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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Ground Engineering

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.

We always try to ensure that grants on the web contains the most recent information but it is possible that some might be slightly out of date.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
ALPACA: Axial-Lateral Pile Analysis for Chalk Applying multi-scale field and laboratory testingJardine, Professor RImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,121,309
Assessment, Costing and enHancement of long lIfe, Long Linear assEtS (ACHILLES)Glendinning, Professor SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,872,904
Biopolymer treatment for stabilisation of transport infrastructure slopesHughes, Dr PNDurham, University ofEngineering 218,232
Climate Adaptation Control Technologies for Urban Spaces (CACTUS)Toll, Professor DGDurham, University ofEngineering 1,761,592
Coordination Node for UKCRICCollins, Professor BUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 1,165,613
Copy of UHF-120 Polytec Ultra-High Frequency Laser VibrometerGallacher, Dr BJNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 61,118
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Mair, Professor LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,499,396
Databases to INterrogate Geotechnical Observations (DINGO)Vardanega, Dr PJUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 96,550
Developing performance-based design for foundation systems of WIND turbines in AFRICA (WindAfrica)Osman, Dr ASDurham, University ofEngineering 1,270,180
Engineering FUngal Networks for Ground Improvement (Engineering FUNGI)El Mountassir, Dr GUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 99,257
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built EnvironmentAl-Tabbaa, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 4,417,693
Ground and Underground Infrastructure Damage Evaluation (GUIDE)Faramarzi, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 101,080
Integrated Infrastructure for Sustainable Thermal Energy Provision (IN-STEP)Loveridge, Dr FAUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 583,108
It's soil, Jim, but not as we know it: unlocking the hydromechanical behaviour of hydrophobic sandsBeckett, Dr CTSUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 216,105
Listening to InfrastructureSmith, Dr ALoughborough UniversityCivil and Building Engineering 284,824
LOCORPS: Lowering the Costs of Railways using Preformed SystemsBrennan, Dr AJUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 342,271
LOCORPS: Lowering the Costs of Railways using Preformed SystemsWoodward, Professor PKUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 187,073
Minimising the adverse effects of water jettingShepley, Dr PUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 101,203
MOLEFUENTES, Dr RUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 1,247,855
Non Steady Analytical Models for Energy Pile Testing and DesignLoveridge, Dr FAUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 99,770
PARTICLE-SCALE INVESTIGATION OF SEEPAGE INDUCED GEOTECHNICAL INSTABILITYO'Sullivan, Dr CImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 387,936
PARTICLE-SCALE INVESTIGATION OF SEEPAGE INDUCED GEOTECHNICAL INSTABILITYBowman, Dr EUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 337,878
Rooting for sustainable performanceSmethurst, Dr JAUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 615,038
Rooting for sustainable performanceBengough, Professor AGUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 639,895
Rooting for sustainable performanceHallett, Professor P DUniversity of AberdeenInst of Biological and Environmental Sci 32,044
Rooting for sustainable performanceHughes, Dr PNDurham, University ofEngineering 2,380
SALINA- SALine INntrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response.Hamill, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Natural and Built Environment 1,098,863
SALINA- SALine INntrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response.Butler, Dr APImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 398,228
Smart-GeoWells: Smart technologies for optimal design, drilling, completion and management of geothermal wellsPain, Professor CCImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 490,886
Soil-Value: Valuing and enhancing soil infrastructure to improve societal sustainability and resilienceDavies, Dr JLancaster UniversityLancaster Environment Centre 755,202
Sustainability and Resilience of Transportation Infrastructure in African CountriesToll, Professor DGDurham, University ofEngineering 1,108,696
The science and analytical tools to design long life, low noise railway track systemsPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 5,193,338
UKCRIC - PLEXUS - Priming Laboratory EXperiments on infrastructure and Urban SystemsRogers, Professor CDFUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 1,013,092
Whole-life Cost Assessment of Novel Material Railway Drainage SystemsMarshall, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 591,597

Total Number of Grants: 34
Total Value of Grants: £33,412,206

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