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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.

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.

Belmont Forum and FACCE-JPI Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 30 Sep

17 Jul 2013

Proposals are invited to this joint funding call between the Belmont Forum and the Agriculture, Food Security & Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative (FACCE-JPI), on the theme of Food Security & Land-use Change.

Doctoral training partnerships (DTPs)

28 Jun 2013

The Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) assessment panel will be held on 24-25 September 2013. The panel membership has now been confirmed.

Funding to help understand soil's key role in Global Food Security

12 Jun 2013

Funders have joined forces to offer £4·5m for research into soil ecosystems and their impact on agriculture and food production.

Environmental Big Data Capital

Closing date: 28 Jun

7 Jun 2013

NERC invites outline proposals which enable the UK research community to exploit environmental data for science and impact.

Environment YES

26 Mar 2013

The Environment YES competition is now open for 2013. Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Skills Review

8 Mar 2013

NERC has published a refreshed and updated report that identifies essential environmental science skills that are in short supply.

BESS Announcement of Opportunity: Call for workshops

21 Feb 2013

This funding call is for workshops which contribute to the goals of the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) programme.

Undergraduate research experience placements

11 Feb 2013

Following a successful three-year pilot, NERC is pleased to announce that the Research Experience Placement (REP) scheme is running for a fourth year.