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Valuing Nature programme discipline-hopping fellowships

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Valuing Nature programme discipline-hopping fellowships

On behalf of the Valuing Nature programme funders, NERC are inviting applications from early-career researchers who wish to develop their understanding of the challenges identified in Goal 1 by developing their research expertise in a different discipline.

The Valuing Nature programme is a five year interdisciplinary NERC-led research programme in collaboration with ESRC, BBSRC, AHRC and Defra.

Building on NERC PURE Associates funding call

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NERC wishes to build on its previous investment in PURE (Probability, Uncertainty & Risk in the Environment) Associates with up to £450k funding to support new projects.

It is anticipated that proposals will build on the outcomes of the PURE Associates projects or be based on new opportunities which have arisen as a result of the collaboration.

NERC announce innovation and commercialisation funds

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NERC have two new funds - deadline for both is 6 June 2014.

1. The Follow-on Fund is a 'proof of concept' fund to support the commercialisation of ideas from research funded by the Natural Environment Research Council.

The maximum amount that can be bid for is £125k (£100k NERC contribution). NERC's intention is that projects will run for 12 months or more.

For more information see http://www.nerc.ac.uk/funding/available/schemes/followon/

Opportunity to assess socio-economic benefits from Welsh Marine Protected Areas

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Natural Resources Wales wishes to let a contract evaluating options for assessing the socio-economic benefits derived from Marine Protected Areas in Welsh waters.

Understanding the challenges of the food system - funding opportunity

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have come together under the Global Food Security programme, to jointly fund four to six research grants relating to understanding the challenges of the food system.

US Environmental Protection Agency - student opportunity

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Student contractor opportunity to support ecological modeling and ecosystem services research at the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Research Assistant Professor in Behavioral Economics - Vermont USA

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The Gund institute, University of Vermont (USA) is looking for a creative individual with expertise in connecting behavioral economics to issues of environment and global change for a Research Assistant Professor post.

Forestry Commission Social and environmental benefits from woodland creation

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Forestry Commission Social and environmental benefits from woodland creation

The Forestry Commission are commissioning a project to assess how the social and environmental benefits from woodland creation can be measured for corporate reporting.

Funding Opportunity in Food Security and Land-use Change

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Funding Opportunity in Food Security and Land-use Change

Proposals are invited to a €10·5m fund aimed at supporting excellent research on the theme of food security and land-use change.

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