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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 Nanoscale chemical analysis: a FIBSEM-SIMS facility optimised for soft and composite materialsBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,726,123
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Professor FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
A Scalable Process for the Chemical Recycling of PET using Ionic OrganocatalystsWood, Professor JUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 941,411
An energy free pump: nanoporous gels to passively lift subsurface waterPedrotti, Dr MUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 267,945
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
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr TOUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Bio-based self-assembled polymers from renewable resourcesHatton, Dr F LLoughborough UniversityMaterials 348,188
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGThe Open UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Bio-derived and Bio-inspired Advanced Materials for Sustainable Industries (VALUED)Titirici, Professor MImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 6,139,080
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilityHaque, Professor SAImperial College LondonChemistry 546,443
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilitySaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 481,010
Biomineral-inspired mechanically tough perovskite solar cells with enhanced stabilityIslam, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 400,619
CCP5++: Integrating Computer Simulation of Condensed Phases with experiments and data science.Carbone, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 366,829
Chemistry and physics of conjugated coordination nanosheets and two-dimensional conjugated polymersSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 827,743
Cleaner Futures (Next-Generation Sustainable Materials for Consumer Products).Rosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 2,677,317
Contactless Droplet Manipulation for Highly Aligned Organic SemiconductorsVolpe, Professor GUCLChemistry 941,348
Controlling cell-free expression with temperature-sensitive polymer-DNA conjugatesBooth, Dr MJUCLChemistry 188,645
Coordination polymer approach to DNA functionalisation and assemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 444,963
CROSS-COPOLYMER NETWORKS: TOWARDS TUNABLE, MULTIRESPONSIVE HYDROGELSKopec, Dr MUniversity of BathChemistry 312,036
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND FUNCTIONAL EVOLUTION OF ATOMICALLY THIN CONFINED NANOWIRESSloan, Dr JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 1,059,593
Decarbonising The Acrylic Value Chain Via Resource CircularityConradie, Professor A VUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 1,740,036
Developing broad-spectrum antivirals as a rapid response option for future global epidemicsJones, Dr SUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 713,027
Dialling up performance for on demand manufacturingWildman, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 5,865,536
Digital Design and Manufacture of Amorphous Pharmaceuticals (DDMAP)Florence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 1,251,700
Direct cold sintering of functional ceramics onto polymer circuit boards: a new low energy manufacturing route in electronicsReaney, Professor IMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 202,342
Directed Molecular Recognition through Next-Generation Hybrid Molecular ImprintingTurner, Dr NWDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 270,150
Directed Molecular Recognition through Next-Generation Hybrid Molecular ImprintingFulton, Dr DANewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 308,037
DNP-Enhanced Solid-state NMR: New Sample Preparation Approaches and ApplicationsTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 481,167
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
'EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Transformative Pharmaceutical TechnologiesStolnik-Trenkic, Professor SSUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 6,471,451
EPSRC Capital Core Equipment Award 2020McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 609,322
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Biomedical MaterialsCartmell, Professor SHUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 6,759,141
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics & NanomedicinesStolnik-Trenkic, Professor SSUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 4,667,466
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 BCFNLindsay, Dr IDUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,659,281
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Functional Nano (i4Nano)Hofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,068,436
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonPhysics 4,236,917
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and ColloidsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 4,138,920
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter and Functional InterfacesBain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 4,858,139
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2)Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 5,667,097
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,631,390
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryLicence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,386,878
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Professor AImperial College LondonPhysics 4,411,439
Extreme deformations of magneto- and electro-active membranes: A framework to model instabilities due to large multi-physics loads in thin structuresSaxena, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 335,748
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric Hybrid MaterialsMcCulloch, Professor IUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 474,611
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric MaterialsNandhakumar, Professor ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
Fundamental Studies of the Drying of Complex Multiphase Aerosol DropletsReid, Professor JPUniversity of BristolChemistry 405,634
Fundamental Studies of the Drying of Complex Multiphase Aerosol DropletsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 429,410
Harnessing vibration-induced enhancement of transport in functional materials with soft structural dynamicsSirringhaus, Professor HUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,846,508
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 High Throughput Mass Spectrometry to Characterise Materials, Chemicals, and BioCatalystsBarran, Professor PEUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,099,473
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Hyperfine Resolution and Advanced Structural Analysis to Enable Next-Generation Molecular ScienceO'Connor, Professor PBUniversity of WarwickChemistry 3,101,722
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
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Manufacturing Bio-inspired "Artificial Wood" from (Low-Cost) Ionic LiquidsLee, Professor KImperial College LondonAeronautics 252,776
Manufacturing the future: Manufacture of Shaped MOF-Polymer Products for Healthcare ApplicationsMorris, Professor REUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 967,008
Molecular Manufacturing of Macroscopic ObjectsSmoukov, Professor SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 1,180,624
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Multi-Scale Framework for Quantum Mechanical Simulations of Organic ElectronicsRatcliff, Dr LEUniversity of BristolChemistry 176,268
Mussel-inspired tough and stiff injectable gels from inter-linked microgelsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 292,934
New Branched Polymers Excipients and Emulsions for Enhanced Drug DeliveryOwen, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Translational Medicine 1,728,068
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Professor 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
Novel microcapsule designs and manufacturing processesZhang, Professor ZUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 395,449
Novel microcapsule designs and manufacturing processesCAYRE, Dr OJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 395,931
Novel microcapsule designs and manufacturing processesRouth, Professor AUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 397,553
Novel polymers of intrinsic microporosity for heterogeneous base-catalysed reactions (HBC-PIMs)Carta, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 280,530
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsSamuel, Professor IUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 430,748
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for use as photonic materialsMcKeown, Professor NUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 355,840
Novel Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity for Use as Photonic MaterialsCooke, Professor GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 356,122
NOVEL SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES FOR EFFICIENT UTILISATION OF AGRICULTURAL WASTE STREAMS IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMYLye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 1,457,226
Olefin metathesis: A route to conjugated metallopolymersMusgrave, Dr RKings College LondonChemistry 450,813
Particle Technology Established Career Fellowship Proposal: Characterisation and Evaluation of New Block Copolymer NanoparticlesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 1,667,481
Particles At eXascale on High Performance Computers (PAX-HPC)Woodley, Professor SMUCLChemistry 3,041,191
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
Photodynamic Therapy via Implantable Microsystems for Cancer TreatmentFlynn, Professor DUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 202,081
Poly(ML): Machine Learning for Improved Sustainable PolymersSiviour, Professor CRUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 506,089
Polymer Bioelectronics for High Resolution Implantable DevicesGreen, Professor RImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,078,948
Realising Functional Cellulosic Bio-based CompositesEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,561,994
Shapeshifting MoleculesMcGonigal, Dr P RDurham, University ofChemistry 1,194,270
Sir Henry Royce Institute - recurrent grantwithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheEngineering and Physical Sciences 52,313,935
Stretching the boundaries; new soft matter systems.Gleeson, Professor HUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 1,631,505
SuperSTEM: National Research Facility for Advanced Electron MicroscopyRamasse, Professor QUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 4,023,848
Sustainable Chemicals Innovations Enabling Net Carbon Emissions (SCIENCE)Licence, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,896,103
Switchable Catalysis for Block Copolymer Compatibilization of Plastic WasteGarden, Dr JAUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 202,388
Switchable Polymer Manufacturing Delivering Sustainable ProductsWilliams, Professor CKUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,577,546
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 FacilityBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
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 FacilityBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 2,431,378
Transforming Parkinson's disease clinical management with integrated digital health technologiesPeeters, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 403,409
Translational nanoconstructs for targeted tissue accumulation and guided surgery in cancerGreen, Professor MKings College LondonPhysics 228,107
Translational nanoconstructs for targeted tissue accumulation and guided surgery in cancerRedshaw, Professor CUniversity of HullChemistry 572,613
Translational Nanoconstructs For Targeted Tissue Accumulation And Guided Surgery In CancerElson, Professor DImperial College LondonSurgery and Cancer 547,988
TRIAL: Treatment of Respiratory Infections with inhaled AntimicrobiaLsFerreira, Professor DMUniversity of OxfordPaediatrics 413,496
TRIAL: Treatment of Respiratory Infections with inhaled AntimicrobiaLsD'Sa, Professor RAUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 663,939
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across spatial and temporal scalesPenedo, Professor CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 498,250
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across temporal and spatial scalesSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 324,425
University of Bradford - Equipment AccountCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 3,419,000

Total Number of Grants: 106
Total Value of Grants: £238,694,877

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