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NERC are inviting applications for their 2018 Impact Awards. The awards will celebrate and reward NERC-funded researchers, as individuals or teams, whose work has had substantial impact on the economy and society either in the UK or abroad.

The awards will be presented at a ceremony in London, late 2018. The event will showcase the researchers, their work and the impact of the science that NERC funds.

There are three categories:

  • Economic Impact Award
    Recognising research that has led to demonstrable economic benefit.

  • Societal Impact Award
    Recognising research that has led to demonstrable social, cultural, public policy or service, health, environmental or quality of life benefits.

  • Early Career Impact Award
    Recognising an early career researcher who has achieved demonstrable economic and/or societal impact.

The category winner judged to have had the greatest impact will be selected to receive the Overall Impact Award.

The winner of each category will receive £10,000 and the runner-up £5,000, to further the impacts of their research. The Overall Impact Award winner will receive an additional £30,000.

The last round of Impact Awards was held in 2015. View the 2015 Impact Award winners and runners-up.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 on Monday 21 May 2018.



For Full details and to apply visit their website