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Opportunity profile: NERC pushes forward

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A risk-favouring successor to NERC’s Standard Grants scheme has launched

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  • Pushing the Frontiers of Environmental Science Research has a greater appetite for high-risk research than the Standard Grants it takes over from.
  • The pilot scheme’s focus on the individual principal investigator has been dropped.
  • The coverage of all research within NERC’s remit has been maintained.
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As detailed on Research Professional News in November by Susan Waldron, director of research and skills at the Natural Environment Research Council, NERC has now replaced its Standard and New Investigator Grants with two schemes aimed at encouraging more adventurous research from those working within the council’s remit.

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