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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 £31m for subsurface research

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne last week announced that the government will allocate £31m 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


New fellowships will drive innovation in horticulture sector

NERC and the Horticulture Innovation Partnership are funding a new fellowship worth over £220,000.

19 Dec 2014


NERC grant regulations

From January 2015, NERC will be taking a firmer stance on existing regulations for all grant submissions.

16 Dec 2014


Enterprising young scientists scoop start up prize

Two teams of enterprising scientist's scooped top prize in a business plan competition for environmental and biotechnology start-up companies in London on Monday.

10 Dec 2014