Clean Air programme news

NPL announces network formed to address the metrology needs for Clean Air programme

On Clean Air Day 2020 the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) announced their receipt of funding as part of the Clean Air programme. Find out more on our awards page.


Aircraft measurements of air quality in the UK - September 2020

The European Facility for Airborne Research (EUFAR) has published an article on the Atmospheric Survey Aircraft (ASA) which is collecting air quality observations thanks to funding from the Clean Air programme. Read the article here.


UKRI Clean Air research networks announced - July 2020

UKRI have awarded £3million to support six multidisciplinary research networks that will address future air quality challenges at the indoor-outdoor interface. More details can be found in their press release.


Clean Air website - July 2020

The Clean Air programme has this month launched a programme website, which contains project information, blog posts and more. You can visit the website here.


Funding call awards – April 2020

Following open funding calls in 2019, we are pleased to announce that contracts have been signed with the successful bidders. Details can be found on our awards page.

Pre-announcement of call - September 2019

NERC, on behalf of UKRI and the Met Office, will shortly announce a Strategic Priorities Fund call for networks to build interdisciplinary communities to address air quality challenges across the indoor/outdoor continuum. Read more here.


Second wave funding announced - September 2019

The UK Government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced a second wave of funding for the SPF Clean Air programme. Read their press release here.


Bids are invited for funding opportunities - August 2019

We are inviting bids for funding opportunities for this programme. Visit our opportunities page for details.


Encouraging community participation - advance notice - July 2019

The partners in the Clean Air programme would like to encourage community participation in a co-ordinated UK observing intensive period in 2021. You can find out more on the NERC website.


Clean Air Champions announced - June 2019

Read more on the programme and about the Clean Air Champions appointed by the programme to bring researchers together in this press release.