MOSAiC - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date for proposals: 16:00 on 31 January 2018

Proposals are invited under a new research programme which will provide the opportunity for participation in the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) initiative.

This opportunity is in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and is expected to support up to six two-month berths on the MOSAiC expedition and associated research proposals that are compatible with the MOSAiC science and implementation plans. Up to £1·8 million is available from NERC for this call.

For full details of the call and how to apply please see the Announcement of Opportunity document below:

Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 422KB)

Travel fund

A travel fund will be made available for UK applicants to travel to the 13-16 November MOSAiC Implementation Workshop in St Petersburg to support development of proposals compatible with the MOSAiC science and implementation Plans. Funds will be awarded on a first come, first served basis, although if required some balancing may be made across organisations. For further information contact


For further information about this call, please contact Katy Chamberlain or Jessica Surma at .