Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Are you considering applying for the 2022/23 NERC Independent Research Fellowship (IRF) round? Unsure of what to include in your application? Want to learn more from those who work on and have experience of the fellowship?

Join us on July 13th at 1000 UTC! This event will focus on applying for the NERC IRF and we hope to set you up for application success!

This event is totally free, and is the first in a two-part series. The July event will focus on applications, and a subsequent November event will focus on interviews.

You can find the start time in your timezone using this link:

This is the first time ESWN has run an event focused on a NERC scheme, and we are looking forward to hosting this inaugural event.

We will be joined by:

James Box (NERC Senior Programme Manager, Talent and Skills and NERC IRF Lead)
Susanna Ebmeier (University of Leeds)
Kay Heuser (NERC Programme Manager)
Juliet Biggs (University of Bristol)
Carol Robinson (University of East Anglia)

All parts of this workshop (except the breakout rooms) will be recorded. A link will be made available to participants after the workshop.  

Register here:

We are excited for you to join us!

If you have any questions please contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*****PLEASE NOTE: This event is Earth Science Women's Network (ESWN) led, with speakers from NERC*****

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