News announcements

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


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