The team from the AALERT 4 DM project have been working hard to offer you a fantastic opportunity to join a Landscape Decisions Programme webinar on using creative approaches for understanding and influencing landscape decision making. You can sign up on Eventbrite here:
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow position to work on the project “Statistical inference and uncertainty quantification for complex process-based models using multiple data sets”.
The position is part of a project to develop, implement and apply methods for parameter inference of models of environmental processes: particularly approaches based on approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) and particle MCMC.
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.