Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NERC is the driving force of investment in environmental science.



Funding opportunities

Pre-announcement: Core research challenges in digital twinning for crisis resilience

Apply to lead an interdisciplinary research programme in digital twinning which seeks to aid decision makers in their role of strengthening the resilience of transport networks, including increasing capability before and during crisis management to address a range of threats and hazards.

Pre-announcement: UK future internet NetworkPlus

Apply for funding for a UK future internet NetworkPlus which brings together the research community and stakeholders.

This funding opportunity is part of the UKRI Creating Opportunities, Improving Outcomes strategic theme.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.


Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Polaris House,
North Star Avenue,


NERC next generation environmental modelling community workshop

5 July 2024

The Dilly, 21 Piccadilly, London W1J 0BH

Policy engagement training programme: phase two

4 September 2024 to 3 October 2024

Online and at London, Stoke-on-Trent, Bath and Glasgow

NERC digital gathering 2024

11 September 2024 to 12 September 2024

Humanities Bridgeford Street (building number 35), The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL

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