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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Operational research

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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Constraint Modelling PipelineMiguel, Professor IJUniversity of St AndrewsComputer Science 886,923
A probabilistic toolkit to study regularity of free boundaries in stochastic optimal controlDe Angelis, Dr TUniversity of LeedsStatistics 100,360
ADAPT fellowship: smart approaches to influencing sustainable behaviour changePangbourne, Dr KJUniversity of LeedsInstitute for Transport Studies 605,064
Advancing Creative Circular Economies for Plastics via Technological-Social Transitions (ACCEPT Transitions)Rooney, Professor DQueen's University of BelfastThe Vice Chancellors Office 860,684
Application of Novel Nonlinear Data Modelling and Analysis to the Study of Cervical Impedance Spectroscopy for Preterm Birth PredictionLang, Professor ZUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 569,990
Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at Royal Holloway: Renewal of the CS-CDT at RHULCid, Professor CRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonInformation Security 3,454,896
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Greening, Professor PKHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Social Sciences 1,808,252
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Cebon, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 3,715,911
Centre for Sustainable Road Freight 2018-2023Piecyk, Dr MIUniversity of WestminsterSch of Architecture & Cities 672,888
Circular4.0: Data Driven Intelligence for a Circular EconomyCharnley, Dr FCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 775,606
Cognitive Chemical ManufacturingBourne, Dr RAUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 2,007,487
Combining Chemical Robotics and Statistical Methods to Discover Complex Functional ProductsLapkin, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 1,227,510
Cooperative Game Theory: New Mathematical and Algorithmic Approaches.Nguyen, Dr TUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Mathematical Sciences 429,528
Cyber Security CDT Phase Two (University of Oxford)Martin, Professor AUniversity of OxfordComputer Science 3,489,711
DAASE: Dynamic Adaptive Automated Software EngineeringBarr, Dr EUCLComputer Science 6,834,903
Data Analytics for Future CitiesHigham, Professor DUniversity of StrathclydeMathematics and Statistics 643,307
Development of a high-end computational technology to predict meteotsunami impactRenzi, Dr ELoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 100,261
Digitally Enhanced Advanced Services Network+Maull, Professor RUniversity of ExeterManagement 1,116,752
Digitally transforming deliveries and collections in the gig-economy: fairer and more sustainable last mile parcel logisticsFriday, Professor ALancaster UniversityComputing & Communications 500,430
Energy Resilient Manufacturing 2: Small is Beautiful Phase 2 (SIB2)Jolly, Professor MCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 755,750
Enhancing decomposition techniques using large-neighbourhood search to solve large-scale optimisation problemsMaher, Dr SJLancaster UniversityManagement Science 264,933
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistics and Operational Research in Partnership with Industry (STOR-i)Tawn, Professor JLancaster UniversityMathematics and Statistics 5,453,875
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Urban Science and ProgressJarvis, Professor SUniversity of WarwickComputer Science 3,910,923
Freight Traffic Control 2050: transforming the energy demands of last-mile urban freight through collaborative logisticsCherrett, Professor TUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 1,161,862
From Human Data to Personal ExperienceMcAuley, Professor DUniversity of NottinghamHorizon Digital Economy Research 4,062,954
From Virtual Vibration Testing to a Digital Test Facility for SpacecraftRemedia, Dr MUniversity of SurreySurrey Space Centre Academic 524,716
Future Advanced Metrology HubJiang, Professor Dame XUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 10,306,413
Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research HubFlorence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 10,330,544
Future Liquid Metal Engineering HubFan, Professor ZBrunel University LondonInst of Materials & Manufacturing: BCAST 10,138,665
FUTURE TARGETED HEALTHCARE MANUFACTURING HUBTitchener-Hooker, Professor NUCLBiochemical Engineering 10,317,090
Household-Supplier Energy MarketChitchyan, Dr RUniversity of BristolComputer Science 459,141
International Centre For Mathematical Sciences 2018Lord, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 3,079,042
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical SciencesAbrahams, Professor IDUniversity of CambridgeIsaac Newton Institute (Math Science) 11,570,267
Low Carbon Transitions of Fleet Operations in Metropolitan Sites (LC TRANSFORMS)Blythe, Professor PNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 805,172
MAnufacture of Safe and Sustainable Volatile Element functional materials - MASSIVE MaterialsDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyMechanical Medical and Aerospace Eng 2,920,233
Manufacturing of High Performance Cellulose Fibres to Replace Glass fibres & Carbon Fibre PrecursorsEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 2,060,466
Mathematical models and algorithms for allocating scarce airport resources (OR-MASTER)Zografos, Professor KLancaster UniversityManagement Science 2,262,469
National Hub in High Value Photonic ManufacturingPayne, Professor Sir DNUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 10,220,725
Network Plus: Industrial Systems in the Digital AgeSharples, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,003,586
Optimization models for interpretable analytics.Martin-Barragan, Dr BUniversity of EdinburghBusiness School 100,577
Predicting the Polymer-specific Fate of Aquatic Plastic LitterBond, Dr TUniversity of SurreyCivil and Environmental Engineering 260,881
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence (High Value Manufacturing NCC) - Valuing Digital Knowledge Assets within the High-Value Manufacturing CatapultGopsill, Dr J AUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (High Value Manufacturing MTC) - Integrated Metrology 10-year roadmap for advanced manufacturing (MetMap)Leach, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 50,000
RCUK Catapult Researchers in Residence award (HVM Nuclear AMRC) - Accessible residual stress assessment techniques for high value componentsRoy, Dr MUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 50,000
Reducing Cost of Software: A Scalable Model-Based Verification FrameworkRoscoe, Professor AUniversity of OxfordComputer Science 961,156
ROAD2H: Resource Optimisation, Argumentation, Decision Support and Knowledge Transfer to Create Value via Learning Health SystemsDarzi, Professor AWImperial College LondonDept of Surgery and Cancer 1,515,900
Strategic Priorities Fund - AI for Science, Engineering, Health and GovernmentWilson, Professor Sir AThe Alan Turing InstituteResearch 38,800,000
Structure of Hereditary Graph Classes and Its Algorithmic ConsequencesVuskovic, Professor KUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 570,417
Substitution and Sustainability in Functional Materials and DevicesReaney, Professor IMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 2,466,368
SUSTAIN Manufacturing HubWorsley, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 10,319,155
Sustainable Manufacturing of Transparent Conducting Oxide (TCO) Inks and Thin FilmsCarmalt, Professor CUCLChemistry 2,281,220
Sustainable polymersClark, Professor JHUniversity of YorkChemistry 2,931,366
Through-life performance: From science to instrumentationStarr, Professor ACranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,228,367
TRANSIT: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent TaxiingMahfouf, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 234,537
TRANSIT: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent TaxiingWoodward, Dr J RQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 175,626
TRANSIT: Towards a Robust Airport Decision Support System for Intelligent TaxiingChen, Dr JQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 201,364
TRANSITION: Transport safety in automated vehiclesWilkie, Professor RMUniversity of LeedsSchool of Psychology 570,919
Tropical OptimisationSergeev, Dr SUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Mathematics 101,183
Uncertainty-Aware Planning and Scheduling in the Process IndustriesPapageorgiou, Professor LUCLChemical Engineering 779,227
Uncertainty-Aware Planning and Scheduling in the Process IndustriesParpas, Dr PImperial College LondonDept of Computing 765,342

Total Number of Grants: 61
Total Value of Grants: £189,702,410

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