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£10m research centre to spur a greener global financial system

16 Mar 2021

Following a successful competition, Oxford University have been selected to lead the development of The UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment (CGFI) funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Announcement of Opportunity: Virtual site surveys for scientific ocean drilling

Closing date: 2 Jun

26 Feb 2021

This call will support desk-based Virtual Site Survey Investigations that rely solely on existing geophysical data and will enable UK researchers to develop strong cases for proposed International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) drilling expeditions.

Information webinar - Statement of community need for NERC scientific support and facilities

Closing date: 22 Jun

26 Feb 2021

NERC has invited eligible UK higher education institutions, NERC Research Centres and independent research organisations to submit Statements of Community Need for scientific support and facility ideas that are essential to the delivery of environmental science looking forward over the next five to ten years.

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.

SPF Clean Air Steering Committee Chair

Closing date: 14 Dec

9 Nov 2020

The SPF Clean Air Programme is looking to appoint a new Chair for its Steering Committee.

Workshop to support scientists in developing IODP proposals for Mission Specific Platforms

3 Nov 2020

Through the UK IODP research programme, NERC is committed to supporting the science community in developing high quality science-driven proposals for submission to IODP.

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.

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.