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NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Country: United Kingdom
295 Projects, page 1 of 59
  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K012177/1
    Funder Contribution: 421,674 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    During their evolution, forest trees have migrated (by seed dispersal) and adapted to new environments. This 'local adaptation' caused changes in the parts of the genome that control a tree's ability to survive and reproduce in different climates. As a result, forest tr...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/H525346/1
    Funder Contribution: 520,622 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    Doctoral Training Partnerships: a range of postgraduate training is funded by the Research Councils. For information on current funding routes, see the common terminology at www.rcuk.ac.uk/StudentshipTerminology. Training grants may be to one organisation or to a consor...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/H021264/1
    Funder Contribution: 330,342 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    Diseases infect plants and animals throughout the natural world. They may be horizontally transmitted from an infected individual to a susceptible individual either by direct contact or through the transfer of an infectious particle. Alternatively, the disease can be ve...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/L010208/1
    Funder Contribution: 366,704 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    Impacts of water scarcity on the environment, society and the economy are complex. They are profoundly shaped by human choices and trade-offs between competing claims to water. Current practices for management of droughts in the UK have largely evolved from experience. ...

  • Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/M01133X/1
    Funder Contribution: 147,748 GBP
    Partners: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

    The threat of antibiotic resistance has been compared to that posed by climate change and global terrorism by the Chief medical Officer Dame Sally Davies. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics has existed for hundreds of millions of years, as it evolved to combat antibiot...