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NERC researcher wins Science of Risk prize

Dr Juliet Biggs has been awarded a Science of Risk prize by Lloyd's for a paper published earlier this year in Nature Communications.

31 Oct 2014


Minister for universities, science & cities announces new appointment to NERC

Greg Clark, minister for universities, science & cities, has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Poll of Cranfield University to the Natural Environment Research Council.

22 Oct 2014


NERC new polar research vessel: Consultation on science requirements

NERC invites the UK marine and polar science community to submit comments on the concept design of the new polar research vessel, with respect to its science capability and capacity requirements.

20 Oct 2014

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2015


NERC invests £23 million in Earth observation, supporting science and innovation, big data and space technology

NERC is to fund the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) for a further five years, signing a new contract worth £23 million with the University of Leicester.

20 Oct 2014


NERC-funded researchers celebrated by major European Geosciences Union awards

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has awarded four NERC-funded researchers major prizes in recognition of their outstanding work in the field of geosciences.

17 Oct 2014


NERC to re-run Centre for Doctoral Training interview panel

NERC will re-run the interview panel for the Risk and Mitigation category of the 2014 Centre for Doctoral Training call.

14 Oct 2014


NERC and BBSRC fund initiatives to protect soils and safeguard global food security

NERC and BBSRC are working together, with partners, to fund three new initiatives to improve our understanding of soils.

13 Oct 2014


NERC scientists lead major UN report on ocean acidification

NERC-funded scientists have contributed to a major new international report showing unequivocally that ocean acidification will have significant consequences for marine life, and in turn human society.

8 Oct 2014


Robot fleet observes marine life in the open ocean

A fleet of seven robotic vehicles is being launched into the ocean off southwest England this week, in the most ambitious project of its kind in Europe.

3 Oct 2014


NERC and NSF widen agreements to simplify UK-US collaboration

NERC and the US's National Science Foundation (NSF) have widened agreements to make it easier for world-leading environmental scientists to collaborate on discovery science projects and tackling global environmental challenges.

29 Sep 2014