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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Robotics) 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 (£)
An insect-inspired approach to robotic graspingWebb, Professor BUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,718,900
DroneNoise: Addressing Public Health and Wellbeing Harms for a Sustainable Drone SectorMartinez, Dr AJTUniversity of SalfordSch of Computing, Science & Engineering 285,465
EPSRC-SFI: ROBOCONE: intelligent robotics for next generation ground investigation and designDiambra, Professor AUniversity of BristolCivil Engineering 1,203,430
FREEpHRI: Flexible, Robust and Efficient physical Human-robot Interaction with iterative learning and self-triggered role adaptionLi, Dr ZUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 257,541
From Sensing to Collaboration: Engineering, Exploring and Exploiting the Building Blocks of Embodied Intelligence - An EPSRC Programme GrantPosner, Professor IUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 5,994,620
Homeostatic machines for Resilience and AdaptabilityDamian, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 202,128
InTarget: An intelligent signature for magnetic controlKafash Hoshiar, Dr AUniversity of EssexComputer Sci and Electronic Engineering 313,589
Integrated optical position and orientation sensing for manufacturing roboticsTatam, Professor RPCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 1,101,012
Intelligent Dependable Environment Control For Sustainable AquacultureLiu, Dr PUniversity of YorkComputer Science 162,134
Learning of safety critical model predictive controllers for autonomous systemsFleming, Dr JMLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 400,125
NETWORKPLUS: UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Plus (UK-RAS+)Lennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 563,965
Pervasive Sensing for Buried PipesHoroshenkov, Professor KVUniversity of SheffieldMechanical Engineering 7,290,965
Roblets: A Way of Synthesising RobotsMiyashita, Dr SUniversity of SheffieldAutomatic Control and Systems Eng 237,372
RoboPatient - Robot assisted learning of constrained haptic information gainNanayakkara, Professor TImperial College LondonDesign Engineering (Dyson School) 1,076,801
Robotic picking and packing with physical reasoningDogar, Dr MRUniversity of LeedsSch of Computing 1,196,801
Self-learning robotics for industrial contact-rich tasks (ATARI): enabling smart learning in automated disassemblyWang, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 298,263
SoRo for Health: Implantable soft robotics for restoration of physiological functionBirchall, Professor MUCLEar Institute 1,895,192
ViTac: Visual-Tactile Synergy for Handling Flexible MaterialsLuo, Dr SKings College LondonEngineering 311,503

Total Number of Grants: 18
Total Value of Grants: £24,509,808

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