Eminent physicist, author and broadcaster Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE will be hosting the inaugural NERC impact awards prize-giving ceremony.
NERC, BBSRC and 14 industry partners have funded five research translation projects with a total value of £1 million to address challenges to the efficiency, productivity and sustainability of UK farming.
A £20·5m programme of research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans has been funded by six UK partners, including NERC.
The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) is updating its Roadmap of Research Infrastructures and has launched a call for projects to be considered for inclusion.
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 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.