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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Surface Science

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 (£)
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 New Spin On Atomic LogicMoriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 130,808
A New Spin On Atomic LogicKantorovitch, Professor LKings College LondonPhysics 71,072
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 4,186,496
Applied Hyperspace Structures (HYPER)Coates, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 545,694
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsChen, Professor JLoughborough UniversityMaterials 205,500
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 477,843
Correlative Chemical MetrologyWalker, Dr JCUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 201,990
Cutting the Edge - a Plasma Focused Ion Beam (PFIB) facility for supporting UK research in novel 3D materials research and device fabricationMartin, Dr TLUniversity of BristolPhysics 2,157,092
Dynamic physicochemical nanoscale imaging at the solid-liquid interfaceGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,171,682
Exact Results in Aperiodic SystemsFlicker, Dr FUniversity of BristolPhysics 322,942
Exploring All-Solid-State Batteries using First-Principles Modelling: Effective Computational Strategies towards Better BatteriesKarasulu, Dr BUniversity of WarwickChemistry 1,269,958
High performance Wide spectral range Nanoprobe (HiWiN)Kolosov, Professor OVLancaster UniversityPhysics 745,943
In Situ High-Speed Electrochemical Sensing of Surface CleaningBirkin, Dr PRUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 437,409
INFUSE: Interface with the Future - Underpinning Science to Support the Energy transitionRyan, Professor MImperial College LondonMaterials 4,291,430
Interface Engineering for Solar FuelsEslava, Dr SImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,056,132
Lignin-based coatings: A novel approach to turn challenges into opportunities for anti-corrosion and anti-wear applicationsZhang, Dr FUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 433,017
Local Tracking of Single Ions Dynamics at Solid-Liquid InterfacesVoitchovsky, Professor KDurham, University ofPhysics 1,171,291
Machine Learning for Computational Water TreatmentWilkins, Dr DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 391,699
Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging for advanced chemical and materials analysisLockyer, Professor NPUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 810,450
Metal Atoms on Surfaces & Interfaces (MASI) for Sustainable FutureKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,659,514
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
Photo induced Force Microscopy (PiFM): Nanoscale Topography and Vibrational SpectroscopyDavies, Professor PRCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,013,903
Probing the States of Single Molecules for Sensing and Multi-value Memory ApplicationsPaul, Professor DJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,581,050
Putting A Spin On Machine Learning, Atom by AtomMoriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,796,877
Quantum controlled collisions; an empirical approach for studying the interaction potential of molecule-surface systems.Alexandrowicz, Professor GSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 974,744
Quantum simulation using interacting spins in solidsKnowles, Dr HSUniversity of CambridgePhysics 464,773
Quantum-Enhanced Molecular PiezoresistivityVezzoli, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 387,114
Re-thinking drug nanocrystals as highly loaded vectors to address key unmet therapeutic challengesParedes, Dr A JQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 160,343
SpectroMicroscopy and Spin at the Single Chemical Bond LimitMoriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,127,563
SusAgriChem - Sustainable Formulation of Agri-Chemicals via Dynamic Molecular InterfacesAngeli, Professor PUCLChemical Engineering 936,263
TRibology as an ENabling Technology (TRENT)Morina, Professor AUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 1,538,131
Ultra-Liquid-Repellent Surfaces: from wetting to anti-biofouling propertiesGao, Dr NUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 314,195
ULTRA-SPEED ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY FOR CRYSTALLISATIONAnderson, Professor MWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 618,250
Unravelling the Mechanisms of Self-Cleaning on Superhydrophobic and Liquid-Infused SurfacesNaga, Dr ADurham, University ofPhysics 346,187
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsAlderson, Professor ASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 318,566
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 439,269

Total Number of Grants: 38
Total Value of Grants: £42,680,782

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