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International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity June 2017

Closing date: 6 Jun
2017

21 Mar 2017

NERC is inviting proposals for Pump Priming and Pump Priming Plus grants to its International Opportunities Fund (IOF). The IOF scheme provides resources to NERC-supported researchers to allow them to forge long-term partnerships with overseas scientists that add value to current NERC-funded science.

GeoBus for the Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme

16 Mar 2017

NERC is funding 'GeoBus' to support the engagement of industry and the public with the Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme.

Third round of funded highlight topic projects announced

14 Mar 2017

NERC is pleased to announce the third set of projects funded under the highlight topics route - one of our ways of funding strategic research.

New cut-off for ideas for strategic research

13 Mar 2017

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research. NERC is seeking ideas for research challenges that should be priorities for strategic research investment through strategic programme areas and highlight topics.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for designing future landscapes for biodiversity and ecosystem services

Closing date: 27 Mar
2017

10 Mar 2017

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on designing future landscapes for biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Environmental Science Impact Programme - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 22 Jun
2017

9 Mar 2017

NERC invites research organisations with a strong and substantial portfolio of NERC funded research to apply through ESIP calls for a five-year programme of activity.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for enhancing resilience of UK peatlands

Closing date: 23 Mar
2017

7 Mar 2017

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on enhancing resilience of UK peatlands.

Insurance KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

7 Mar 2017

NERC wish to appoint a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow to foster collaborations between the (re)insurance industry and academia, to accelerate the uptake and impact of environmental science within the sector.

Cabinet Office High Level Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

6 Mar 2017

NERC and the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS) of the Cabinet Office are seeking a senior member of the environmental science community to take on a key role linking NERC science with policymaking.

Innovative monitoring approaches call brokerage events

Closing date: 24 Mar
2017

28 Feb 2017

NERC invites applicants to participate in one of two interactive brokerage events to learn more about the innovative monitoring approaches funding call and to network and develop ideas for related innovation projects.

Satellite Applications Catapult KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

28 Feb 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.

Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards in Earthquake-prone & Volcanic Regions KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

20 Feb 2017

NERC and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) wish to appoint a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow for the Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards (IRNH) in Earthquake-prone & Volcanic Regions research programme.

Evidence of training priority

Closing date: 12 Apr
2017

20 Feb 2017

NERC is inviting submissions from its community providing evidence of areas of training need. This information will inform postgraduate training investment.

Innovative monitoring approaches for infrastructure, oil & gas and offshore renewable energy funding call

Closing date: 15 Jun
2017

17 Feb 2017

NERC is inviting proposals for innovation projects focused on developing innovative monitoring approaches for the infrastructure, oil & gas and offshore renewable energy sectors.

NERC scopes new areas for strategic research

16 Feb 2017

NERC will scope two new areas for potential large-scale strategic research investments over spring 2017.

Announcement of Opportunity: India-UK Water Quality

Closing date: 30 Mar
2017

16 Feb 2017

NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and India's Department of Science & Technology (DST) jointly invite proposals to a new three-year research programme to improve water quality.

Centre for Doctoral Training 2017 call

Closing date: 19 Jul
2017

8 Feb 2017

NERC is inviting outline proposals by 12 April 2017 for a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) specialising in one of two priority areas.

Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation funding call - Announcement of opportunity

Closing date: 3 May
2017

2 Feb 2017

The third funding call under ERIIP, NERC are encouraging proposals that address the challenges of ERIIP members as well as fill gaps in the portfolio of themes, hazards and sectors within the scope of the programme.

Green Infrastructure (Urban) KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

18 Jan 2017

NERC is inviting Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowship proposals that address the issues and opportunities around green infrastructure for planners in building it into investment decisions for developments in urban areas.

Joint UK-China Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) call

Closing date: 10 Feb
2017

4 Jan 2017

Expressions of interest applications are invited to the second of three calls planned under the 'UK-China Joint Programme in Low Carbon Innovation' MOU between EPSRC and NSFC.

UK-Colombia networking workshop 2017

Closing date: 13 Jan
2017

21 Dec 2016

NERC and AHRC, jointly with the Colombian Administrative Department of Science Technology & Innovation, expect to issue a joint call for research proposals in spring 2017.

Valuing Nature Placement Scheme 2017

Closing date: 30 Jan
2017

19 Dec 2016

Researchers are invited to apply to work for up to four months on Valuing Nature topics in a new disciplinary, institutional or applied setting. £130,000 is available to support the placements.

Valuing Nature Business Impact School 2017

Closing date: 19 Jan
2017

19 Dec 2016

Our second Business Impact School will be held in London from 7-9 March 2017. The School aims to provide early career researchers with an opportunity to gain insight into producing research with business impact.

Global Food Security - Policy Lab for early career researchers on multi-functional landscapes

Closing date: 10 Feb
2017

16 Dec 2016

The Global Food Security programme invites expressions of interest from early career researchers to take part in a Policy Lab on multi-functional landscapes.

Call for Open Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowships

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

15 Dec 2016

NERC wishes to award up to four fellowships for those who come forward with a work plan of their own choosing to generate impact from NERC-funded research in their host institution.