2014 news announcements

Science Budget allocations 2015-16

Research Councils UK notes the allocations of the science budget for 2015-16, which have now been published.

11 Feb 2014


NERC signs MoU with multinational energy company Shell

NERC has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global energy company Shell.

7 Feb 2014


NERC invests £4.6 million in big data

Minister for Universities & Science, David Willetts, today announced £4.6 million of NERC investment that will let the UK research community take advantage of existing environmental data for science and impact.

6 Feb 2014


Research on the effects of storm surges on sand dunes to aid coastal management

Scientists funded by NERC will this week start research to find out how quickly sand dunes along the east coast of England recover from the erosion caused by massive storm surges like the one that struck the UK coastline in December 2013.

4 Feb 2014