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NERC research on 1.5°C global warming informs international special report on climate change

Key findings from NERC research on achieving the Paris climate agreement's targets are cited in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report.

15 Oct 2018


NERC National Capability Science Single Centre awards

NERC has funded five world-leading programmes of research as part of its National Capability Science Single Centre awards.

12 Oct 2018


NERC pledges £100 million for postgraduate training

NERC is investing over £100 million over the next five years as part of its continued support of environmental science PhD training in the second round of the doctoral training partnerships programme.

10 Oct 2018


Stage 2 proposals wanted for £1.3 million public engagement fund

NERC has opened a call for public engagement proposals costing up to £1·3 million over three years. This significant new investment towards public engagement highlights the importance of the environmental issues at the core of the programme.

5 Oct 2018


NERC beats target with 53 new apprenticeships

NERC staff began 53 apprenticeships during 2017-18, surpassing the government target set by the Apprenticeship Levy last year.

18 Sep 2018


NERC funds National Capability National Public Good awards

NERC has funded six National Capability National Public Good awards worth a total of £8 million.

12 Sep 2018


Research on the role of the environment on mental health

The role the natural environment could play in mental health will be explored as part of an ambitious research investment led by UK Research & Innovation.

10 Sep 2018


UK expertise informs Google's new dataset search

Experts from UK Research & Innovation have contributed to a new search tool launched today by Google that aims to help scientists, policy makers and other user groups more easily find the data required for their work and their stories, or simply to satisfy their intellectual curiosity.

6 Sep 2018


UK scientists to join Arctic research ship 'drifting' past North Pole

UK scientists will join what could be the largest-scale Arctic research expedition ever planned when the German research ship, RV Polarstern, is deliberately lodged into sea ice to drift past the North Pole.

29 Aug 2018


Glasgow gives warm welcome to geothermal heat research

Glasgow City Council and South Lanarkshire Council have approved plans to develop a world class geothermal research observatory in the east end of the city. Work will begin on site this autumn.

28 Aug 2018