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State-of-the-art research vessel visits Liverpool

In a unique celebration of the best of British environmental science, the Natural Environment Research Council will showcase one of the world's most advanced research ships in Liverpool this week.

5 Oct 2016


Searching for Scouse cod and Geordie haddock

Scientists this week launched a new study into the 'soundscape' of Britain's seas, aiming to better understand the impact of maritime noise pollution on fish including their ability to communicate.

5 Oct 2016


DFID independent expert advisory group recruitment

The Department for International Development (DFID) are currently recruiting new members of their Research Advisory Group (RAG).

4 Oct 2016


India-UK Joint Centre on Water Security officially launched

A water security initiative between major India and UK research funding bodies is announced today.

27 Sep 2016


New cut-off for highlight topic ideas

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for highlight topics.

21 Sep 2016

Closing Date: 16 May 2017


NERC joins forces with the US's Rockefeller Foundation to achieve the UN's Global Goals

NERC and ESRC have joined forces with the US's Rockefeller Foundation to support the United Nation's 17 Global Goals, which aim to eliminate poverty and hunger and help fight climate change over the next 15 years.

20 Sep 2016


NERC research ship and aircraft photographed together for the first time ahead of Into the blue

Today, NERC releases exclusive images of two of the world's key scientific instruments taking part in a training mission ahead of going on public display at Into the blue, an interactive celebration of science taking place in Liverpool and Manchester next month.

6 Sep 2016


Engaging the UK public with the big issues of environmental science

NERC is inviting proposals under the public engagement programme for projects that aim to engage the UK public with big issues of environmental science.

5 Sep 2016

Closing Date: 3 Nov 2016


Science Board nominations invited

NERC is inviting applications to its key scientific advisory board, the Science Board.

2 Sep 2016

Closing Date: 23 Sep 2016


NERC services and facilities commissioning

NERC is introducing new ways of identifying and prioritising its services and facilities portfolio over the next five to ten years.

1 Sep 2016