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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Sensors and Instrumentation

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 novel biohybrid electronic device architecture for environmental and physiological sensingPilizota, Professor TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 1,514,120
A point-of-care solution for detecting SCRAsPudney, Professor CRUniversity of BathBiology and Biochemistry 1,032,248
ActivATOR - Active AudiTiOn for RobotsEvers, Dr CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 443,263
Adaptive Laser Induced Phased Arrays (ALIPA)Stratoudaki, Dr TUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,072,241
ad-ASSTRA: Towards A Sustainable Space Technology Roadmapping ArchitectureMcGrath, Dr CNUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 164,589
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
Automatic quality assessment of waste plastic bales through hybrid sensing and data driven modellingWang, Dr LUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 401,037
CECAM - Chamber for Environmental Control of Airborne MicroorganismsNoakes, Professor CUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 826,836
Coating thermal noise measurement with a multimode resonatorMartynov, Dr DUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 335,828
Coherent Chemistry: Ultrabroadband Two-dimensional Electronic SpectroscopyMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 880,259
COMICO: Feedback Control for Microbial CommunitiesSteel, Professor HUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 397,660
Complete Material Characterisation Through A Single Polychromatic X-ray ScanMunro, Dr P R TUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 202,247
ContRol methods for rELiable sensIng informAtion in interConnected Energy systemsBoem, Dr FUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 377,537
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Neasham, Mr JANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 452,856
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Liu, Dr WQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 94,708
Cooperative Underwater Surveillance Networks (COUSIN)Mitchell, Professor PDUniversity of YorkElectronics 550,262
Correlative Chemical MetrologyWalker, Dr JCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 201,990
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Schooling, Dr JUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 3,163,720
DarkSeis: Seismic Imaging Of The Urban Subsurface Using Dark FibreVerdon, Dr JPUniversity of BristolEarth Sciences 803,611
DarkSeis: Seismic Imaging Of The Urban Subsurface Using Dark FibreChambers, Professor JEBritish Geological SurveyEarth Hazards & Observatories 94,209
Decentralised water technologiesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 5,994,286
DEsign for healthy ageing: a smart system to decrease LONELINESS for older people (DELONELINESS)Liu, Professor WKings College LondonEngineering 968,372
DEsign for healthy aging: a smart system to decrease LONELINESS for older people (DELONELINESS)Shi, Professor YUniversity of LeedsSch of Design 187,381
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingBain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 383,612
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingGardner, Professor JWUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 412,927
Design theory-based nanostructured leaf-vein networks for selective VOC sensingHasan, Professor TUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 420,381
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingEstrela, Professor PMUniversity of BathElectronic and Electrical Engineering 354,951
Development of an on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingMendes, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 341,048
Development of micro-thermal dividers for hybrid pixel detectors coupling cryogenic HPGe sensors and room temperature ASICs.Borri, Dr MSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Technology 196,163
Development of on-demand sensor and monitoring technology based on switchable nanobodies for cell therapy bioprocessingWall, Professor IUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Immunology & Immunotherapy 154,795
Digital Health: 'Socksess' - Smart Sensing Socks For Monitoring Diabetic Feet And Preventing UlcerationReeves, Professor NDManchester Metropolitan UniversityMusculoskeletal Sci & Sports Med Res Ctr 442,234
Digital RoadsBrilakis, Professor IUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,880,338
Direct Fibre Optic Shape Sensing for Large Scale Engineering StructuresJames, Professor SWCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,378,766
Disorder enhanced on-chip spectrometers.Schulz, Dr S AUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 455,977
Distributed Acoustic Sensor System for Modelling Active TravelJaber, Dr MQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 411,549
Distributed gas sensing using hollow core optical fibreWheeler, Dr NUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 548,711
Distributed gas sensing using hollow core optical fibreHodgkinson, Dr JCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 860,841
Drug-eluting in vivo probe to monitor age-related lower bowel dysfunctionPatel, Professor BAUniversity of BrightonSch of Applied Sciences (SAS) 530,503
ECCS-EPSRC: A new generation of cost-effective, scalable and stable radiation detectors with ultrahigh detectivityHoye, Dr RUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 766,208
Electro-Collapse Jetting: Towards the Next Generation of Printing TechnologiesIsmail, Dr ASMQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 296,834
Electrodeposited 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides on graphene: a novel route towards scalable flexible electronicsBeanland, Professor RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 71,598
Electrodeposited 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides on graphene: a novel route towards scalable flexible electronicsde Groot, Professor CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 1,023,916
Electrodeposited 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides on graphene: a novel route towards scalable flexible electronicsKlein, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 434,446
Electron Microscopy of Selected Proteins and Protein Complexes Through Preparative Mass SpectrometryRauschenbach, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 367,126
Enabling the next generation of millikelvin cryocooler.Smith, Professor AUCLMullard Space Science Laboratory 620,917
Engineering an ultra-thin opto-acoustic fibre optic probe for cancer characterisationSmith, Dr RJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 491,259
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic EngineeringCochran, Professor SUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 6,322,237
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable FutureKaminski, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 5,807,468
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022 - Imperial College LondonRyan, Professor MImperial College LondonResearch Office 1,545,258
EPSRC-SFI: An ocean microlab for autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon depth profile measurementMaguire, Professor PUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 602,640
Establishing adaptive ultrasonics through shape memory materialsFeeney, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 474,044
Fibre-integrated Picosecond mid-Infrared Laser (fPIRL) for biomolecular analysisMurray, Dr RTImperial College LondonPhysics 540,227
Future blood testing for inclusive monitoring and personalised analytics Network+Li, Professor WUniversity of ReadingBusiness Informatics, Systems and Accoun 800,898
Gastrointestinal bioreactor to evaluate ingestible medicines and inform formulation and manufactureBatchelor, Professor H KUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 675,340
GENERATION: Self Powered IoT for People and PlanetFreitag, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 270,042
GENERATION: Self Powered IoT for People and PlanetCarnie, Professor MSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 742,649
Harnessing the Combined Power of IR Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry: Development of a New Instrument for Process Analytical TechnologyDessent, Professor CUniversity of YorkChemistry 582,157
High-Bandwidth Sensing for Wide-bandgap Power ConversionStark, Professor BHUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,150,663
High-temperature Electromagnetic Instrumentation for Metal ProductionDavis, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 317,818
High-temperature Electromagnetic Instrumentation for Metal Production (Hi-TEMP)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 503,138
Immuno Diagnostix (IDX) - An ultrasensitive, low cost photonic biosensorKrauss, Professor TUniversity of YorkPhysics 963,368
Incidental Interaction: Novel Technology to Support Elders-as-Athletes through Augmenting Everyday Interactionsschraefel, Professor mUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 403,666
Integrated levitated optomechanical gravimeterYan, Professor JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 836,594
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Intelligent Dependable Environment Control For Sustainable AquacultureLiu, Dr PUniversity of YorkComputer Science 162,134
Intelligent instrumentation for assessment and monitoring of hydrogen blend fuels in domestic boilersHossain, Dr MUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 319,919
Intelligent Sensing to Promote Self-management of Posture and Mobility in Community Dwelling IndividualsWorsley, Professor PRUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Health Sciences 854,930
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
Label-Free Chemical Imaging with High Temporal Resolution for Application in Advanced MaterialsEvans, Professor SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 1,698,037
Lab-on-Chip Detection of Chirals by Ferrites' Field Symmetry Breaking EffectsDimitrakis, Dr GUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,475
Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species (LITECS)Lengden, Dr MPUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,813,734
Machining metre-sized gratings with nanometre accuracyBuscher, Professor DFUniversity of CambridgePhysics 758,973
Magnetic Metasurfaces for Sustainable Information and Communication Technologies (MetaMagIC)Bending, Professor SJUniversity of BathPhysics 16,271
''Mechanically-intelligent'' Intra-operative Tissue Assessment for Robot-Assisted Surgery (MIRAS)Chen, Dr YHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,245,293
MEFA: Mapping and Enabling Future AirspaceAntoniou, Dr MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 879,278
Micro-PADs On Call: Out of Hours Disease Monitoring and Early DiagnosisMaher, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 684,427
Molecularly Imprinted Heavy Metal-free Quantum Dots as Fluorescent Probes for Rapid and Accurate Detection of VirusesAdegoke, Dr OUniversity of DundeeLeverhulme Research Ctr for Forensic Sci 344,356
Multifunctional Flooring: Design for Independent LivingMohagheghian, Dr IUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 404,813
Multiplexed Scleral Lens Sensors for Monitoring Ocular PhysiologyYetisen, Dr AImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 462,436
Multipoint Sensors for Extreme EnvironmentsFells, Dr JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,226,073
Multipurpose Electronics Toolkit using Suspended Membranes: towards Systems on NothingSporea, Dr RAUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 836,085
Multiscale Metrology Suite for Next-Generation Health NanotechnologiesRattray, Dr ZUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 853,129
Nano-structured RC Networks - A Pathway To Artificial SkinAmit, Dr IDurham, University ofEngineering 165,557
New horizons in Electrostatic Force MicroscopyAbayzeed, Dr SUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,149
Nikon-UCL Prosperity Partnership on Next-Generation X-Ray ImagingOlivo, Professor AUCLMedical Physics and Biomedical Eng 2,377,980
Novel Flat Fibre Sensors For Application In Process Control, Evaluation And Health Monitoring Of High Value Composite AssetsBarton, Professor JUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 344,381
Novel flat fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsDay, Professor RJGlyndwr UniversityEngineering Research Centre 195,406
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsHolmes, Dr CUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 598,103
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsOwen, Dr JSUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 189,546
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsHughes, Dr D JUniversity of WarwickWMG 184,362
Novel flat optical fibre sensors for application in process control, evaluation and health monitoring of high value composite assetsLiu, Dr YUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Physics, Eng & Computer Scienc 136,240
On-Sensor Computer VisionMayol-Cuevas, Professor WWUniversity of BristolComputer Science 620,993
On-Sensor Computer VisionKelly, Professor PImperial College LondonComputing 1,404,122
On-Sensor Computer VisionDudek, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 1,327,360
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Phonon probe microscopy: towards acoustically-resolved Brillouin spectroscopyPerez-Cota, Dr FUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 404,997
Photonic Sensing and Dual-mode Bio-Imaging with Rare Earth Upconversion NanoparticlesJose, Professor GUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,311,873
Porous Piezoelectric Single Crystal Sensors (POPSICALS)Bowen, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 202,046
Precision Dry Etching of 2D Materials: 2DETCHGorbachev, Professor RUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 888,777
Probing Multiscale Complex Multiphase Flows with Positrons for Engineering and Biomedical ApplicationsBarigou, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,765,129
Quantum-Enhanced Molecular PiezoresistivityVezzoli, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 387,114
RADAR Sensing for Human Activity Monitoring of Daily Living Simultaneously in Multiple SubjectsShah, Dr SCoventry UniversityCtr for Intelligent Healthcare 334,877
Realising Advanced Sensor Technology for Enhanced Recovery of Metal Scrap (RASTER)Peyton, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 584,484
Responsive Manufacturing of High Value Thin to Thick Films.Howse, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 2,025,997
Revolutionising Operational Safety and Economy for High-value Infrastructure using Population-based SHM (ROSEHIPS)Worden, Professor KUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 6,326,800
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Scaff-Net: 3 Dimensional multiphoton polymerisation printed scaffolds for medium throughput recording from stem cell derived human cortical networks.Parri, Professor HRAston UniversityCollege of Health and Life Sciences 201,118
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimisation for Reliable Manufacturing of Key MaterialsRodenburg, Professor CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,171,727
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationPratt, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 562,339
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationHondow, Dr NUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 84,068
Seeing the invisible - from neutrons to photonsRushton, Dr M J DBangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 201,914
Self-learning robotics for industrial contact-rich tasks (ATARI): enabling smart learning in automated disassemblyWang, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 298,263
Sensing And Signalling Of Extracellular Ca2+ In The Islet Of LangerhansZhao, Dr J T JUniversity of HullMechanical Engineering 161,994
Sensing Dense Particulate MaterialsGower, Dr ALUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 232,927
SENSYCUT- Sensor Enabled Systems for Precision CuttingChaharsooghi, Dr ASUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 1,198,919
Silicon photonic thermal photodetectors for mid-infrared sensingNedeljkovic, Dr MUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 346,227
Single-cell control of microbial selection and evolutionSteel, Professor HUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 201,840
Smart sensors for a wearable-free and contactless virtual ward at homeRajab, Dr KQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 396,048
Sporadic diffraction and absorption volumetric X-ray imagingEvans, Professor PNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 1,026,893
SRAS++ single crystal elasticity matrix measurement in polycrystalline materialsClark, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 900,432
Streaming Continuous Optical Nanosecond Events (SCONE)Rowlands, Dr CJImperial College LondonBioengineering 201,849
Sub-THz Radar sensing of the Environment for future Autonomous Marine platforms - STREAMGashinova, Professor MUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 854,175
Sub-THz Radar sensing of the Environment for future Autonomous Marine platforms (STREAM)Robertson, Dr DAUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 658,895
SUPer-REsolution non-invasive Muscle measurements with miniaturised magnetIc SEnsors (SUPREMISE)Heidari, Professor HUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,760,817
Terahertz Lab-on-a-Chip for Bio-liquid AnalysisHanham, Dr SMUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 315,377
Thermal monitoring instrumentation for metal additive manufacturing - PYRAMTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 961,863
Towards CyberSHM: autonomous acousto-ultrasonic health monitoring of operational composite structuresKundu, Dr ACardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 366,230
Towards Low Cost Soil Fertility Sensor Systems for Smallholder Food Security in KenyaWard, Dr ACUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 171,609
Transformative Imaging for Quantitative Biology (TIQBio) PartnershipMahajan, Professor SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,723,482
Transforming the Objective Real-world measUrement of Symptoms (TORUS)Craddock, Professor IJUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 6,177,330
TRaNSMIT - A towable RF system for non-invasive sensing and measurement of Arctic sea ice thicknessMarsh, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 407,143
Transurethral Shear Wave Elastography (TU-SWE) for Prostate Cancer DiagnosisSaffari, Professor NUCLMechanical Engineering 905,376
Ubiquitous Optical Healthcare Technologies (ubOHT) Programme GrantBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,904,302
UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems HubRamchurn, Professor SDUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Electronics and Computer Sci 14,069,722
Ultrafast Scanning Thermal Microscope ProbesWeaver, Professor JMRUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 201,664
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesLovett, Professor BWUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 423,082
Understanding and engineering dissipation in nanoscale quantum devicesGauger, Professor EMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 326,619
University of Lincoln Core Equipment 2022Hunter, Professor AUniversity of LincolnVice Chancellors Office 780,779
Unparameterised multi-modal data, high order signatures, and the mathematics of data scienceLyons, Professor TUniversity of OxfordMathematical Institute 4,100,854
Validating the Use of Point-Of-Care Diagnostics for Early Detection of Human PapillomavirusOla, Dr OUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 165,844
Van der Waals Heterostructures of 2D MaterialsFalko, Professor VUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 1,572,966
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SKings College LondonEngineering 311,503
XPS and X-ray tomography at the University of GlasgowSymes, Professor MDUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 2,665,820

Total Number of Grants: 144
Total Value of Grants: £164,694,798

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