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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.

Additional funding awarded to Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources projects to enhance integration activities

20 Jun 2019

Additional funding has been awarded to enhance integration activities between the UK and Colombian projects funded as part of the Newton-funded Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources programme.

GSAG new member appointments

20 Jun 2019

NERC is delighted to announce the appointment of three new members to the Science Advisory Group.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding and countering plant bacterial disease

Closing date: 25 Jul
2019

12 Jun 2019

BBSRC, on behalf also of Defra, NERC and the Scottish Government, have announced a call for research to address threats to UK plant health and biosecurity from bacterial diseases.

Programme Coordination Team for the Landscape Decisions programme appointed

11 Jun 2019

A multi-disciplinary programme coordination team at the University of Leicester has been appointed for the UK Research & Innovation Strategic Priorities Fund programme 'Landscape Decisions: Toward a new framework for using land assets'.

Sustainable Agriculture Research & Innovation Club (SARIC) Impact Summary Booklet 2019

6 Jun 2019

NERC and the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council have recently published a refreshed SARIC Impact Summary for 2019.

Understanding and countering plant bacterial disease - Opportunity to attend a town meeting

15 May 2019

BBSRC, NERC, Defra and the Scottish Government invite researchers and stakeholders to a town meeting to discuss an upcoming call on the Strategic Priorities Fund Plant Bacterial Diseases programme.

The changing Canadian Arctic workshop

Closing date: 7 Jun
2019

13 May 2019

NERC is convening a multidisciplinary workshop on behalf of AHRC, EPSRC and ESRC, focused on the changing Canadian Arctic in London on Wednesday 19 June 2019, and would like to invite applications to attend.

Influence of Man-made Structures in the Ecosystem: Preannouncement

3 May 2019

NERC would like to announce some dates relating to the Influence of Man-made Structures in the Ecosystem (INSITE) research programme.

International Ocean Discovery Program - Renewed funding approved

3 May 2019

As part of the new phase of the UKIODP research programme, NERC would like to announce some indicative dates relating to the programme.

UKRI Artificial Intelligence regional workshops

Closing date: 3 May
2019

30 Apr 2019

UK Research & Innovation has announced four regional workshops to seek input to the current UKRI Review of Artificial Intelligence, which is anticipated to result in a UKRI strategy for supporting AI research and innovation in the UK.

NERC appoints coordination team for Innovation Programme Oil and Gas

25 Apr 2019

NERC has appointed a multi-disciplinary team to coordinate the Innovation Programme in Oil and Gas.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Integration proposals

Closing date: 26 Jun
2019

16 Apr 2019

Proposals are invited for the integration call as part of the Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia programme, funded by the Economic & Social Research Council and NERC.

Drilling Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica workshop

Closing date: 10 May
2019

8 Apr 2019

NERC invites applications to attend a workshop on 22 May 2019 in Cambridge to introduce the new collaborative partnership between the UK and Chile, the exploration of Subglacial Lake CECs in Antarctica, and the scope of the associated research programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment open call

Closing date: 23 May
2019

3 Apr 2019

NERC is inviting proposals for a second round of feasibility studies costing up to £240,000 at 80% full economic cost, with a maximum duration of 12 months, as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for securing UK forest form, function and ecosystem services against 21st-century pressures

Closing date: 24 Apr
2019

29 Mar 2019

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on 'Securing UK forest form, function and ecosystem services against 21st-century pressures'.

Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme - Finale meeting

21 Mar 2019

The final meeting of the NERC Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme will celebrate and share its achievements to researchers and stakeholders at the Royal Society in London on 9 May 2019.