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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.

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.

Undertake activities related to scientific ocean drilling

Apply for funding to undertake small-scale activities related to scientific ocean drilling.

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

Activities could include:

  • workshops or events
  • training
  • outreach.

You can apply for this scheme at any time during the current phase of the research programme (2020 to 2024).

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.

Establish a 1.2 GHz nuclear magnetic resonance research facility

Apply for funding to procure, install, and operate a 1.2 GHz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) facility in the UK.

The facility must benefit all relevant research communities.

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.

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.

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.

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