NERC news


Chancellor announces £31 million for subsurface research

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.

19 Jan 2015

NERC joins partnership to encourage innovative shale regulation

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.

15 Jan 2015

Opportunity to engage with UK Science Landscape Project

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.

8 Jan 2015

NERC launches new innovation programme to safeguard Britain's infrastructure

NERC has launched a new strategic innovation initiative to help protect some of Britain's most important national infrastructure from environmental hazards.

7 Jan 2015

New Year's Honours announcement 2015

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.

6 Jan 2015

New fellowships will drive innovation in horticulture sector

NERC and the Horticulture Innovation Partnership are funding a new fellowship worth over £220,000.

19 Dec 2014

NERC grant regulations

From January 2015, NERC will be taking a firmer stance on existing regulations for all grant submissions.

16 Dec 2014

Enterprising young scientists scoop start up prize

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.

10 Dec 2014

NERC considers charitable status for new ownership model in two of its research centres

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.

10 Dec 2014

A new polar research vessel for the UK marine science community: Consultation town meeting

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.

1 Dec 2014

Closing Date: 12 Jan 2015