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Natural Environment Research Council

Who we are

The Natural Environment Research Council is the UK's largest funder of independent environmental science, training and innovation, delivered through universities and research centres.

Working with business

Our business partnerships deliver knowledge, skills and technology that meet the UK's innovation needs and support economic growth with responsible environmental management.

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What type of funding is right for you?

Strategic research

Providing the understanding to meeting the challenges faced by society.

Discovery science

Research driven by curiosity - asking fundamental questions about the planet we live on.

Innovation funding

Translating world-leading science and skills for industry, government and the third sector.

Postgraduate training

Sustaining the flow of top talent and skills for UK science, business and government.

NERC fellowships

Developing outstanding scientists to become internationally recognised leaders in research and innovation.