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University of York

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You are invited to an afternoon of discussion, presentations, and Q&A with Dr Ned Garnett, NERC Associate Director - Research (see below for Bio.).

This afternoon event is an opportunity to discuss NERC funding opportunities, future directions of NERC research, and NERC priority areas. Beginning with a presentation from Dr Garnett, there follows an opportunity to discuss NERC research during an open Q&A. The afternoon concludes with short 3 slide/5 minute presentations, showcasing York's NERC funded research. If you would like to give a presentation, please email David Diston, Research Development Manager - environment (david.diston@york.ac.uk).

This event is primarily aimed at researchers planning to apply for NERC funding/in receipt of NERC funding and attendees from any career stage are welcome. Should the event be oversubscribed, priority will be given to those whose research falls within the NERC remit.


Preliminary agenda (subject to change):

12:45 - 14:00 NERC Presentation and Q&A - NERC’s priorities and the possible future funding landscape

14:00 - 15:00 3 slide/5 minute presentations showcasing York's NERC funded/relevant research

15:00 - 15:15 Closing remarks


Further information required or special requirements:

Please contact David Diston david.diston@york.ac.uk


Ned Garnett short biography:

Ned Garnett is Associate Director Research at the Natural Environment Research Council and has been responsible for NERC’s investments in strategic research programmes and discovery science since March 2016. Prior to this he was Head of Atmospheric and Polar Sciences, commissioning and managing NERC’s investments in this area, with a particular focus on climate change. He has also led on the NERC partnership with the UK Met Office and been responsible for setting up collaborations with the Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences on the Changing Water Cycle, the South Asian Monsoon and Pollution in Delhi and the National Science Foundation, China on Pollution and Health in Beijing.

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