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Call for members

Closing date: 15 Aug
2016

15 Jul 2016

NERC is recruiting for Peer Review College members, core panel members and panel chairs to refresh its current membership and support its peer review processes.

Leadership training bursaries for NERC fellows

Closing date: 31 Jul
2016

7 Jul 2016

NERC welcomes applications from its research and KE fellows to a pilot scheme offering training bursaries to support participation in leadership skills training courses.

Highlight topics - third round

Closing date: 29 Sep
2016

7 Jul 2016

NERC invites proposals for the third round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research. Highlight topics focus strategic research on defined subject areas, and will be delivered through independent projects.

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The Natural Environment Research Council is the UK's largest funder of independent environmental science, training and innovation, delivered through universities and research centres.

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Our business partnerships deliver knowledge, skills and technology that meet the UK's innovation needs and support economic growth with responsible environmental management.

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Current funding opportunities  RSS feed

Call for members

Closing date: 15 Aug
2016

15 Jul 2016

NERC is recruiting for Peer Review College members, core panel members and panel chairs to refresh its current membership and support its peer review processes.

Leadership training bursaries for NERC fellows

Closing date: 31 Jul
2016

7 Jul 2016

NERC welcomes applications from its research and KE fellows to a pilot scheme offering training bursaries to support participation in leadership skills training courses.

Highlight topics - third round

Closing date: 29 Sep
2016

7 Jul 2016

NERC invites proposals for the third round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research. Highlight topics focus strategic research on defined subject areas, and will be delivered through independent projects.

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.

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