NERC news


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

Final call for SISB nominations

If you would like to apply or make a nomination to NERC's key scientific advisory board, the Science & Innovation Strategy Board, don't miss the call deadline of 20 July 2015.

16 Jul 2015

Closing Date: 20 Jul 2015

NERC celebrates prestigious international appointments

We are pleased to announce that two members of the NERC team have been appointed to high-profile positions with international science organisations.

10 Jul 2015