British Antarctic Survey and Cammell Laird invite members of the public to join them at the Birkenhead shipyard on Thursday 26 September 2019 to watch the ceremonial naming of the new polar ship for Britain – the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The ceremony is the highlight of a three-day celebration of UK science, engineering, and shipbuilding.
The first phase of the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) major public engagement programme, Engaging Environments, has come to a close with the publication of reports from each of the six projects it funded.
Publication of a Joint Science Plan and appointment of Champions for the UK Climate Resilience Programme
UKRI and the Met Office are publishing a Joint Science Plan for the UK Climate Resilience Programme. Additionally, UK Climate Resilience appoints Champions for the UKRI & Met Office led Strategic Priorities Fund research programme.
UK researchers and innovators will work with counterparts across the planet to tackle global challenges such as Ebola outbreaks, the impact of subpolar ocean currents on global climate, and the effect of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on society and individuals’ happiness and wellbeing following a major funding announcement.
NERC is creating a new strategy for public engagement with environmental science research and today we're publishing a draft which is open to feedback. The strategy is available for feedback from 31 July to 7 September.
NERC science helps to shape BBC nature documentaries that drive public policy and change the way people choose to live their lives - extraordinary, award-winning programmes watched by millions and exported worldwide.
NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), is working with Innovate UK, to convene a scoping workshop which aims to bring together members of the research and innovation communities with an interest in the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge and to strengthen collaboration, enabling greater interdisciplinary working.
Our science delivers positive economic benefits to a wide range of business sectors by providing science-based solutions, enabling smarter regulation, and reducing operational costs.