NERC would like to announce the indicative timing of some key dates associated with an upcoming call for proposals to address the fieldwork component of the BIO Carbon programme.
BIO Carbon is a £10.3m research programme. The aim of the programme is to provide new insights into the role of marine life in ocean carbon storage and robust predictions of future ocean carbon storage in a changing climate. The planned timetable for key activities as part of the upcoming funding round are as follows:
18 January 2023 – Release of Funding Opportunity for outline proposals
17 February 2023 – Deadline for Notification of Intent
Early March 2023 – Community workshop
29 March 2023 – Deadline for outline proposals.
Late April 2023 – Outline proposal review panel and applicants informed of outcome
Mid June 2023 – Deadline for full proposals
July 2023 – Full proposal interview assessment panel
Late July/early September 2023 – Projects recommended for funding invited to develop joint fieldwork plan
Mid/late September – Awards made
This information on the planned timetable is provided in good faith to help researchers prepare to respond to this funding opportunity. However, this timetable may be subject to change and timings will not be confirmed until the Funding Opportunity is published.