2014 news announcements

NERC commits to working with China on air pollution research and critical zone observatories

NERC has signed a statement of intent with the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Medical Research Council to work together on research into air pollution and human health.

28 May 2014

Working together to solve sustainable agriculture challenges

NERC and BBSRC launch a new initiative to support sustainable agriculture systems.

23 May 2014

New polar research ship for UK

Chancellor announces over £200 million for NERC's new polar research platform.

25 Apr 2014

New Centre for Environmental Geochemistry to open in Nottingham

The British Geological Survey and the University of Nottingham have announced a new research facility, the Centre for Environmental Geochemistry.

7 Apr 2014

NERC research centre achieves bronze Athena SWAN award

BGS receives award recognising excellence in women's employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine.

3 Apr 2014

New research projects announced to help save UK forests, woods and trees

Seven new research projects have received a share of £7m to help address threats to UK forests, woods and trees.

25 Mar 2014

Study of the effects of recent winter storms' impact on southwest UK could aid preparedness

UK scientists funded by NERC have just started a 12-month project to find out how the recent barrage of devastating winter storms affected the communities and coastlines of southwest England.

11 Mar 2014

Report highlights NERC achievements

NERC has published its 2013 Impact Report.

11 Mar 2014

UK water technology sector to boost economy by £8.8 billion by 2030

The UK's share of the global water technology market could be worth £8.8 billion by 2030, providing 71,000 jobs, suggests a new report published today.

11 Mar 2014

NERC invests in scheme to solve business problems using environmental data

NERC has invested close to £1m in 33 projects aimed at harnessing the power of environmental data to develop new solutions to problems faced by a range of UK businesses.

11 Feb 2014