Author Archives: Nicola Munro

Environmental Science Impact Programme – Announcement of Opportunity

The Environmental Science Impact Programme (ESIP) is dedicated to bringing research organisations together with businesses, policy bodies and other actors contributing to economic development specific to their location to deliver significant regional impact from NERC environmental science. NERC invites research organisations with a strong and substantial portfolio of NERC funded research to apply through ESIP […]

COP21 Side Event: Climate Change in the Arctic

On Saturday 5th December ICE-ARC will host a European Commission Side Event in conjunction with EU-PolarNet and the European Polar Board. ICE-ARC is a major EU-funded programme of research that is co-ordinated by the British Antarctic Survey. This 90-minute Arctic briefing session will examine the science, impact, opportunities and potential conflicts arising from Arctic climate […]

NERC appoints new Head of the Arctic Office

NERC is delighted to announce that Henry Burgess has accepted the position of head of the NERC Arctic Office. He will take up his post in the new year. The NERC Arctic Office, hosted by the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge, co-ordinates research and logistics in the Arctic for UK scientists. This includes managing the […]

The Changing Arctic Ocean Research Programme Announcement of Opportunity

Outline proposals are invited under a new research programme – The Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry. This five year programme aims to understand how change in the physical environment (ice and ocean) will affect the large-scale ecosystem structure and biogeochemical functioning of the Arctic Ocean, the potential major impacts and provide […]

Indicative timetable available for ‘The Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for Marine Biology and Biogeochemistry’

NERC would like to announce the indicative timing of some key dates for the Changing Arctic Ocean research programme. The over-arching goal of the £16m Changing Arctic Ocean research programme is understand how change in the physical environment (ice and ocean) will affect the large-scale ecosystem structure and biogeochemical functioning of the Arctic Ocean. The […]

UK Arctic Science Conference – Programme now available

The UK Arctic Science Conference draft programme is now available and can be downloaded from the Conference webpage: http://www.arctic.ac.uk/research/uk-arctic-science-conference-2015/  

UK Arctic Science Conference: Reminder – Registration deadline is 28th August 2015

  The UK Arctic Science Conference will be held at the University of Sheffield, 16th to 18th September 2015.  Registration deadline is 28th August 2015 (please note, abstract submission is now closed). Further information about the conference can be found at http://www.arctic.ac.uk/research/uk-arctic-science-conference-2015/  including links to accommodation and travel options. Please contact Prof Grant Bigg (Conference Organiser) or […]

NERC invests £16m in Arctic Ocean change research

NERC has announced that it will invest in a new Arctic Programme called ‘The Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for Marine Biology and Biogeochemistry‘, which will explore the effects of changes to the ice cover on the marine ecosystem and the associated biogeochemistry of the Arctic Ocean. More information can be found on the NERC website […]

UK Arctic Science Conference: Abstract submission deadline extended to 31st July 2015

The UK Arctic Science Conference will be held at the University of Sheffield, 16th to 18th September 2015.  We would like to inform you that the deadline for the submission of abstracts has now been extended to Friday 31st July.  To register for the Conference and submit an abstract, please go to: https://secure.antarctica.ac.uk/conference/ukarctic2015/ As part […]

Job vacancy – Head, Arctic Office

The NERC Arctic Office is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and hosted at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in Cambridge. It is tasked with supporting and helping to coordinate research and logistical activities in the Arctic by the UK Arctic science community. It incorporates the management of the UK Arctic Research Station at […]