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Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 6 Sep
2016

26 May 2016

NERC, AHRC & ESRC invite proposals to address the challenge of Building Resilience to environmental hazards in developing countries. All proposals are expected to take an inter-disciplinary approach, bringing together environmental science with social science and arts and humanities.

Towards a Sustainable Earth: The environment-human landscape - Pre-announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 24 Jun
2016

26 May 2016

NERC, ESRC and The Rockefeller Foundation are announcing an opportunity to develop a view of past and current research and innovation relating to the policy landscape surrounding the UN Global Goals.

Marine Integrated Autonomous Observing Systems Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 28 Jul
2016

26 May 2016

Proposals are invited for a new research programme on improving understanding of shelf sea ecosystem function using integrated autonomous observing systems.

BETR Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 27 Jul
2016

26 May 2016

NERC and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are inviting proposals to the Biosphere Evolution, Transitions & Resilience (BETR) strategic research programme.

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Real World - Announcement of awards

25 May 2016

NERC, together with the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC), is investing £6·2 million in projects exploring the role of the outdoor environment and host microbiome in influencing the evolution, acquisition and spread of antibacterial resistance.

UK and Chinese scientists partner on earthquake research programme

5 May 2016

A research partnership between the UK and China will develop new expertise on increasing resilience to natural disasters.

Highlight topics announcement and ideas cut-off postponed

27 Apr 2016

NERC has decided to delay the announcement of the third round of highlight topics announcement of opportunity

New funded highlight topic projects announced

15 Apr 2016

NERC is pleased to announce the second set of projects funded under the highlight topics route - one of our ways of funding strategic research.

Newton Amazon announcement

14 Apr 2016

As part of the UK Newton Fund activities, NERC in collaboration with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) have agreed to support two projects under the joint NERC-FAPESP programme 'Understanding & Sustaining Brazilian Biome Resources'.

Sustainable Gas Futures: One consortium project awarded

11 Apr 2016

As part of the UK Newton Fund activities, NERC in collaboration with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) have agreed to support one consortium project.