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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Water Engineering

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 (£)
An energy free pump: nanoporous gels to passively lift subsurface waterPedrotti, Dr MUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 267,945
Batch Reverse Osmosis (RO): Desalination with minimum wastage of energy and waterDavies, Professor PAUniversity of BirminghamCivil Engineering 609,573
Decentralised water technologiesSloan, Professor WTUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 5,994,286
Engineering Nature-based Solutions to Tackle Antimicrobial ResistanceLyu, Dr TCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 165,201
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER)Evans, Professor BEUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 6,716,825
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and ResilienceJarvis, Professor PCranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 6,905,141
EPSRC-SFI: REducing Greenhouse gas emissions and ENgaging antibactErial Resistance in Anaerobic Treated Effluents (REGENERATE)Lee, Dr PPImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 509,104
EPtre for Doctoral Training in Water Informatics: Science and Engineering (WISE)SRC CenFarmani, Professor RUniversity of ExeterEngineering 5,386,952
Exploiting microbial cell factories for manufacturing biodegradable film packaging from recalcitrant waste streamWelton, Professor TImperial College LondonChemistry 310,825
Flexible design and operation of water resource systems to tackle the triple challenge of climate change, the energy transition, and population growthRougé, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 375,593
High End Computing Consortium for Wave Structure Interaction HEC WSIGreaves, Professor DUniversity of PlymouthSch of Eng, Comp and Math (SECaM) 355,960
Materials that unlock light-controlled specific separations to enable sustainable desalination (LUCENT)Lau, Dr CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 1,348,268
METzero - Bringing the water sector towards Net-Zero using Microbial Electrochemical Technologies (METs)Heidrich, Dr ENewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,058,516
Modelling Mixing Mechanisms in 1D Water Network ModelsGuymer, Professor IUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 1,523,092
Nature-inspired self-powered reverse osmosis membranes for sustainable water purificationRAVEENDRAN NAIR, Professor RUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 202,014
RAINDROP: tRansforming Acoustic SensINg for leak detection in trunk mains and water DistRibutiOn PipelinesMuggleton, Dr JUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 702,768
Recovery of metals from geothermal brinesBlundy, Professor JDUniversity of OxfordEarth Sciences 934,132
Sustainable manufacture of biodegradable film packaging from recalcitrant waste streamsWan, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 246,888
Sustainable manufacture of biodegradable film packaging from recalcitrant waste streamsPandhal, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 758,964
Sustainable Sludge Valorisation Technology for Closed-Loop Resource RecoveryPhan, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 601,081
To Chlorinate or Not to ChlorinateBoxall, Professor JUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 1,165,060
TO CHLORINATE, OR NOT TO CHLORINATE?Smith, Professor CUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 862,045

Total Number of Grants: 22
Total Value of Grants: £37,000,234

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