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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Nuclear Fission

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 molten salt community framework for predictive modelling of critical characteristicsBingham, Professor PASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 591,182
A Nuclear Decommissioning Manipulator with Novel Variable Impedance ActuatorGlovnea, Professor RPUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 397,509
Addressing self-irradiation damage and its impact on the long-term behaviour of nuclear waste matricesMir, Dr AUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 1,055,775
Advancing Location Accuracy via Collimated Nuclear Assay for Decommissioning Robotic Applications (ALACANDRA)Joyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 681,125
Advancing Location Accuracy via Collimated Nuclear Assay for Decommissioning Robotic Applications (ALACANDRA)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 527,313
AMS-UK: A UK Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility for Nuclear Fission ResearchJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 2,790,521
An Atomic-Scale Characterisation Facility for Active Nuclear MaterialsMoody, Professor MPUniversity of OxfordMaterials 3,825,423
ATF Solutions to Light Water-Cooled SMRsShwageraus, Professor EUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 543,229
Autonomous Inspection for Responsive and Sustainable Nuclear Fuel Manufacture (AIRS-NFM)Joyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 1,499,367
Bridging the gap between small scale mechanical testing and bulk material property measurements of advanced, structural nuclear materialsKareer, Dr AUniversity of OxfordMaterials 448,807
Capture gamma-ray Assessment in Nuclear Energy (C-GANE)Joyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 1,685,486
Clay Hydration, Drying, and Cracking in Nuclear Waste RepositoriesHarrington, Dr JBritish Geological SurveyMinerals & Waste 329,561
Compositional and Structural Evolution of Plutonium Dioxide: Underpinning Future DecisionsLivens, Professor FUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 930,945
Compositional and Structural Evolution of Plutonium Dioxide: Underpinning Future DecisionsGrimes, Professor RWImperial College LondonMaterials 446,459
Cutting the Edge - a Plasma Focused Ion Beam (PFIB) facility for supporting UK research in novel 3D materials research and device fabricationMartin, Dr TLUniversity of BristolPhysics 2,157,092
Defining a Draft for a Zero Power Reactor Experiment for Molten Salt ReactorsMerk, Professor BUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 1,284,485
Developing technology and specifications for metakaolin-based geopolymers as robust and promising stabilisers for fuel debris removalWalkley, Dr BUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 410,985
Development of a High Flux Accelerator-Driven Neutron Irradiation Facility for Nuclear Plant Materials and Applied Neutron ScienceFreer, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 8,769,774
Development of an in-situ characterisation facility for both proton and neutron irradiationChiu, Professor YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,296,308
Effect of high temperature on chemo-mechanical degradation of compacted clays intended for the isolation of HLW and SNFTsiampousi, Dr KImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 253,760
Effect of high temperature on chemo-mechanical degradation of compacted clays intended for the isolation of HLW and SNFGraham, Dr CCBritish Geological SurveyBGS Laboratories 250,541
Elucidation of unusual nano-effects on dissolution, aggregation and denaturation processes of alpha particles generated by fuel debris retrievalAngeli, Professor PUCLChemical Engineering 483,167
enabling Sixty Years creep-fatigue life of the NExt generation nuclear Reactors 'SYNERgy'Chen, Professor BUniversity of LeicesterEngineering 1,247,261
Enhanced Methodologies for Advanced Nuclear System Safety (eMEANSS)Middleburgh, Professor SBangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 854,923
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy FuturesWenman, Dr MRImperial College LondonMaterials 6,562,388
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy- GREEN (Growing skills for Reliable Economic Energy from Nuclear)Heath, Professor SLUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 6,541,174
High Temperature Superconductors for Fusion TechnologiesSpeller, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,988,757
Intermediate range order effects in radioactive waste glasses: implications for aqueous durability and mechanical propertiesPatel, Dr M KUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 863,375
Intermetallic Dispersion Strengthened 'IDS-Steels' for Generation IV NuclearKnowles, Dr A JUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 628,951
International Collaboration to Advance the Technical Readiness of High Uranium Density Fuels and Composites for Small Modular ReactorsTurner, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 509,135
JUNO: A Network for Japan - UK Nuclear OpportunitiesJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 258,330
MCSIMus: Monte Carlo Simulation with Inline MultiphysicsCosgrove, Dr PUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 349,005
MIDAS - Mechanistic understanding of Irradiation Damage in fuel AssembliesFrankel, Dr PGUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 7,226,655
Modelling long timescale effects of irradiation damage of nuclear graphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 379,651
Modelling surface effects in two-phase fluid processes across scalesGiustini, Dr GUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 207,657
MULTIphase Fluid flOw in nucleaR systeMs (MULTIFORM)Hanson, Professor BCUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 2,853,516
National Nuclear User Facility Phase 2: Management GrantGrovenor, Professor CUniversity of OxfordMaterials 8,503,712
New Fuel Assemblies for Advanced Nuclear TechnologiesHarrison, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 683,455
NNUF2a: Facility for Radioactive Materials Surfaces (FaRMS)Springell, Dr RSUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 922,271
NNUF-HR: National Nuclear User Facility for Hot RoboticsScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 3,592,635
Nuclear Data Measurements for Advanced Nuclear TechnologiesWright, Dr T JUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 851,897
Nuclear Fuel-debris Characterisation via Multimodal Spectroscopy and Analytics (NuFAMSA)Murray, Dr PUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 495,110
'OptiClean' - Optimised laser cleaning for safe nuclear decontamination and decommissioningScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 505,253
Radiation Hardened robotics for remote INspectiOn - RHINOAspinall, Dr MDLancaster UniversityEngineering 504,103
Reliable computational modelling of boiling for high-void and the critical heat fluxColombo, Dr MUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 317,417
Sim-Fuel and Alpha-Active Material Manufacturing and Characterisation CapabilityAbram, Professor TJUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 5,523,077
Simultaneous Corrosion/Irradiation Testing in Lead and Lead-Bismuth Eutectic: The Radiation Decelerated Corrosion Hypothesis (RC-3)Hofmann, Dr FUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 543,314
UKINN: UK India Nuclear NetworkWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 257,243

Total Number of Grants: 48
Total Value of Grants: £83,829,079

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