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

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.

26 Mar 2018


NERC report on gender pay gap 2017

NERC has today published a report on the average hourly pay and bonuses of male and female employees, known as the 'gender pay gap'.

26 Mar 2018


NERC reviews Earth observation national capability services

NERC recently completed a review of its Earth observation portfolio of services and facilities, considering a number of elements and including consultation with stakeholders.

19 Mar 2018


Boaty completes first under-ice Antarctic mission

NOC autonomous underwater vehicle Autosub Long Range, known affectionately around the world as Boaty McBoatface, was successfully recovered last week following its first under-ice mission beneath the Filchner Ice Shelf in West Antarctica.

14 Mar 2018


Building Resilience event highlights the benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration

Researchers from across the UK, the globe and from a wide variety of disciplines gathered last week to address the building of resilience to environmental hazards, both natural and man-made, in developing countries.

13 Mar 2018


New Board created for the British Geological Survey

NERC and the British Geological Survey (BGS) have today announced the membership of the first BGS Board.

13 Mar 2018


JASMIN4: A crucial upgrade for environmental science

A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available in one of the UK's national supercomputers.

8 Mar 2018


Government position on UK participation in Horizon 2020

The UK government has issued a document to clarify the UK's eligibility to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

6 Mar 2018


NERC announces Council members

We are pleased to announce the appointment of the NERC Council which will be effective from 1 April 2018. This board is a combination of previously serving Council members, existing members and new members to ensure a broad range of expertise and experience is represented, as we commence upon the creation of UK Research & Innovation.

6 Mar 2018


Operation Earth: Environmental science for families launches nationwide

NERC's Operation Earth programme launches this month at 11 science and discovery centres across the UK.

8 Feb 2018