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NERC announces new call for ideas for strategic research

NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research.

15 Feb 2016


NERC scopes new areas for strategic research

NERC will scope three new areas for potential large-scale strategic research investments over spring 2016.

11 Feb 2016


NERC-funded scientists start work on Scottish slopes after storm Desmond and storm Frank landslides

Scientists will use cutting-edge technology to pinpoint potential landslide "warning signs" on a high-risk route in Scotland following devastating storms in December.

9 Feb 2016


Tackling drought with big data

An event in March will bring together experts in different fields to find out more about how environmental and social media data can help improve drought prediction.

3 Feb 2016


How to suggest a name for our new ship

We have a new research ship under construction at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead and we need a name for her!

2 Feb 2016


Report highlights the value of NERC investment to the UK

NERC's latest Impact Report clearly demonstrates the importance of its investment in science, innovation and training in creating jobs and driving economic growth across the whole country and beyond.

1 Feb 2016


Energy, water, environment and food policy in the spotlight at new research centre backed by NERC

UK policy on energy, water, environment and food will be in the spotlight at a new research centre backed by NERC.

29 Jan 2016


NERC projects on oil and gas field decommissioning highlighted by Prime Minister

NERC's investment of £1 million to support the decommissioning of oil and gas fields was highlighted today by Prime Minister David Cameron.

28 Jan 2016


New director for science & innovation at NERC

Professor Tim Wheeler will be joining NERC at the start of April 2016 as our new director of science & innovation.

27 Jan 2016


New Science Board members - 2016 appointments

NERC has appointed seven new members to its Science Board to replace those who have completed their term.

21 Jan 2016