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Understanding environmental change in Inuit Nunangat

Apply for funding to investigate changes to the terrestrial, coastal and near-shore marine environments in Inuit Nunangat.

You must be:

  • from an eligible UK research organisation
  • eligible for UKRI funding.

Your project must include:

  • an Inuk, Inuit organisation or community representative involved as either principal or co-investigator.

Centre for doctoral training in sustainable UK marine management

Apply for funding to deliver a new centre for doctoral training (CDT) in sustainable management of UK marine resources.

You can apply if you are employed by an organisation eligible for NERC funding.

Organisations that are not eligible for funding may act as collaborative partners.

Embedded research on UK climate resilience

Apply for funding to do an ‘embedded researcher’ project. This is a research placement at a non-academic organisation. You’ll support the sharing of knowledge between academics, decision-makers and practitioners.

You must be a UK-based researcher employed by an eligible research organisation.

Your project must focus on climate resilience in the UK.

Statement of community need: NERC scientific support and facilities

Tell us what you need from the next generation of NERC’s scientific support and facilities (S&F).

We want to hear about S&F ideas that are essential to the delivery of environmental science over the next five to 10 years.

This is not a funding opportunity. We will use your ideas to design future funding opportunities.

Daphne Jackson fellowship

These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships help businesses to partner with an academic organisation, research organisation or a Catapult, to employ a graduate with the skills and knowledge that can help the business to innovate and grow.

NERC urgency funding

This fund allows researchers to respond quickly to transient and unexpected scientific opportunities. These may be events affecting the environment like earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.

You can apply if you are a research group or individual based at a UK university or other approved institution. We will fund up to 80% of your project’s cost.

NERC standard and new investigator grant

This funding opportunity supports researchers to carry out world-class research projects in any area of environmental science within our remit.

You can apply for funding of up to £800,000 (at 100% full economic cost). We will fund 80% of your project’s full economic cost.

NERC large grant

This funding opportunity supports innovative, large-scale and complex research tackling big science questions. You can apply for funding between £1.2 million and £3.7 million (at 100% full economic cost) for projects lasting up to five years. We will fund 80% of your project’s full economic cost.

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