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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-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 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, Dr FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
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
A new concept for compact radiation shielding: Reactive sintered tungsten borocarbidesMarshall, Dr J MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,118,023
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Professor VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
ADEPT - Advanced Devices by ElectroPlaTingBartlett, Professor PNUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 6,331,952
Advanced Functional Materials Spectroscopy: Lab-based X-ray AdsorptionBeaumont, Dr SKDurham, University ofChemistry 690,857
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 SDUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 809,541
An Aberration Corrected STEM with Integrated Science Driven AI to Quantify Dynamic Functionality in Advanced Energy Technologies and BiomaterialsBrowning, Professor NDUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 4,847,945
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
ATLAS - Automated high-throughput platform suite for accelerated molecular systems discoveryPetit, Dr CImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,281,110
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
Barocaloric materials for zero-carbon heat pumpsMoya, Dr XImperial College LondonPhysics 1,391,287
Bridging the gap between small scale mechanical testing and bulk material property measurements of advanced, structural nuclear materialsKareer, Dr AUniversity of OxfordMaterials 448,807
Centre for Advanced Materials for Integrated Energy Systems (CAM-IES)Grey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 2,098,617
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 SciencesRedfield, Professor CUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 17,770
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesButts, Professor CPUniversity of BristolChemistry 20,103
Core Capital 2020Hartley, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldResearch Finance 967,240
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
CSEC-Based Facility for Advanced X-ray Characterisation of MaterialsMount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghCollege of Science and Engineering 1,050,000
Decarbonisation Of Food Cold Chain Through Integrated Hydrogen TechnologiesLing, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 972,583
Defect Functionalized Sustainable Energy Materials: From Design to Devices ApplicationShluger, Professor AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 470,811
Digital navigation of chemical space for functionRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 8,699,373
Discovery of New Singlet Fission MaterialsTroisi, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 233,687
Durham University's EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofVice Chancellor's Office 850,000
Edinburgh Centre for Advanced Multi-Elemental Analysis (AMEA)Mount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 400,000
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Parker, Professor SCUniversity of BathChemistry 458,047
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Irvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,562,333
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Mariotti, Professor DUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 491,525
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Payne, Professor DJImperial College LondonMaterials 556,452
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 489,820
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
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)McLachlan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 6,331,292
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Head, Professor INewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 619,600
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Rothberg, Professor SJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 675,448
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Calder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 1,089,500
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials ScienceElliott, Professor JAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 4,544,989
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Functional Materials: The BCFNSeddon, Dr AMUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,647,092
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Industrial Functional Coatings: COATED2Sullivan, Professor JHSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,692,629
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Functional Nano (i4Nano)Hofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,030,748
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Modelling and Materials ScienceParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 3,859,112
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 4,234,901
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU)Beattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 5,476,501
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,626,285
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Advanced Characterisation of MaterialsMcLachlan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,290,965
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonPhysics 4,411,439
EPSRC Core Capital University of YorkFulton, Professor BUniversity of YorkUniversity of York 648,245
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020: University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 875,000
EPSRC Core Equipment Call 2020 - Cranfield UniversityTerry, Professor LACranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 423,022
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Brownridge, Ms KUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
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, Dr ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
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
HarwellXPS DevelopmentDavies, Professor PRCardiff UniversityChemistry 304,934
HIGH END COMPUTING MATERIALS CHEMISTRY CONSORTIUMWoodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 489,316
High Energy Powder X-ray Diffraction for Advanced Materials CharacterisationBrown, Professor CTAUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 726,498
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 Resolution Unconventional Lithography for Advanced MaterialsBoya, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 929,824
High-Throughput Fabrication and Characterisation for Discovery of Novel Energy MaterialsTAHIR, Dr AAUniversity of ExeterEngineering 202,191
Hybrid pixel detector upgrade for electron energy loss spectrometerRamasse, Professor QUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 500,000
INFUSE: Interface with the Future - Underpinning Science to Support the Energy transitionRyan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,191,430
Instilling Defect-Tolerance in ABZ2 Photovoltaic MaterialsHoye, Dr RImperial College LondonMaterials 437,299
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
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
ISCF Wave 1: (The JUICED Hub [Joint University Industry Consortium for Energy (Materials) and Devices Hub])Darr, Professor JUCLChemistry 1,832,222
Laser-PEEM/LEEM Facility for Multidisciplinary Nanoscience ImagingDhesi, Dr SSDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 805,845
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
Luminescent Waveguide Encoded Lattices (LWELs) for Indoor PhotovoltaicsEvans, Dr R CUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 198,262
Manufacturing solar fabrics by electronic dyeing of textiles with 2D heterostructuresCraciun, Professor MFUniversity of ExeterEngineering 253,042
Mastering Ion Transport at the Microscale in Solid Electrolytes for Solid-State BatteriesDawson, Dr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 347,222
Metal halide semiconductors: materials discovery beyond ABX3 perovskitesHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,366,328
Midlands Mag-Lab: A versatile magnetometry facility for advanced materials characterisationClark, Dr LUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 767,527
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
Multi-User Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 415,000
National Research Facility for Lab X-ray CTWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 10,097,652
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 understandingMilne, Professor SJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 432,804
New directions in high temperature dielectrics: unlocking performance of doped tungsten bronze oxides through mechanistic understandingBristowe, Dr NDurham, University ofPhysics 77,006
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 understandingBeanland, Professor RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 376,462
New Quantum Materials from High Pressure SynthesisAttfield, Professor JPUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 746,997
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 450,190
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityVarcoe, Professor JRUniversity of SurreyChemistry 531,839
North East Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy FacilityGibson, Dr EANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 902,433
Optoelectronic properties of hybrid metal halide perovskites: from nanoscale to devicesMilot, Dr RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 382,934
Oxide and chalcogenide MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition)Irvine, Professor SJCSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,639,023
Perfecting Halide Perovskites: From Precursor Ink Chemistry to Defect ControlNoel, Dr N KUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,700,817
Photocapacitors for Ambient Energy ApplicationsFreitag, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 330,993
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
Quantum Magnetometry FacilityBonato, Dr CHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 2,004,472
Reimagining Photovoltaics ManufacturingBeattie, Professor NSNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 986,018
Reliable, Scalable and Affordable Thermoelectrics: Spin Seebeck Based Devices for Energy HarvestingMorrison, Dr KLoughborough UniversityPhysics 843,483
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, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 47,077,552
Solid Oxide Interfaces for Faster Ion Transport (SOIFIT)Skinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,001,181
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)Fermin, Professor DJUniversity of BristolChemistry 862,980
Solution-processed inorganic Thin-Film photovoltaic devices (SolPV)Tiwari, Dr DNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 607,164
Swansea University Core Equipment Award 2020: An Advanced Electro-Physical Surface Analysis SuiteGriffiths, Professor HRSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 649,790
The Active Building Centre Research Programme (ABC RP)Khan, Dr ASwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 9,324,025
The Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, 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 FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
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 Facility: EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Brown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 250,000
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonChemistry 984,254
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
UK National Ion Beam CentreWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 8,836,433
Understanding the critical role of interfaces and surfaces in energy materialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,304,889
Unravelling halide segregation in hybrid perovskites for Si tandem photovoltaicsHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,121,958
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113
Vacancy Engineering in Anode Materials for High-Power K-Ion BatteriesXu, Dr YUCLChemistry 389,974
Zinc Ion Batteries: Structural ENgineering for Severe Environment (SENSE)He, Dr GUniversity of LincolnSchool of Chemistry 386,153

Total Number of Grants: 140
Total Value of Grants: £270,971,884

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