Funding news and calls


Announcement of Opportunity: Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere

Closing date: 10 Nov

16 Sep 2016

NERC, EPSRC, ESRC, BEIS, the Met Office and STFC are inviting research proposals for a new four-year research programme on Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere.

Announcement of Opportunity: Marine sensor development capital call

Closing date: 22 Nov

8 Sep 2016

NERC is investing £15m for Marine Autonomous Systems (MAS) and sensor development which will ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of global marine science and technological innovation.

Engaging the UK public with the big issues of environmental science

Closing date: 3 Nov

5 Sep 2016

NERC is inviting proposals under the public engagement programme for projects that aim to engage the UK public with big issues of environmental science.

NERC and RSE Enterprise Fellowships

Closing date: 23 Nov

1 Sep 2016

NERC and the RSE welcome applications for one year fellowships to enable promising environmental science researchers to grow into successful entrepreneurs.

RCUK welcomes HM Treasury statement on continuity of funding under Horizon 2020

15 Aug 2016

Research Councils UK welcomes the statement made by HM Treasury on continuity of funding for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, published on 13 August.

Water quality in India - Scoping workshop

Closing date: 16 Sep

11 Aug 2016

NERC and EPSRC are inviting applications from UK scientists to attend a jointly organised workshop with the Indian Department of Science & Technology, in Delhi on 17-18 November 2016.

Global Food Security - Resilience of the UK food system in a global context : Second call

Closing date: 10 Nov

28 Jul 2016

The Global Food Security programme is pleased to announce the second call of its research programme 'Resilience of the UK food system in a global context'.

Call for members

Closing date: 15 Aug

15 Jul 2016

NERC is recruiting for Peer Review College members, core panel members and panel chairs to refresh its current membership and support its peer review processes.

Leadership training bursaries for NERC fellows

Closing date: 2 Sep

7 Jul 2016

NERC welcomes applications from its research and KE fellows to a pilot scheme offering training bursaries to support participation in leadership skills training courses.

Highlight topics - third round

Closing date: 29 Sep

7 Jul 2016

NERC invites proposals for the third round of highlight topics, a route for funding strategic research. Highlight topics focus strategic research on defined subject areas, and will be delivered through independent projects.