Newton Fund news

Collaborative projects to advance understanding of biodiversity in Latin America

17 May 2019

NERC-funded researchers have begun a series of collaborative projects with partners in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru to advance understanding of the social and economic role of biodiversity in Latin America, and how it can be managed more sustainably.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Integration proposals

Closing date: 26 Jun
2019

16 Apr 2019

Proposals are invited for the integration call as part of the Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia programme, funded by the Economic & Social Research Council and NERC.

Understanding impacts of flooding and drought in South East Asia

29 Jan 2019

New international research will boost resilience to hazards such as floods, droughts, storm surges and landslides in South East Asian countries.

UK-India agricultural data: Enhancement by integration, interpretation and reusability

Closing date: 18 Sep
2018

8 Aug 2018

NERC, along with the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council and the Science & Technology Facilities Council, all part of UK Research & Innovation, with the Indian government's Department for Biotechnology, are pleased to pre-announce a joint Newton-Bhabha Fund call for collaborative research proposals focusing on enhancement of agricultural data relevant to animal and plant health in India.

Announcement of Opportunity: Peruvian Glacial Retreat and its Impact on Water Security & Resilience to Natural Hazards

Closing date: 16 Aug
2018

4 Jun 2018

Proposals are invited for a new collaborative research programme between NERC and the National Council for Science, Technology & Technological Innovation, which aims to provide an improved understanding of the rate of glacial retreat in Peru and the impact of this on water security and natural hazards.

New programme launches to understand biodiversity in Latin America

22 May 2018

A new collaboration between researchers in the UK and Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru has been announced, during a visit by UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to Peru this week.

Announcement of Opportunity: Latin American Biodiversity Programme: Biodiversity - Ecosystem services for sustainable development

Closing date: 26 Jul
2018

21 May 2018

Applicants are invited to submit multilateral collaborative research proposals to provide trans-regional level understanding of the role of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and the services they provide in managing environments for sustainable development.

Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions sandpit event

Closing date: 22 May
2018

11 Apr 2018

NERC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a joint sandpit event on the proposed Ganga Delta - Bay of Bengal Interactions programme, in conjunction with India's Ministry of Earth Sciences, with support from the Newton-Bhabha Fund, in Kolkata the week commencing 11-13 September 2018.

Announcement of Opportunity: Wallacea Region - Understanding biodiversity & evolutionary responses to environmental change

Closing date: 15 Mar
2018

8 Feb 2018

Proposals are invited under the Wallacea Region - Understanding biodiversity & evolutionary responses to environmental change programme.

Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Developing Megacity Announcement of Opportunity: China phase 2

Closing date: 25 Apr
2018

8 Jan 2018

Proposals are invited for the second phase of the Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health (APHH) China programme. NERC and MRC (with a budget from the Newton Fund) will support UK researchers to work with Chinese collaborators to deliver additional targeted research to exploit and enhance the measurements collected through the programme and with stakeholders to ensure better and wider utility and impact of the research.