Funding news and calls


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.

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.

Announcement of Opportunity: Valuing Natural Capital in Low Carbon Energy Pathways - Consortia awards

Closing date: 2 Oct

21 Jul 2014

NERC invites proposals for consortium projects for the new research programme Valuing Natural Capital in Low Carbon Energy Pathways.

Security of Supply of Mineral Resources - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 17 Jul

23 May 2014

NERC invites SoS Mineral Resources catalyst grant holders to submit proposals for large grants of up to four years' duration.

Valuing Natural Capital - Call for workshop participants

Closing date: 16 Jun

21 May 2014

NERC are seeking participants for a strategic ideas brokerage workshop on 21-22 July 2014. £1·9m has been allocated to fund the research arising from the workshop and subsequent call.

Announcement of Opportunity: Valuing Nature programme discipline-hopping fellowships

Closing date: 14 Aug

13 May 2014

On behalf of the programme funders, NERC are inviting applications from early-career researchers wishing to develop their research expertise in a different discipline.

Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Developing Megacity Announcement of Opportunity: China workshop

Closing date: 2 Jun

9 May 2014

NERC and the Medical Research Council are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a joint workshop.

CASE studentships

Closing date: 10 Jul

6 May 2014

The 2014 NERC Industrial CASE Studentship Competition is now open. NERC, BBSRC, MRC, STFC and AHRC are now working together on Industrial CASE Studentships, with a common closing date for all competitions.