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Announcement of Opportunity: Landscape Decisions mathematical and statistical challenges small grants call

Closing date: 25 Apr
2019

1 Mar 2019

UK Research & Innovation invite proposals that will bring mathematical or statistical methods to decision-making approaches on how we use the environment.

SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Integration and Impact proposals

Closing date: 14 May
2019

1 Mar 2019

Proposals are invited for the Integration and Impact call as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience programme funded by the Department for International Development and NERC. This is a closed call restricted to principal investigators and co-investigators of the current SHEAR Research Consortia and Catalyst projects and the Building Resilience to Disasters Using Financial Instruments call.

Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund - Announcement of Opportunity February 2019

Closing date: 15 Apr
2019

27 Feb 2019

NERC is inviting proposals to its Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund.

NERC scopes new strategic research programme on UK forests

27 Feb 2019

NERC will scope a new area for a potential large-scale strategic research investment over spring 2019, titled 'securing UK forest form, function and ecosystem services against 21st century pressures'.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding & Representing Atmospheric Convection across Scales (ParaCon) - Phase 2

Closing date: 17 Apr
2019

26 Feb 2019

NERC and the Met Office are inviting a single proposal for the second phase of the Understanding & Representing Atmospheric Convection across Scales (ParaCon) research programme.

Greenhouse Gas Removal: Mid-programme science meeting

Closing date: 13 Mar
2019

21 Feb 2019

The mid-programme science meeting of the Greenhouse Gas Removal research programme will take place on 27-28 June 2019 at the Royal Holloway University London.

Why submitting your science outcomes matters to the environmental sciences

Closing date: 14 Mar
2019

20 Feb 2019

As the deadline for submitting outcomes to Researchfish® approaches on 14 March 2019, Professor Mark Bailey, Director of the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, explains how completing your returns helps us make the case for continued investment in environmental science.

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

Closing date: 23 Apr
2019

19 Feb 2019

The Met Office are inviting expressions of interest for the Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Signals in the Soil

Closing date: 15 May
2019

18 Feb 2019

Proposals are invited under a new research programme, Signals in the Soil, which will address the challenge of transforming existing capabilities in understanding dynamic near-surface soil processes through advances in sensor systems and modelling, and through this deliver sustainable, resilient and functional soils, whether managed or unmanaged.

China-UK Antimicrobial Resistance in the Real World partnership hubs 2018 - Announcement of awards

7 Feb 2019

An investment of £8 million by the UK Research & Innovation Antimicrobial Resistance in the Real World cross-council initiative through the Newton Fund, and 36 million yuan from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, will support new interdisciplinary China-UK AMR partnership hubs.

The four winning collaborations bring together leading researchers from both countries to explore and address factors behind the rise in antibacterial resistance in China.