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Announcement of Opportunity: Emerging Risks of Chemicals in the Environment - Full proposal

Closing date: 10 Jan
2018

15 Nov 2017

NERC is inviting full bid proposals for research under a new NERC funded programme on Emerging Risks of Chemicals in the Environment.

Announcement of Opportunity: Future Climate for Africa - Gap Filling Fund

Closing date: 25 Jan
2018

9 Nov 2017

Full proposals are invited for a new funding round as part of the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and NERC.

Call for evidence: Environmental Evidence for the Future Initiative

Closing date: 4 Dec
2017

3 Nov 2017

NERC is seeking input from the community to articulate the key knowledge gaps and evidence needs pertaining to a set of future environmental policy and practice challenges in light of the UK leaving the EU.

India - UK Water Quality: Announcement of awards

1 Nov 2017

India's Department of Science & Technology (DST), NERC and Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are pleased to announce the outcomes of the India-UK Water Quality Programme call for proposals.

Marine Integrated Autonomous Observing Systems moderating panel: panel membership

17 Oct 2017

The MIAOS moderating panel will consider applications made to the call that closed on 28 June 2017, and meet on Tuesday 24 October 2017.

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

Closing date: 4 Dec
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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 - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 30 Nov
2017

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.

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

Closing date: 20 Sep
2017

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.

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

Closing date: 19 Sep
2017

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.

MOSAiC - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 31 Jan
2018

15 Aug 2017

Proposals are invited under a new research programme which will provide the opportunity for participation in the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) initiative.

Update on NERC strategic programme areas

8 Aug 2017

Announcing the outcome of the Science Board's consideration of two potential strategic programme areas (SPAs) at their July meeting.

UK-India AMR Initiative – Expressions of Interest for sandpit

Closing date: 11 Sep
2017

4 Aug 2017

The UK research councils and the Department of Biotechnology in India are pleased to invite expressions of interest to participate in an Antimicrobial Resistance sandpit.

Announcement of Opportunity: Emerging Risks of Chemicals in the Environment

Closing date: 27 Sep
2017

26 Jul 2017

NERC is inviting outline proposals for research under a new NERC funded programme on Emerging Risks of Chemicals in the Environment.

Pre-call announcement: UK-India AMR Initiative

20 Jul 2017

The Research Councils UK together with the Indian Department for Biotechnology are pleased to pre-announce a joint initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance funded by the Newton Fund.

Changing Arctic Ocean: First science meeting

Closing date: 5 Sep
2017

13 Jul 2017

A first science meeting for the Changing Arctic Ocean programme is being held at the Glasgow Science Centre on 28-29 September 2017.

Marine Sensors Proof of Concept - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Aug
2017

20 Jun 2017

Proposals are invited for submission to a new jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) that will deliver 'proof of concept' biogeochemical and biological sensors projects for autonomous observations in the marine and aquatic environment.

Announcement of Opportunity: Environmental Evidence for the Future Initiative (EEF)

Closing date: 15 May
2017

21 Apr 2017

NERC invites applications to join an advisory group that will provide an independent and impartial steer to activities under the Environmental Evidence for the Future Initiative (EEF).

Changing Arctic Ocean - Announcement of Opportunity second call

Closing date: 14 Sep
2017

20 Apr 2017

Proposals are invited for submission to a jointly funded activity between funding agencies in the UK and Germany on Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry.

£8.6 million UK research programme on greenhouse gas removal

20 Apr 2017

New research will investigate ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to counteract global warming.