Funding news and calls


Announcement of Opportunity: UPGro Consortium Grants 2014

Closing date: 3 Mar

15 Jan 2014

Outline proposals are invited for a new funding round as part of the Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor in sub-Saharan Africa (UPGro) research programme funded by DFID, NERC and ESRC.

Public engagement training

10 Dec 2013

Applications for NERC's 'Engaging the public with your research' training course for January, February and March 2014 are currently being accepted. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Drivers of Variability in Atmospheric Circulation Announcement of Opportunity: European Climate

Closing date: 23 Jan

14 Nov 2013

Outline proposals are invited for a new research programme - Drivers of Variability in Atmospheric Circulation: European Climate.

Advanced Training Short Courses (ATSC)

13 Nov 2013

Details are available of NERC's new programme of short courses for postgraduate and professional skills development in the environmental sciences.

BESS Announcement of Opportunity: Knowledge Exchange Grants

Closing date: 14 Jan

30 Oct 2013

The Biodiversity & Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) programme is inviting applications for Knowledge Exchange Grants.

BESS Announcement of Opportunity: Improving modelling capability

Closing date: 5 Dec

29 Oct 2013

NERC and Defra are inviting applications to improve modelling capability in support of integrated catchment management across the UK.

Solving business problems

Closing date: 13 Nov

21 Oct 2013

NERC and the Technology Strategy Board are investing £4m in feasibility studies which use environmental data to develop new solutions to business problems.

Business, policy and third sector internships in the Marine Renewable Energy sector

Closing date: 28 Nov

16 Oct 2013

The NERC Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange Programme invites applications for internships of up to six months.

International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity 2013

Closing date: 17 Oct

9 Aug 2013

Proposals are invited for the 2013 Calls of the NERC International Opportunities Fund regarding Pump-Priming grants and the Pump-Priming Plus grants.

Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group: Industry Roadmap report

25 Jul 2013

The UK has significant academic expertise, which could help increase industry capacity to culture and extract products from algae in an economic and environmentally sustainable manner.