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Sustainable Intensification & Valuing Nature in Dialogue workshop : Enabling researchers to work across environment and farming policy interests

Closing date: 28 Jan
2019

18 Jan 2019

Applications are invited from early career researchers with experience in disciplines broadly related to sustainable intensification or natural capital to attend this free workshop in Birmingham on 5-7 March 2019.

Highlight topics - Fifth round

Closing date: 21 Feb
2019

14 Jan 2019

NERC invites proposals for the fifth round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Clean Air Champion

Closing date: 14 Feb
2019

20 Dec 2018

UK Research & Innovation is inviting applications for the role of UK Clean Air Champion. The Clean Air: Analysis & Solutions programme is supported through the Strategic Priorities Fund and will be jointly delivered by NERC, ESRC, EPSRC, MRC and Innovate UK on behalf of UKRI, and the Met Office and NPL on behalf of BEIS.

Announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions Programme Coordination Team

Closing date: 19 Feb
2019

13 Dec 2018

UK Research & Innovation are inviting applications for a Programme Coordination Team for the Strategic Priorities Fund's 'Landscape Decisions: Toward a new framework for using land assets' programme.

£24 million for new research into major environmental topics

13 Dec 2018

New research on major environmental issues such as the impact of microplastics in our oceans, the UK potential for geothermal power and mitigating climate change have been funded under the fourth round of NERC highlight topics.

Fifth round of highlight topics announced

Closing date: 31 Jan
2019

30 Nov 2018

As a result of its ideas process, NERC is pleased to announce the topics that will be offered through its highlight topics programme, following the fifth cut-off for ideas.

Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience: First science meeting

Closing date: 30 Nov
2018

28 Nov 2018

The BETR programme is holding its first science meeting, Earth System transitions - How resilient is the biosphere?, on the 17-18 January 2019 at the Geological Society, London.

Resource Recovery from Waste - Final conference

Closing date: 2 Jan
2019

1 Nov 2018

Registration is now open to attend the Resource Recovery from Waste programme final conference on 16 January 2019 at One Great George Street, London.

Resource Recovery from Waste - Policy and practice notes

1 Nov 2018

The Resource Recovery from Waste coordination team have published two policy and practice notes.

Developing NERC's High Performance Computing Strategy - Town meeting

Closing date: 15 Nov
2018

29 Oct 2018

As a first step to the development of a high performance computer (HPC) strategy, NERC is organising a one-day community event in London on 27 November to provide NERC with evidence and advice on the future direction of HPC provision in the environmental sciences community.