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UKRI SPF Clean Air: Scoping Workshop

3 Dec 2019

The SPF Clean Air programme is planning a series of workshops in early 2020 to scope upcoming funding opportunities through the programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions Fellowships

Closing date: 26 Mar
2020

2 Dec 2019

UKRI invites fellowship proposals in research synthesis, research translation and community engagement research in the area of landscape decision-making.

Announcement of Opportunity: SPF (Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk)

Closing date: 30 Jan
2020

26 Nov 2019

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

SWIMMR is managed jointly by NERC and STFC and is funded by UKRI which has allocated ~£20M to this programme. The UK Met Office, as the UK delivery agency for space weather forecasts, will be the primary recipient for the models and instruments delivered by this research-to-operations programme.

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

Closing date: 30 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.

UK Climate Resilience town hall meeting

Closing date: 25 Sep
2019

5 Sep 2019

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) and the Met Office held a town hall meeting focused on UK Climate Resilience (UKCR) in London on Thursday 3 October 2019.

Announcement of Opportunity: UKRI second funding opportunity

Closing date: 5 Dec
2019

3 Sep 2019

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals to their second funding opportunity through the UK Climate Resilience programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

Announcement of Opportunity: India-UK Tackling AMR in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste

Closing date: 14 Oct
2019

28 Aug 2019

NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation and the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, India, is inviting collaborative research proposals under the India-UK in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Clean Air: Analysis and Solutions programme (Met Office open calls)

Closing date: 4 Oct
2019

14 Aug 2019

The Met Office is inviting applications for the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) UK Clean Air: Analysis and Solutions programme in a number of areas.

Call for ideas for potential Strategic Priorities Fund programmes

7 Aug 2019

NERC is seeking ideas that could form the basis of future bids to the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

UKRI GCRF Collective Programme: Multi-hazards & Systemic Risks - Announcement of Opportunity: Full proposal stage

Closing date: 12 Sep
2019

5 Aug 2019

NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation, invites full bid proposals for international, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects under the UKRI GCRF Multi-hazards and Systemic Risks research call.

Clean Air: Analysis & Solutions - Advance notice of 2021 intensive observing periods

23 Jul 2019

The partners in the Clean Air programme would like to encourage community participation in a co-ordinated UK observing intensive period in 2021. The aim of this early announcement is to facilitate a mobilisation of interested communities of researchers around two pre-defined periods.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Climate Resilience (Met Office open calls)

Closing date: 13 Sep
2019

8 Jul 2019

The Met Office are inviting expressions of interest for the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) UK Climate Resilience programme in a number of areas.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK IODP Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Closing date: 29 Aug
2019

4 Jul 2019

Proposals are invited for a Knowledge Exchange Coordinator for the UK International Ocean Discovery Program (UK IODP). The Knowledge Exchange Coordinator will be tasked with establishing, maintaining and energising links with the wider environmental science and industrial communities, and increasing national awareness of UK-IODP activities and opportunities.

Announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges - Second call

Closing date: 10 Sep
2019

27 Jun 2019

UK Research & Innovation invite proposals to this call on the Strategic Priorities Fund programme on 'Landscape Decisions: Towards a new framework for using land assets'.

Announcement of Opportunity: RoSES - Challenge 3

Closing date: 19 Sep
2019

25 Jun 2019

Proposals are invited to address challenge 3 of the Role of the Southern Ocean in the Earth System (RoSES) research programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Influence of Man-made Structures In The Ecosystem

Closing date: 19 Sep
2019

25 Jun 2019

Proposals are invited for a new research programme on tackling critical gaps in the scientific understanding of the role North Sea energy installations have on the North Sea ecosystem structure and function.