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Halley Research Station Antarctica to close for winter

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has decided not to winter at Halley VI Research Station for safety reasons. The station, which is located on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, will shut down between March and November 2017.

16 Jan 2017


Construction partner chosen to modernise Antarctic infrastructure

Construction expert BAM has been chosen to partner with NERC's research centre BAS to modernise UK Antarctic research facilities.

4 Jan 2017


Projects funded to engage public with issues of environmental science

NERC has backed 18 projects to engage the UK public with environmental science around challenging issues.

4 Jan 2017


NERC colleagues included in Queen's New Year Honours 2017

NERC is pleased to announce that four colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2017 for their services to polar science, diplomacy, environmental science, human health, atmospheric chemistry and glaciology.

3 Jan 2017


NERC science boosts UK economic growth by reducing pollution

Decades of research by NERC-funded scientists led to a fundamental contribution to the UK successfully banning harmful marine pollutants, according to a new report.

19 Dec 2016


NERC research into water security creates UK benefits worth billions

NERC's world-leading research has led to economic and environmental benefits for the UK by helping to strengthen regulation in the water industry while avoiding disproportionately expensive requirements.

19 Dec 2016


Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and best wishes for the new year from all at NERC.

16 Dec 2016


Call for nominations for the Queen's New Year Honours 2018

Do you know someone working within the environmental sciences sector who deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution, their achievements in public life, and/or their commitment to serving and helping Britain?

13 Dec 2016

Closing Date: 24 Feb 2017


Last winter's floods worst in 100 years confirms NERC centre report

A NERC centre's scientific review of the winter floods of 2015 / 2016 confirms that the event was one of the most extreme and severe hydrological events of the last century.

5 Dec 2016


Opportunity to join the Innovation Advisory Board

NERC is seeking to appoint four new members to the Innovation Advisory Board, and would encourage applications from representatives with broad perspectives and experience of business, both from within companies and from central and local government.

29 Nov 2016

Closing Date: 4 Jan 2017