Research announcements

RSS Research announcements email newsletter

Pre-announcement: SPF (Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk)

Closing date: 31 Jan
2020

6 Nov 2019

NERC will shortly be inviting proposals for the first funding call as part of the UKRI Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR).

Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk (SWIMMR) kick off meeting

6 Nov 2019

The SWIMMR kick off meeting will be held on 26th November 2019 in the Wolfson Library of the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG, starting at 11:00am (coffee available from 10:30am).

Announcement of Opportunity: Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries

Closing date: 20 Jan
2020

5 Nov 2019

NERC, on behalf of UKRI, invites proposals for international, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects under the UKRI GCRF Reducing the Impacts of Plastic Waste in Developing Countries call.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) Director

Closing date: 21 Nov
2019

31 Oct 2019

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), on behalf of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), are inviting applications for a new interdisciplinary director of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC).

Announcement of Opportunity: Networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges at the indoor/outdoor interface

Closing date: 21 Jan
2020

24 Oct 2019

UKRI invites proposals for interdisciplinary networks under the second wave of the SPF Clean Air programme, aiming to equip the UK to proactively tackle new and emerging air quality challenges.

Update on NERC strategic programme area

16 Oct 2019

Following a working group in May the proposed programme " The Form, Function and Future of UK Treescapes" was supported by Science Committee at its meeting in September. This programme will now be taken forward as a SPA, and NERC will look to develop a wider programme with other funders and stakeholders with a view to launching in 2020.

About Drought Download

Closing date: 23 Nov
2019

1 Oct 2019

Come along to the Royal Society, London to explore the final products from across the programme, including not only the progression of research on drought forecasting, monitoring, prediction, risk, impact assessment and communication, but also the numerous multidisciplinary resources, tools, and datasets that have been developed, and in many cases, rolled out to various sectors.

Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal Demonstrators Directorate Hub

Closing date: 19 Nov
2019

30 Sep 2019

NERC, on behalf of UKRI are inviting proposals of up to £6.1m (at 80% fEC) for the Directorate Hub of the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Wave 2 Greenhouse Gas Removal Demonstrators programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: The Changing North Atlantic and its Impact on Climate

Closing date: 21 Nov
2019

18 Sep 2019

Proposals are invited for a new joint UK-US research programme that will take advantage of the data arising from the joint UK-US OSNAP array, to improve understanding and models of the Subpolar North Atlantic and its impacts. The programme is supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF).

Pre-announcement: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources research programme

6 Sep 2019

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) would like to announce the timetable for a new £12.4m research programme on the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR), delivered in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Marine Scotland.