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Announcement of Opportunity: Latin American Biodiversity Programme: Biodiversity - Ecosystem services for sustainable development

Closing date: 26 Jul

21 May 2018

Applicants are invited to submit multilateral collaborative research proposals to provide trans-regional level understanding of the role of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and the services they provide in managing environments for sustainable development.

Announcement of Opportunity: National capability services & facilities commissioning - Second round

Closing date: 30 Aug

15 May 2018

NERC would like to announce key dates as part of the second round of services and facilities commissioning.

Resilience of the UK food system in a global context third call

Closing date: 23 May

13 Apr 2018

The Global Food Security programme invites expressions of interest from early career researchers at lecturer level or equivalent to take part in a sandpit.

Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions sandpit event

Closing date: 22 May

11 Apr 2018

NERC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a joint sandpit event on the proposed Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions programme, in conjunction with India's Ministry of Earth Sciences, with support from the Newton-Bhabha Fund, in Kolkata the week commencing 11-13 September 2018.

Building Resilience to the Impacts of El Niño event

9 Apr 2018

The Building Resilience to the Impacts of El Niño event on 15 May 2018 in London will present the lessons learned from this large multi-institution programme, bringing together policymakers, practitioners and researchers to ensure these findings contribute to the development of practical approaches to building resilience to future El Niño events.

British Ocean Sediment Core Research Facility commissioning - Community consultation

Closing date: 17 Apr

28 Mar 2018

As part of the commissioning process for the British Ocean Sediment Core Research Facility (BOSCORF), NERC would like to offer users and the wider community the opportunity to input into the specific requirements for this facility.

Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund - Announcement of Opportunity March 2018

Closing date: 30 Apr

26 Mar 2018

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund.

NERC UK Geoenergy Observatories project - Community event

22 Mar 2018

NERC is investing £31 million in a project to establish two centres for research into the subsurface environment, and is organising an open meeting at the Royal Society in London on 26 June 2018 to update the research community on progress with the project.

UK Geoenergy Observatories project appointment of senior science user

22 Mar 2018

NERC is delighted to announce that current UK Geoenergy Observatories Science Advisory Group member Professor David Manning has been appointed to the role of senior science user for the UK Geoenergy Observatories project.

New cut-off for ideas for strategic research

21 Mar 2018

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research. NERC is seeking ideas for research challenges that should be priorities for strategic research investment through strategic programme areas and highlight topics.