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