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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Ground Engineering) in Theme (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. 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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
ALPACA: Axial-Lateral Pile Analysis for Chalk Applying multi-scale field and laboratory testingJardine, Professor RImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 1,121,309
Assessment, Costing and enHancement of long lIfe, Long Linear assEtS (ACHILLES)Glendinning, Professor SNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 4,872,904
Biopolymer treatment for stabilisation of transport infrastructure slopesHughes, Dr PNDurham, University ofEngineering 218,232
Climate Adaptation Control Technologies for Urban Spaces (CACTUS)Toll, Professor DGDurham, University ofEngineering 1,761,592
CSIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre Phase 2Mair, Professor LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,499,396
Designing for the Future: Optimising the structural form of regolith-based monolithic vaults in low-gravity conditionsKampas, Dr GUniversity of GreenwichEngineering Science, FES 170,439
Discrete element modelling of clayMcDowell, Professor GUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 508,049
Engineering FUngal Networks for Ground Improvement (Engineering FUNGI)El Mountassir, Dr GUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 99,257
Investigation of thermo-mechanical performance of PCM incorporated Geothermal Energy Pile (PCMinGEEP)Singh, Dr RUniversity of SurreyCivil and Environmental Engineering 214,354
It's soil, Jim, but not as we know it: unlocking the hydromechanical behaviour of hydrophobic sandsBeckett, Dr CTSUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 216,105
Listening to InfrastructureSmith, Dr ALoughborough UniversityArchitecture, Building and Civil Eng 284,824
LOCORPS: Lowering the Costs of Railways using Preformed SystemsBrennan, Dr AJUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 342,271
LOCORPS: Lowering the Costs of Railways using Preformed SystemsWoodward, Professor PKUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 187,073
MOLEFUENTES, Professor RUniversity of LeedsCivil Engineering 1,247,855
PARTICLE-SCALE INVESTIGATION OF SEEPAGE INDUCED GEOTECHNICAL INSTABILITYBowman, Dr EUniversity of SheffieldCivil and Structural Engineering 337,878
PARTICLE-SCALE INVESTIGATION OF SEEPAGE INDUCED GEOTECHNICAL INSTABILITYO'Sullivan, Dr CImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 387,936
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Rooting for sustainable performanceHallett, Professor P DUniversity of AberdeenInst of Biological and Environmental Sci 32,044
Rooting for sustainable performanceHughes, Dr PNDurham, University ofEngineering 2,380
Rooting for sustainable performanceSmethurst, Dr JAUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 615,038
Rooting for sustainable performanceBengough, Professor AGUniversity of DundeeCivil Engineering 639,895
SALINA- SALine INntrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response.Butler, Dr APImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 398,228
SALINA- SALine INntrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response.Hamill, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Natural and Built Environment 1,098,863
The Application of Micro-Mechanical Research on Coarse Grained Soils to Create an "Avatar" Railway BallastCoop, Professor MUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 907,433
The science and analytical tools to design long life, low noise railway track systemsPowrie, Professor WUniversity of SouthamptonFaculty of Engineering & the Environment 5,193,338

Total Number of Grants: 25
Total Value of Grants: £30,647,659

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