Board and panel outcomes – NERC

UKRI publishes information about the funding decisions made by research council boards and panels.

This lets you find out how a grant application did compared with others assessed at the same board or panel meeting. It can also inform an organisation’s grant application activity and help improve the quality of applications.

NERC usually aims to publish outcomes within eight weeks of a meeting.

Further details about awarded grants are published on Gateway to Research which is updated monthly with newly awarded grants.

Outcomes from 2017

Frequently applied for opportunities

Exploring the frontiers, 2022
Global Challenge Research Fund, 2020
Globalink doctoral exchange scheme, 2019 to 2022
Global partnership seedcorn fund, 2018 to 2023
Highlight topics, 2018 to 2022
Independent research fellows, 2017 to 2022
Knowledge exchange fellows, 2017 to 2023
Large grants, 2017 to 2022
National capability services and facilities, 2018
NERC doctoral training partnerships two, 2018
Public engagement call, 2017
Pushing the Frontiers, 2020 to 2023
Standard (including New Investigator) research grants, 2017 to 2022
Statement of community need: scientific support and facilities panel, July 2021
Strategic capital investments, 2019 to 2022

Other opportunities

AMR India awards 2019
Atmospheric convection phase two, 2019
Atmospheric pollution and human health in a Chinese megacity – adding value and increasing impact, 2018
BBSRC-NERC: translation awards funding outcomes, 2019
Belmont Forum funding decisions, 2019
Bio carbon funding decisions 2022 to 2023
Canada Inuit Nunangat UK Arctic research, 2022
Centre for doctoral training (CDT), 2017 to 2022
Changing Arctic oceans, 2017
Changing North Atlantic Ocean, 2019
Changing the environment funding decisions, 2021
Clean air, 2019 to 2022
Climate consequences of rapid ocean changes (CCROC), 2023
Climate and Environmental Risk Analytics for Resilient Finance, 2020
Constructing a digital environment, 2018 and 2020
CZO (Newton China), 2018
Derisking geological disposal of radioactive waste in the UK, 2023
Digital solutions 2020
Discipline hopping 2022
Economics of biodiversity funding decisions, 2021 to 2022
ECOWind funding decisions, 2022
Emerging risks of chemicals in the environment, 2018
Engaging environments, 2018
Environmental evidence for the future, 2018
Environmental risks to infrastructure innovation programme (ERIIP), 2017
Evidence synthesis, 2017
Freshwater (including champion) funding decisions, 2022
Future climate for Africa gap filling, 2018
Greenhouse gas emissions funding decisions, 2023
Greenhouse gas removal demonstrators (directorate hub), 2020
Hydrogen, 2022
Hydrogen knowledge exchange fellowship, 2022
Industrial CASE studentship competition, 2017
Innovation disaster risk financing (DRF), 2017
Innovation follow-on, 2017 to 2018
Innovation placements and projects, 2017 to 2018
Innovative monitoring approaches for infrastructure, oil and gas, and offshore renewable energy, 2017
International Ocean Discovery Program, 2021
International opportunities fund (IOF) pump priming, 2017
Isotope and radiocarbon, 2018
Landscape decisions, 2018 to 2020
Latin American biodiversity programme, 2018
Multidisciplinary drifting observatory for the study of Arctic climate, 2018
National productivity investment fund (NPIF), 2017
Nature positive funding decisions, 2022
Net zero digital research infrastructure scoping funding decisions, 2021
Newton Fund impact scheme, 2020
Newton Wallacea Region – understanding biodiversity and evolutionary responses to environmental change, 2018
Omics synthesis projects, 2018
Peruvian glacial retreat, 2018
Radioactivity and the environment (RATE) knowledge exchange (KE) fellowships, 2018
Regional impact from science of the environment (RISE), 2018
Run advanced training for early-career environmental scientists, 2022 to 2023
Science for humanitarian emergencies and resilience (SHEAR), 2018
Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging, 2020
South East Asia hazards, 2018 to 2020
Space weather instrumentation, measurement, modelling and risk (SWIMMR), 2020
Study the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s response to a two degree increase (SWAIS), 2022
Surface water and ocean topography (SWOT), 2020
Sustainable management of UK marine resources, 2019 to 2020
Sustainable mineral resources in the Philippines, 2021
Towards a sustainable earth (TaSE), 2018
Treescapes, 2020 to 2023
Turbulent processes, 2022
UKRI circular fashion and textile programme, 2023
UK climate resilience, 2018 to 2021
Unconventional hydrocarbons in the UK energy system: environmental and socio-economic impacts and processes, 2017
Water Quality (Newton), 2017

Outcomes before 2017

Find NERC board and panel outcomes before 2017 in the UK Government Web Archive.

Comparing funding cut-off points

We make funding decisions in circumstances unique to each panel meeting. You should not compare the funding cut-off points made in different meetings.

We cannot consider challenges to, or enquiries about, decisions based on these comparisons.

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Last updated: 1 March 2024

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