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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Materials For Energy Applications

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 durable and scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modulesParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 453,318
A durable and scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modulesWalls, Professor JMLoughborough UniversityCREST 493,263
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Professor FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A new concept for compact radiation shielding: Reactive sintered tungsten borocarbidesMarshall, Dr J MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,118,023
A Pioneering, Near-Zero-Carbon and All-Climate-Adaptive Air Conditioning System Using Atmospheric Latent Heat and Natural Light EnergyPerera, Professor SPUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 523,898
A Pioneering, Near-Zero-Carbon and All-Climate-Adaptive Air Conditioning System Using Atmospheric Latent Heat and Natural Light EnergyZhao, Professor XUniversity of HullEnergy and Environment Institute 814,323
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Professor VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
Advanced Functional Materials Spectroscopy: Lab-based X-ray AbsorptionBeaumont, Dr SKDurham, University ofChemistry 690,857
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 4,186,496
ATLAS - Automated high-throughput platform suite for accelerated molecular systems discoveryPetit, Professor CImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,281,110
Bandstructure and doping engineering for unprecedented power factors in half-Heusler thermoelectricsBos, Dr JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 559,942
Barocaloric materials for zero-carbon heat pumpsMoya, Dr XUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,392,100
Bridging the gap between small scale mechanical testing and bulk material property measurements of advanced, structural nuclear materialsKareer, Dr AUniversity of OxfordMaterials 448,807
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
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 344,249
Decarbonisation Of Food Cold Chain Through Integrated Hydrogen TechnologiesLing, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 972,583
Design, Program, Evolve: Engineering efficient electrochemical devices for a net-zero worldHolmes, Professor SUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,987,344
Designing and optimizing polar photovoltaics with physics informed machine learningButler, Dr K TUCLChemistry 422,894
Digital navigation of chemical space for functionRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 8,699,373
Durham University's Core Equipment Award 2022Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofVice Chancellor's Office 906,319
Electrolysis at scale: a pathway to lower precious metal content electrolysersKing, Professor LManchester Metropolitan UniversityAdv Materials and Surface Eng Res Ctr 391,366
Enabling breakthrough energy materials with advanced microscopy and modellingNicholls, Professor RUniversity of OxfordMaterials 846,008
Enabling low-dose and correlative measurements at ePSICQuinn, Dr PDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 387,000
enabling Sixty Years creep-fatigue life of the NExt generation nuclear Reactors 'SYNERgy'Chen, Professor BUniversity of LeicesterEngineering 1,247,261
Energy-Loss Spectroscopy in a Scanning Electron MicroscopeRamasse, Professor QUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 456,783
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of Materials (CDT-ACM)McLachlan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,631,929
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Functional Nano (i4Nano)Hofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,298,762
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU)Beattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,756,307
EPSRC Core Equipment 2022Grant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,425,000
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022Griffiths, Professor HRSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 870,164
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022 - A multi-user XRD facility for Advanced Materials researchBerry, Professor NGUniversity of LiverpoolFaculty of Science and Engineering 873,529
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022/23Peake, Professor NUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 1,382,658
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022/23Spearing, Professor SMUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 925,000
Exploring All-Solid-State Batteries using First-Principles Modelling: Effective Computational Strategies towards Better BatteriesKarasulu, Dr BUniversity of WarwickChemistry 1,269,958
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric Hybrid MaterialsMcCulloch, Professor IUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 474,611
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric MaterialsNandhakumar, Professor ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
Grid Scale Thermal and Thermo-Chemical Electricity StorageScott, Dr SAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,070,287
Harnessing vibration-induced enhancement of transport in functional materials with soft structural dynamicsSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,846,508
Harwell XPSHeld, Professor GDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 74,165
HarwellXPS Development 2022Davies, Professor PRCardiff UniversityChemistry 333,807
HarwellXPS: A National Research Facility in XPSEvans, Professor AAAberystwyth UniversityInst of Mathematical and Physical Sci 381,611
HarwellXPS: A National Research Facility in XPSWalton, Dr A S OUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 384,268
HarwellXPS: A National Research Facility in XPSPalgrave, Professor RGUCLChemistry 657,304
HarwellXPS: Renewal of NRF in Photoelectron spectroscopyDavies, Professor PRCardiff UniversityChemistry 624,802
Heating with light: photonic curing for photovoltaic technologiesLongo, Dr GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 415,759
Hexagonal Perovskite Derivatives for Next-Generation Ceramic Fuel CellsMclaughlin, Professor ACUniversity of AberdeenChemistry 374,750
Hexagonal Perovskite Derivatives for Next-Generation Ceramic Fuel CellsDawson, Dr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 322,711
High Resolution Unconventional Lithography for Advanced MaterialsBoya, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 929,824
INFUSE: Interface with the Future - Underpinning Science to Support the Energy transitionRyan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,291,430
Instilling Defect-Tolerance in ABZ2 Photovoltaic MaterialsHoye, Dr RUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 304,319
Interface Engineering for Solar FuelsEslava, Dr SImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,056,132
International Network on Polyoxometalate Science for Advanced Functional Energy MaterialsErrington, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 878,468
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Mastering charge-lattice interactions in novel semiconductors for renewable energy generationHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 2,438,409
Mastering Ion Transport at the Microscale in Solid Electrolytes for Solid-State BatteriesDawson, Dr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 347,222
Mechanosynthesis of Energy MaterialsWest, Professor ARUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 539,237
Metal Fluoride Open Frameworks for Next-generation K-ion Battery CathodesHua, Dr XLancaster UniversityChemistry 460,915
Metal halide semiconductors: materials discovery beyond ABX3 perovskitesHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,366,328
National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTBurnett, Dr TUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 10,097,652
Near-room Temperature Solid-state Hydrogen StorageTian, Dr MUniversity of ExeterEngineering 337,997
New direction in high temperature dielectrics: unlocking performance of doped tungsten bronze oxides through mechanistic understandingHall, Dr DAUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 231,813
New directions in high temperature dielectrics: unlocking performance of doped tungsten bronze oxides through mechanistic understandingSinclair, Professor DUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 147,351
New directions in high temperature dielectrics: unlocking performance of doped tungsten bronze oxides through mechanistic understandingBrown, Professor APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 432,804
New directions in high temperature dielectrics: unlocking performance of doped tungsten bronze oxides through mechanistic understandingBeanland, Professor RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 376,462
New directions in high temperature dielectrics: unlocking performance of doped tungsten bronze oxides through mechanistic understandingBristowe, Dr NDurham, University ofPhysics 77,006
New Quantum Materials from High Pressure SynthesisAttfield, Professor JPUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 746,997
Newcastle University EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022Head, Professor INewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 870,047
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 450,190
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Use as Photonic MaterialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 356,122
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsMcKeown, Professor NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 355,840
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 430,748
Oxide and chalcogenide MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition)Lamb, Dr DASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,639,023
Perfecting Halide Perovskites: From Precursor Ink Chemistry to Defect ControlNoel, Dr NKUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,700,817
Photocatalytic Heterojunction Z-schemes for Sustainable Hydrogen ProductionHyett, Dr GUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 530,495
Princeton-Oxford-Cambridge Centre-to-Centre Collaboration on Soft Functional Energy MaterialsSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 1,275,154
Quantum engineering of energy-efficient molecular materials (QMol)Lambert, Professor CLancaster UniversityPhysics 7,141,698
Quantum Magnetometry FacilityBonato, Professor CHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 2,004,472
Reimagining Photovoltaics ManufacturingBeattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 986,018
Smart Cloth - a wearable system powered entirely by body heatMorgan, Dr KAUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 202,385
Solution Processed Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices (SolPV)Bowers, Dr JLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 496,079
Solution-processed inorganic Thin-Film photovoltaic devices (SolPV)Tiwari, Dr DNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 607,164
Solution-Processed Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices (SolPV)Fermin, Professor DJUniversity of BristolChemistry 862,980
Sustainable Responsive Hybrid Ionic Liquid-Polymer Gel Electrolyte MaterialsDerry, Dr MJAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 443,058
The Spectroscopy and Quantum Mechanics of C70-Based EndofullerenesLevitt, Professor MHUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,100,528
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-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
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 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 Facility: EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022Brown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 482,560
The UK National Crystallography service 2022 - 2027Probert, Professor MRNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 1,207,136
The UK National Crystallography Service 2022-27Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,010,773
Towards compact and efficient nuclear reactorsCoombs, Professor TAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,234,175
University of York - EPSRC capital award for core equipment 2022/23Dougill, Professor AJUniversity of YorkEnvironment 875,000
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113
X-ray Diffraction for Energy and Manufacturing MaterialsPayne, Professor DJMedical Research Council (MRC)Research Complex at Harwell 459,497
Zero-Emission: the Next-generation of Integrated Technology for Hydrogen storage (ZENITH)Butler, Professor RUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 1,480,603
Zinc Ion Batteries: Structural ENgineering for Severe Environment (SENSE)He, Dr GUCLChemical Engineering 362,712

Total Number of Grants: 105
Total Value of Grants: £151,464,192

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