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Announcement of Opportunity: UK Climate Resilience

Closing date: 4 Dec

22 Oct 2018

UK Research & Innovation are inviting proposals to the first call of the Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment champion

Closing date: 15 Nov

19 Oct 2018

NERC is inviting applications for a digital environment champion who will oversee and coordinate a new Strategic Priorities Fund programme, Constructing a Digital Environment.

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment

Closing date: 15 Nov

19 Oct 2018

NERC is inviting proposals for feasibility studies costing up to £300,000 at 80% full economic cost, with a maximum duration of 12 months, as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment programme.

NERC students encouraged to turn over a new leaf in research data management with Data Tree

16 Oct 2018

The Data Tree online course in research data management is now live. This free course has been developed by the Institute for Environmental Analytics and funded by NERC to help its students build excellent data management skills.

NERC invests £12 million to improve climate change predictions

8 Oct 2018

Today, NERC announces it is investing in a new large-scale strategic research programme - Reducing Uncertainties in Climate Models due to Clouds.

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.

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.