Research announcements


NERC scopes new areas for strategic research

16 Feb 2017

NERC will scope two new areas for potential large-scale strategic research investments over spring 2017.

Announcement of Opportunity: India-UK Water Quality

Closing date: 30 Mar

16 Feb 2017

NERC, the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and India's Department of Science & Technology (DST) jointly invite proposals to a new three-year research programme to improve water quality.

Valuing Nature Placement Scheme 2017

Closing date: 30 Jan

19 Dec 2016

Researchers are invited to apply to work for up to four months on Valuing Nature topics in a new disciplinary, institutional or applied setting. £130k is available to support the placements.

Announcement of Opportunity: UK Droughts & Water Scarcity

Closing date: 19 Jan

12 Dec 2016

Proposals are invited for the second phase of funding, known as Work Package 4 (WP4) of the UK Droughts and Water Scarcity Programme funded by NERC, AHRC, BBSRC, ESRC and EPSRC.

Announcement of Opportunity: Understanding the Effectiveness of Natural Flood Management - Outline bids

Closing date: 21 Feb

12 Dec 2016

Outline research grant applications are invited for the Understanding the Effectiveness of Natural Flood Management programme.

UK and Chinese scientists join forces to advance understanding of the evolution of the biosphere

22 Nov 2016

NERC and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are jointly supporting a new strategic research programme Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience.

NERC environmental data centres - Future user needs survey

Closing date: 6 Dec

11 Nov 2016

NERC is inviting users and potential users of its environmental data centres to take part in a survey to help us better understand their requirements for future services.

NERC announces details of the Marine Integrated Autonomous Observing Systems moderating panel

10 Nov 2016

The moderating panel which will consider applications made to the call which closed on 28 July 2016, will meet on Tuesday 22 November 2016.

Announcement of Opportunity: RoSES

Closing date: 15 Dec

7 Oct 2016

Proposals are invited under a new research programme - Role of the Southern Ocean in the Earth System (RoSES).

Marine Ecosystem - Annual science meeting 2016

30 Sep 2016

Annual Science meeting will be held in York on 4-6 October 2016.