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Professor Corinne Le Quéré awarded Environmental Sciences 2020 Prize

Professor Corinne Le Quéré has been awarded the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences 2020 by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

5 Jun 2020


Environmental engagement projects receive COVID-19 funding awards

Five innovative public engagement projects to tackle challenges caused by COVID-19 have received funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

5 Jun 2020


Can you help find environmental solutions to COVID-19?

A ground-breaking events series will take place later this month to find environmental solutions to COVID-19 and NERC is seeking participants with a range of expertise.  

3 Jun 2020


NERC invests £500k to scope a national Floods and Droughts Research Infrastructure

This £500k investment seeks to understand the data that are required to improve the prediction and mitigation of floods and droughts nationally, and the infrastructure required to enable these measurements to increase the UK's resilience to such events.

29 May 2020


Espiral: Translating the complexities of conservation

The impact of social and political systems on Colombian forests is explored through a short story from a collaboration between NERC and Hay Festival.

27 May 2020


Day Zero and Chips: Communicating the impact of UK droughts

A new film from a collaboration between NERC and Hay Festival explores how day-to-day life might change when the water runs dry.

27 May 2020


Hackathons seek environmental solutions to Covid-19

Digital Sprint led by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Cranfield University.

20 May 2020


Hay Festival and NERC merge climate science and art with Trans.MISSION II online

Hay Festival and the Natural Environment Research Council will launch the final part in their Trans.MISSION II collaboration later this month with two new films pairing leading environmental researchers with award-winning storytellers to communicate cutting-edge science to new audiences.

13 May 2020


UKCEH targets major global challenges in new strategy

The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) has launched a new five-year research and innovation strategy, outlining its role in tackling the unprecedented global environmental challenges.

23 Apr 2020


NERC Management Board: Non-Executive Director Vacancies

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is looking for up to two independent, part-time, non-executive Director to join the NERC Management Board (NMB).

22 Apr 2020

Closing Date: 6 Jul 2020