2014 news announcements
New state-of-the-art equipment recently installed on Marylebone Road in central London is giving hourly measurements of kerbside traffic pollution in more detail than ever before.
In response to seismic activity around Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, NERC is working with the Civil Aviation Authority and other partners to ensure that the UK's large atmospheric research aircraft is fitted out and available to monitor any ash plume should it be needed.
NERC is investing £1·9 million in protecting Britain's vital infrastructure from environmental risks like extreme weather and natural disasters.
The UK's Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change has today announced new research projects that will see Indian and UK scientists come together to improve forecasts of the South Asian monsoon, including the potential impacts of climate change.
NERC has joined forces with the UK's other research councils and numerous government bodies in an initiative to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts.
Three leading environmental scientists from the UK have been invited to talk about the state of the world's oceans to an audience including US Secretary of State John Kerry at an ocean summit in Washington.
NERC and STFC today celebrate a major upgrade to the JASMIN cloud computing facility that lets UK environmental scientists assess and evaluate huge sets of environmental data.
The UK Energy Research Centre will continue to act as the focal point for UK energy research following today's announcement of a further £14m of funding from NERC, EPSRC and ESRC.