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SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Integration and Impact proposals

Closing date: 14 May

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Sustainable Intensification & Valuing Nature in Dialogue workshop : Enabling researchers to work across environment and farming policy interests

Closing date: 28 Jan

18 Jan 2019

Applications are invited from early career researchers with experience in disciplines broadly related to sustainable intensification or natural capital to attend this free workshop in Birmingham on 5-7 March 2019.