26 Oct 2016 - BBC News
Scientists have carried out their first test flight of a project to measure UK air pollution from the air. The Natural Environment Research council will embark on a mission to fly through and analyse plumes of pollution emitted by urban areas across the country.
26 Oct 2016 - Sky News
Scientists have taken to the skies as part the most comprehensive ever assessment of Britain's air pollution. Researchers from the Natural Centre for Atmospheric Science are flying through the plume of pollution billowing from major cities to calculate exactly how many tonnes of sooty particulates and toxic gases are being emitted.
25 Oct 2016 - NERC
NERC's Into the blue Manchester showcase has kicked off with the arrival of the UK's most advanced scientific research aircraft at the city's main airport.
17 Oct 2016 - NERC
NERC's new state-of-the-art polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, reaches its first construction milestone this week with the ceremonial laying of the keel at Cammell Laird shipyard in Liverpool. Also unveiled today is the state-of-the-art subsea vehicle to be known as Boaty McBoatface.
5 Oct 2016 - Liverpool Echo
Scientific research vessel the RRS Discovery has arrived in Liverpool as part of an educational initiative from NERC.
Do fish have regional accents?
5 Oct 2016 - Sky News
Do fish have regional accents? Scientists have begun a study to monitor the gossip between them. Sky's Thomas Moore has been in Liverpool answering your questions, with the help of two NERC-funded scientists.
5 Oct 2016 - NERC
Scientists this week launched a new study into the 'soundscape' of Britain's seas, aiming to better understand the impact of maritime noise pollution on fish including their ability to communicate. As part of the study, scientists are also investigating whether fish have regional accents. Visitors can meet Professor Simpson, who is leading the research, on 5 October at the Into the blue event in Liverpool.
3 Oct 2016 - Museum of Science & Industry
How would you feel if you could see the effect of our actions on the environment in vivid technicolour? Environmental arts organisation Cape Farewell have commissioned internationally acclaimed artists HeHe to create Cloud Crash for their third Lovelock Art Commission, to be unveiled at the Manchester Science Festival.
29 Sep 2016 - BBC News
BBC science editor David Shukman goes on board the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements research aircraft as it measures the jet stream to find out how it affects our weather.
29 Sep 2016 - BBC News
A major international effort is under way to research one of the greatest unknowns in weather forecasting - the influence of the jet stream.