Research announcements


Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia

Closing date: 4 Dec

9 Oct 2017

Proposals are invited to five research programmes to improve understanding of the impacts of hydrometeorological hazards, such as floods, droughts, landslides and storm surges, in Indonesia, Philippines, Viet Nam, Malaysia and Thailand.

NERC announces the Hydro-JULES programme

5 Oct 2017

NERC has announced a major five-year investment in national capability, to develop a new generation of terrestrial hydrological models linked to, and in collaboration with, the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES) model.

2017 UK IODP General Conference

Closing date: 30 Oct

5 Oct 2017

The UK International Ocean Discovery Programme (IODP) 2017 general conference will be held on the 3 November 2017 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

Announcement of Opportunity: Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources

Closing date: 24 Oct

21 Sep 2017

NERC and the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are inviting research proposals under the Exploring & Understanding Colombian Bio Resources call.

Global Challenges Research Fund workshop outcomes

19 Sep 2017

View the workshop booklet and copies of the speakers' presentations from this month's NERC GCRF community engagement workshop titled 'Sustainable Development Goal interactions: The role of environment science'.

SHEAR Announcement of Opportunity: Catalyst grants (outline bids)

Closing date: 21 Nov

13 Sep 2017

Outline proposals are invited for a new funding opportunity as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies & Resilience (SHEAR) research programme, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and NERC.

Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & socio-economic impacts & processes - Town hall meeting

Closing date: 20 Sep

4 Sep 2017

A town hall meeting is to be held in October 2017 to provide a forum for discussion of the science challenges and possible approaches to undertaking the research and provide an opportunity to broker potential collaborations and partnerships.

Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 30 Nov

4 Sep 2017

Proposals are invited for a new £8 million research programme on Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & socio-economic impacts & processes.

UK-China AMR Centre Partnerships Initiative - Expressions of interest for workshop

Closing date: 19 Sep

1 Sep 2017

The Research Councils UK are pleased to invite expressions of interest to participate in a joint workshop (20-24 November 2017, Shanghai) to explore opportunities for UK-China collaboration in the area of antibacterial resistance.

2017 Deep Volatiles programme fall meeting

21 Aug 2017

The next programme meeting is taking place in Puerto da la Cruz, Tenerife. Over 70 delegates from all over the UK, Europe and the USA will be attending.