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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 novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaBradley, Professor JWUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 369,495
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaShort, Professor RDLancaster UniversityChemistry 604,590
A Resilience Modelling Framework for Improved Nuclear Safety (NuRes)Dunnett, Dr SLoughborough UniversityAeronautical and Automotive Engineering 244,582
A Resilience Modelling Framework for Improved Nuclear Safety (NuRes)Andrews, Professor JUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 261,258
A Resilience Modelling Framework for Improved Nuclear Safety (NuRes)Patelli, Professor EUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 159,132
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
ASUNDER - Adaptable Semiautonomous Underwater Decommissioning Sample Retrieval RobotCheneler, Dr DLancaster UniversityEngineering 249,890
ATLANTIC: Accident ToLerANT fuels In reCyclingHanson, Professor BCUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 2,545,630
Cobalt-free Hard-facing for Reactor SystemsMoat, Dr R JOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 651,532
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 DecisionsMosselmans, Dr JFWDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 13,785
Compositional and Structural Evolution of Plutonium Dioxide: Underpinning Future DecisionsGrimes, Professor RWImperial College LondonMaterials 446,459
Critical Analysis of Spent Fuel Structure in Radionuclide ReleaseCorkhill, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,192,883
DAWNMANTLE - Decontamination and waste minimisation strategies for and using advanced molten salt nuclear technologiesSharrad, Dr CAUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 381,041
Defect dynamics in energy materialsFitzgerald, Dr SUniversity of LeedsApplied Mathematics 816,591
Defining a Draft for a Zero Power Reactor Experiment for Molten Salt ReactorsMerk, Professor BUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 1,284,485
Development and Validation of Thermal-Hydraulic ... in BWR's and PWR's: Can modern CFD models reliably predict DNB for nuclear power applications?Walker, Dr SImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 595,241
Development of Radiation Damage Resistant High Entropy Alloys for Advanced Nuclear SystemsPickering, Dr EUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 196,142
Development of technology to reduce environmental problems via innovative water purification agentsHyatt, Professor NUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 210,431
Development of technology to reduce environmental problems via innovative water purification agentsHriljac, Dr JDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 283,148
Development of versatile liquid metal testing facility for lead-cooled fast reactor technologyCioncolini, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 376,416
Digital twin-based Bilateral Teleautonomous System for Nuclear Remote OperationCarrasco, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 252,932
Digital-twin-based Bilateral Tele-autonomous System for Nuclear Remote OperationBuckingham, Dr RCulham Centre for Fusion EnergyCulham Centre for Fusion Energy 257,026
Electrokinetic Separation for Enhanced Decontamination of Soils and Groundwater SystemsHarbottle, Dr DUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 378,287
enabling Sixty Years creep-fatigue life of the NExt generation nuclear Reactors 'SYNERgy'Chen, Professor BUniversity of LeicesterEngineering 1,247,261
Environmental behaviour and management of U-containing fuel debris particlesScott, Professor TBUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 261,095
Fault tolerant control for increased safety and security of nuclear power plantsBecerra, Professor VMUniversity of PortsmouthSch of Energy and Electronic Engineering 292,834
Fault tolerant control for increased safety and security of nuclear power plantsDeng, Professor JLeeds Beckett UniversityComputing, Creative Tech & Engineering 236,149
High Temperature Zirconium Alloys for Nuclear Fusion and Generation IV Fission ReactorsKnowles, Dr A JUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 301,748
India - UK Civil Nuclear Collaboration: Development of Radiation Damage Resistant High Entropy Alloys for Advanced Nuclear SystemsArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 216,079
India - UK Civil Nuclear Collaboration: Development of Radiation Damage Resistant High Entropy Alloys for Advanced Nuclear SystemsSmith, Professor RLoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 24,350
India - UK Civil Nuclear Collaboration: Development of Radiation Damage Resistant High Entropy Alloys for Advanced Nuclear SystemsGandy, Dr ASUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 169,796
Intermediate range order effects in radioactive waste glasses: implications for aqueous durability and mechanical propertiesPatel, Dr M KUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 863,375
Investigations of HTGR Reactor Building Response to Break in Primary Coolant BoundaryWalker, Dr SImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 419,374
Isolation of 14C species from spent ion exchange resins and their stabilisationHyatt, Professor NUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 386,164
JUNO: A Network for Japan - UK Nuclear OpportunitiesHyatt, Professor NUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 488,145
Linking Microstructure to Neutron Irradiation Defects in Advanced Manufacture of SteelsBurke, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 490,055
Liquid metal-cooled fast reactor instrumentation technology development - CFD model development and validationHe, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 367,531
MAINTAiN - Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 420,393
MAINTAiN - Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsTarleton, Professor EUniversity of OxfordMaterials 442,030
MAINTAiN - Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsMostafavi, Professor MUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 394,033
Mechanisms of Retention and Transport of Fission Products in Virgin and Irradiated Nuclear GraphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 319,922
MIDAS - Mechanistic understanding of Irradiation Damage in fuel AssembliesPreuss, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 7,226,655
Mixing of helium with air in reactor cavities following a pipe break in HTGRs - High fidelity and engineering CFD model development and validationHe, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 367,531
Modelling long timescale effects of irradiation damage of nuclear graphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 379,651
Modelling radiation resistant low activation High Entropy AlloysSmith, Professor RLoughborough UniversityMathematical Sciences 337,695
Modelling radiation resistant low activation High Entropy AlloysDuff, Dr A ISTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 22,078
Modelling surface effects in two-phase fluid processes across scalesGiustini, Dr GImperial College LondonMechanical Engineering 393,842
Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsQuinta da Fonseca, Professor JUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 47,795
New Fuel Assemblies for Advanced Nuclear TechnologiesHarrison, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 683,455
Ni-based ODS alloys for Molten Salt ReactorsArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 499,728
Predictive Modelling for Nuclear EngineeringBuchan, Dr AGQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 464,161
Radiation tolerant rapid criticality monitoring (REACTION)Aspinall, Dr MDLancaster UniversityEngineering 249,991
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
Safe, efficient cementation of challenging radioactive wastes using alkali activated materials with high-flowability and high-anion retention capacityProvis, Professor JLUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 253,538
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
The Physics and Mechanics of Creep Cavity Nucleation and Sintering in Energy MaterialsBouchard, Professor PJOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 1,147,030
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
Towards comprehensive multiphase flow modelling for nuclear reactor thermal hydraulicsColombo, Dr MUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 345,425
TRANSCEND: Transformative Science and Engineering for Nuclear DecommissioningFairweather, Professor MUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 4,587,420
UKINN: UK India Nuclear NetworkWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 257,243
Understanding the mechanisms controlling low potential stress corrosion cracking in nuclear reactorsLozano-Perez, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,412,712
Uranium Silicide/Uranium Diboride Composite Fuel DevelopmentTurner, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 247,300
Vitrified nuclear waste durability in complex natural environmentsThorpe, Dr CLUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 401,078

Total Number of Grants: 67
Total Value of Grants: £49,506,522

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