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Researchers, innovators and local authorities to realise vision for future cities

Engineers, ecologists, economists and heritage experts will be among diverse research teams joining with local authorities and innovative business to build successful 21st-century cities.

23 Sep 2015


RRS Discovery public tours

In association with the Natural History Museum, we are offering the public the chance to win a guided tour around the Discovery and experience this world-leading research vessel.

18 Sep 2015


NERC's ozone research saves thousands of lives and lowers food prices, saving the UK £1.3 billion every year

NERC's ozone research has spared thousands of lives and led to lower food prices, leading to savings of £1·3 billion every year for the UK, thanks to the early implementation of the Montreal Protocol.

16 Sep 2015


Professor Roland von Glasow, University of East Anglia

We are deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the unexpected death of Professor Roland von Glasow.

10 Sep 2015


BGS to monitor proposed Yorkshire fracking site

Scientists from the British Geological Survey (BGS) are helping make sure any fracking that may happen in Yorkshire is monitored to detect environmental impact.

21 Aug 2015


NERC invests £16 million in Arctic Ocean change research

NERC announces it is investing in research to study the effects of dramatic changes in Arctic ice cover over the last three decades on the Arctic region.

29 Jul 2015


NERC continues with process to consider charitable status for new ownership model for two of its research centres

NERC Council has affirmed its decision to proceed to the next stage of a process considering changes in the ownership and governance of two of its research centres, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the National Oceanography Centre.

24 Jul 2015


Cities and water - looking to the future

NERC expertise has made a key contribution to a new report on how the cities of the future can deal with the challenges around managing water in a changing environment.

23 Jul 2015


Changes to NERC's Audit & Risk Assurance Committee membership

NERC is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Audit & Risk Assurance Committee members.

23 Jul 2015


The UK joins the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis announces today that the United Kingdom has become its newest member country.

16 Jul 2015