Author Archives: Nicola Munro

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 […]

FixO3 – 2nd call for free access to European ocean observatories

Research organizations and marine technology companies are invited to access 15 ocean observatories to conduct scientific studies or to test technology prototypes with full financial and logistics support. The submission process is now open until the 20th of July 2015. All material and guidelines for submission are now available on http://www.fixo3.eu/tna/ This opportunity comes from […]

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts now open

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts Reminder:  The 2015 UK Arctic Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Sheffield and take place from lunchtime on the 16th September to lunchtime on the 18th of September.  Registration and abstract submission is now open! Deadline for abstracts: Friday 17th July Deadline for Registration: […]

Joint JPI Climate and Belmont Forum action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages

NERC is calling for proposals as part of the JPI Climate and Belmont Forum collaborative research action on climate services, climate predictability and inter-regional linkages. Deadline for pre-proposals is 1st June 2015. NERC is making an investment of £1·5m, which will focus on improving our understanding of linkages (teleconnections) between the climate in the polar […]

Call for applications: A skills framework for delivering safe and effective fieldwork in the polar regions

The British Antarctic Survey will be running a NERC funded Advanced Training Short Course for “A skills framework for delivering safe and effective fieldwork in the polar regions” this summer. 16 fully funded places are available for UK registered PhD students and early career researchers, with training taking place in both Cambridge and the Arctic. […]

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts

The 2015 UK Arctic Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Sheffield and take place from lunchtime on the 16th September to lunchtime on the 18th of September.  Registration and abstract submission is now open! Deadline for abstracts: Friday 17th July Deadline for Registration: Friday 28th August Please see the website for further […]

Announcement of Opportunity: The Changing Arctic Ocean scoping group

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on ‘The Changing Arctic Ocean – Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry’. Please visit http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/funded/news/ao-ocean/ for further information. Closing date for applications: Monday 30 March.

NERC International Opportunities Fund – April 2015 Call

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is inviting proposals 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. IOF grants are pump-priming, to help stimulate novel research collaborations. Mature research collaborations should apply […]