NERC news


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

Top woman scientist appointed to key role as chair of NERC Science & Innovation Strategy Board

NERC is delighted to announce that Professor Angela Hatton will be the new chair for its Science & Innovation Strategy Board.

20 Mar 2015

NERC invests in discovery science to tackle major environmental questions

NERC is investing £17·5 million to help answer fundamental questions about how the world works.

10 Mar 2015

UK climate instruments take a ride on NASA's Global Hawk

Two cutting-edge science instruments developed by UK researchers took to the skies aboard NASA's Global Hawk research aircraft.

6 Mar 2015