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New natural capital reports published

19 Sep 2018

Four new reports on natural capital have been published which will enable governments and businesses to take an evidence-based approach to valuing the UK's natural assets.

Announcement of Opportunity: Environmental Evidence for the Future initiative call 2018

Closing date: 8 Nov

14 Sep 2018

NERC is inviting proposals for research projects costing up to £100,000 (100% full economic cost), and up to 12 months' duration under the Environmental Evidence for the Future initiative.

Call for ideas for strategic research

27 Aug 2018

This is your last chance to submit ideas for this year's strategic programme areas. The cut-off date for submission is 6 September 2018.

Changing Arctic Ocean: Annual science meeting - January 2019

Closing date: 25 Sep

9 Aug 2018

All researchers directly involved in the Changing Arctic Ocean (CAO) programme, either through research grant awards or CAO programme management, are invited to the annual science meeting on 15-16 January 2019 with additional meetings and workshops on 17 January 2019 at the Novotel Birmingham Centre.

£6 million to explore impact of hazardous chemicals on UK ecosystems

9 Aug 2018

NERC has awarded £6 million to investigate the effects that potentially hazardous chemicals used by humans are having on UK habitats and wildlife.

Dick Kroon selected as third IODP Forum Chair

2 Aug 2018

Professor Dick Kroon, Regius Chair of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, has been selected as the next Chair of the IODP Forum. He will begin a three-year term 1 October 2018.

New IODP Science Evaluation Panel co-chair selected

2 Aug 2018

The JOIDES Resolution Facility Board has confirmed Professor Lisa McNeill of the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton as the next co-chair of the IODP Science Evaluation Panel.

NERC invests £22 million in major research programme on the Atlantic Ocean

2 Aug 2018

A new research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed.

Global Challenges Research Fund: UKRI-UNDP joint report - Expressions of interest

Closing date: 31 Aug

24 Jul 2018

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites expressions of interest for a joint team of UK researchers and UNDP policymakers to collect evidence, develop original arguments and compose a major UKRI-UNDP report on how science, research and innovation might most effectively accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals for developing countries.

Omics Announcement of Opportunity: Synthesis projects

Closing date: 19 Sep

20 Jul 2018

NERC in collaboration with the Science & Technology Facilities Council is inviting proposals for Synthesis projects in Environmental 'Omics.