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International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity June 2017

Closing date: 6 Jun
2017

21 Mar 2017

NERC is inviting proposals for Pump Priming and Pump Priming Plus grants to its International Opportunities Fund (IOF). The IOF scheme provides resources to NERC-supported researchers to allow them to forge long-term partnerships with overseas scientists that add value to current NERC-funded science.

GeoBus for the Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme

16 Mar 2017

NERC is funding 'GeoBus' to support the engagement of industry and the public with the Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme.

Third round of funded highlight topic projects announced

14 Mar 2017

NERC is pleased to announce the third set of projects funded under the highlight topics route - one of our ways of funding strategic research.

New cut-off for ideas for strategic research

13 Mar 2017

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research. NERC is seeking ideas for research challenges that should be priorities for strategic research investment through strategic programme areas and highlight topics.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for designing future landscapes for biodiversity and ecosystem services

Closing date: 27 Mar
2017

10 Mar 2017

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on designing future landscapes for biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Announcement of Opportunity: Scoping group for enhancing resilience of UK peatlands

Closing date: 23 Mar
2017

7 Mar 2017

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on enhancing resilience of UK peatlands.

Insurance KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

7 Mar 2017

NERC wish to appoint a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow to foster collaborations between the (re)insurance industry and academia, to accelerate the uptake and impact of environmental science within the sector.

Cabinet Office High Level Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

6 Mar 2017

NERC and the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS) of the Cabinet Office are seeking a senior member of the environmental science community to take on a key role linking NERC science with policymaking.

Innovative monitoring approaches call brokerage events

Closing date: 24 Mar
2017

28 Feb 2017

NERC invites applicants to participate in one of two interactive brokerage events to learn more about the innovative monitoring approaches funding call and to network and develop ideas for related innovation projects.

Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards in Earthquake-prone & Volcanic Regions KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr
2017

20 Feb 2017

NERC and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) wish to appoint a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellow for the Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards (IRNH) in Earthquake-prone & Volcanic Regions research programme.