Tag Archives: Natural Environment Research Council

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) congratulates colleagues and members recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018

SWINDON, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018. This year’s recipients were honoured for their vital work across a … Read the full press release

Scottish Association for Marine Science awarded two main Arctic projects funded by Natural Environment Research Council

OBAN, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Major UK Arctic research projects that will help us better understand and predict the rapid environmental changes in the polar region have been awarded to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). The Oban-based institute is … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia research shows that evolutionary selection can explain the persistence of sex as dominant mechanism for reproducing offspring

New research from the University of East Anglia shows that an evolutionary force known as ‘sexual selection’ can explain the persistence of sex as a dominant mechanism for reproducing offspring. NORFOLK, UK, 19-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Biologists have long puzzled … Read the full press release

University of Bristol scientists awarded £614,000 grant by the Natural Environment Research Council to continue exploration beneath Greenland Ice Sheet

Last summer, scientists from the University of Bristol discovered the longest canyon in the world buried beneath three kilometres of ice in Greenland. BRISTOL, 23-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘Greenland Grand Canyon’ was an unexpected discovery resulting from the analysis of thousands of line kilometres … Read the full press release

University of Bristol received £162,400 funding from Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Bristol, UK, 6-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Two University of Bristol projects have received a total of £162,400 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) as part of a £4.6 million investment in 24 projects that will let the UK research … Read the full press release