HC Deb 16 June 1986 vol 99 cc384-6W
Mr. Donald Stewart

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list (a) the institutes, (b) the associations and (c) the research bodies within universities which during 1985–86 are being funded, or part funded, by the Natural Environment Research Council; and if he will specify their location.

Mr. Walden

This information is as follows:


i. British Geological Survey:

  • Keyworth, Nottingham, Edinburgh (2), London (2) Aberystwyth, Exeter, Belfast, Wallingford, Langholm, Bideford, Lerwick

ii. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences:

  • Bidston Observatory Birkenhead, Godalming

iii. Institute for Marine Environmental Research:

  • Plymouth

iv. Institute of Marine Biochemistry:

  • Aberdeen

v. Institute of Hydrology:

  • Wallingford

vi. Institute of Terrestrial Ecology:

  • Cambridge, Wareham, Grange-over-Sands, Huntingdon, Banchory, Penicuik, Edinburgh, Bangor (N. Wales)

vii. Institute of Virology:

  • Oxford

viii. British Antarctic Survey:

  • Cambridge

ix. Sea Mammal Research Unit:

  • Cambridge

x. Research Vessel Services:

  • Barry

xi. NERC Scientific Services:

  • Bidston Observatory Birkenhead, Swindon


i. Freshwater Biological Association:

  • Ambleside and Wareham

ii. Marine Biological Association:

  • Plymouth

iii. Scottish Marine Biological Association:

  • Oban

Research Bodies

i.Unit of Comparative Plant Ecology:

  • University of Sheffield

ii. Rocky Shore Biological Surveillance:

  • University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

iii. Research in the Bryophyte Field:

  • University of Reading

iv. Water Resources System Research Unit:

  • University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

v. Robert Hooke Institute:

  • University of Oxford

vi. NERC Unit of Thematic Information Systems:

  • University of Reading

vii. Social and Economic Responses to Climate Variability:

  • The Technical Change Centre, London

viii. Research in the Bryophyte Field:

  • University of East Anglia

The list at C does not include university departments or council in the form groups of researchers which receive support from the of research grants. These are too numerous to list.

Forward to