Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NERC guidance from Research Services

Guidance from Research ServicesLast updated
NERC Responsive Mode January 2017 guidance for applicants (204kb)  22-Sep-2016
NERC Independent Research Fellowships Guidance 2016 (270kb)    2-Sep-2016
Meeting RCUK Open Access requirements at Oxford   
Research data management funder requirements at Oxford  

Selected RS News and Guidance from Funder

This is not a comprehensive listing of NERC news – you can also subscribe directly to NERC news feeds and email alerts on the NERC website.

RS News and funder guidanceLast updated
NERC: new call for ideas for strategic research 25-Feb-16 
NERC: New director for science and innovation 05-Feb-16
NERC Chief Executive reappointed 14-Jan-16
NERC: Appointments to the Council of NERC 3-Jul-15
NERC: New publication Great Science for a Great Future 3-Jul-15
NERC launches short film: "The Environment is Everyone's Business" 8-Jun-15
NERC: new chair appointed to NERC Strategic Programme Advisory Group 23-Mar-15
NERC: introduction of demand management measures for standard grants 27-Feb-15
NERC: Research Grants and Fellowship Handbook updated 12-Dec-14

Electronic Submission Systems and Processes

 System and Processes
Je-S Je-S log-in page
Application Process on Je-S (incl. how to create an account)
Tips for Completing the X5 Costing
Guidance for Departmental Approvers, Peer Review and Monitoring Applications
Offer Acceptances and Start Certificates
Grant Maintenance
Academic Reporting to Funders
Je-S Handbook
Researchfish Researchfish log-in page
About Researchfish

Background information on the NERC

Funder's website
Funding Guide See Forms and Handbooks to all NERC funding opportunities
NERC funding opportunities On the NERC website
NERC Research Income at Oxford 2013/14: Oxford received £7.6M  (12th largest research funder of the University)
Applications and Award Activity at Oxford 2014/15: 89 applications submitted to the value of £31.1M. 44 new NERC awards accepted worth £10.1M, including financial amendments to existing awards (University financial year Aug-Jul)
Success Rates 2014/15 - by volume of applications (excl. Research Fellowship applications)
National average: 25%. Oxford: 33%. (NERC financial year Apr-Mar)