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Search starts for new NERC directors

NERC is recruiting two new directors to join its senior leadership team.

5 Jun 2019


NERC Council - Membership vacancies

NERC is looking to appoint new members to sit on our Council - if you have relevant expertise and experience we would like to hear from you.

5 Jun 2019

Closing Date: 29 Jul 2019


Introducing the new NERC non-executive director

NERC is delighted to announce that Ms Caroline Bault has been appointed as a new non-executive director.

3 Jun 2019


Chief Operating Officer bids farewell to NERC after nine years

NERC Executive Chair Professor Duncan Wingham announced today that, after nine years with NERC, Paul Fox will be leaving this coming September.

30 May 2019


NERC National Capability Science awards: CPOM and COMET

NERC has provided funding to two centres to enable major research programmes into the observation of earthquakes and volcanic activity, and build understanding of changes at the Earth's poles.

29 May 2019


Hay Festival and NERC launch Trans.MISSION II global project merging science and art

Hay Festival and NERC have today unveiled Trans.MISSION II, a new global project pairing leading environmental researchers with award-winning storytellers to communicate cutting-edge science to new audiences.

25 May 2019


Opportunity to join the Science Committee

NERC invites applications from across the NERC science remit, and from business and policy, to join its Science Committee.

24 May 2019

Closing Date: 1 Jul 2019


Collaborative projects to advance understanding of biodiversity in Latin America

NERC-funded researchers have begun a series of collaborative projects with partners in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru to advance understanding of the social and economic role of biodiversity in Latin America, and how it can be managed more sustainably.

17 May 2019


£25 million funding for leading disease prevention projects

NERC is one of 12 funders investing a total of £25 million into understanding and influencing the social, economic and environmental factors that affect our health. The investment marks the first funding round of the UK Prevention Research Partnership.

9 May 2019


NERC celebrates impacts of major public engagement programme

NERC and the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement have released a booklet to celebrate the outcomes of a major NERC-funded public engagement programme. The booklet highlights successes and learning points from the first stage of the Engaging Environments programme, to enable researchers at all stages of their career to plan and deliver high-quality public engagement activities.

2 May 2019