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NERC to make up to £5m available to boost regional impact from its research

NERC is set to introduce a brand new, ambitious scheme to help the UK's regions benefit from its world-leading research.

16 Dec 2015


Future commissioning of Centres for Doctoral Training

A new process to be developed over the next six months will help shape NERC's future training priorities.

16 Dec 2015


Call for nominations for the Queen's New Year Honours 2017

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?

15 Dec 2015

Closing Date: 26 Feb 2016


Reappointment of the NERC chief executive

Universities & Science Minister Jo Johnson today announced the reappointment of Professor Duncan Wingham as chief executive of the Natural Environment Research Council.

14 Dec 2015


Entrepreneurial scientists scoop prizes at anniversary finals

Two teams of entrepreneurial researchers have triumphed in a business plan competition for hypothetical biotechnology and environmental start-up companies in London on Thursday.

11 Dec 2015


Field tested: NERC PhDs explain their work

An article about the challenges of undertaking geology in Greece and a photograph of a snow-covered hut from the NERC iSTAR programme in Antarctica are this year's winners of NERC's short article writing and student photography competitions.

10 Dec 2015


Putting SIMs on seals - SMRU and Vodafone announce partnership

The Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) and Vodafone UK are working together to learn more about the rapid decline in many UK seal populations by fitting them with mobile phone-based tracking tags.

10 Dec 2015


NERC PhD students awarded RCUK policy internships

Fifteen NERC-funded PhD students have been awarded internships that will give them valuable insights into the policymaking process and how science can contribute to it.

9 Dec 2015


NERC launches £6m initiative to support the seafood industry

NERC has today unveiled a scheme to help ensure the UK's fish farming industry develops healthily, safely and sustainably.

9 Dec 2015


UK and Chinese scientists join forces to combat city pollution

New research into toxic fumes polluting a Chinese megacity could help protect the health of millions in the coming decades.

3 Dec 2015