News Archive: October 2016

New Graduate School for the Environment launched today

Three of the UK’s top centres for environmental and agricultural research have joined together to create a unique school for graduate research and training…

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19th October 2016

Prof Sue Hartley (SIRN Leader) gives evidence for Parliament Environmental Audit Committee today

The Parliament Environmental Audit Committee is discussing ‘The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum’ and Prof Sue Hartley, SIRN Leader and…

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18th October 2016

New Blog: ‘More funding for SI?’

Andy Whitmore, SIRN leader, discuss funding opportunities for research on sustainable intensification.   The Research Councils (RCs) have a variety of means that they use to fund research.  Foremost among…

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17th October 2016

News from NFU – Research call after harvest survey shows reduced yields

The NFU is calling for a stronger focus on crop research to help increase crop quality and yields, after its annual harvest survey revealed…

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12th October 2016

BBSRC Annual focus for responsive mode proposals under the welfare of managed animals priority

BBSRC wishes to encourage more high quality research under its Welfare of Managed Animals priority. BBSRC recognises that the research community in this area is relatively…

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7th October 2016

ESRC Longitudinal Studies Review 2017: focused consultation

ESRC says funding environment is changing, as is the availability of data, and as we move forward into UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) it is time…

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7th October 2016