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Note: From 29 October 2020 new funding opportunities are in the UKRI funding finder. This page is no longer being updated with new funding opportunities.

Impact of Coronavirus on UKRI-supported research

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Webinars for the Canada-Inuit Nunangat-United Kingdom Arctic Research Programme

9 Jun 2021

On behalf of all partners, the NERC Arctic Office is hosting two webinars for the Canada-Inuit Nunangat-United Kingdom Arctic Research Programme on 16 and 30 June 2021.

NERC invests in sustainable future for Philippine minerals

10 May 2021

The Natural Environment Research Council is co-funding five projects to help develop research that will address and reduce the impact of mining in the Philippines.

UKRI and Met Office appoint Dr Gary Fuller as Clean Air Champion

26 Jan 2021

UKRI and the Met Office have appointed Dr Gary Fuller as the new Clean Air Champion for the Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Programme.

Webinar: Sustaining Water Resources for Food, Energy & Ecosystem Services in India

16 Dec 2020

The webinar showcased the research, successes and lessons learned from the SWR programme. UK and Indian Principle Investigators demonstrated the outputs and outcomes from the projects, with a focus on outcomes relevant to end users.

Cancellation of Jan/Feb 2021 Intensive Observing Period (IOP)

7 Oct 2020

A decision has been made to cancel the Clean Air Programme winter Intensive Observing Period, previously scheduled for Monday 20 January to Friday 28 February 2021.

Future of UK Treescapes – Programme webinar and collaborator finder

2 Oct 2020

UKRI (NERC, ESRC and AHRC), Defra, Scottish Government and Welsh Government invite all potential applicants to the Future of UK Treescapes funding call to a programme webinar to learn more about the background to the programme, stakeholder perspectives, the funding call and to meet the Programme ambassadors

Announcement of Opportunity: Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources

Closing date: 20 Oct

18 Sep 2020

Update – 1. The call closing date has been extended to the 20 October 2020. Proposals must be submitted by 16:00 on this date and no late applications will be accepted.
2. In anticipation of a large number of proposals being submitted to this Call, UKRI will now be introducing a pre-score for excellence stage to the Peer Review process in order that the business of the panel can be effectively managed.
3. The start date for successful proposals has changed from 15 May 2021 to 10 August 2021.

Knowledge Exchange Fellowships

Closing date: 2 Dec

4 Sep 2020

The Knowledge Exchange Fellowship scheme is being reinstated for 2020. Call opens on 30 September 2020, closing at 16:00 on 2 December 2020.

Announcement of Opportunity: Future of UK Treescapes – call for proposals

Closing date: 8 Dec

2 Sep 2020

Proposals are expected to take an interdisciplinary approach bringing together environmental scientists, social scientists, economists and, arts and humanities researchers to form substantial research collaborations.

Announcement of Opportunity – Strategic Capital Call 2020

Closing date: 20 Oct

13 Aug 2020

NERC are now inviting proposals to its Strategic Capital Call. This call will fund proposals for (1) strategic equipment or (2) development of built infrastructure that creates a new research capability.