Research addressing major environmental challenges posed by climate change was showcased by global partnership the Belmont Forum at an event hosted by UK Research & Innovation and NERC.
A NERC funding programme aims to address two of the biggest environmental science challenges in urban areas across the UK today. Air quality and water management innovation projects will have a regional focus as part of the Regional Impact from Science of the Environment (RISE) initiative.
Britain's best innovators and researchers will be invited to pitch their ideas to help tackle the effects of climate change on towns, cities and the countryside as part of modern Industrial Strategy.
The Data Tree online course in research data management is now live. This free course has been developed by the Institute for Environmental Analytics and funded by NERC to help its students build excellent data management skills.
Key findings from NERC research on achieving the Paris climate agreement's targets are cited in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report.
NERC is investing over £100 million over the next five years as part of its continued support of environmental science PhD training in the second round of the doctoral training partnerships programme.
NERC has opened a call for public engagement proposals costing up to £1·3 million over three years. This significant new investment towards public engagement highlights the importance of the environmental issues at the core of the programme.