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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Polymer Materials

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 (£)
"Meta-chemistry": Nanoscale chemical control using spatially localised solvent heatingKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 945,107
3D Volume Microscopy and TEM Sample Preparation of Complex Hybrid NanostructuresBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 823,184
A National Network for Applications of High-Field NMR in the Life and Physical SciencesUhrin, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 1,368,030
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaShort, Professor RDLancaster UniversityChemistry 604,590
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaBradley, Professor JWUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 369,495
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
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Block copolymer-enabled mesopore sensingGuldin, Dr SUCLChemical Engineering 463,773
Capital Award for Core Equipment at UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 650,000
Chemistry and physics of conjugated coordination nanosheets and two-dimensional conjugated polymersSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 827,743
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
Control of spin and coherence in electronic excitations in organic and hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor structuresFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 5,125,274
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 444,963
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 195,116
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
Creation and Exploitation of Pressurised Gyration to Manufacture Core-Sheath Structures:Edirisinghe, Professor MUCLMechanical Engineering 297,078
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND FUNCTIONAL EVOLUTION OF ATOMICALLY THIN CONFINED NANOWIRESSloan, Dr JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,059,593
Designing-out Plastic WasteMiodownik, Professor MUCLMechanical Engineering 1,009,939
Development of a polymer-based sensing platform for the thermal detection of antimicrobial resistancePeeters, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySchool of Engineering And Advanced Mater 134,074
Doped-Up: Bio-Inspired Assembly of Single Crystal NanocompositesMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 457,565
Doped-Up: Bio-Inspired Assembly of Single Crystal NanocompositesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 346,380
Edinburgh Centre for Advanced Multi-Elemental Analysis (AMEA)Graham, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 400,000
Enabling Next Generation Additive ManufacturingHague, Professor RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,852,466
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
Engineering thermoresponsive materials via supracolloidal assembly in polymer-stabilised emulsions.Cook, Dr MTUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Life and Medical Sciences 149,046
'EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical TechnologiesStolnik-Trenkic, Dr SSUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 6,434,349
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 275,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2019McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 200,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment: University of OxfordGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 699,972
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Biomedical MaterialsCartmell, Professor SHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 6,714,807
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics & NanomedicinesStolnik-Trenkic, Dr SSUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 4,555,757
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials SciencePayne, Professor MCUniversity of CambridgePhysics 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 Integrated Functional Nano (i4Nano)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,030,748
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 4,145,262
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and ColloidsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 4,074,815
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter and Functional InterfacesBain, Professor CDurham, University ofChemistry 4,807,565
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2)Bain, Professor CDurham, University ofChemistry 5,624,204
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,547,139
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,287,068
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonPhysics 4,356,843
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Drummond-Brydson, Professor RUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
Evolving a circular plastics ecomonyRedshaw, Professor CUniversity of HullChemistry 914,631
From membrane material synthesis to fabrication and function (SynFabFun)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,508,218
Functional Polyesters from Renewable Monomers Through a New Reaction MechanismShaver, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 214,899
Future-proofing SEM excellence at the University of BathKnight, Professor JUniversity of BathVice Chancellor's Office 225,000
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Funding AwardPender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 250,000
High efficiency value-added bulk recycling of polymers by solid state shear millingKelly, Professor ALUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 804,042
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Holistic integration of technology, design and policy for a greener plastic futureHallett, Professor JPImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,002,952
Innovative Coatings and Adhesives for Recycling (I-CARE)Slark, Professor AUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 1,526,020
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Intelligent Continuous-flow Polymer SynthesisWarren, Dr N JUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 305,734
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Membrane distillation for sustainable desalination and water treatmentGorgojo, Dr PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 259,623
Metal-free couplings for molecules, materials and bioactive targetsProcter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,146,757
Millimeter-wave Antennas and Components for Future Mobile Broadband Networks (MILLIBAN)Feresidis, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 743,439
Millimeter-wave Antennas and Components for Future Mobile Broadband Networks (MILLIBAN)Kelly, Dr JQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 371,516
Molecular Manufacturing of Macroscopic ObjectsSmoukov, Dr SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 1,180,624
Multicomponent Supramolecular HydrogelsAdams, Professor DJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 789,183
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multi-Domain Self-Assembled Gels: From Multi-Component Materials to Spatial and Temporal Control of Multi-Component BiologySmith, Professor DKUniversity of YorkChemistry 359,780
Multifunctional Scanning MicroscopyHickey, Professor BUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 811,642
Multimaterial Stereolithography by Crosslinking through Luminescence ExcitationMarques-Hueso, Dr JHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 278,350
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr L EImperial College LondonMaterials 849,159
Multi-User X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 100,000
Nano-Optics to controlled Nano-Chemistry Programme Grant (NOtCH)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,644,894
NanoPrime: Maximising Equipment and Expertise Sharing in NanoscienceKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 202,437
Nanostructured Polymeric Materials for HealthcareHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,185,824
Neuro-oncological precision nanomedicinesBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 863,210
New Branched Polymers Excipients and Emulsions for Enhanced Drug DeliveryOwen, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Translational Medicine 1,660,068
New Polymers from Multi-Vinyl Monomer HomopolymerisationRannard, Professor SUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 517,196
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
Novel polymers of intrinsic microporosity for heterogeneous base-catalysed reactions (HBC-PIMs)Carta, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 280,530
Optically controlled fluid flow: enabling smart paper-based medical diagnostic devicesO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 282,023
Optically controlled fluid flow: enabling smart paper-based medical diagnostic devicesEason, Professor RWUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 438,974
Origin of the Strong Induced Chiroptical Effect in Semiconducting Polymer/Helicene BlendsZeng, Dr XUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 355,776
Origin of the Strong Induced Chiroptical Effect in Semiconducting Polymer/Helicene BlendsCampbell, Dr AJImperial College LondonPhysics 424,709
Particle Technology Established Career Fellowship Proposal: Characterisation and Evaluation of New Block Copolymer NanoparticlesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 1,667,481
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Personalised nanomedicine for cancer therapyBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 1,488,629
Phase III of The Directed Assembly EPRSC Grand Challenge Network: From Discovery to TranslationMakatsoris, Professor CCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 254,037
Plastics: Redefining Single-UseRyan, Professor AJUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 1,010,896
Polymer Bioelectronics for High Resolution Implantable DevicesGreen, Dr RImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,078,948
QMUL EPSRC Core Equipment BidWang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonResearch Support Services 125,000
RE3 - Rethinking Resources and RecyclingShaver, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 801,551
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 23,057,010
Soft Processing to Enable the Low Impact, Sustainable Manufacture of Inorganic Materials and Advanced Inorganic Semiconductor CompositesLewis, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 474,388
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
Supercharged enzyme-polymer surfactant bioblocks for the preparation of organophosphate decontaminating materialsPerriman, Dr AUniversity of BristolCellular and Molecular Medicine 357,292
Switchable Polymer Manufacturing Delivering Sustainable ProductsWilliams, Professor CKUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,577,546
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
The Royce: Capitalising on the investmentWithers, Regius Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,006,681
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 FacilityBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
Theranostic doubly crosslinked microgels: From a new materials class to an injectable load supporting medical deviceSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,278,403
Therapy Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery & Ablation Research (ThUNDDAR)ter Haar, Professor GRtInstitute of Cancer ResearchDivision of Radiotherapy and Imaging 675,860
UKRI Circular Economy Approaches to Eliminate Plastic Waste - University of CambridgeReisner, Professor EUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,010,067
Understanding hydrophobic interactions in cellulose nanofibresEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 24,040
University of Bradford - Equipment AccountCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 3,419,000

Total Number of Grants: 105
Total Value of Grants: £194,522,490

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