On 24th May 2021, a visionary new Circular Economy (CE) research programme was launched, with the mission of harnessing the UKs leading CE research capability to drive transformational systems level change. The vision of this National Interdisciplinary CE Research programme – otherwise known as NICER – is to accelerate interdisciplinary research, innovation and impact to […]
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Landmark £30M UK National programme launched to elevate Circular Economy research evidence
CE-Hub Flexible Fund for Feasibility Study Proposals Open for Applications
The CE-Hub has launched the first round of flexible funding for Feasibility Studies. the aim of this fund is to accelerate Circular Economy research, innovation and implementation with a specific focus on the five resource flows connected with the UKRI funded National Circular Economy Centres and cross cutting enablers. Deadline for Submissions: 12 July at […]
The UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) Programme Launch
The UKRI National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) Programme will officially launch on Thursday 27 May 2021! The four day event running from 24 – 27 May will introduce the five National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres (24 – 26 May) and the Circular Economy Hub (CE-Hub) which together form the NICER Programme. The all-day event […]
Arts and Humanities Research Council collaboration with the British Fashion Council
A new partnership between the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and British Fashion Council will support sustainability in the fashion industry. As part of this collaboration the AHRC have provided funding for BFC to recruit two arts and humanities researchers to undertake a 12-month fellowship. This exciting partnership will see researchers work hand in […]
Viva la Circular Revolution! New centre for sustainable business models launched for Wales
The University of Exeter has helped to design and deliver a new circular economy innovation centre for Wales – the first business-led hub in the UK focused on sustainable ‘circular’ approaches where fewer resources are used and more waste materials reused. Circular Revolution is spearheaded by Riversimple, a manufacturer of hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles, […]
CE-Hub and Circular Economy Centres to present at the Henry Royce Annual Conference
The CE-hub and five Centres will present the National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research (NICER) programme to the UK materials science community on 23 March 2021. The Royce Institute is the UK’s flagship materials science research infrastructure. More details about the Royce conference on The Royce Institute website.