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SHEAR Catalyst Grants

Funding available to support projects focused on weather-related hazards such as floods and droughts, heatwaves and the events weather can trigger, eg landslides, and improving peoples’ resilience to these, in Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia. Fund Information Funding body: Natural …
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Emerging Risks of Chemicals in the Environment

Funding to conduct research to predict how the environment and its functioning will respond to chemical exposure in the UK. Funding body: Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Maximum value: DiscretionaryApplication Deadline: 27/09/2017 The aim of this £6 million research programme …
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NERC / ESRC Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) invite proposals under this new £8 million call, Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental and Socio-economic Impacts and Processes. The aim is to provide …
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Building Resilience to Natural Disasters Using Financial Instruments

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are inviting proposals under a new call to address the topic of building resilience to natural disasters using financial instruments. …
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M2D Feasibility Fund – Early Career Researcher Scheme

Funding of up to £10,000 for up to three months for early career researchers to work up an idea that could lead to a first grant or fellowship application. The idea must address substantive problems in model-based decision making under …
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NERC Forthcoming Newton Fund Activities

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has released details of forthcoming calls for proposals, which are under development and will be released as part of the Newton Fund.  These are: Ganga Delta – Bay of Bengal Interactions.  A joint programme with …
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Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Hubs: Extreme and Challenging (Hazardous) Environments

Innovate UK, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) are working together to deliver an integrated programme investigating the development and deployment of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (RAI) systems in extreme environments …
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NERC Industrial CASE Studentships

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has issued a call for proposals for Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering (CASE) PhD studentships.  Proposals should involve an academic and an industrial partner in order to promote collaboration within NERC’s environmental science remit Applications …
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NERC Evidence Synthesis Training Pilot Scheme

Funding is available to deliver training for early career researchers and PhD students in the field of evidence synthesis which will in turn inform policy and business decision-making. The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is the leading funder of independent …
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