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For peat's sake
11 Mar 2015

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Current funding opportunities  RSS feed

Announcement of Opportunity: Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards in Earthquake Prone Regions in China (IRNHiC)

Closing date: 9 Jun
2015

21 Apr 2015

Expression of interest applications are invited for the IRNHiC programme, funded by NERC and ESRC in the UK (supported by the Newton Fund) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Je-S system unavailable for five days in April

30 Mar 2015

From 16:00 on Thursday 16 April to 08:30 Wednesday 22 April 2015 the Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) system will be unavailable.

Joint JPI Climate and Belmont Forum action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages

27 Mar 2015

NERC is calling for proposals as part of the JPI Climate and Belmont Forum collaborative research action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages.

View all funding calls

Natural Environment Research Council

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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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Current funding opportunities  RSS feed

Announcement of Opportunity: Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards in Earthquake Prone Regions in China (IRNHiC)

Closing date: 9 Jun
2015

21 Apr 2015

Expression of interest applications are invited for the IRNHiC programme, funded by NERC and ESRC in the UK (supported by the Newton Fund) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Je-S system unavailable for five days in April

30 Mar 2015

From 16:00 on Thursday 16 April to 08:30 Wednesday 22 April 2015 the Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) system will be unavailable.

Joint JPI Climate and Belmont Forum action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages

27 Mar 2015

NERC is calling for proposals as part of the JPI Climate and Belmont Forum collaborative research action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages.

View all funding calls

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.