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Announcement of Opportunity: Networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges at the indoor/outdoor interface

Closing date: 21 Jan

24 Oct 2019

UKRI invites proposals for interdisciplinary networks under the second wave of the SPF Clean Air programme, aiming to equip the UK to proactively tackle new and emerging air quality challenges.

Update on NERC strategic programme area

16 Oct 2019

Following a working group in May the proposed programme " The Form, Function and Future of UK Treescapes" was supported by Science Committee at its meeting in September. This programme will now be taken forward as a SPA, and NERC will look to develop a wider programme with other funders and stakeholders with a view to launching in 2020.

About Drought Download

Closing date: 23 Nov

1 Oct 2019

Come along to the Royal Society, London to explore the final products from across the programme, including not only the progression of research on drought forecasting, monitoring, prediction, risk, impact assessment and communication, but also the numerous multidisciplinary resources, tools, and datasets that have been developed, and in many cases, rolled out to various sectors.

Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal Demonstrators Directorate Hub

Closing date: 6 Aug

30 Sep 2019

NERC, on behalf of UKRI are inviting proposals of up to £6.1m (at 80% fEC) for the Directorate Hub of the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Wave 2 Greenhouse Gas Removal Demonstrators programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: The Changing North Atlantic and its Impact on Climate

Closing date: 21 Nov

18 Sep 2019

Proposals are invited for a new joint UK-US research programme that will take advantage of the data arising from the joint UK-US OSNAP array, to improve understanding and models of the Subpolar North Atlantic and its impacts. The programme is supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF).

Pre-announcement: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources research programme

6 Sep 2019

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) would like to announce the timetable for a new £12.4m research programme on the Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR), delivered in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Marine Scotland.

UK Climate Resilience town hall meeting

Closing date: 25 Sep

5 Sep 2019

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) and the Met Office held a town hall meeting focused on UK Climate Resilience (UKCR) in London on Thursday 3 October 2019.

Announcement of Opportunity: UKRI second funding opportunity

Closing date: 5 Dec

3 Sep 2019

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals to their second funding opportunity through the UK Climate Resilience programme, funded through the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF).

Announcement of Opportunity: India-UK Tackling AMR in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste

Closing date: 14 Oct

28 Aug 2019

NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation and the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, India, is inviting collaborative research proposals under the India-UK in the Environment from Antimicrobial Manufacturing Waste programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Clean Air: Analysis and Solutions programme (Met Office open calls)

Closing date: 4 Oct

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.