This scheme is for early career researchers and innovators who are either:
- looking to establish or transition to independence
- developing their own original and ambitious plans within a commercial setting.
We are offering funding to support ambitious research or innovation programmes across UKRI’s remit.
You must be based at, and have the support of, an eligible academic or non-academic institution.
Apply for funding to support low technology readiness levels with a focus on development in the Particle Physics, Astronomy and Nuclear Physics community.
You must be eligible to hold UK Research and Innovation grants and be from an approved organisation.
This opportunity allows UK-based researchers and researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil to submit a collaborative proposal under existing NERC funding opportunities. This will go through a single review process.
Apply for a grant to cover travel and subsistence costs for visits to astronomy facilities.
This two-year funding is only available to those with travel costs of more than £5,000 a year.
- be a UK-based researcher
- only use funding for observation time related to projects already receiving competitively awarded funding.
Apply for funding to create research networks to integrate finance and biodiversity for a nature positive future.
- be based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding
- collaborate and co-create the proposed activities with relevant finance sector stakeholders.
Apply for funding to achieve the objectives of the UK SKA Regional Centre (UKSRC) strategy, enabling the highest return from the UK investment in the SKA project.
The goal of this opportunity is to identify a single consortium to undertake the work.
Apply for funding to work with US-based researchers on an environmental science proposal.
Collaborative work is governed by an agreement between NERC and NSF.
You must be:
- based at a UK research organisation eligible for NERC funding
- employed at lecturer (or equivalent) level or above.
Apply for funding to carry out world-leading artificial intelligence (AI) research in the UK.
There are no set eligibility criteria for this award. However, you should show that you:
- have international standing in your area
- can add value to AI research in the UK
- can build AI capability and capacity in the UK.
This funding opportunity will open in spring 2022.
Apply for funding to undertake small-scale activities related to scientific ocean drilling.
You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding.
Activities could include:
- workshops or events
You can apply for this scheme at any time during the current phase of the research programme (2020 to 2024).
Claim back travel and subsistence costs when visiting an astronomy telescope. The visit must be for competitively awarded science observation time.
You must be a UK-based researcher at an eligible UK institution.
You must not already hold or have access to a travel grant from the Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time (PATT).