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NERC Impact Awards 2018: Informing new 'no deforestation' standard for sustainable palm oil

New certification standards to make growing palm oil less destructive to biodiversity were developed based on research by NERC 2018 Impact Awards finalist Dr Jennifer Lucey.

15 Nov 2018


NERC Impact Awards 2018: 4,000 tonnes of microbeads no longer released into ocean

Leading British microplastics researchers have been shortlisted for a NERC Impact Award to honour the substantial benefits their pioneering research has provided for society.

8 Nov 2018


NERC celebrates impacts of UK scientists in awards shortlist

The six finalists for NERC's 2018 Impact Awards announced today, ahead of the December ceremony.

5 Nov 2018


Giant 'Earth' artwork shines a light on our environment

A huge Earth will glow alongside Hope the whale in the Natural History Museum this month, at a public 'Lates' event delivered in partnership with NERC.

4 Nov 2018


NERC at Green GB Week: The highlights

Last week the government rolled out the UK's first Green GB Week, to coincide with ten years of the Climate Change Act.

23 Oct 2018


NERC environmental change research showcased at international forum during Green GB Week

Research addressing major environmental challenges posed by climate change was showcased by global partnership the Belmont Forum at an event hosted by UK Research & Innovation and NERC.

19 Oct 2018


Environmental Scientists RISE to the challenge

A NERC funding programme aims to address two of the biggest environmental science challenges in urban areas across the UK today. Air quality and water management innovation projects will have a regional focus as part of the Regional Impact from Science of the Environment (RISE) initiative.

19 Oct 2018


Call for new green innovations to tackle climate change

Britain's best innovators and researchers will be invited to pitch their ideas to help tackle the effects of climate change on towns, cities and the countryside as part of modern Industrial Strategy.

19 Oct 2018


NERC students encouraged to turn over a new leaf in research data management with Data Tree

The Data Tree online course in research data management is now live. This free course has been developed by the Institute for Environmental Analytics and funded by NERC to help its students build excellent data management skills.

16 Oct 2018


UKRI partner for Green GB Week

The first Green GB Week will take place on 15-19 October 2018, with a number of events and activities planned across the country.

15 Oct 2018