2016 news announcements
NERC's new state-of-the-art polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, reaches its first construction milestone this week with the ceremonial laying of the keel.
In a unique celebration of the best of British environmental science, the Natural Environment Research Council will showcase one of the world's most advanced research ships in Liverpool this week.
Scientists this week launched a new study into the 'soundscape' of Britain's seas, aiming to better understand the impact of maritime noise pollution on fish including their ability to communicate.
NERC and ESRC have joined forces with the US's Rockefeller Foundation to support the United Nation's 17 Global Goals, which aim to eliminate poverty and hunger and help fight climate change over the next 15 years.
Today, NERC releases exclusive images of two of the world's key scientific instruments taking part in a training mission ahead of going on public display at Into the blue, an interactive celebration of science taking place in Liverpool and Manchester next month.
NERC is taking fresh steps to engage the British public with environmental science and its vital role in meeting some of the world's biggest challenges with a new new public engagement with research strategy.