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Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation funding call - Second call

Closing date: 20 Apr
2016

4 Feb 2016

Expressions of Interest are invited for a second funding call for collaborative projects between academia and industry to develop and apply existing environmental science to identify, quantify and manage environmental risks to UK infrastructure.

International Opportunities Fund - Important changes effective from 2016

1 Feb 2016

Following an internal review in 2015, NERC is introducing a number of important changes to the International Opportunities Fund scheme, effective from 2016.

El Niño Announcement of opportunity: Research grants

Closing date: 18 Feb
2016

19 Jan 2016

Proposals are invited for a new £4m collaborative research programme on Understanding the Impacts of the Current El Niño Event.

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Current funding opportunities  RSS feed

Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation funding call - Second call

Closing date: 20 Apr
2016

4 Feb 2016

Expressions of Interest are invited for a second funding call for collaborative projects between academia and industry to develop and apply existing environmental science to identify, quantify and manage environmental risks to UK infrastructure.

International Opportunities Fund - Important changes effective from 2016

1 Feb 2016

Following an internal review in 2015, NERC is introducing a number of important changes to the International Opportunities Fund scheme, effective from 2016.

El Niño Announcement of opportunity: Research grants

Closing date: 18 Feb
2016

19 Jan 2016

Proposals are invited for a new £4m collaborative research programme on Understanding the Impacts of the Current El Niño Event.

View all funding calls

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