Initial appointments have been made to a new strategic advisory group to support the development of the government's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
NERC-funded researcher Professor Nigel Dunnett has recently been appointed as an ambassador of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Understanding the southern Asian monsoon and its effects on the world's climate is the focus of a new UK research collaboration now underway in India.
Do you know someone working in the environmental sciences who deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution, their achievements in public life, and/or their commitment to serving and helping Britain?
People living in the cities of Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle & Gateshead and York will benefit from a new research and innovation initiative that puts them in the driving seat to help improve their cities' health, wellbeing and prosperity as they face up to challenges of modern urban living.
The government has published a white paper which details its planned policy to reform support for higher education and research, including proposals on the future of the research councils.
Five UK Research Councils have announced the first joint interdisciplinary calls from the new £1·5 billion Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) unveiled by the Government in last year's spending review.
NERC's new £200 million state-of-the-art polar research ship is to be named after world-renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.