2017 news announcements
Jo Johnson, minister of state for universities, science, research & innovation, officially opened the Cranfield University / NCAS Centre for Atmospheric & Emissions Research today.
The minister for universities, science, research & innovation, Jo Johnson, has announced that Professor Sir Mark Walport will be the chief executive designate of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI).
Today, we published our annual Impact Report which shows how NERC science brings sustained benefits to our economy and society, driving UK productivity and competitiveness while building a safer, wealthier and more secure world.
A major UK research programme will investigate the impact of diminishing sea ice on the fragile marine environment of the Arctic Ocean.
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has decided not to winter at Halley VI Research Station for safety reasons. The station, which is located on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, will shut down between March and November 2017.
NERC is pleased to announce that four colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2017 for their services to polar science, diplomacy, environmental science, human health, atmospheric chemistry and glaciology.