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Call for nominations for Queen's Birthday Honours 2016

Recognise someone's outstanding contribution to environmental science by nominating them for a UK national honour.

22 May 2015


Cabinet Office Communications Capability Review of the UK Research Councils 2015

The research councils communication capability reviews now published.

27 Mar 2015


Top woman scientist appointed to key role as chair of NERC Science & Innovation Strategy Board

NERC is delighted to announce that Professor Angela Hatton will be the new chair for its Science & Innovation Strategy Board.

20 Mar 2015


NERC invests in discovery science to tackle major environmental questions

NERC is investing £17·5 million to help answer fundamental questions about how the world works.

10 Mar 2015


UK climate instruments take a ride on NASA's Global Hawk

Two cutting-edge science instruments developed by UK researchers took to the skies aboard NASA's Global Hawk research aircraft.

6 Mar 2015


NERC joins partnership to champion global water resilience

NERC are pleased to announce their support for the newly launched UK Water Partnership, which will promote the UK's expertise in the sector around the globe.

2 Mar 2015


Impact Awards for KEC professionals

PraxisUnico and the research councils are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognise knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals.

16 Feb 2015

Closing Date: 16 Apr 2015


Videos showcase NERC impact finalists' exceptional research

Videos premiered at NERC's inaugural Impact Awards demonstrate the value of environmental science to our economy and society.

5 Feb 2015


NERC introduces demand management measures for standard grants

NERC is implementing new measures designed to raise discovery science standard grant success rates.

3 Feb 2015


NERC funds initiative to train specialists in risk, mitigation and big data

NERC has awarded a consortium of four leading UK universities £2·5 million to train the next generation of researchers to become experts at assessing and mitigating risk using big data.

3 Feb 2015