Research announcements

RSS Research announcements email newsletter

Cancellation of Jan/Feb 2021 Intensive Observing Period (IOP)

7 Oct 2020

A decision has been made to cancel the Clean Air Programme winter Intensive Observing Period, previously scheduled for Monday 20 January to Friday 28 February 2021.

Future of UK Treescapes – Programme webinar and collaborator finder

2 Oct 2020

UKRI (NERC, ESRC and AHRC), Defra, Scottish Government and Welsh Government invite all potential applicants to the Future of UK Treescapes funding call to a programme webinar to learn more about the background to the programme, stakeholder perspectives, the funding call and to meet the Programme ambassadors

Announcement of Opportunity: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources

Closing date: 20 Oct

18 Sep 2020

Update – 1. The call closing date has been extended to the 20 October 2020. Proposals must be submitted by 16:00 on this date and no late applications will be accepted.
2. In anticipation of a large number of proposals being submitted to this Call, UKRI will now be introducing a pre-score for excellence stage to the Peer Review process in order that the business of the panel can be effectively managed.
3. The start date for successful proposals has changed from 15 May 2021 to 10 August 2021.

Announcement of Opportunity: Future of UK Treescapes – call for proposals

Closing date: 8 Dec

2 Sep 2020

Proposals are expected to take an interdisciplinary approach bringing together environmental scientists, social scientists, economists and, arts and humanities researchers to form substantial research collaborations.

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

Closing date: 12 Oct

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

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.

NERC COVID-19 public engagement grant

Closing date: 13 May

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.