If you live in or near coastal areas you are invited to participate in a research study exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on people's wellbeing and interactions with coastal nature.
Major investment into research and innovation (R&I) is needed to enable UK businesses to address the global biodiversity and climate crisis, according to a new report.
The report by the Valuing Nature Programme – which brings together businesses, research institutions, government agencies and NGOs - is based on feedback from 200 organisations across all these sectors, half of which were UK firms.
It says the UK business community needs access to solid scientific research in order to:
The Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources Programme (SMMR) is a new £12.4m programme funded through UKRI Strategic Priorities Fund. SMMR will be jointly delivered by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on behalf of UKRI, and in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Marine Scotland. The SMMR Champions are Professor David Paterson & Dr Mark James (St Andrews University).
Applications must be received via the online application form by midday, May 22nd 2020.
N.B. The deadline to apply for this call has now passed. Thank you very much to everyone who applied or expressed interest in the call. Applicants will be notified of the outcome by Friday 5th June 2020.
- 7 Apr 2020
Future of UK Treescapes, a new interdisciplinary programme led by UKRI-NERC, and jointly funded with UKRI-AHRC and UKRI-ESRC, has recently been announced and they are inviting applications for the role of Programme Ambassador
Closing date for proposal is 16:00 on 12 May 2020.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with government are pleased to announce a £5 million call to support one Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) focused on developing the next generation of interdisciplinary food systems thinkers. This CDT is part of a wider £47.5 million interdisciplinary research programme seeking to transform the UK food system and is led by the Global Food Security Programme (GFS) and supported by UKRI’s Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). The call is administered by BBSRC, in partnership with ESRC, MRC, NERC, Defra, DHSC, PHE, Innovate UK and FSA.
VALUING NATURE PROGRAMME – BUSINESS IMPACT CONFERENCE
VALUING NATURE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN SUPPORT OF BUSINESS
THE ROYAL SOCIETY, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
FRIDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2020
REGISTRATION 09:00-09:30, CONFERENCE 09:30-17:00
This year envecon was held at the Royal Society London on Friday, March 13, 2020.
You can now browse the presentations from envecon 2020 HERE
There is still time to submit your abstract for our joint symposium with the British Ecological Society's journal People and Nature, The Multiple Values of Nature, taking place in the beautiful city of Bristol, from 2 - 3 March 2020. The abstract deadline has been extended to 17:00 (GMT), Thursday 5th December.