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.
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.
NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen's New Year honours list 2018.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is seeking to appoint a number of non-executive directors to establish a new BGS Board. The Board will support the Chair and BGS Executive Team in shaping BGS's strategy and business plans, and in securing its position as a world-leading geological survey, delivering services and providing infrastructure support nationally and globally.
In September 2017, NERC completed a review of its national capability services and facilities. Following this review, and consultation with the Scottish Association for Marine Science and other delivery partners, NERC will no longer fund the NERC Facility for Scientific Diving (NFSD) after 31 March 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?
Gene editing to eradicate unwanted animal populations, deep water lasers for trawling the sea, radiation threats from next-generation mobile phone networks and how to protect the 44% of the Earth's surface covered by no-mans-land oceans.
A group of NERC scientists scaled the UK's highest mountain this week to install a weather station that will record conditions on the summit for the first time in 113 years.
The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is awarding £68 million to the latest ground-breaking research and innovation projects in robotics and artificial intelligence systems.
NERC, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) have been working with government to consider the future governance, responsibilities and ownership arrangements for NOC and CEH.
British Antarctic Survey has decided, for safety reasons, that it will close its Halley VI Research Station during the 2018 Antarctic winter.
NERC is inviting the public to meet the scientists tackling the biggest questions on Earth at free environmental science showcase.
NERC has awarded a total of £500,000 to six projects that will build consortia and capacity in public engagement with environmental research across the UK.
NERC has announced a major five-year investment in national capability, to develop a new generation of terrestrial hydrological models linked to, and in collaboration with, the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES) model.
NERC is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking.
NERC has awarded grants to seven UK research institutes to deliver training to NERC-funded researchers to help make their science more accessible to non-expert audiences.
Ahead of a planned cross-disciplinary research call on mental health, the research councils are holding an informal networking event at the Imperial War Museum in London.
NERC's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) community engagement workshop brought experts together to explore the role of UK environmental science in meeting the global Sustainable Development Goals.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) has announced the location for a new 'observatory for the underground' that will provide important research evidence on natural resources for heat and energy.
The UK Association for Science & Discovery Centres and NERC are to work together on a programme of activities that will explore the importance of environmental science in helping us understand our changing world.