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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.

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.

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.

Work with US-based researchers on environmental science research

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

Collaborative work is governed by an agreement between NERC and NSF.

You must be:

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

Work with Brazilian researchers: NERC FAPESP lead agency

This opportunity allows UK-based researchers and researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil to submit a collaborative proposal under existing NERC funding opportunities. This will go through a single review process.

Collaborate with researchers in Norway

UKRI and RCN have signed a Money Follows Cooperation agreement to enable collaborative applications between researchers in the UK and Norway. UKRI funding will be provided for co-investigators from Norway in successful applications.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Collaborate with researchers in Luxembourg

UKRI and FNR have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable and support applications between researchers in the UK and Luxembourg. UKRI will fund the UK component and FNR will fund the Luxembourg component of the application.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Derisking geological disposal of radioactive waste in the UK

Apply for funding to understand and predict how lower strength sedimentary host rock environments might be impacted by the introduction of a geological disposal facility for radioactive waste.

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

We encourage proposals from diverse groups of researchers.

Artificial intelligence research to enable UK’s net zero target

Apply for funding for research into the use of artificial intelligence in addressing net zero challenges.

Applications must cross at least 2 research councils remits and respond to the highlighted themes.

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

UKRI Centres for Doctoral Training in artificial intelligence

Apply for funding for a Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) focused on the applications and implications of artificial intelligence (AI).

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

Proposals are welcomed within priority areas addressing UK training needs in novel and existing AI technologies across the remit of UKRI.

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