Funding news and calls


Marine sensor development capital call - Pre-announcement and additional information

27 Jun 2016

NERC would like to announce indicative key dates for a capital call in marine sensor development.

Marine sensor development capital call - Information workshop

Closing date: 31 Aug

27 Jun 2016

Individuals interested in submitting a proposal to this call are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop in Southampton on 16 September 2016, which will provide an opportunity to develop collaborations with other scientists and discuss sensor integration with NOC technicians.

Announcement of Opportunity: Soil Security - Small grants

Closing date: 9 Aug

15 Jun 2016

NERC is inviting proposals under the Soil Security programme for research projects costing between £150,000 and £250,000 (80% full economic cost), and of up to 24 months' duration.

Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 6 Sep

26 May 2016

NERC, AHRC & ESRC invite proposals to address the challenge of Building Resilience to environmental hazards in developing countries. All proposals are expected to take an inter-disciplinary approach, bringing together environmental science with social science and arts and humanities.

Towards a Sustainable Earth: The environment-human landscape - Pre-announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Jun

26 May 2016

NERC, ESRC and The Rockefeller Foundation are announcing an opportunity to develop a view of past and current research and innovation relating to the policy landscape surrounding the UN Global Goals.

Marine Integrated Autonomous Observing Systems Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 28 Jul

26 May 2016

Proposals are invited for a new research programme on improving understanding of shelf sea ecosystem function using integrated autonomous observing systems.

BETR Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 27 Jul

26 May 2016

NERC and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are inviting proposals to the Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience (BETR) strategic research programme.

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

Closing date: 23 Jun

18 May 2016

Global Food Security on behalf of the Food System Resilience programme funders is inviting applications for a programme co-ordinator to lead, manage and coordinate the programme activities.

Decision making under uncertainty - Town meeting

Closing date: 6 May

28 Apr 2016

EPSRC, ESRC, AHRC and NERC invite applications to attend a town meeting on 24 May 2016 in London which aims to initiate the building of a multidisciplinary community focused on decision making under uncertainty.

Newton Amazon announcement

14 Apr 2016

As part of the UK Newton Fund activities, NERC in collaboration with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) have agreed to support two projects under the joint NERC-FAPESP programme 'Understanding & Sustaining Brazilian Biome Resources'.