Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NERC is the driving force of investment in environmental science.



Funding opportunities

Pre-announcement: Ecological effects of floating offshore wind (ECOFLOW)

Apply for funding to enhance understanding of how marine ecosystems will respond to the planned large-scale expansion of floating offshore wind infrastructure in UK waters.

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

Resilient UK coastal communities and seas

Invite only ESRC, AHRC, Defra, NERC and UKRI opportunity to enhance the resilience, health and wellbeing of UK coastal communities and seas.

The programme will deliver transdisciplinary and transformative research projects. You must have been invited to submit from the outline opportunity to be eligible.


Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
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