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Radioactivity & the Environment Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Closing date: 17 Apr

2 Feb 2018

NERC, the Environment Agency and Radioactive Waste Management wish to appoint a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow for the Radioactivity & the Environment (RATE) programme. This is an exciting opportunity to become a NERC KE Fellow focused on gaining impact from the excellent science outputs from the RATE programme.

SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Catalyst grants - Full proposal stage

Closing date: 10 Apr

25 Jan 2018

Full proposals are invited for the Catalyst call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience programme funded by the Department for International Development and NERC. The call is only open to applicants who were successful at the Outline Bid stage.

Announcement of Opportunity: National capability services & facilities commissioning - isotope and radiocarbon facility

Closing date: 26 Jul

16 Jan 2018

NERC is inviting eligible UK higher education institutions, NERC research centres and independent research organisations to apply to the second round of services and facilities commissioning.

Call for applicants to attend the Global Food Security programme Policy Lab

Closing date: 19 Feb

11 Jan 2018

The Global Food Security programme invites expressions of interest from post-doctoral researchers to take part in a Policy Lab on the determinants of food choice and the combination of interventions across these that will lead to healthier and more sustainable diets.

Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Developing Megacity Announcement of Opportunity: China phase 2

Closing date: 25 Apr

8 Jan 2018

Proposals are invited for the second phase of the Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health (APHH) China programme. NERC and MRC (with a budget from the Newton Fund) will support UK researchers to work with Chinese collaborators to deliver additional targeted research to exploit and enhance the measurements collected through the programme and with stakeholders to ensure better and wider utility and impact of the research.

Peruvian Glacial Retreat & its Impact on Water Security & Resilience to Natural Hazards workshop

Closing date: 26 Jan

19 Dec 2017

NERC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a joint workshop with Consejo Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Tecnológica, Perú (CONCYTEC) in Lima on 19-20 March 2018 on Peruvian Glacial Retreat & its Impact on Water Security & Resilience to Natural Hazards.

Wallacea Region – Understanding biodiversity & evolutionary responses to environmental change - Networking workshop

Closing date: 9 Jan

14 Dec 2017

NERC invites applications from UK scientists to attend a networking workshop for the Wallacea Region - Understanding biodiversity & evolutionary responses to environmental change programme, which NERC has developed with its partner funding agency in Indonesia.

About Drought Showcase

Closing date: 2 Mar

14 Dec 2017

The About Drought Showcase presents a major opportunity to discover more about the outputs emerging from the £12 million five-year research council-funded UK Droughts & Water Scarcity programme. The showcase will be held in Birmingham on 14 March 2018.

Marine Ecosystem - Annual science meeting 2017

11 Dec 2017

Annual science meeting 2017 was held in Sheffield 10-12 October 2017.

Highlight topics - fourth round

Closing date: 23 Jan

30 Nov 2017

NERC invites proposals for the fourth round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research.