2013 news announcements
Two teams of entrepreneurial researchers triumphed in a business plan competition for hypothetical biotechnology and environmental start-up companies on Monday.
The winners of NERC's inaugural short article and photography competition were announced at an awards ceremony in central London this evening.
NERC is funding research, skills and technologies, aimed at helping the oil and gas sector put environmental science at the heart of responsible management of our planet.
NERC has this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global engineering and design company Arup in the first strategic partnership of its kind for the UK's largest funder of environmental science.
The Minister for Universities & Science David Willetts today announced £100 million of new NERC investment in fifteen Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs), which specialise in training environmental science PhD students.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Heriot-Watt University are joining forces to create a new centre for Earth and marine science and technology.
A record of Neanderthal archaeology, thought to be long lost, has been re-discovered by NERC-funded scientists working in the Channel Island of Jersey.
NERC supported research reveals melting undersides of submerged ice shelves account for up to 90 per cent of ice loss in Antarctica.
NERC supported research shows some of Europe's hottest days are four times warmer than the global average change since 1950.