Funding news and calls


Sustainable Gas Futures Announcement of Opportunity: Workshop

Closing date: 13 Jan

22 Dec 2014

NERC invites applications from UK scientists and industry representatives to attend a jointly organised workshop with FAPESP São Paulo Research Foundation in Brazil on 25-27 February 2015.

NERC Summer of Science - Public engagement for NERC's 50th anniversary

Closing date: 26 Jan

22 Dec 2014

To mark its 50th anniversary in 2015, NERC will be supporting a series of events and activities to engage the public with its research.

Handbooks, guidance and forms

27 Nov 2014

A new version of the NERC research grants and fellowships handbook has been published.

Understanding & Representing Atmospheric Convection across Scales - Announcement of Opportunity: Call for workshop participants

Closing date: 15 Dec

21 Nov 2014

Applications are invited to attend a one-day workshop, on 2 February 2015, to develop a programme of research.

Announcement of Opportunity: Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards - UK / China workshop

Closing date: 16 Oct

7 Oct 2014

NERC and the Economic & Social Research Council are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a jointly organised workshop with the National Natural Science Foundation of China in Chengdu on 19-22 November 2014.

Announcement of Opportunity: Future Climate For Africa - Regional Consortium Grants 2014 (Full proposals)

Closing date: 23 Oct

23 Sep 2014

Full proposals are requested from invited applicants for the second stage of the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) 2014 Regional Consortium Grants Call funded by DFID and NERC. 

Knowledge Exchange Fellowships

Closing date: 29 Oct

12 Sep 2014

Opportunities will open on 17 September for applications for Directed KE Fellowships to work on a topic or with a business sector that has been determined by the NERC community.

Policy Placement Scheme

Closing date: 14 Oct

4 Sep 2014

NERC and the Environment Agency are seeking to appoint three policy placement fellows, to start in December 2014.

Alan Turing Institute

Closing date: 30 Oct

11 Aug 2014

The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council is calling for expressions of interest from UK universities to join a consortium to establish an internationally-recognised institute to lead in research, education and knowledge transfer in the data sciences: the Alan Turing Institute.

International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity September 2014

Closing date: 25 Sep

8 Aug 2014

Proposals are invited for the 2014 Calls of the NERC International Opportunities Fund regarding Pump-Priming grants and the Pump-Priming Plus grants.