Research announcements

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Announcement of Opportunity: NERC-ESRC funded Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System (UKUH) programme launches an Open Call

Closing date: 12 Oct
2020

24 Jul 2020

Up to £400,000 of funding has been allocated up to build upon the existing NERC-ESRC funded Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System (UKUH) programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Preparing for Future Clean Air Challenges: Interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia

Closing date: 15 Oct
2020

23 Jul 2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invites proposals for interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia under the second wave of the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Clean Air Programme.

£3 million to support Networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges at the indoor/outdoor interface

22 Jul 2020

UK Research and Innovation has awarded £3 million to support six research networks that will investigate solutions to air pollution.

New scheme to support UK scientists with IODP-related events

22 Jun 2020

We are pleased to announce a new scheme to support UK scientists in the organisation of, or participation in, IODP-related workshops, sand-pits, training, outreach or other events. 

Call for ideas for strategic research highlight topics for environmental solutions to COVID-19

19 Jun 2020

NERC invites highlight topic ideas (strategic funding for research and innovation) to encourage environmental solutions that learn from the COVID-19 pandemic, and in doing so support the UK environment, economy and society to recover from COVID-19 legacy challenges.

Announcement of Opportunity: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources

Closing date: 6 Oct
2020

15 May 2020

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on behalf of UKRI, welcome Notification of Intent and Full Proposals to its £12.4m SMMR programme. This call is in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Marine Scotland.

NERC COVID-19 public engagement grant

Closing date: 13 May
2020

21 Apr 2020

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is inviting proposals for public engagement with environmental science which understand, address or mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Webinar: Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF)

14 Apr 2020

A Town Hall meeting for the CERAF programme was held via webinar on Tuesday 24 March 2020. This webinar outlined NERC’s vision and direction for the new CERAF Programme and its purpose and function moving forward.

Announcement of Opportunity: Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF)

24 Feb 2020

NERC is inviting outline proposals for up to £4M as a single award with a maximum duration of 3 years, for Stage 1 of the Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance (CERAF) programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica

Closing date: 7 May
2020

14 Feb 2020

Proposals are invited for a new Research Programme that, through joint collaboration between the UK and Centro de Estudios Científicos in Chile, provides the opportunity to gain access to water and lake bed sediment samples from Subglacial Lake CECs, Antarctica.