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Work with US-based researchers on environmental science: NERC-NSF lead agency

Apply for funding to work with US-based researchers on an environmental science application.

Collaborative work is governed by a lead agency agreement between NERC and NSF.

The UK-based applicant must be:

  • based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding
  • employed at lecturer (or equivalent) level or above

UK-Canada sustainable critical minerals research partnerships

Apply for funding to collaborate with a Canadian Alliance Missions critical minerals project to develop UK-Canada partnerships supporting research to enhance resilience and sustainability of critical minerals supply.

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

Pre-announcement: Value of Marine Artificial Structures (ValMAS)

Apply for funding to enhance understanding of the ecological, economic and social value of marine artificial structures’ natural capital to inform decision making and policy solutions for all life stages.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) funding.

UKRI Metascience research grants

The Metascience Grants Programme funds cutting-edge research into more effective ways of conducting and supporting Research and Development (R&D).

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships renewal meeting 10 (Invite only)

Successful applicants to the Future Leaders Fellowship (FLF) can apply to extend their four-year fellowship by up to a further three years. Renewals will continue to support the development of a leading-edge fellow and further their work to undertake adventurous, ambitious programmes that tackle difficult and novel challenges.

UKRI Digital Research Technical Professional Skills NetworkPlus

Apply for funding for a Digital Research Technical Professional (RTP) Skills NetworkPlus which brings together disciplines, sectors and domains to address cross-cutting challenges related to digital RTP skills and careers.

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

Delivering training courses for environmental scientists 2024

Apply for funding to deliver training short courses within the NERC remit, focusing on areas of identifiable training need. Participants of the training do not need to be working on NERC-funded research.

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

TEAMxUK: Quantifying atmospheric processes in mountainous regions

Apply for funding to improve understanding of atmospheric processes in mountainous regions across scales for:

  • weather and climate prediction
  • the UK’s management of vulnerability, risk, and resilience to environmental hazards

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

Pushing the frontiers of environmental research: July 2024

Apply for funding to pursue an ambitious, high risk and high reward project in environmental research.

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

Maximising UK adaptation to climate change research projects

Apply for funding for transdisciplinary research projects under the UKRI-Defra co-funded Maximising UK Adaptation to Climate Change programme to help improve the UK’s resilience to climate change impacts.

You must be based at an eligible UK research organisation to apply.

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