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Current funding opportunities

Announcement of Opportunity: Valuing Natural Capital - Consortia awards

Closing date: 18 Sep
2014

21 Jul 2014

NERC invites proposals for consortium projects for the new research programme Valuing Natural Capital in Low Carbon Energy Pathways.

Announcement of Opportunity: Strategic Environmental Science Capital Call

Closing date: 22 Aug
2014

11 Jul 2014

Proposals are invited for strategic capital assets (for science, innovation, estates, IT, facilities) to support a well-found research and innovation environment that will underpin existing and future world-class environmental science.

NERC opens request for evidence for Centres for Doctoral Training

Closing date: 12 Sep
2014

23 Jun 2014

NERC is introducing a new way to identify and prioritise focused training needs in the UK environmental sciences.

View all funding calls

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Current funding opportunities

Announcement of Opportunity: Valuing Natural Capital - Consortia awards

Closing date: 18 Sep
2014

21 Jul 2014

NERC invites proposals for consortium projects for the new research programme Valuing Natural Capital in Low Carbon Energy Pathways.

Announcement of Opportunity: Strategic Environmental Science Capital Call

Closing date: 22 Aug
2014

11 Jul 2014

Proposals are invited for strategic capital assets (for science, innovation, estates, IT, facilities) to support a well-found research and innovation environment that will underpin existing and future world-class environmental science.

NERC opens request for evidence for Centres for Doctoral Training

Closing date: 12 Sep
2014

23 Jun 2014

NERC is introducing a new way to identify and prioritise focused training needs in the UK environmental sciences.

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.