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  • Final science meeting March 21, 2017
    All researchers directly involved in the Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry (SSB) programme, either through research grant awards, research studentships, SSB cruise participation or SSB programme management, are invited to the final science meeting on 5-6 June 2017 at the University of Winchester.
  • AO June 2017 March 21, 2017
    NERC is inviting proposals for Pump Priming and Pump Priming Plus grants to its International Opportunities Fund (IOF). The IOF scheme provides resources to NERC-supported researchers to allow them to forge long-term partnerships with overseas scientists that add value to current NERC-funded science.
  • GeoBus for the SoS Minerals programme March 16, 2017
    NERC is funding 'GeoBus' to support the engagement of industry and the public with the Security of Supply of Mineral Resources programme.
  • Third round of funded highlight topic projects announced March 14, 2017
    NERC is pleased to announce the third set of projects funded under the highlight topics route - one of our ways of funding strategic research.
  • New cut-off for ideas for strategic research March 13, 2017
    NERC invites the environmental science community to submit new ideas for strategic research. NERC is seeking ideas for research challenges that should be priorities for strategic research investment through strategic programme areas and highlight topics.

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  • Impact of £3.4Bn investment demonstrates the UK place as a global leader in research and innovation March 26, 2017
    Research Councils UK has launched reports detailing the impacts of a collective investment of £3.4Bn in 2015/16. This investment drives economic growth by helping to deliver the UK’s Industrial Strategy of increasing productivity, creating high-value industry, jobs and a skilled workforce.
  • Hundreds of up-and-coming scientists demonstrate their research at House of Commons March 15, 2017
    More than 200 early career scientists presented their research in a poster competition to dozens of politicians, and a panel of experts, at the House of Commons this week. The STEM for BRITAIN competition, which is co-sponsored by Research Councils UK, saw entries from across the sciences.
  • Apprentice Levy March 13, 2017
    Any Research Organisation submitting an feC Proposal to the Research Councils can now recover the costs of the new Apprentice levy. The Research Councils have agreed that the cost of the Levy can be recovered by adding the levy charge through direct staff costs.
  • UK's Research and Innovation bodies welcome Budget March 8, 2017
    The announcement of the first tranche of challenges to be supported by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and additional support for high skilled research talent has been welcomed by the UK’s Research and Innovation leaders.

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