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NERC is pleased to announce that five colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 for their services to environmental science.
NERC sponsored ten young researchers to develop innovative solutions to communicate natural hazard risks, as part of the World Bank's Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico.
In April, NERC sponsored 'Into the deep - Discovering our oceans', a Parliamentary & Scientific Committee reception in Westminster, chaired by Stephen Metcalfe MP.
NERC and Hay Festival have today unveiled the Trans.MISSION series, three new short films by award-winning artists to communicate cutting-edge science to new audiences at Hay Festival 2018 and beyond.
The UK government has announced that it will be committing over £30 million of funding and will continue to lead the global fight against antimicrobial resistance. The funding will be delivered via four new projects as part of the Global AMR Innovation Fund. One of these projects will be delivered by BBSRC and NERC, on behalf of UKRI.
A new collaboration between researchers in the UK and Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru has been announced, during a visit by UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Peru this week.
With just one week left for applications to the NERC 2018 Impact Awards, we can reveal the experts who will be assessing the applications for the awards.
The £16 million UK flagship Changing Arctic Ocean programme sets off today on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean. Funded by NERC, researchers from institutes across the UK are heading to the Fram Strait region between Greenland and Svalbard to look at the effects of warming on Arctic marine life.
New Arctic research on ocean acidification and microplastics brought live to classrooms around the world
Students around the world have been sending in questions directly to the Arctic Live Research Expedition scientists about their work on microplastics, ocean acidification and the impacts on marine life.
A new public engagement opportunity will see environmental scientists paired with parliamentary, policy and council workers, journalists and marine industry figures to help boost the benefits of NERC research beyond the academic community.