The new Aurora Innovation Centre that will support cross-discipline research to tackle environmental challenges and increase the real-world benefit of polar research was officially opened today by Universities & Science Minister Jo Johnson.
Leading experts from the UK and in developing countries across the world are joining forces to tackle some of the most serious global challenges in a new multi-disciplinary research programme.
An interim website has been launched today by UK Research & Innovation. The site will be a source of news and information about the development of UK Research & Innovation ahead of its formal creation in April 2018.
The environment is central to achieving the UN Global Goals, the first joint Rockefeller Foundation-NERC-ESRC report finds
A clear understanding of the multiple ways we, as humans, affect the environment and how the environment, in turn, affects us is essential to achieving each of the United Nation's 17 Global Goals on Sustainable Development.
To address key global development challenges in securing future food supplies, BBSRC is leading a collaboration with the MRC, ESRC, AHRC, and NERC to invest over £16 million through the Global Challenges Research Fund Foundation Awards for Global Agriculture and Food Systems Research.
Study shows wind-driven incursions of warm water forced the retreat of glaciers in West Antarctica during the past 11,000 years, enabling researchers to better understand how environmental change may impact future sea-level rise.
Professor Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research & Innovation, has given a speech outlining the vision, objectives and next steps in development for the organisation.
Researchers at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology have examined the impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on honeybees and wild pollinators in a trial spanning three countries.
If recent and rapid increases in a gas commonly used as a paint stripper and in the food industry to decaffeinate coffee and tea continue, the recovery of the ozone hole could be delayed by up to 30 years, say researchers.
Researchers at the University of Southampton have captured unprecedented data about some of the coldest abyssal ocean waters on Earth during the first voyage of the yellow robotic submersible known as Boaty McBoatface, which arrived back in the UK last week.
The research councils and Innovate UK welcome the initial key areas of the government's flagship Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) that have now opened to businesses and researchers to apply for funding.
NERC is offering an opportunity for researchers to run public engagement activities as part of our annual showcase, 'UnEarthed. Explore the world at your feet'.
Do you know someone working in the environmental sciences who deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution, their achievements in public life, and/or their commitment to serving and helping Britain?
NERC responded to the Building our Industrial Strategy green paper consultation, considering how environmental science might help a modern industrial strategy deliver productivity, jobs and growth across the UK.
New £31 million research facilities will see UK scientists gather critical data on the use of geoenergy technologies to help meet energy needs.
NERC welcomes the government green paper Building our Industrial Strategy, which launches a consultation on how to address long-term challenges for the UK economy.
Jo Johnson, minister of state for universities, science, research & innovation, officially opened the Cranfield University / NCAS Centre for Atmospheric & Emissions Research today.
The minister for universities, science, research & innovation, Jo Johnson, has announced that Professor Sir Mark Walport will be the chief executive designate of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI).
Today, we published our annual Impact Report which shows how NERC science brings sustained benefits to our economy and society, driving UK productivity and competitiveness while building a safer, wealthier and more secure world.