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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Robotics

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 digital COgnitive architecture to achieve Rapid Task programming and flEXibility in manufacturing robots through human demonstrations (DIGI-CORTEX)Oyekan, Dr J O JUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 325,453
A Nuclear Decommissioning Manipulator with Novel Variable Impedance ActuatorGlovnea, Dr RPUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 397,509
A Platform for Hybrid Manufacturing Process researchHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,675,630
ACE-OPS: From Autonomy to Cognitive assistance in Emergency OPerationSTrigoni, Dr NUniversity of OxfordComputer Science 1,215,068
ActiveAI - active learning and selective attention for robust, transparent and efficient AIPhilippides, Professor AUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 953,584
AgriFood4NetZero: Plausible Pathways, Practical and Open Science for Net Zero AgrifoodSanderson Bellamy, Dr RAUniversity of the West of EnglandFaculty of Health and Applied Sciences 3,897,947
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
Applied Off-site and On-site Collective Multi-Robot Autonomous Building ManufacturingStuart-Smith, Mr RUCLComputer Science 1,201,254
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveWinfield, Professor AFTUniversity of the West of EnglandBristol Robotics Laboratory 458,032
Autonomous Robot Evolution (ARE): Cradle to GraveTyrrell, Professor AUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,012,141
Autonomous Robot Evolution: Cradle To GraveHart, Professor EEdinburgh Napier UniversityComputing 366,413
BURG: Benchmarks for UndeRstanding GraspingLeonardis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Computer Science 357,129
CASCADE (Complex Autonomous aircraft Systems Configuration, Analysis and Design Exploratory)Scanlan, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 4,448,296
Computational Agent ResponsibilityFisher, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheComputer Science 642,185
CORSMAL: Collaborative object recognition, shared manipulation and learningCavallaro, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 302,906
Digital navigation of chemical space for functionRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 8,699,373
Digital RoadsBrilakis, Dr IUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,780,338
DroneNoise: Addressing Public Health and Wellbeing Harms for a Sustainable Drone SectorMartinez, Dr AJTUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 285,465
EMERGENCE: Tackling Frailty - Facilitating the Emergence of Healthcare Robots from Labs into ServiceCaleb-Solly, Professor PUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Computer Science 708,126
Engineering Fellowship for Growth - Neuromorphic Printed Tactile Skin (NeuPRINTSKIN) (Ext)Dahiya, Professor RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,069,414
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics: AgriFoRwArdSHanheide, Professor MAUniversity of LincolnSchool of Computer Science 6,908,130
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and SystemsOsborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 5,266,183
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems (AIMS)Osborne, Dr M AUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 4,597,032
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded IntelligenceConway, Professor PLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 3,597,484
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous and Robotic Systems - FARSCOPEHauser, Dr HUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,930,858
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Autonomous Robotic Systems (FARSCOPE-TU: Towards Ubiquity)Hauser, Dr HUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 4,846,104
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CDT-RAS)Hastie, Professor HFHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 6,907,878
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in EdinburghHastie, Professor HFHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 5,784,697
EPSRC-SFI: ROBOCONE: intelligent robotics for next generation ground investigation and designDiambra, Dr AUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 1,203,430
Fluidity in simulated human-robot interaction with speech interfacesHough, Dr JQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 469,255
FREEpHRI: Flexible, Robust and Efficient physical Human-robot Interaction with iterative learning and self-triggered role adaptionLi, Dr ZUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 331,094
From Sensing to Collaboration: Engineering, Exploring and Exploiting the Building Blocks of Embodied Intelligence - An EPSRC Programme GrantPosner, Professor IUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 5,994,620
HEAP: Human-Guided Learning and Benchmarking of Robotic Heap SortingKucukyilmaz, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamSchool of Computer Science 403,985
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020McLaughlin, Professor SHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 655,000
High-accuracy robotic system for precise object manipulation (HARISOM)Branson III, Professor DTUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 672,068
I'M-ACTIVE : Intelligent Multimodal Assessment and Coaching Through Identification of Vulnerabilities in older pEopleDi Nuovo, Professor ASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 400,482
Industrial Robots-as-a-Service (IRaaS) - Resilient and responsive manufacturing systems enabled by rapidly deployable mobile robotsLohse, Professor NLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 1,436,069
INSTINCT - INtuitive Soft, stiffness-controllable hapTic INterfaCe for soft Tissue palpation during robot-assisted minimally invasive surgeryWurdemann, Professor HUCLMechanical Engineering 357,167
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Interactive Perception-Action-Learning for Modelling ObjectsMikolajczyk, Professor KImperial College LondonElectrical and Electronic Engineering 397,394
Intergenerational co-creation of novel technologies to reconnect digitally excluded people with community & cultural landscapes in coastal economiesJones, Professor RUniversity of PlymouthSch of Nursing & Midwifery 1,013,064
Light Actuated MicrorobotsNezhad, Dr MBangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 630,326
Made Smarter Innovation - Research Centre for Smart, Collaborative Industrial RoboticsLohse, Professor NLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 4,821,585
Micro-Robotics for SurgeryYeatman, Professor EMImperial College LondonInstitute for Global Health 6,236,364
Molecularly aware robotics for surgery (MARS)Takats, Professor ZImperial College LondonMetabolism, Digestion and Reproduction 302,310
MUlti-limb Virtual Environment (MUVE) for full body and augmented interactionsBurdet, Professor EImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,027,493
New minimally invasive technologies for the treatment of pancreatic cancerHarris, Professor RAUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,522,148
Next Generation Rehabilitation TechnologiesGoodridge, Professor RUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 831,040
'OptiClean' - Optimised laser cleaning for safe nuclear decontamination and decommissioningScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 505,253
Perceiving, Modelling and Interacting with the Object-Based WorldDavison, Professor AJImperial College LondonComputing 2,066,563
Perception-guided robust and reproducible robotic grasping and manipulationStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 347,725
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Prosperity Partnership Call 2 Strategic Students-Dyson and Imperial CollegeDavison, Professor AJImperial College LondonComputing 419,804
REcoVER: Learning algorithms for REsilient and VErsatile RobotsCully, Dr AImperial College LondonComputing 285,285
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainde Lusignan, Professor SUniversity of OxfordPrimary Care Health Sciences 211,170
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainNanayakkara, Dr TImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 1,076,801
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainIida, Professor FUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 388,632
RoboTest: : Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsCavalcanti, Professor ALCUniversity of YorkComputer Science 1,166,973
RoboTest: Systematic Model-Based Testing and Simulation of Mobile Autonomous RobotsHierons, Professor RUniversity of SheffieldComputer Science 575,877
Robotic Assisted ImagingStoyanov, Professor DUCLComputer Science 1,239,250
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Robotics & Autonomous Systems: EPSRC UK-RAS NetworkRodriguez y Baena, Professor FMImperial College LondonComputing 871,055
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Self-learning robotics for industrial contact-rich tasks (ATARI): enabling smart learning in automated disassemblyWang, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 298,263
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles SystemRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 351,585
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles System (AUTONOMY)Nallanathan, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 409,171
Smart Solutions Towards Cellular-Connected Unmanned Aerial Vehicles System (AUTONOMY)Deng, Dr YKings College LondonEngineering 432,537
SoRo for Health: Implantable soft robotics for restoration of physiological functionBirchall, Professor MUCLEar Institute 1,895,192
Surgery enabled by ultrasonicsLucas, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,114,693
Swarm Social Sound ModulatorsSubramanian, Professor SUCLComputer Science 816,581
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems HubRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 11,940,671
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in FunctionalityWindsor, Dr SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 3,315,004
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in Governance and RegulationRamamoorthy, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 2,671,812
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node in TrustHastie, Professor HFHeriot-Watt UniversityS of Mathematical and Computer Sciences 3,056,751
University of Lincoln Core Equipment 2020Hunter, Professor AUniversity of LincolnVice Chancellors Office 455,056
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SKings College LondonEngineering 311,503

Total Number of Grants: 76
Total Value of Grants: £159,520,693

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