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NERC invests £2 million in exploring low-carbon futures for the UK

NERC is investing up to £2 million in research to investigate how possible future scenarios for UK energy would affect vital resources like groundwater and natural habitats.

30 Jun 2015


New publication highlights the benefits of NERC-funded science

The research NERC has supported since its formation in 1965 has created innumerable benefits in the UK and beyond - making us more resilient to natural disasters, helping us use natural resources responsibly, increasing wellbeing and supporting economic growth.

24 Jun 2015


New report reveals public views on ecosystem services and valuing nature

Public views on the challenges facing policy and decision makers to manage the natural environment have been revealed in a major national public dialogue project.

22 Jun 2015


NERC announces Queen's Birthday Honours recipients

NERC is pleased to announce that four colleagues have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

15 Jun 2015


Minister announces new appointments bringing talent and diversity to NERC

Minister for Universities & Science Jo Johnson today announced the appointment of five new members and the re-appointment of two existing members to NERC Council.

12 Jun 2015


NERC tackles human exposure to microorganisms with Dstl and the FSA

NERC can announce four projects addressing key areas of potential exposure to microorganisms that can affect public health.

10 Jun 2015


NERC invests £8.5 million in large-scale research to tackle big questions about climate change

NERC is investing £8·5 million in cutting-edge research to further our understanding of climate change and its effects.

5 Jun 2015


NERC launches new film - The Environment is Everyone's Business

As we mark our 50th anniversary, NERC is proud to share this new short film showcasing the expertise and diversity of research undertaken by our centres and partners across our research portfolio.

2 Jun 2015


Call for nominations for Queen's Birthday Honours 2016

Recognise someone's outstanding contribution to environmental science by nominating them for a UK national honour.

22 May 2015


Cabinet Office Communications Capability Review of the UK Research Councils 2015

The research councils communication capability reviews now published.

27 Mar 2015