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Pre-call announcement: UK-India AMR Initiative

20 Jul 2017

The Research Councils UK together with the Indian Department for Biotechnology are pleased to pre-announce a joint initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance funded by the Newton Fund.

RCUK-CIAT Newton-Caldas Fund Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems Programme - Project scoping workshop

Closing date: 6 Sep
2017

17 Jul 2017

NERC, together with the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council, the Economic & Social Research Council and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), are pleased to announce a new UK-Colombia programme in sustainable tropical agricultural systems supported by the Newton-Caldas Fund.

NERC Data Management Online Training Portal

Closing date: 12 Sep
2017

14 Jul 2017

NERC invites proposals to develop an online training portal offering training in data management relevant to its remit and aligned with the objectives of the Industrial Strategy.

2017 NERC Industrial Strategy Training Courses

Closing date: 12 Sep
2017

13 Jul 2017

NERC invites proposals for courses to deliver training in topics relevant to its remit and aligned with the objectives of the Industrial Strategy.

Joint NERC-ESRC call on Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & socio-economic impacts & processes

5 Jul 2017

NERC and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are investing £8 million in a research programme on Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & socio-economic impacts & processes.

Building resilience to natural disasters using financial instruments - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 26 Sep
2017

3 Jul 2017

NERC, the Department for International Development and the Economic & Social Research Council invite proposals to address the topic building resilience to natural disasters using financial instruments.

Satellite Applications Catapult KE Fellow call

Closing date: 12 Sep
2017

29 Jun 2017

NERC, in partnership with the Satellite Applications Catapult, is inviting Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowship proposals that consider the role of satellite applications and services in addressing environmental issues and challenges faced by urban leaders, government organisations, planners or businesses, in towns and cities.

Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Networking workshop

Closing date: 18 Jul
2017

26 Jun 2017

NERC is inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a networking workshop for the Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards programmes in Jakarta on 10-11 October 2017.

Marine Sensors Proof of Concept - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Aug
2017

20 Jun 2017

Proposals are invited for submission to a new jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) that will deliver 'proof of concept' biogeochemical and biological sensors projects for autonomous observations in the marine and aquatic environment.

Policy internships

Closing date: 10 Aug
2017

19 Jun 2017

The RCUK Policy Internships Scheme provides an opportunity for NERC-funded PhD students to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential organisations relevant to UK policy.