We share some contact information with UK Research and Innovation. This includes contact details to:
- get advice on your grant (including Je-S and post award)
- make a freedom of information request
- make a request for personal information
- make a complaint
- report fraud
- contact the media team
- contact an international office
- make a general enquiry.
NERC head office
We are based in the Swindon office.
Find out more information on the office address, how to get there and parking available.
Telephone: 01793 411500
If you know the name of the person you wish to contact
Find more information about our peer review college.
Contacts for advice on any aspect of pre-award processing and peer review of NERC proposals and NERC funding awards policy.
Peer review college
Contact us at an early stage if you’re not sure whether your proposed research fits the NERC remit. You can send an outline of the proposed research by sending the remit enquiry form (up to two pages, including summary and objectives) to:
If we think the proposal includes multidisciplinary cross-council elements, we will forward the outline to other research councils as appropriate, unless you request us not to do so.
Atmospheric and polar
Lizzie Garratt, Head of Research (Atmospheric and Polar)
Jessica Surma, Senior Programme Manager (Polar)
Simon Howe, Senior Programme Manager (Atmospheric)
Jennifer Morris, Programme Manager (Polar and Polar logistics)
Joseph Taylor, Programme Manager (Atmospheric)
Earth and energy (including science-based archaeology)
Beth House, Head of Research (Earth and Energy)
Rebecca Scott, Senior Programme Manager (Earth Sciences and Subsurface Energy)
Lisa Bettington, Senior Programme Manager (Renewable Energy)
Charlotte Hawkins, Programme Manager (Earth)
Ritwika Sengupta, Programme Manager (Energy)
Environment and health
Caroline Culshaw, Head of Research (Environment and Health)
Lisa Hole, Programme Manager
Boudewijn Dominicus, Programme Manager
Mike Webb, Head of Research (Marine)
Jessica Surma, Senior Programme Manager
Terrestrial ecosystems (including Earth observation)
Simon Kerley, Head of Research (Terrestrial Ecosystems)
Weihao Zhong, Senior Programme Manager (Terrestrial ecosystems)
Tom Doyle, Senior Programme Manager (Earth observation)
Lucy Hopewell, Programme Manager
Jennifer Wickens, Programme Manager
Ruth Kelman, Head of Research (Water)
Mieke de Wit, Senior Programme Manager
Daniel Knight, Programme Manager
Kay Heuser, Programme Manager
Last updated: 21 June 2022