Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Developing Megacity Announcement of Opportunity: Research funding

NERC and the Medical Research Council (MRC) in the UK (with input from the Newton Fund) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are investing in a strategic research programme on urban air pollution in the megacity Beijing and impacts on health. NERC, MRC and NSFC are inviting Expression of Interest applications for a call under this programme.

The programme is split into four themes:

  • sources and emissions of urban atmospheric pollution
  • processes affecting urban atmospheric pollution
  • exposure science and impacts on health
  • interventions and solutions.

All applications must be collaborations between UK and Chinese researchers. Applications to this call must be in English.

Please see the Announcement of Opportunity document and Expression of Interest form below for full details.

Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 230KB)

Expression of interest form (Word, 90KB)

The closing date for applications: 8:00 (GMT) and 16:00 (CST) on Friday 6 March 2015.

For further information about this announcement of opportunity please contact:

Vicky Fairweather
07925 034615