NERC news


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

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