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NERC funds world-class science in universities and our own research centres that increases knowledge and understanding of the natural world. We are tackling the 21st century's major environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity and natural hazards. We lead in providing independent research and training in the environmental sciences. NERC's mission

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A spot of summer fun: make your mark on ladybird maps

11 Aug 2011
Scientists are asking families for help this month by counting and photographing ladybirds they find in their gardens, parks and fields, to create ladybird maps for the UK. A spot of summer fun: make your mark on ladybird maps

Changes to Responsive Mode schemes

9 Aug 2011
The Natural Environment Research Council announces changes to the Consortium and Small grants responsive mode schemes.  Changes to Responsive Mode schemes

Knowledge Exchange Launch Events

27 Jul 2011
We are running two KE launch events in Autumn 2011 to convey our success criteria for funding applications and to answer any queries.

The actual call for KE grants and fellows will be open from early September to 3 November 2011. Knowledge Exchange Launch Events

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Cover: Planet Earth Summer 2011
Planet Earth Summer 2011

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