NERC news


Call for evidence to inform NERC's investment priorities for the next Comprehensive Spending Review period

NERC is seeking views on future priorities for investments in environmental science and innovation.

2 Feb 2015

Closing Date: 23 Mar 2015

Work starts on new home for NERC's British Geological Survey

Work is starting on the new £20 million Lyell Centre at Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh campus with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site. 

30 Jan 2015

NERC launches 50th anniversary with Impact Awards prize-giving ceremony

NERC is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Impact Awards.

29 Jan 2015

NERC-supported app wins awards for taking sustainable agriculture to scale

A NERC-supported app to support sustainable agriculture has received several prestigious accolades and is now expanding to include water and biodiversity among the metrics it measures.

21 Jan 2015

Report highlights NERC's value to the UK's economy and society

Science Minister Greg Clark has today welcomed the publication of NERC's 2014 impact report.

19 Jan 2015

Chancellor announces £31 million for subsurface research

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne last week announced that the government will allocate £31 million of funding to create world-class subsurface research test centres through NERC.

19 Jan 2015

NERC joins partnership to encourage innovative shale regulation

A new fund to ensure safety and sustainability are at the forefront of any drilling for shale gas and oil in the UK has been announced today.

15 Jan 2015

Opportunity to engage with UK Science Landscape Project

The Prime Minister's Council for Science & Technology (CST) has announced a new project which aims to build a picture of the whole UK research landscape and develop a stronger evidence base.

8 Jan 2015

NERC launches new innovation programme to safeguard Britain's infrastructure

NERC has launched a new strategic innovation initiative to help protect some of Britain's most important national infrastructure from environmental hazards.

7 Jan 2015

New Year's Honours announcement 2015

NERC is pleased to announce that two colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours list 2015 for their outstanding services to science and archaeology.

6 Jan 2015