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Name Our Ship online poll has now closed

NERC would like to thank everyone who has supported our campaign to name the UK's next world-class polar research ship.

17 Apr 2016


New funded highlight topic projects announced

NERC is pleased to announce the second set of projects funded under the highlight topics route - one of our ways of funding strategic research.

15 Apr 2016


NERC partners with M&S on sustainable food production

NERC is joining forces with major retailer M&S to help shape the future of sustainable food production in the UK and abroad.

13 Apr 2016


NERC commissions ambitious multi-centre research programmes

NERC has commissioned five highly ambitious research programmes, worth £34 million, that will see its research centres working closely together to tackle major scientific and societal challenges.

22 Mar 2016


Publication of RCUK Strategic Priorities & Spending Plan

The UK research councils published Strategic Priorities & Spending Plans.

18 Mar 2016


Campaign launched to name the UK's state-of-the-art £200m polar research ship

NERC has a new polar research ship under construction and we need a name for her!

17 Mar 2016


NERC webinar on national capability research

On 7 April, NERC will be hosting a live webinar showcasing our new investments in multi-disciplinary national capability research within our centres.

16 Mar 2016


New research will improve city life with green infrastructure

NERC is investing around £1·2 million in innovative projects designed to improve urban life and create sustainable cities by helping us make better use of 'green infrastructure'.

7 Mar 2016


Research councils publish response to budget allocation

The research councils have published a short response to the budget allocations announced earlier today.

4 Mar 2016


Nominations for membership of the NERC Training Advisory Board

NERC is seeking new members for its Training Advisory Board (TAB). We welcome nominations from the academic community, relevant end-users and early career researchers from across NERC's remit.

1 Mar 2016

Closing Date: 7 Apr 2016