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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.

ESRC Energy Environment and Food Security network

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ESRC Energy Environment and Food Security network

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are setting up a network on Energy, Environment and Food Security.

Job Opportunity researcher in Environmental and Ecological Economics

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Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Environmental and Ecological Economics post at Aberystwyth University.

Prof Mike Christie from Aberystwyth University is currently advertising a new PDRA post in environmental and ecological economics to work on my £3m NERC-funded DURESS project.

The PDRA post will be responsible for delivering the 'valuation' work package, which will assess the economic benefits / costs of changes to provisioning, regulating, and cultural services in upland rivers.

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