Research announcements


2016 UK IODP General Conference

Closing date: 10 Oct

17 Aug 2016

The UK IODP team are pleased to announce the 2016 general conference will be held on the 15 November 2016 in London.

RCUK welcomes HM Treasury statement on continuity of funding under Horizon 2020

15 Aug 2016

Research Councils UK welcomes the statement made by HM Treasury on continuity of funding for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, published on 13 August.

Visiting students from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

26 Jul 2016

The Deep Volatiles programme recently played host to three visiting students from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee).

Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in an Indian Megacity guidance for full proposals

Closing date: 8 Sep

25 Jul 2016

Full proposals from successful initial applicants are invited for the Atmospheric Pollution & Human Health in a Indian Megacity programme, funded by NERC and MRC in the UK (with input from the Newton Fund) and Ministry of Earth Sciences and Department of Biotechnology in India.

Understanding the Pathways to and Impacts of a 1.5°C Rise in Global Temperature: Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 18 Aug

1 Jul 2016

NERC and DECC are inviting research proposals under a new strategic research programme that aims to undertake research to address the novel national and international research needs arising from the Paris Agreement.

Valuing Nature tipping points call assessment panel: Panel membership

30 Jun 2016

Valuing Nature programme ecosystem stocks and tipping points call: NERC announces details of the assessment panel.

Announcement of Opportunity: Soil Security - Small grants

Closing date: 9 Aug

15 Jun 2016

NERC is inviting proposals under the Soil Security programme for research projects costing between £150,000 and £250,000 (80% full economic cost), and of up to 24 months' duration.

Global Challenges Research Fund: Building Resilience - Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date: 6 Sep

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

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

26 May 2016

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