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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 10-12 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 Japan 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.

Engaging environments - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 25 Jul
2017

24 May 2017

NERC is inviting proposals under this programme for public engagement consortium and capacity-building projects.

Antimicrobial Resistance in a Global Context call

Closing date: 11 Jul
2017

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

Closing date: 12 Jul
2017

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).

Pre-announcement: Forthcoming Newton Fund activities

21 Apr 2017

In the 2015 UK spending review it was agreed to extend and expand the Newton Fund.

Changing Arctic Ocean - Announcement of Opportunity second call

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.

Innovation placements

Closing date: 29 Jun
2017

12 Apr 2017

NERC wishes to award a number of Open Innovation Placements. Placements will work within a host organisation, on a specified project or one of their choosing, which is organised independently of NERC.

Evidence Synthesis Training pilot scheme 2017-18

Closing date: 13 Jun
2017

12 Apr 2017

NERC invites proposals to deliver training to early career researchers and PhD students at the point of submission relevant to the theme of evidence synthesis to inform policy and business decision-making, developed and delivered in collaboration with the users of NERC research.

Regional Impact from Science of the Environment - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 21 Sep
2017

31 Mar 2017

NERC invites research organisations with a strong and substantial portfolio of NERC funded research to apply through RISE calls for a five-year programme of activity. This was previously advertised as the Environmental Science Impact Programme (ESIP).

NERC Demand Management Review 2015-17

29 Mar 2017

NERC publishes a review of the impact of the demand management measures for standard grants.

Marine Integrated Autonomous Observing Systems Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 28 Jun
2017

28 Mar 2017

Proposals are invited for a new research programme on improving understanding of shelf sea ecosystem function using integrated autonomous observing systems.

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.

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.

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.