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NERC launches Operation Earth programme at science and discovery centres across the UK

NERC’s Operation Earth programme launches this month at 11 science and discovery centres across the UK. SWINDON, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Visitors to the centres will get the chance to watch a family show, be a scientist and have a go … Read the full press release

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

NERC to develop new generation of terrestrial hydrological models

SWINDON, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC has announced a major five-year investment in national capability, to develop a new generation of terrestrial hydrological models linked to, and in collaboration with, the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES) model. JULES is a … Read the full press release

The Glasgow Geothermal Energy Research Field Site now under review by the public

SWINDON, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two of the UK’s leading scientific agencies have issued an open invitation to come to the Legacy Hub in Dalmarnock on 5 September 2017, when plans will be unveiled for an exciting new research development proposed for … Read the full press release

NERC appoints seven new members to its Innovation Advisory Board

SWINDON, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC has appointed seven new members to its Innovation Advisory Board to replace those who have completed their term. The Innovation Advisory Board advises NERC on its strategy for strengthening the delivery of economic growth and … Read the full press release

UK Scientists To Gather Data on Geoenergy Technologies

New £31 million research facilities will see UK scientists gather critical data on the use of geoenergy technologies to help meet energy needs. SWINDON, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Meeting future energy demand for the UK will require new technologies. These may … Read the full press release

£10m NERC investment on research programme to shed light on how life in the Arctic Ocean cope with dramatic changes

SWINDON, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A major UK research programme will investigate the impact of diminishing sea ice on the fragile marine environment of the Arctic Ocean. The Arctic is the fastest-changing environment on the planet, supporting complex yet still poorly-understood … Read the full press release

NERC science publishes Impact Report 2016

SWINDON, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 January 2017), we published our annual Impact Report which shows how NERC science brings sustained benefits to our economy and society, driving UK productivity and competitiveness while building a safer, wealthier and more secure … 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

NERC signs new £23m contract with the University of Leicester to fund the National Centre for Earth Observation for further five years

NERC invests £23m in Earth observation, supporting science and innovation, big data and space technology at the University of Leicester Leicester, UK, 21-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC is to fund the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) for a further five … Read the full press release

UK Science and Universities Minister David Willetts announced £186M investment package for technologies of the future

London, UK, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A package of investment in the 8 great technologies of the future will accelerate high-tech progress from the lab to the marketplace and help drive UK economic growth, Science and Universities Minister David Willetts announced. In … Read the full press release