2014 news announcements
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.
Eminent physicist, author and broadcaster Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE will be hosting the inaugural NERC impact awards prize-giving ceremony.
Greg Clark, minister for universities, science & cities, has announced the appointment of Professor Ian Poll of Cranfield University to the Natural Environment Research Council.
NERC invests £23m in Earth observation, supporting science and innovation, big data and space technology
NERC is to fund the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) for a further five years, signing a new contract worth £23m with the University of Leicester.
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has awarded four NERC-funded researchers major prizes in recognition of their outstanding work in the field of geosciences.
NERC and BBSRC are working together, with partners, to fund three new initiatives to improve our understanding of soils.
NERC-funded scientists have contributed to a major new international report showing unequivocally that ocean acidification will have significant consequences for marine life, and in turn human society.
A fleet of seven robotic vehicles is being launched into the ocean off southwest England this week, in the most ambitious project of its kind in Europe.
NERC has teamed up with BBC presenter Professor Iain Stewart and Shadow Industries, a Bristol-based production company, to create a new short film called 'Anatomy of an Earthquake'.