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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 (£)
A Chemical Toolkit to Define Formaldehyde’s Enigmatic BiologyHopkinson, Dr RJUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 397,133
A Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences: A 1 GHz Spectrometer at BirminghamCarlomagno, Professor TUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences 6,558,752
A nitrenoid strategy to access sp3-rich nitrogen heterocyclesDavies, Dr PWUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 444,751
A Platform for Chemical Probe Identification and Optimization Facilitating Interrogation of Biological MechanismsWilson, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,147,345
A programmable, cell-agnostic DNA nano-technology platform for CRISPR gene editingDi Michele, Dr LImperial College LondonChemistry 201,597
A Protein Functionalization Platform Based on Selective Modification at Methionine ResiduesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,892,760
A regionally strategic NMR spectrometer with globally unique high pressure and reaction monitoring capabilityAdams, Dr RWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,698,226
A Research Dedicated Mini-Cyclotron for PET Ligand DiscoveryGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 771,540
A smart, multi-purpose technology for diagnostics, analytics and drug deliveryWall, Professor IUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Immunology & Immunotherapy 99,235
A smart, multi-purpose technology for diagnostics, analytics and drug deliveryGoldberg Oppenheimer, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 128,568
A solid-state NMR instrument for Northern IrelandManesiotis, Dr PQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 956,055
A Systems Chemical Biology Paradigm to Accelerate the Discovery of New Medicines for Patients: A Prosperity Partnership for a Healthier NationBoulton, Dr SJThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 4,279,705
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Professor VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
An Artificial RibosomeO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 581,943
An Artificial RibosomeTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 664,201
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
ANTENNA - Advanced tools for predictive cleaning in a world of resource scarcityWilson, Professor MRDurham, University ofChemistry 1,813,999
Anti tumour agents from natural products - new approaches to targeting ultra potent analogues of the duocarmycinsSearcey, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 450,207
Autonomous Phenotype-Directed Molecular DiscoveryNelson, Professor ASUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,184,398
Bio-Inspired Fluorescent Carbon Dots as Probes for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Physiological SamplesGalan, Professor MUniversity of BristolChemistry 905,400
BubblEs for TArgeting and TReatment of biOfilm InfectioNs (BETATRON)Evans, Professor SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 979,771
CageTag: Caged Tharanostics as a Universal Platform for Nuclear MedicineLusby, Dr PJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 396,516
CageTag: Caged Theranostics as a Universal Platform for Nuclear MedicineArchibald, Professor SUniversity of HullBiomedical Sciences 481,520
Chemical biology tools for investigating the chemistry of cellular REDOX stressConway, Professor SJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 5,334,387
Chemical Tools for Probing Histone Deacetylase Multiprotein Complexes in DiseaseHodgkinson, Dr JTUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 246,269
Computing with proteionidsAdamatzky, Professor AUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Environment and Technology 701,011
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 344,249
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesButts, Professor CPUniversity of BristolChemistry 20,103
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesRedfield, Professor CUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 17,770
Controlling cell-free expression with temperature-sensitive polymer-DNA conjugatesBooth, Dr MJUCLChemistry 188,645
C-Terminal Selective Ligation to Access Homogeneous Antibody ConjugatesBaker, Professor JRUCLChemistry 444,295
Decarbonising The Acrylic Value Chain Via Resource CircularityConradie, Professor A VUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,740,036
Development of an Integrated Microfluidic Platform for the Identification of Therapeutic Peptides for Unmet Medical NeedsSpring, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 444,689
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingMendes, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 341,048
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingEstrela, Professor PMUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 354,951
Development of novel acyclic chelators for gallium-68 and scandium-44 radiometals used in PETArchibald, Professor SUniversity of HullBiomedical Sciences 136,858
Development of novel acyclic chelators for gallium-68 and scandium-44 used in PETStasiuk, Dr GJKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 534,369
Development of on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingWall, Professor IUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Immunology & Immunotherapy 154,795
Dialling up performance for on demand manufacturingWildman, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,865,536
Digital Design and Manufacture of Amorphous Pharmaceuticals (DDMAP)Florence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 1,251,700
Directed Molecular Recognition through Next-Generation Hybrid Molecular ImprintingFulton, Dr DANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 308,037
Directed Molecular Recognition through Next-Generation Hybrid Molecular ImprintingTurner, Dr NWDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 270,150
DisCoVer: Aptamer biosensors for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 on surfacesFrascione, Dr NKings College LondonAnalytical & Environmental Sciences 383,663
Dynamic physicochemical nanoscale imaging at the solid-liquid interfaceGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,171,682
Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft materialYeomans, Professor JUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 398,151
Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft materialCharras, Dr GTUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 511,227
Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft materialWeijer, Professor KUniversity of DundeeSchool of Life Sciences 879,973
Electron Microscopy of Selected Proteins and Protein Complexes Through Preparative Mass SpectrometryRauschenbach, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 367,126
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Systems Approaches to Biomedical ScienceDeane, Professor CUniversity of OxfordMathematical, Physical&Life Sciences Div 3,579,145
EPSRC CDT in Sustainable Approaches to Biomedical Science: Responsible and Reproducible Research - SABS:R^3Gavaghan, Professor DUniversity of OxfordSABS CDT 5,392,168
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Automated Chemical Synthesis Enabled by Digital Molecular TechnologiesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 6,255,627
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Professor GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,034,546
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical Biology - Innovation for the Life SciencesCes, Professor OImperial College LondonChemistry 6,160,070
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for MedicineWaring, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 7,330,403
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Smart Medical Imaging at King's College London and Imperial College LondonYoung, Professor AAKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,065,756
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthesis for Biology and MedicineDixon, Professor DJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 4,960,217
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Technology Enhanced Chemical SynthesisClayden, Professor JUniversity of BristolChemistry 6,639,840
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020 - University of OxfordGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMathematical, Physical&Life Sciences Div 1,667,855
EPSRC IRC Proteus - Multiplexed 'Touch and Tell' Optical Molecular Sensing and Imaging - Lifetime and BeyondBradley, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 3,852,992
EPSRC-SFI: Glycoconjugate tools for sensing endoglycosidase activity: a diagnostic sugar probe for heparanaseMiller, Professor GJKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 368,582
Exploiting Membrane Lipidation for Advanced Drug DeliverySanderson, Dr JMDurham, University ofChemistry 201,184
High Resolution High Throughput Mass Spectrometry to Characterise Materials, Chemicals, and BioCatalystsBarran, Professor PEUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,099,473
High throughput 2D-IR analysis of biomolecules under physiological conditionsHunt, Professor NTUniversity of YorkChemistry 1,006,129
Homegrown solutions in Viet Nam: bringing C. asiatica compounds forward as candidates to treat liver cancerSerpell, Dr CJUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 611,291
Hyperfine Resolution and Advanced Structural Analysis to Enable Next-Generation Molecular ScienceO'Connor, Professor PBUniversity of WarwickChemistry 3,101,722
Injectable devices for sustained ocular drug deliveryKearns, Dr VRUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 838,666
Interrogating the nisin:lipid II interaction: a chemical biology approachTabor, Professor AUCLChemistry 759,213
Interrogating the Nisin:lipid II Interaction: A Chemical Biology ApproachCochrane, Dr SQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 243,690
Ion Beam Analysis for the 2020's and Beyond: An Integration of Elemental Mapping and 'omics'Bailey, Professor MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 1,025,483
Irreversible Molecular Glues to Activate Anti-Cancer Interactome of 14-3-3sigmaDoveston, Dr R GUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 410,167
Light-NMR spectroscopy: tools and applicationsGolovanov, Dr APUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 202,164
Mapping membrane protein dynamics in time and space with mass spectrometryPolitis, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Biological Sciences 1,018,512
Metabolic photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy of brain cancer.Vendrell, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghCentre for Inflammation Research 600,137
Meta-Smart: Merging de novo designed biomolecules with plasmonic metamaterials for new technologiesKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,022,161
Modify-catch-release-repeat: Reversible bioconjugations for controlled release of small molecules from antibodies and their fragmentsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 397,840
Multiplexed AKI biomarker detection with a single molecule biosensorActis, Dr PUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 299,972
Mussel-inspired tough and stiff injectable gels from inter-linked microgelsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 292,934
NAMS: Native ambient mass spectrometryCooper, Professor HJUniversity of BirminghamSch of Biosciences 1,241,472
Nanostar Sieving for Oligonucleotides Manufacture (NanoSieveOligo)Livingston, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 486,259
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
Next Generation Helix Mimetics - Probes for Target SelectivityBarnard, Dr AImperial College LondonChemistry 480,447
Next generation molecular imaging and therapy with radionuclidesBlower, Professor PKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,437,106
Next-Generation Biomimetic NanomedicinesItzhaki, Professor LUniversity of CambridgePharmacology 475,026
Next-generation mass spectrometry of protein structure and interactionsBenesch, Professor JUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 601,538
North East Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy FacilityGibson, Professor EANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 902,433
Optimisation of CHO for Biotherapeutic ManufactureRosser, Professor SJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 3,608,961
PEPR - A centre for Pulse Electron Paramagnetic Resonance spectroscopy at Imperial CollegeRoessler, Dr MMImperial College LondonChemistry 2,288,049
Principles for a Microbial 3D PrinterDade-Robertson, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Architect, Planning & Landscape 246,360
Properties and applications of Janus faced fluorocyclohexanesO'Hagan, Professor DUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 482,983
Property-Enhanced PorphyrinsChauvet, Dr A A PUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 379,306
Prosperity Partnerships Call 4 Strategic Students P&G and University of DurhamWilson, Professor MRDurham, University ofChemistry 79,571
Queen's University Belfast Core Equipment Call 2019Johnson, Professor CQueen's University of BelfastThe Vice Chancellors Office 578,688
Resurrecting ancestral sugars: a molecular archaeology approach to immunotherapyFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 201,973
Shining Light on Metalloprotein Mechanism: Single Protein Crystal Catalytic Studies Driven by 'Caged' Electron SourcesAsh, Dr PAUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 186,373
Simulating catalysis: Multiscale embedding of machine learning potentialsvan der Kamp, Dr MWUniversity of BristolBiochemistry 391,585
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Site-selective functionalisation of peptides and proteins via free-radical-induced dechalcogenationMitchell, Dr NJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 428,349
Smart hydrophilic/ hydrophobic switches for targeted membrane deliveryHaynes, Dr C J EUCLChemistry 391,336
Software for experimentally driven macromolecular modellingDegiacomi, Dr MDurham, University ofChemistry 687,453
Solving the sampling problem in molecular simulations by Sequential Monte CarloEssex, Professor JWUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 201,568
Spins and superconducting circuits for advanced spectroscopy (SpinSUPER)Roessler, Dr MMImperial College LondonChemistry 1,063,137
Stopped-Flow NMR Spectroscopy for the Physical and Life SciencesPulis, Dr A PUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 808,397
Structural dynamics and photoinduced electron transferVlcek, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonChemistry 649,756
Structure, mechanism and assembly of a nano-scale biological rotary electric motorBerry, Professor RMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 2,042,298
Supporting the OpenMM Community-led Development of Next-Generation Condensed Matter Modelling SoftwareMichel, Dr JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 464,871
Synthesis of novel brevicidine and laterocidine analogues active against multi-drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteriaCochrane, Dr SQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 391,380
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityGrey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 247,949
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityLee, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 2,881,145
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityKockenberger, Dr WUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,857,395
The UK High-End Computing Consortium for Biomolecular SimulationKhalid, Professor SUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 132,343
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 2,431,378
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK Photoacoustic Standardisation (PAS) NetworkBohndiek, Professor SEUniversity of CambridgePhysics 142,706
TRANSCRIPTION AND NUCLEAR PHASE TRANSITIONSHebenstreit, Dr DUniversity of WarwickSchool of Life Sciences 1,747,030
TRIAL: Treatment of Respiratory Infections with inhaled AntimicrobiaLsD'Sa, Professor RAUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 663,939
TRIAL: Treatment of Respiratory Infections with inhaled AntimicrobiaLsFerreira, Professor DMUniversity of OxfordPaediatrics 413,496
Tripping the light fantastic: elucidating global protein structural change correlated with chemical change across the femtosecond to second timescaleScrutton, Professor NSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,419,928
Unravelling Design Rules For Creating Water Purification Membranes Based On Immobilized Aquaporin ProteinsYazaydin, Dr OUCLChemical Engineering 201,905
VIRTACs - Protein Degradation as an Anti-Viral StrategyFrance, Dr D JUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 402,635

Total Number of Grants: 123
Total Value of Grants: £167,463,068

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