Funding news and calls
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.
Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia - Networking workshop
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.
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.
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.
24 May 2017
NERC is inviting proposals under this programme for public engagement consortium and capacity-building projects.
5 May 2017
The research councils, in partnership with the Department of Health, have launched a call to support truly interdisciplinary teams conducting high quality innovative research to better understand the challenge posed by anti-bacterial resistance in lower and middle income countries.
Innovation Follow-on Call: Enabling innovation in the UK and developing countries - Announcement of Opportunity
21 Apr 2017
NERC is launching a call 24 May 2017 to support projects which focus upon generating user applicable outputs from past and/or current research and to translate them into outcomes that achieve impact within the NERC remit (in the UK and/or in developing countries).
21 Apr 2017
In the 2015 UK spending review it was agreed to extend and expand the Newton Fund.
20 Apr 2017
Proposals are invited for submission to a jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and Germany on Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry.