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£24 million for new research into major environmental topics

13 Dec 2018

New research on major environmental issues such as the impact of microplastics in our oceans, the UK potential for geothermal power and mitigating climate change have been funded under the fourth round of NERC highlight topics.

Fifth round of highlight topics announced

Closing date: 31 Jan
2019

30 Nov 2018

As a result of its ideas process, NERC is pleased to announce the topics that will be offered through its highlight topics programme, following the fifth cut-off for ideas.

Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience: First science meeting

Closing date: 30 Nov
2018

28 Nov 2018

The BETR programme is holding its first science meeting, Earth System transitions - How resilient is the biosphere?, on the 17-18 January 2019 at the Geological Society, London.

Resource Recovery from Waste - Final conference

Closing date: 2 Jan
2019

1 Nov 2018

Registration is now open to attend the Resource Recovery from Waste programme final conference on 16 January 2019 at One Great George Street, London.

Resource Recovery from Waste - Policy and practice notes

1 Nov 2018

The Resource Recovery from Waste coordination team have published two policy and practice notes.

Developing NERC's High Performance Computing Strategy - Town meeting

Closing date: 15 Nov
2018

29 Oct 2018

As a first step to the development of a high performance computer (HPC) strategy, NERC is organising a one-day community event in London on 27 November to provide NERC with evidence and advice on the future direction of HPC provision in the environmental sciences community.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Climate Resilience Champion

Closing date: 4 Dec
2018

22 Oct 2018

UK Research & Innovation and the Met Office are inviting applications for the role of UK Climate Resilience Champion.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Climate Resilience

Closing date: 4 Dec
2018

22 Oct 2018

UK Research & Innovation are inviting proposals to the first call of the Strategic Priorities Fund UK Climate Resilience programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment champion

Closing date: 15 Nov
2018

19 Oct 2018

NERC is inviting applications for a digital environment champion who will oversee and coordinate a new Strategic Priorities Fund programme, Constructing a Digital Environment.

Announcement of Opportunity: Constructing a Digital Environment

Closing date: 15 Nov
2018

19 Oct 2018

NERC is inviting proposals for feasibility studies costing up to £300,000 at 80% full economic cost, with a maximum duration of 12 months, as part of the Constructing a Digital Environment programme.