Discovery science - NERC



Discovery science supports environmental research driven by curiosity rather than our strategic priorities.

Standard and new investigator grants

Support for research in any area of environmental science we cover and principal investigators starting out in their independent scientific careers.

Large grants

Find out about funding for adventurous, large scale and complex research projects lasting up to five years.

Urgency funding

Learn about how we support research into short-lived and unexpected scientific opportunities.

Last updated: 17 August 2021

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