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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Catalysis

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
3DSynth: Design and fabrication of cartridges for digital chemical synthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 999,034
A Multi-Component Strategy for the Synthesis of Complex Aliphatic Amines using Photo-redox CatalysisGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 703,740
A National Network for Applications of High-Field NMR in the Life and Physical SciencesUhrin, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 1,368,030
A Radical Approach to C-H AlkylationCresswell, Dr AJUniversity of BathChemistry 261,307
A World-Leading National Network for NMR in the Physical and Life Science: Very-High Field Infrastructure at SheffieldWilliamson, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldMolecular Biology and Biotechnology 844,525
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Dr VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
Accelerating catalyst design using reaction-path data miningHabershon, Dr SUniversity of WarwickChemistry 369,669
Accessing pharmacophoric space via asymmetric protonationWatson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 399,956
Actinide Polyoxo ChemistryArnold, Professor PLUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 595,323
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
Application by the School of Chemistry and the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, for enhanced single-crystal X-ray diffraction facilitiesBochmann, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 616,064
Augmentation of Alkaline Earth Reactivity: An FLP AnalogyHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 739,054
Biocatalysis & Biotransformation: A 5th Theme for the National Catalysis HubTurner, Professor NJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 3,103,987
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Bioinspired green manufacturing of next generation energy storage materialsPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 165,059
Bioorthogonal Gold Chemistry to Explore Novel Biomedical ApplicationsUnciti-Broceta, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 513,211
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Catalytic C-H Activation of Aliphatic AminesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 642,774
Catalytic generation and harnessing of reactive intermediatesJones, Dr C RQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 675,133
CatPlasKin: The microkinetics of non-thermal plasma-assisted heterogeneous catalysis with application to the non-oxidative coupling of methaneKechagiopoulos, Dr PUniversity of AberdeenEngineering 112,685
Centre for Biocatalytic Manufacture of New Modalities (CBNM)Turner, Professor NJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 2,098,678
Chemoselective cross-coupling via control of anion metathesis at Pd(II)Watson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 384,880
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
COMPACT - Continuous Microsystem Production of Catalysts TechnologyTorrente Murciano, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 840,509
Complex made simple: Enantioselective radical cascades mediated by SmI2Procter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 543,719
Complex-bearing Metal-Organic Frameworks: Snapshots of ReactionsChampness, Professor NRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,508,484
Computational Design and Engineering of Metal Oxide NanozymesMolinari, Dr MUniversity of HuddersfieldChemical Sciences 93,954
Controlling membrane translocation for artificial signal transductionWilliams, Professor NHUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 356,411
Controlling Membrane Translocation for Artificial Signal TransductionHunter, Professor CAUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 405,953
Coordination cages for bimolecular supramolecular catalysisWard, Professor MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 196,422
Coordination chemistry approaches to societal issues: environment and healthRedshaw, Professor CUniversity of HullChemistry 79,539
Counter-ion Directed Enantioselective Approaches to Axially Chiral MaterialsSmith, Professor MDUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 687,920
Cu-Catalysed Amination of Alkylboronic EstersPartridge, Dr BMUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 312,477
Designed Synthesis of Zeolites for Environmental and Biorenewables CatalysisBeale, Professor AUCLChemistry 318,462
Designed Synthesis of Zeolites for Environmental and Biorenewables CatalysisCox, Dr PUniversity of PortsmouthSch of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences 353,509
Designed Synthesis of Zeolites for Environmental and Biorenewables CatalysisWright, Professor PAUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 458,760
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Development of a Dual-Mode Microwave-EPR Reactor-Resonator for Studies of Paramagnetic Catalytic ReactionsMurphy, Professor DMCardiff UniversityChemistry 720,434
Efficient low carbon energy storage and conversion on exsolved interfacesYue, Dr XUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 516,488
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Parker, Professor SCUniversity of BathChemistry 458,047
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Mariotti, Professor DUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 491,525
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Irvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,562,333
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Payne, Dr DJImperial College LondonMaterials 556,452
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 489,820
Enantioselective C-H C-H Coupling of Alcohols with HeteroarenesPhipps, Dr RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 355,413
Enhancing 800 MHz NMR Capabilities at NottinghamSearle, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 965,910
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms-2-Products an Integrated Approach to Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,235,044
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Automated Chemical Synthesis Enabled by Digital Molecular TechnologiesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 6,229,128
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in CatalysisHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 4,504,581
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Critical Resource Catalysis - CRITICATSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 4,329,271
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing (OxICFM)Aldridge, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 6,240,938
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated CatalysisGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 5,938,236
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Modelling and Materials ScienceParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 3,822,227
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generation Synthesis & Reaction TechnologyHii, Professor KK(Imperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 6,134,110
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,570,634
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,284,346
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Technology Enhanced Chemical SynthesisBooker-Milburn, Professor KIUniversity of BristolChemistry 6,610,129
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Simon JohnUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 4,680,553
Evolving a circular plastics ecomonyRedshaw, Professor CUniversity of HullChemistry 914,631
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesTsolakis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 890,290
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesMegaritis, Professor TBrunel University LondonInstitute of Energy Futures 536,640
Flexible Routes to Liquid Fuels from CO2 by Advanced Catalysis and EngineeringRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,804,265
From Organic to Inorganic Chemistry: Exploiting the Isolobal Analogy to Develop Main Group CatalystsMelen, Dr RCardiff UniversityChemistry 848,659
Fuel from biorenewable polyols: A new catalytic routeTaylor, Professor SHCardiff UniversityChemistry 812,140
Future Biomanufacturing Research HubScrutton, Professor NSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 10,284,509
Growing Carbon Chains on Organometallic NetworksCrimmin, Dr MRImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 423,568
HIGH END COMPUTING MATERIALS CHEMISTRY CONSORTIUMWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 489,316
High Resolution ESR Spectroscopy for Catalysis ResearchMurphy, Professor DMCardiff UniversityChemistry 712,080
Hub 'Science' 3: Catalysis for the Circular Economy and Sustainable ManufacturingDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 3,938,126
Hydrophosphination Catalysis Using Low-Coordinate Iron ComplexesKays, Professor DLUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 387,388
IBA-DAPNe: a new system for sub-micron scale molecular speciation and quantificationBailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 513,369
In-situ NMR-based methodology for screening and optimisation of heterogenised organocatalytic systemsD'Agostino, Dr CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 187,839
Integrated Computational Solutions for CatalysisDe Leeuw, Professor NHCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,019,445
Iron-Catalysed Oxygenation with O2Xiao, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 349,398
Low carbon jet fuel through integration of novel technologies for co-valorisation of CO2 and biomassMaroto-Valer, Professor MMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,800,518
Manufacturing with Light 2: Lasers Making LasersMackenzie, Dr JIUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 701,030
Mapping Pathways in Photo-Catalytic Cycles using Ultrafast SpectroscopyOrr-Ewing, Professor AUniversity of BristolChemistry 672,361
Mechanochemistry at the Single Bond Limit: Towards "Deterministic Epitaxy" [Resubmission]Moriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 451,102
Mechanochemistry at the Single Bond Limit: Towards 'Deterministic Epitaxy'Kantorovich, Professor LKings College LondonPhysics 291,979
Merging Photoredox and Ruthenium Catalysis for new C-H Activation ChemistryGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 393,446
Merging Photoredox with 1,2-Boronate Rearrangements: New Opportunities for Rapid Increase in Molecular ComplexityAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 705,116
Metal-organic nanosheets: a programmable two-dimensional platform for multistep catalysisFoster, Dr JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 385,936
Modify-catch-release-repeat: Reversible bioconjugations for controlled release of small molecules from antibodies and their fragmentsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 397,840
Modular approach to structurally diverse four-membered (spiro)cycles using highly strained precursorsAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 581,589
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsField, Professor RJohn Innes CentreBiological Chemistry 402,975
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsEdler, Professor KUniversity of BathChemistry 949,836
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 571,044
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsKhimyak, Professor YZUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 610,417
New Manufacturing Processes for More Sustainable Commodity ChemicalsTaylor, Dr RADurham, University ofChemistry 877,146
New routes to driving enzyme-catalysed chemical synthesis using hydrogen gasVincent, Professor KAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 2,940,737
New sulfur-based reactive intermediates for synthesis and catalysisWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 370,518
New trimetallic nanoparticles as catalysts for the conversion of carbon dioxide to renewable fuelsHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,530,291
NEXT GENERATION RUTHENIUM-CATALYSTS FOR LATE STAGE C-H FUNCTIONALISATIONLarrosa, Professor IUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 479,276
N-heterocyclic carbenes on metal surfaces - towards applications in corrosion inhibition and catalysisBaddeley, Professor CUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 499,753
Novel polymers of intrinsic microporosity for heterogeneous base-catalysed reactions (HBC-PIMs)Carta, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 280,530
Nucleophilic Alkaline Earth Boryls: From Conception and Theory to ApplicationHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 1,277,229
Optimal Addition Profiles to Control Reactivity and Selectivity of Catalytic ReactionsBures Amat, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 269,097
Organocatalytic Fluorinations with Fluoride SaltsGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 490,222
Organocatalytic Mitsunobu Activation for Streamlined Pharmaceutical SynthesisDenton, Dr RMUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 398,593
Organo-Fluoro-Pnictonium Cations: Designing a New Class of Lewis Acid CatalystBenjamin, Dr SNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 99,896
Overseas travel to perform in-situ STM experiments at Aarhus UniversityWalton, Dr A S OUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 7,990
Palladium-activated prodrug therapy: a novel focal therapy for localised cancers of unmet needUnciti-Broceta, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 1,074,212
Parallel-screening equipment for advanced catalyst testing and process intensificationHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 874,075
Photocatalysis in coordination cages using supramolecular arrays of chromophoresWard, Professor MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 473,930
Photo-Electro: Transforming Chemical Synthesis, Discovery and ManufactureGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,486,390
Polymetallic Complexes: Modelling Heterogeneous Catalysis in SolutionMcIntosh, Dr RDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 245,575
Putting Low Coordination into Practice by the Exploration of Metal-sigma-Interactions: Fundamentals, New Catalysts and Catalysis for New MaterialsWeller, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,908,377
Rational design of photoactive molecules using "black box" quantum dynamics simulationsWorth, Professor GAUCLChemistry 392,509
Rational design of photoactive molecules using "black box" quantum dynamics simulationsO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 96,327
Rational design of photoactive molecules using "black box" quantum dynamics simulationsHabershon, Dr SUniversity of WarwickChemistry 511,707
Redox-reversible artificial metalloenzymesDuhme-Klair, Professor AUniversity of YorkChemistry 734,440
Solid-State NMR at 1.0 GHz: A World-Leading UK Facility to Deliver Advances in Chemistry, Biology and Materials ScienceBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 7,889,144
Spectroscopy-driven design of an efficient photocatalyst for CO2 reduction (Ext.)Cowan, Dr AJUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 627,696
Spiroclip Technology: from Catalogue to Spirocycle in One StepUnsworth, Dr WPUniversity of YorkChemistry 367,413
Spirocycles, Carbocycles and Heterocycles: Unified Routes via Catalyst SelectionTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 413,899
Surface and Interface Toolkit for the Materials Chemistry CommunityWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 693,837
Sustainable Electron-Transfer Processes for the Synthesis and Functionalization of Nitrogen-Containing CompoundsLeonori, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 942,832
The UK Catalysis HubHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 3,193,284
The UK Catalysis Hub -'Core'Hutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 2,201,661
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 1 - Optimising, predicting and designing new CatalystsCatlow, Professor RCardiff UniversityChemistry 3,683,535
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 2 Catalysis at the Water-Energy NexusHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 4,010,674
Transition metal controlled nitrogen chemistry in zeolite and protein environments using a unified quantum embedding modelKeal, Dr TWSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 1,022,120
Triggering, Controlling and Imaging Chemical Reactions at the Single-Molecule Level by Electron BeamKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,059,227
Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Doped Graphene by Computational DesignSacchi, Dr MUniversity of SurreyChemistry 233,815
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 398,308
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleO'Donoghue, Dr ACDurham, University ofChemistry 435,967
Utilisation of Solar Energy and Electrocatalytic Processes for the Low Energy Conversion of CO2 to Fuels and ChemicalsCatlow, Professor RCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,296,214
Very-High Field NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences at the University of LiverpoolBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,277,656

Total Number of Grants: 132
Total Value of Grants: £187,430,487

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).