Consulting and engaging

Working in partnership is at the heart of our strategy and our mission to consult and engage - with the environmental science community, policymakers, government, public bodies and the general public - about the science we support and how we deliver it.

As part of our mission to provide advice on environmental science issues we also respond to third-party consultations, provide evidence for parliamentary questions, ministerial briefings and select committee enquiries.

NERC's advisory role

We work closely with government and Parliament to make sure policymakers have the latest environmental science and expertise available to inform their decisions.


Details of NERC calls for evidence, opinions or information from our stakeholders.

Formal consultations

Details of consultations held by NERC and our partners.

Public engagement

As the UK's leading public funder of environmental science, NERC is committed to engaging the public with our research.