2016 news announcements
NERC is relaunching its magazine Planet Earth, which communicates the amazing science it supports, and the wider benefits it has to UK society and the economy.
NERC has funded five research projects to explore and develop new ways to improve sustainable food production using satellite technologies.
Professor John Underhill, chair of exploration geoscience at Heriot-Watt University, has been presented with the Lyell Medal by the Geological Society.
NERC is pleased to announce that five colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2016 for their services to environmental science, Earth science and deep-sea ecology.
Initial appointments have been made to a new strategic advisory group to support the development of the government's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
NERC-funded researcher Professor Nigel Dunnett has recently been appointed as an ambassador of the Royal Horticultural Society.