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NERC introduces demand management measures for standard grants

3 Feb 2015

NERC is implementing new measures designed to raise discovery science standard grant success rates.

CZO Announcement of Opportunity: A UK China Collaboration

Closing date: 6 Mar
2015

26 Jan 2015

Applicants submitting expressions of interest for this programme are advised to consider making provisional preparations to attend the workshop in Nanjing, China in April 2015, should their application be successful.

Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Developing Megacity Announcement of Opportunity: Research funding

Closing date: 6 Mar
2015

6 Jan 2015

Expression of Interest applications are invited for the Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Chinese Megacity programme, funded by NERC and MRC in the UK (with input from the Newton Fund) and NSFC in China.

Sustainable Gas Futures Announcement of Opportunity: Workshop

Closing date: 13 Jan
2015

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
2015

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
2014

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
2014

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
2014

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
2014

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.