Funding news and calls


NERC scopes new areas for strategic research

16 Feb 2017

NERC will scope two new areas for potential large-scale strategic research investments over spring 2017.

Announcement of Opportunity: India-UK Water Quality

Closing date: 30 Mar

16 Feb 2017

NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and India's Department of Science & Technology (DST) jointly invite proposals to a new three-year research programme to improve water quality.

Centre for Doctoral Training 2017 call

Closing date: 19 Jul

8 Feb 2017

NERC is inviting outline proposals by 12 April 2017 for a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) specialising in one of two priority areas.

Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation funding call - Guidance for full proposals

Closing date: 3 May

2 Feb 2017

The third funding call under ERIIP, NERC are encouraging proposals that address the challenges of ERIIP members as well as fill gaps in the portfolio of themes, hazards and sectors within the scope of the programme.

Green Infrastructure (Urban) KE Fellow call

Closing date: 27 Apr

18 Jan 2017

NERC is inviting Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowship proposals that address the issues and opportunities around green infrastructure for planners in building it into investment decisions for developments in urban areas.

Joint UK-China Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) call

Closing date: 10 Feb

4 Jan 2017

Expressions of interest applications are invited to the second of three calls planned under the 'UK-China Joint Programme in Low Carbon Innovation' MOU between EPSRC and NSFC.

UK-Colombia networking workshop 2017

Closing date: 13 Jan

21 Dec 2016

NERC and AHRC, jointly with the Colombian Administrative Department of Science Technology & Innovation, expect to issue a joint call for research proposals in spring 2017.

Valuing Nature Placement Scheme 2017

Closing date: 30 Jan

19 Dec 2016

Researchers are invited to apply to work for up to four months on Valuing Nature topics in a new disciplinary, institutional or applied setting. £130,000 is available to support the placements.

Valuing Nature Business Impact School 2017

Closing date: 19 Jan

19 Dec 2016

Our second Business Impact School will be held in London from 7-9 March 2017. The School aims to provide early career researchers with an opportunity to gain insight into producing research with business impact.

Call for Open Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fellowships

Closing date: 27 Apr

15 Dec 2016

NERC wishes to award up to four fellowships for those who come forward with a work plan of their own choosing to generate impact from NERC-funded research in their host institution.