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Boaty completes first under-ice Antarctic mission

NOC autonomous underwater vehicle Autosub Long Range, known affectionately around the world as Boaty McBoatface, was successfully recovered last week following its first under-ice mission beneath the Filchner Ice Shelf in West Antarctica.

14 Mar 2018

Building Resilience event highlights the benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration

Researchers from across the UK, the globe and from a wide variety of disciplines gathered last week to address the building of resilience to environmental hazards, both natural and man-made, in developing countries.

13 Mar 2018

New Board created for the British Geological Survey

NERC and the British Geological Survey (BGS) have today announced the membership of the first BGS Board.

13 Mar 2018

JASMIN4: A crucial upgrade for environmental science

A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available in one of the UK's national supercomputers.

8 Mar 2018

Government position on UK participation in Horizon 2020

The UK government has issued a document to clarify the UK's eligibility to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

6 Mar 2018

NERC announces Council members

We are pleased to announce the appointment of the NERC Council which will be effective from 1 April 2018. This board is a combination of previously serving Council members, existing members and new members to ensure a broad range of expertise and experience is represented, as we commence upon the creation of UK Research & Innovation.

6 Mar 2018

Operation Earth: Environmental science for families launches nationwide

NERC's Operation Earth programme launches this month at 11 science and discovery centres across the UK.

8 Feb 2018

Report shows NERC environmental science tackles global challenges

Today, we published our annual Impact Report showing how sustained NERC investment and partnerships achieve prosperity and wellbeing. It demonstrates how our work delivers a cleaner, more productive and more resilient world.

31 Jan 2018

Air quality research supersites set for Manchester, Birmingham and London

A new network of advanced air quality monitoring instruments will detect harmful air pollutants and their sources in greater detail than ever before at existing research sites in three UK cities.

22 Jan 2018

New cut-off for highlight topic ideas - 2018

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for highlight topics.

9 Jan 2018

Closing Date: 15 May 2018