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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 (£)
3D Volume Microscopy and TEM Sample Preparation of Complex Hybrid NanostructuresBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 823,184
3D-Localisation - Three Dimensionally Defined Non-Fullerene AcceptorsWright, Dr I ALoughborough UniversityChemistry 267,904
3DSynth: Design and fabrication of cartridges for digital chemical synthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 999,034
A LEAP 5000 XS for the UK National Atom Probe FacilityMoody, Professor MPUniversity of OxfordMaterials 2,914,083
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A National Thin-Film Cluster Facility for Advanced Functional MaterialsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 460,998
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Dr VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
ADEPT - Advanced Devices by ElectroPlaTingBartlett, Professor PNUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 6,331,952
Advanced Inorganic Functional Materials: Floating Zone Crystal Growth SystemEvans, Professor IRDurham, University ofChemistry 401,688
Advanced Nuclear MaterialsArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,415,296
Aerosol Deposition for Manufacturing and Developing Next Generation Dielectric Charge Storage DevicesHall, Dr DAUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 414,892
Affordable Perovskite Solar Irrigation Systems for Small-holder Farmers in Ethiopia (APSISSFE)Stranks, Dr S DUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 809,541
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
ASPIRE: Advanced Self-Powered sensor units in Intense Radiation EnvironmentsScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 874,924
Atomic structure and dynamics of barocaloric frameworks for solid-state coolingPhillips, Dr AEQueen Mary University of LondonPhysics 378,473
Atomic structure and dynamics of barocaloric frameworks for solid-state coolingWalker, Dr H CSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)ISIS Pulsed Neutron & Muon Source 35,961
Autonomous Mobile Robot ChemistsCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 690,497
Bridging the gap between small scale mechanical testing and bulk material property measurements of advanced, structural nuclear materialsKareer, Dr AUniversity of OxfordMaterials 448,807
Cation-Controlled Gating for Selective Gas Adsorption over Adaptable ZeolitesBrandani, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 382,957
Centre for Advanced Materials for Integrated Energy Systems (CAM-IES)Grey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 2,098,617
Centre for Advanced Materials for Renewable Energy GenerationKiprakis, Dr AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 2,037,439
Combined Effects of Light Gas and Damage Accumulation in BerylliumHinks, Dr JAUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 306,971
Combined Effects of Light Gas and Damage Accumulation in BerylliumKuksenko, Dr VCulham Centre for Fusion EnergyCulham Centre for Fusion Energy 35,533
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesBlanc, Dr 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
Control of spin and coherence in electronic excitations in organic and hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor structuresFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 5,125,274
Core Equipment at the University of LeedsLinfield, Professor EHUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 550,000
Correlative Mapping of Crystal Orientation and Chemistry at the NanoscaleHaigh, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,385,872
Critical Elements and Materials Network (CrEAM)Walton, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 297,621
Cryogenic Ultrafast Scattering-type Terahertz-probe Optical-pump Microscopy (CUSTOM)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 766,806
Defect Functionalized Sustainable Energy Materials: From Design to Devices ApplicationShluger, Professor AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 470,811
Discovery of New Singlet Fission MaterialsTroisi, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 233,687
Edinburgh Centre for Advanced Multi-Elemental Analysis (AMEA)Mount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 400,000
Electron Microscopy for the Characterisation and Manipulation of Advanced Functional Materials and their Interfaces at the NanoscaleIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 202,309
Elucidation of membrane interface chemistry for electro-chemical processesHolmes, Professor SUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,675,667
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Parker, Professor SCUniversity of BathChemistry 458,047
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
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
Enabling breakthrough energy materials with advanced microscopy and modellingNicholls, Dr RUniversity of OxfordMaterials 846,008
Enabling next generation lithium batteriesBruce, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 6,799,833
enabling Sixty Years creep-fatigue life of the NExt generation nuclear Reactors 'SYNERgy'Chen, Professor BUniversity of LeicesterEngineering 1,247,261
Engineering energetic barriers to bimolecular recombination in polymer/fullerene solar cellsClarke, Dr T MUCLChemistry 984,957
Enhancing 800 MHz NMR Capabilities at NottinghamSearle, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 965,910
Enhancing Performance in Polyanionic Cathode MaterialsLightfoot, Professor PUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 437,850
Enhancing Performance in Polyanionic Cathode MaterialsCorr, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 27,423
EPI2SEM: EPItaxial growth and in-situ analysis of 2-dimensional SEMiconductorsPatane, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 2,938,943
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of Materials (CDT-ACM)Skinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 6,331,292
EPSRC Capital Award for Core EquipmentFulton, Professor BUniversity of YorkUniversity of York 250,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core EquipmentAbell, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeVice-Chancellor's Office 850,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2019McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 200,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment: Transformative Upgrade of NMR Facilitiesvan der Hoek, Professor WUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 250,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment: University of OxfordGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 699,972
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials ScienceElliott, Professor JAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 4,521,213
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Functional Materials: The BCFNSeddon, Dr AMUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,554,508
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Industrial Functional Coatings: COATED2Sullivan, Professor JHSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,613,845
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Functional Nano (i4Nano)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,030,748
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Modelling and Materials ScienceParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 3,841,563
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 4,145,262
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU)McHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,476,501
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,547,139
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of MaterialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 4,227,196
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonPhysics 4,356,843
EPSRC Core Capital AwardCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowScience and Engineering Adminstration 400,000
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,680,553
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Brownridge, Ms KUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
Evaluation of beta-Ga2O3 for high power RF device applicationsMoran, Dr DAJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 254,750
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric Hybrid MaterialsMcCulloch, Professor IImperial College LondonChemistry 474,611
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric MaterialsNandhakumar, Dr ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
Flexoelectric Instabilities in Dielectric MaterialsGourgiotis, Dr PDurham, University ofEngineering 201,093
From the Indian Copper Belts to Chulhas: Affordable Thermoelectric Materials for Rural IndiaPowell, Professor AUniversity of ReadingChemistry 609,274
Frontier Engineering: Progression Grant in Nature-Inspired EngineeringCoppens, Professor MUCLChemical Engineering 758,983
Fundamental developments of lithium-oxygen and lithium-sulphur batteries by using redox mediatorsGarcia-Araez, Dr NUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 868,532
HIGH END COMPUTING MATERIALS CHEMISTRY CONSORTIUMWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 489,316
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
High Resolution Ion Beam Analysis FacilityWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 1,570,473
High-throughput screening of polycrystalline solar absorbers (Ext.)Mckenna, Professor KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 478,556
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Integration of Computation and Experiment for Accelerated Materials DiscoveryRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 6,650,587
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
Investigation into radiolytic preparation of graphene-noble metal nanocomposites with electrocatalytic propertiesBaidak, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 115,685
ISCF Wave 1: (The JUICED Hub [Joint University Industry Consortium for Energy (Materials) and Devices Hub])Darr, Professor JUCLChemistry 1,832,222
ISCF Wave 1: Materials research hub for energy conversion, capture, and storageMonroe, Dr C WUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,831,453
ISCF Wave 1: North East Centre for Energy MaterialsStimming, Professor UNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 1,833,674
Light and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation of Silicon Solar CellsHalsall, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 626,469
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Maximising Shared Capability of the Ultrafast Spectroscopy Laser Laboratory at SheffieldWeinstein, Professor JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 199,278
Maximising usage of Chameleon Ultra II laser systemMuskens, Professor OUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 162,725
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
Multiscale tuning of interfaces and surfaces for energy applicationsIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 2,075,702
Multi-User X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 100,000
National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 10,091,511
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 428,508
New Engineering Concepts from Phase Transitions: A Leidenfrost EngineSefiane, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 429,353
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityVarcoe, Professor JRUniversity of SurreyChemistry 531,839
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 450,190
Optimisation of charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide filmsMckenna, Professor KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 798,645
Oxide and chalcogenide MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition)Irvine, Professor SJCSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,639,023
Platform for Nanoscale Advanced Materials Engineering (P-NAME)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 702,172
Plugging the 1 eV band gap gap: GaAsBiN as a highly mismatched alloy for multi-junction photovoltaics.Richards, Dr RDUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 198,076
QMUL EPSRC Core Equipment BidWang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonResearch Support Services 125,000
Reliable, Scalable and Affordable Thermoelectrics: Spin Seebeck Based Devices for Energy HarvestingMorrison, Dr KLoughborough UniversityPhysics 843,483
Self-assembled molecular monolayers with ultra-low thermal conductance for energy harvesting (QSAMs)Ford, Professor CJBUniversity of CambridgePhysics 360,616
Self-assembled Molecular Monolayers with Ultra-low Thermal Conductance for Energy Harvesting (QSAMs)Bryce, Professor MDurham, University ofChemistry 320,142
Self-assembled molecular monolayers with ultra-low thermal conductance for energy harvesting (QSAMs)Lambert, Professor CLancaster UniversityPhysics 416,948
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Barford, Professor WUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 294,636
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 31,477,552
Solid Oxide Interfaces for Faster Ion Transport (SOIFIT)Skinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,001,181
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
TGA/FTIR as a Core Equipment for Delivering Research on Energy System Compound StabilityStephenson, Professor TCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 99,903
The Active Building Centre Research Programme (ABC RP)Khan, Dr ASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 9,324,025
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
The Origin of Non-Radiative Losses in Metal Halide PerovskitesStranks, Dr S DUniversity of CambridgePhysics 273,163
The Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,006,681
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
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 FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
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 FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
Thin film x-ray diffractionBrown, Professor CTAUniversity of St AndrewsOffice of the Principal 225,000
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsIslam, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 317,753
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonChemistry 984,254
UK National Ion Beam CentreWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 8,836,433
Ultra-high voltage (>30KV) power devices through superior materials for HVDC transmissionShah, Dr VUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 726,523
Understanding the critical role of interfaces and surfaces in energy materialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,304,889
University of Exeter - Core Capital 2019Gow, Professor NUniversity of ExeterBiosciences 269,363
Unravelling halide segregation in hybrid perovskites for Si tandem photovoltaicsHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,121,958
Unravelling ultrafast charge recombination and transport dynamics in hybrid perovskites.Friend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 328,463
Vacancy Engineering in Anode Materials for High-Power K-Ion BatteriesXu, Dr YUCLChemistry 389,974
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: 139
Total Value of Grants: £247,912,462

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