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Announcment of opportunity for £12.4m SMMR programme

Announcment of opportunity for £12.4m SMMR programme

The Sustainable Management of UK Marine Resources (SMMR) has announced an opportunity with a deadline of 12 June (midday) for notifications of intent. The SMMR programme is jointly delivered by the Natural Environment Research Council...

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NERC invests £500K to scope a national Floods and Droughts Research Infrastructure

NERC invests £500K to scope a national Floods and Droughts Research Infrastructure

A consortium led by the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (UKCEH) began a 15-month study in May 2020 to scope the requirements for a new national NERC Floods and Droughts Research Infrastructure. This £500k...

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Call for Papers: Climate Risk Management special issue on “UK Climate Risk Assessment and Management”

Call for Papers: Climate Risk Management special issue on “UK Climate Risk Assessment and Management”

In order to feed new scientific evidence from UKCR to the Third Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3), we have launched a call for papers on “UK Climate Risk Assessment and Management” for a Special Issue...

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UKRI projects worth £3.5m announced for SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme

UKRI projects worth £3.5m announced for SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme

UKRI is awarding £3.5m in three major awards for the SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme. The projects, which started on 1 May 2020, were funded for two topics: “Enhancing climate change risk assessment capability” (Topic...

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Webinar: FUTURE-DRAINAGE: Ensemble climate change rainfall estimates for sustainable drainage

Webinar: FUTURE-DRAINAGE: Ensemble climate change rainfall estimates for sustainable drainage

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series Wednesday 24 June  12.00-13.00 Speakers: Professor Hayley Fowler, Professor of Climate Change Impacts, Newcastle University (Project PI) and Murray Dale, Technical Director and Chartered Meteorologist, JBA Abstract: FUTURE-DRAINAGE will...

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Webinar: How will multiple climate hazards impact UK food over the 21st Century?

Webinar: How will multiple climate hazards impact UK food over the 21st Century?

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar series Wednesday 10 June 12.00-13.00 Speaker: Dr Freya Garry, Climate Scientist, Met Office, and Dr Ed Pope (Met Office) Abstract: Compound climate events occur when climate drivers result in multiple climate hazards,...

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Webinar: Indicators of changing climate risk in the UK

Webinar: Indicators of changing climate risk in the UK

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series Wednesday 20 May  12.00-13.00 Speaker: Professor Nigel Arnell,  Professor of Climate Science, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading.  Stakeholder: Brendan Freeman (Committee on Climate Change) Abstract – Nigel Arnell:  In...

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UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series announced

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series announced

The UK Climate Resilience Programme (UKCRP) is launching a new lunchtime webinar series in which both researchers and stakeholders will participate.  The hour-long webinars are being moderated by the Champion team for the UKCRP. They will showcase projects conducted for UKRI and...

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What can we learn about climate resilience from Covid-19?

What can we learn about climate resilience from Covid-19?

What can we learn about UK climate resilience by living through a global pandemic? UK Climate Resilience Programme co-Champion Kate Lonsdale sets out her thoughts on some of the issues thrown up by COVID-19 in...

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UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme: Phase 2 – Embedded Researchers

UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme: Phase 2 – Embedded Researchers

In this second phase of the UK Climate Resilience Embedded Researcher scheme, UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals from UK-based academic researchers to apply for placements at non-academic host organisations. Funding will be awarded as...

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Climate risk report gets high media profile

Climate risk report gets high media profile

Findings of the UK Climate Resilience Programme’s RESIL-RISK project have received comprehensive media coverage in the UK and internationally. A report, which revealed the biggest shift yet in the British public’s attitude to risks of...

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