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£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.

New IODP Science Evaluation Panel co-chair selected

2 Aug 2018

The JOIDES Resolution Facility Board has confirmed Professor Lisa McNeill of the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton as the next co-chair of the IODP Science Evaluation Panel.

NERC invests £22 million in major research programme on the Atlantic Ocean

2 Aug 2018

A new research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed.

Global Challenges Research Fund: UKRI-UNDP joint report - Expressions of interest

Closing date: 31 Aug
2018

24 Jul 2018

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites expressions of interest for a joint team of UK researchers and UNDP policymakers to collect evidence, develop original arguments and compose a major UKRI-UNDP report on how science, research and innovation might most effectively accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals for developing countries.

Omics Announcement of Opportunity: Synthesis projects

Closing date: 19 Sep
2018

20 Jul 2018

NERC in collaboration with the Science & Technology Facilities Council is inviting proposals for Synthesis projects in Environmental 'Omics.

UK IODP - Celebrating 50 years of scientific ocean drilling

Closing date: 1 Sep
2018

6 Jul 2018

Scientists from all levels of the UK-IODP community, including those not previously involved in scientific drilling expeditions, are invited to a two-day celebration of scientific ocean drilling at the Natural History Museum, London on 27-28 September 2018.

MagellanPlus workshop - Navigating the IODP proposal system

Closing date: 4 Sep
2018

4 Jul 2018

This three-day workshop in Southampton on 24-26 September 2018 will introduce early career and PhD researchers to the opportunities, capabilities and processes of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), and the ways to get involved.

UK and Germany combine forces to fund crucial Arctic science

3 Jul 2018

For the first time, the UK and Germany have joined forces to investigate the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean.

UKRI - JSPS joint call 2018

Closing date: 14 Aug
2018

28 Jun 2018

UK Research & Innovation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science are pleased to invite applications to the first UKRI-JSPS joint call.