Funding news and calls
19 Oct 2017
NERC will commission its second round of doctoral training partnership investment (DTP2) through a fully open competitive call, to be launched in January 2018.
11 Oct 2017
The research councils are pleased to announce the cross-disciplinary mental health network plus call.
Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia
9 Oct 2017
Proposals are invited to five research programmes to improve understanding of the impacts of hydrometeorological hazards, such as floods, droughts, landslides and storm surges, in Indonesia, Philippines, Viet Nam, Malaysia and Thailand.
21 Sep 2017
NERC and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are inviting research proposals under the Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources call.
13 Sep 2017
Outline proposals are invited for a new funding opportunity as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience (SHEAR) research programme, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and NERC.
4 Sep 2017
Proposals are invited for a new £8 million research programme on Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & socio-economic impacts & processes.
1 Sep 2017
The Research Councils UK are pleased to invite expressions of interest to participate in a joint workshop (20-24 November 2017, Shanghai) to explore opportunities for UK-China collaboration in the area of antibacterial resistance.
Newton Fund Regional Latin America Biodiversity Programme - Researcher Links travel grants and workshops
24 Aug 2017
NERC and the British Council are pleased to announce a new Newton Funded Regional Latin America Programme to understand the role of biodiversity in underpinning ecosystem services and sustainable development.
15 Aug 2017
Proposals are invited under a new research programme which will provide the opportunity for participation in the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) initiative.
14 Aug 2017
The eligibility for New Investigators has been updated from three to five years of applicants first becoming eligible for NERC funding as a Principal Investigator. This applies from the January 2018 closing date.
8 Aug 2017
Announcing the outcome of the Science Board's consideration of two potential strategic programme areas (SPAs) at their July meeting.
7 Aug 2017
NERC invites proposals for research fellowship awards of up to three and a half years in duration aligned with the objectives of the industrial strategy.
7 Aug 2017
NERC invites proposals for mobility fellowship awards of between 6-12 months in duration aligned with the objectives of the industrial strategy.
4 Aug 2017
The UK research councils and the Department of Biotechnology in India are pleased to invite expressions of interest to participate in an Antimicrobial Resistance sandpit.
4 Aug 2017
A stakeholder survey is now open to receive feedback on the third phase of UKERC.
3 Aug 2017
NERC and the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) invite applications to participate in an interactive strategic workshop (sandpit) to be held 24-26 October 2017. Location to be confirmed.
26 Jul 2017
NERC is inviting outline proposals for research under a new NERC funded programme on Emerging Risks of Chemicals in the Environment.
Global Challenges Research Fund workshop - Sustainable Development Goal Interactions: The role of environmental science
25 Jul 2017
NERC is inviting applications from academics, international development practitioners, beneficiaries and users across a range of disciplines to attend a workshop on Sustainable Development Goal Interactions: The role of environmental science in London on 4-5 September 2017.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.