Greg Clark, minister for universities, science & cities, has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Poll of Cranfield University to the Natural Environment Research Council.
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.
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.
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has awarded four NERC-funded researchers major prizes in recognition of their outstanding work in the field of geosciences.
NERC and BBSRC are working together, with partners, to fund three new initiatives to improve our understanding of soils.
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.
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.
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.