Funding news and calls


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.

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'.

Greenhouse gas removal from the atmosphere

Closing date: 11 Apr

23 Mar 2016

NERC, EPSRC, ESRC, STFC, AHRC, BBSRC, DECC and the Met Office are inviting applications from researchers, industry representatives and policymakers to attend a one-day workshop in London on 28 April 2016 to contribute ideas which will be used to inform a programme of research.

Improving Health with Environmental Data call - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 12 Jul

16 Mar 2016

NERC, MRC and Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office invite applications to attend a brokerage event for the call 'Improving Health with Environmental Data', following which attendees will be invited to submit proposals for feasibility studies.

ESPA Announcement of Opportunity: 2016 grants

Closing date: 17 May

9 Mar 2016

The ESPA-2016 Grants call is for research synthesis projects designed to significantly advance global understanding on the way that ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation.

Valuing Nature programme, Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding ecosystem stocks and tipping points

Closing date: 5 May

8 Mar 2016

NERC announces a major new investment as part of the Valuing Nature Programme.

International Opportunities Fund - Announcement of Opportunity May 2016

Closing date: 19 May

29 Feb 2016

NERC is inviting proposals for Pump Priming and Pump Priming Plus grants to its International Opportunities Fund.