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Queen's New Year Honours 2019 congratulations

NERC would like to congratulate members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen's New Year honours list 2019.

8 Jan 2019


Season's Greetings and Happy 2019 from all at NERC

Here at NERC we have had a fantastic 2018. Here are a few highlights.

19 Dec 2018


15 biggest emerging trends and threats to biodiversity in 2019

Experts have identified the emerging but little understood trends that could have a big impact on the natural world in 2019.

19 Dec 2018


£24 million for new research into major environmental topics

New research on major environmental issues such as the impact of microplastics in our oceans, the UK potential for geothermal power and mitigating climate change have been funded under the fourth round of NERC highlight topics.

13 Dec 2018


New animation about inspiring scientists

This week we launched our new animation 'Inspiring Scientists'.

11 Dec 2018


Call for nominations for the Queen's New Year Honours 2020

Do you know someone working within the environmental sciences sector who deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution, their achievements in public life, and/or their commitment to serving and helping Britain?

10 Dec 2018

Closing Date: 14 Feb 2019


Glasgow geothermal project heats up with first borehole

The first borehole is underway at the UK Geoenergy Observatory for Glasgow, allowing scientists to 'see' underground at the world-class geothermal energy research site in the east end of the city.

7 Dec 2018


NERC Impact Awards 2018: Winners make an impact on our world

The real-world impact of inspirational environmental science was celebrated last night at NERC's 2018 Impact Awards in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall.

4 Dec 2018


NERC Impact Awards 2018: Bringing Brazil's biodiversity back from the brink

Brazilian early career scientist Dr Cristina Banks-Leite discovered the minimum forest cover required to maintain biodiversity in Brazil's Atlantic forest.

28 Nov 2018


NERC Impact Awards 2018: 'Goldilocks' wavelength brings global biomass into focus

Work has begun on a highly innovative satellite able to measure the amount of biomass locked in the world's forests and how this changes over time, paving the way for monitoring how deforestation and reforestation are affecting the climate globally.

26 Nov 2018