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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Water 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 (£)
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
EPSRC-SFI: REducing Greenhouse gas emissions and ENgaging antibactErial Resistance in Anaerobic Treated Effluents (REGENERATE)Lee, Dr PPImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 509,104
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
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
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: 13
Total Value of Grants: £15,552,397

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