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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Nuclear Fission) in Theme (Energy)

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. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Nuclear Decommissioning Manipulator with Novel Variable Impedance ActuatorGlovnea, Professor RPUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 397,509
Addressing self-irradiation damage and its impact on the long-term behaviour of nuclear waste matricesMir, Dr AUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 1,055,775
Advancing Location Accuracy via Collimated Nuclear Assay for Decommissioning Robotic Applications (ALACANDRA)Joyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 681,125
Advancing Location Accuracy via Collimated Nuclear Assay for Decommissioning Robotic Applications (ALACANDRA)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 527,313
Compositional and Structural Evolution of Plutonium Dioxide: Underpinning Future DecisionsLivens, Professor FUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 930,945
Compositional and Structural Evolution of Plutonium Dioxide: Underpinning Future DecisionsGrimes, Professor RWImperial College LondonMaterials 446,459
Defining a Draft for a Zero Power Reactor Experiment for Molten Salt ReactorsMerk, Professor BUniversity of LiverpoolMaterial, Design & Manufacturing Eng 1,284,485
enabling Sixty Years creep-fatigue life of the NExt generation nuclear Reactors 'SYNERgy'Chen, Professor BUniversity of LeicesterEngineering 1,247,261
Enhanced Methodologies for Advanced Nuclear System Safety (eMEANSS)Middleburgh, Professor SBangor UniversitySch of Computer Science & Electronic Eng 854,923
High Temperature Superconductors for Fusion TechnologiesSpeller, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,988,757
Intermetallic Dispersion Strengthened 'IDS-Steels' for Generation IV NuclearKnowles, Dr A JUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 628,951
MIDAS - Mechanistic understanding of Irradiation Damage in fuel AssembliesFrankel, Dr PGUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 7,226,655
Modelling long timescale effects of irradiation damage of nuclear graphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 379,651
New Fuel Assemblies for Advanced Nuclear TechnologiesHarrison, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 683,455
Nuclear Data Measurements for Advanced Nuclear TechnologiesWright, Dr T JUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 851,897
'OptiClean' - Optimised laser cleaning for safe nuclear decontamination and decommissioningScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 505,253
Simultaneous Corrosion/Irradiation Testing in Lead and Lead-Bismuth Eutectic: The Radiation Decelerated Corrosion Hypothesis (RC-3)Hofmann, Dr FUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 543,314
UKINN: UK India Nuclear NetworkWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMaterial, Design & Manufacturing Eng 257,243

Total Number of Grants: 18
Total Value of Grants: £20,490,971

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