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.
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.
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.
NERC has launched a new strategic innovation initiative to help protect some of Britain's most important national infrastructure from environmental hazards.
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.
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.
NERC Council has agreed to proceed to the next stage of a process considering changes in the ownership and governance of two of its research centres.
A meeting will be held on 15 January 2015 in London to engage with the wider scientific community and encourage participation and input to overall design concept and operability of the new NERC polar research vessel.