Universities & Science Minister Jo Johnson today announced the reappointment of Professor Duncan Wingham as chief executive of the Natural Environment Research Council.
Two teams of entrepreneurial researchers have triumphed in a business plan competition for hypothetical biotechnology and environmental start-up companies in London on Thursday.
An article about the challenges of undertaking geology in Greece and a photograph of a snow-covered hut from the NERC iSTAR programme in Antarctica are this year's winners of NERC's short article writing and student photography competitions.
The Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) and Vodafone UK are working together to learn more about the rapid decline in many UK seal populations by fitting them with mobile phone-based tracking tags.
Fifteen NERC-funded PhD students have been awarded internships that will give them valuable insights into the policymaking process and how science can contribute to it.
Soaring temperatures could mean less summer rain despite previous research showing a strong link between climate change and a wet UK holiday season.
NERC's world-leading climate science research is set to play a pivotal role in helping negotiators thrash out an international climate change agreement during the upcoming UN climate change conference in Paris.