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Current funding opportunities

Pre-announcement: Valuing Nature programme discipline-hopping fellowships

16 Apr 2014

It is expected that an Announcement of Opportunity will be issued in early May 2014 for proposals for discipline-hopping Research Fellowships as part of the Valuing Nature programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: UPGro - Consortium Grants 2014

Closing date: 19 Jun
2014

3 Apr 2014

Full proposals are requested from invited applicants for the second stage of the Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor in sub-Saharan Africa (UPGro) 2014 Consortium Grants call funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC.

UKIODP Announcement of Opportunity: Site Survey Investigations

Closing date: 2 Sep
2014

3 Apr 2014

NERC invites proposals for Site Survey Investigations to maximise impact from the third phase of UK IODP (2013-2018).

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Current funding opportunities

Pre-announcement: Valuing Nature programme discipline-hopping fellowships

16 Apr 2014

It is expected that an Announcement of Opportunity will be issued in early May 2014 for proposals for discipline-hopping Research Fellowships as part of the Valuing Nature programme.

Announcement of Opportunity: UPGro - Consortium Grants 2014

Closing date: 19 Jun
2014

3 Apr 2014

Full proposals are requested from invited applicants for the second stage of the Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor in sub-Saharan Africa (UPGro) 2014 Consortium Grants call funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC.

UKIODP Announcement of Opportunity: Site Survey Investigations

Closing date: 2 Sep
2014

3 Apr 2014

NERC invites proposals for Site Survey Investigations to maximise impact from the third phase of UK IODP (2013-2018).

View all funding calls

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Strategic research

Providing the understanding to meeting the challenges faced by society.

Discovery science

Research driven by curiosity - asking fundamental questions about the planet we live on.

Innovation funding

Translating world-leading science and skills for industry, government and the third sector.

Postgraduate training

Sustaining the flow of top talent and skills for UK science, business and government.

NERC fellowships

Developing outstanding scientists to become internationally recognised leaders in research and innovation.