2016 news announcements
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today launched an action plan to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in research, recognising its leadership role in driving a change in culture.
NERC has commissioned five highly ambitious research programmes, worth £34 million, that will see its research centres working closely together to tackle major scientific and societal challenges.
NERC is investing around £1·2 million in innovative projects designed to improve urban life and create sustainable cities by helping us make better use of 'green infrastructure'.
Scientists will use cutting-edge technology to pinpoint potential landslide "warning signs" on a high-risk route in Scotland following devastating storms in December.