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Study the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s response to a two degree increase

Apply for funding to enhance understanding of how the West Antarctic Ice Sheet will respond to a two degree increase in global temperature.

Acquired data will be used to test climate and ice sheet models.

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

Understanding changes in quality of UK freshwaters: Programme Champion

Apply for funding to lead the development of the UK freshwaters research programme strategy as the Programme Champion.

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

You must submit a ‘notification of intent’ before your application proposal.

Exploring the frontiers of environmental science research 2022

Apply for funding to explore new ideas and approaches that may open up novel paths of research or result in discipline-shifting discovery in environmental science.

You must be:

  • based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding
  • at least at lecturer level, or equivalent.

The full economic cost of your project can be up to £100,000. Demand management will not apply.

Environmental response to hydrogen emissions

Apply for funding to explore the environmental response to hydrogen emissions.

The full economic cost of your project can be up to £1,687,500. NERC will fund 80% of the full economic cost.

Projects must start in October 2022 and last no longer than 24 months.

Build community research consortia to address health disparities

Apply for funding to build community research consortia to address health disparities.

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

Your project should:

  • facilitate cross-partner collaboration with a view to establishing one (or more) community asset hubs, articulating hub structure and membership
  • scope whole or part of an integrated care system (or devolved equivalent) to understand the range of services, scale of provision, key stakeholders and existing partnerships
  • explore different collaborative models for integrating co-production into the improvement of health systems.

Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellowships: round two

Apply for funding to undertake world-leading research to advance the field of artificial intelligence (AI) in the UK.

This opportunity is aimed at established researchers. International applicants are welcome. However, you must be based in the UK at an organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation funding to hold the fellowship.

Pushing the frontiers of environmental science research: July 2022

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

You must be:

  • based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding
  • at lecturer level, or equivalent.

We welcome:

  • multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research
  • projects delivered in partnership with other research funders and users.

Understanding changes in quality of UK freshwaters

Apply for funding to investigate the changes in quality of UK freshwaters.

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

Research will include:

  • investigating how pollutants interact within rivers and supporting ecosystems
  • investigating how the infiltration and movement of pollutants will be amplified or mitigated by a changing hydrological cycle
  • supporting the improvement and development of tools to monitor and measure pollution.

Future of UK Treescapes fellowship scheme

Apply for funding for knowledge exchange and learning on a topic related to the Future of UK Treescapes programme.

You will work on a topic related to the remit of the Future of UK Treescapes programme.

You must be from an eligible UK research organisation.

This funding opportunity is being run by the Future of UK Treescapes programme on behalf of NERC.

NERC urgency funding

Apply for funding to respond quickly to transient and unexpected scientific opportunities.

These may be events affecting the environment created by the occurrence of sporadic natural events such as:

  • earthquakes
  • droughts
  • floods
  • ephemeral events in ecosystems.

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

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