Types of funding we offer - NERC

Discovery science

Discovery science supports environmental research driven by curiosity rather than our strategic priorities

National capability funding

Enabling the UK to deliver world-leading environmental science, support national strategic needs and respond to emergencies

Strategic research

Supporting research into environmental areas of major economic and societal importance

Capital funding

Investing in new technologies, equipment, infrastructure, facilities and estates

Funding for international collaborations

Supporting excellent research collaborations by working internationally with other funding organisations

Funding across research councils

Find out how we work with other research councils at the boundaries of our remit to make sure that there are no gaps in funding

British Antarctic Survey

Antarctic Logistic Support

If your research needs access to British Antarctic Survey facilities, Antarctic Logistics Support funding could enable your proposal to compete equally with other proposals in the call

Collaborative Antarctic Science Scheme

Enables scientists to carry out small, collaborative projects using existing Antarctic activities or infrastructure

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