environmental research average.
Researchers helping to boost resilience to natural disasters in developing countries using innovative risk financing schemes showcased their work today as part of the Commonwealth summit.
You may have spotted a change to our web address. This is because NERC is now part of UK Research & Innovation, a new organisation that brings together the UK's seven research councils, Innovate UK and Research England.
As part of the commissioning process for the British Ocean Sediment Core Research Facility (BOSCORF), NERC would like to offer users and the wider community the opportunity to input into the specific requirements for this facility.
NERC and Hay Festival have joined forces to launch Trans.MISSION, a new project pairing leading environmental scientists with award-winning artists to communicate cutting edge research to new audiences at Hay Festival 2018 and beyond.