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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.

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.

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.

CZO Announcement of Opportunity: A UK China Collaboration - Adding value and increasing impact

Closing date: 28 Jun
2018

20 Mar 2018

Proposals are invited for the second phase of the CZO programme.

RRS Sir David Attenborough - An exciting new chapter for UK science

20 Mar 2018

The RRS Sir David Attenborough launches this year and will enter full operational service in autumn 2020 after a period of sea trials, and science and operational rehearsals.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for transforming fractures - Exploration of the deep-ocean highways

Closing date: 9 Apr
2018

19 Mar 2018

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on transforming fractures - exploration of the deep-ocean highways.

Board appointments - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Closing date: 6 Apr
2018

16 Mar 2018

The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is seeking one new member with demonstrable scientific expertise in a field relevant to RBG Kew's science or expertise in communications.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for Earth system plastics

Closing date: 4 Apr
2018

14 Mar 2018

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on Earth system plastics.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity due to clouds

Closing date: 4 Apr
2018

14 Mar 2018

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential large strategic research programme on reducing uncertainty in climate sensitivity due to clouds.

Developing NERC's omics strategy - Community workshop

Closing date: 17 Apr
2018

12 Mar 2018

NERC is aiming to develop its current and future strategy for environmental omics research. To achieve this, we are holding a community workshop in Birmingham on 2 May 2018, with the support of a focused working group, to provide evidence and advice on the future direction of environmental omics and to provide recommendations on the capability of the community to deliver omics based research.