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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Analytical Science) in Theme (Physical Sciences)

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 (£)
3D Nanoscale chemical analysis: a FIBSEM-SIMS facility optimised for soft and composite materialsBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,726,123
3D Photoelectrochemical imaging in porous light-addressable structuresKrause, Professor SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 202,249
A National Research Facility for EPR Spectroscopy, 2022-2027Collison, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 4,951,191
A New Window for the Control and Measurement of Quantum SystemsPugh, Dr EUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 202,591
A regionally strategic NMR spectrometer with globally unique high pressure and reaction monitoring capabilityAdams, Dr RWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,698,226
A solid-state NMR instrument for Northern IrelandManesiotis, Dr PQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 956,055
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Professor VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
Advanced neutron scattering techniques to understand and improve performance in membrane nanotechnologyFoglia, Dr FUCLChemistry 1,233,592
All-Optical Plasma Channels and Electron Injection with Spatio-temporal ControlHooker, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,556,977
An Aberration Corrected STEM with Integrated Science Driven AI to Quantify Dynamic Functionality in Advanced Energy Technologies and BiomaterialsBrowning, Professor NDUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 4,847,945
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
An Optical Single Molecule Scanner of Protein MotionVollmer, Professor FUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 1,571,018
Bridging the gap between theory and experiment in paramagnetic NMR analysisSuturina, Dr EUniversity of BathChemistry 276,724
Chemical biology tools for investigating the chemistry of cellular REDOX stressConway, Professor SJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 5,334,387
Chemobots: Digital-Chemical-Robotics to Convert Code to Molecules and Complex SystemsCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 5,034,017
Coherent Chemistry: Ultrabroadband Two-dimensional Electronic SpectroscopyMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 880,259
CONEXS: COllaborative NEtwork for X-ray SpectroscopyPenfold, Professor TJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 103,012
CONEXS: COllaborative NEtwork for X-ray SpectroscopyDiaz-Moreno, Dr SDiamond Light SourceScience Division 29,237
Cutting the Edge - a Plasma Focused Ion Beam (PFIB) facility for supporting UK research in novel 3D materials research and device fabricationMartin, Dr TLUniversity of BristolPhysics 2,157,092
Deep Neural Networks for Real-Time Spectroscopic AnalysisPenfold, Professor TJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 1,148,927
Developing Quantum-Optical Measurements of Excitonic Coherence for Quantum Entanglement in Single Organic MoleculesHedley, Dr GUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 200,304
Disorder enhanced on-chip spectrometers.Schulz, Dr S AUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 455,977
DNP-Enhanced Solid-state NMR: New Sample Preparation Approaches and ApplicationsTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 481,167
Dynamic Mass Photometry: A new method for studying membrane protein dynamics and interactionsKukura, Professor PUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 485,185
Dynamic physicochemical nanoscale imaging at the solid-liquid interfaceGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,171,682
Electric Fields by 4D scanning transmission electron microscopySanchez, Professor AUniversity of WarwickPhysics 975,473
Electron Microscopy of Selected Proteins and Protein Complexes Through Preparative Mass SpectrometryRauschenbach, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 367,126
EPRSC Resource Only Strategic Equipment: the Warwick Analytical Science CentreBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 953,764
Excited state dynamics of shape-shifting moleculesBull, Dr JNUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 466,863
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
Expanding the Horizons of Imaging: Real-time Tracking of Drugs in the BrainGriffiths, Dr RUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 202,382
Extreme volumetric imaging using single-shot optical tomography with compressive sensingMcGinty, Dr JImperial College LondonPhysics 201,158
Femtosecond to Millisecond Photo-dynamics of Third Generation Fluorescent ProteinsMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 454,049
FINER: Future thermal Imaging with Nanometre Enhanced ResolutionKuball, Professor MUniversity of BristolPhysics 691,079
Harnessing the Combined Power of IR Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry: Development of a New Instrument for Process Analytical TechnologyDessent, Professor CUniversity of YorkChemistry 582,157
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
High throughput 2D-IR analysis of biomolecules under physiological conditionsHunt, Professor NTUniversity of YorkChemistry 1,006,129
Hyperfine Resolution and Advanced Structural Analysis to Enable Next-Generation Molecular ScienceO'Connor, Professor PBUniversity of WarwickChemistry 3,101,722
Imaging Chemical Dynamics with Ultrafast Laser SpectroscopyBurt, Dr MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,137,597
Ion Beam Analysis for the 2020's and Beyond: An Integration of Elemental Mapping and 'omics'Bailey, Professor MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 1,025,483
Ionic-Liquid Mixtures: from Surface Structure to Catalytic PerformanceMcKendrick, Professor KGHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 680,204
Ionic-Liquid Mixtures: from Surface Structure to Catalytic PerformanceSlattery, Dr JMUniversity of YorkChemistry 692,816
Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species (LITECS)Johnstone, Professor WUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,813,734
Local Tracking of Single Ions Dynamics at Solid-Liquid InterfacesVoitchovsky, Professor KDurham, University ofPhysics 1,171,291
Mapping membrane protein dynamics in time and space with mass spectrometryPolitis, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Biological Sciences 1,018,512
Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging for advanced chemical and materials analysisLockyer, Professor NPUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 810,450
Mechanistic Understanding of Capacitive Deionisation (MU-CDI)Griffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 394,534
Mechanistic Understanding of Capacitive Deionisation (MU-CDI)Dryfe, Professor RAWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 417,269
Microcalorimetry In Pulsed Magnetic FieldsCarrington, Professor AUniversity of BristolPhysics 202,293
Micro-PADs On Call: Out of Hours Disease Monitoring and Early DiagnosisMaher, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 684,427
Multi-dimensional electron spectroscopy with photonsVerlet, Professor JRRDurham, University ofChemistry 627,993
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
NAMS: Native ambient mass spectrometryCooper, Professor HJUniversity of BirminghamSch of Biosciences 1,241,472
Nanoscale Advanced Materials EngineeringCurry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 7,671,801
New Developments in Quantitative 3D Chemical ImagingLockyer, Professor NPUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 844,822
Next-generation mass spectrometry of protein structure and interactionsBenesch, Professor JUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 601,538
NMR over nine orders of magnitude in the magnetic fieldLevitt, Professor MHUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 930,844
Parahydrogen-Induced Hyperpolarisation For Microfluidic Perfusion CultureUtz, Professor MUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,213,199
Quantifying Actinide-Ligand Covalency with Resonant Inelastic X-ray ScatteringBaker, Dr MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 402,666
QUERY: Integrated quantum and electron microscopy for nanoscale imaging and sensingMather, Professor MLUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 202,357
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsKorsunsky, Professor AMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 488,160
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 236,595
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materials (LEAD)Lionheart, Professor WRBUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 635,422
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimisation for Reliable Manufacturing of Key MaterialsRodenburg, Professor CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,171,727
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationJepson, Dr MLoughborough UniversityMaterials 78,818
See More Make More: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationHondow, Dr NUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 84,068
SEE MORE MAKE MORE: Secondary Electron Energy Measurement Optimised for Reliable Manufacture of Key Materials: Opportunity, Realisation, ExploitationPratt, Dr AUniversity of YorkPhysics 562,339
Shining Light on Metalloprotein Mechanism: Single Protein Crystal Catalytic Studies Driven by 'Caged' Electron SourcesAsh, Dr PAUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 186,373
South West Regional Centre of Excellence for two-dimensional liquid chromatography with high resolution ion mobility mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,050,322
Spins and superconducting circuits for advanced spectroscopy (SpinSUPER)Roessler, Dr MMImperial College LondonChemistry 1,063,137
Sporadic diffraction and absorption volumetric X-ray imagingEvans, Professor PNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 1,026,893
Supramolecular structure predictions validated from sparse experimental dataBode, Dr BEUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 454,684
Terahertz Lab-on-a-Chip for Bio-liquid AnalysisHanham, Dr SMUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 315,377
Terahertz lights up the nanoscale: Exposing the ultrafast dynamics of Dirac systems using near-field spectroscopyBoland, Dr JLUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 288,276
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityKockenberger, Dr WUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,857,395
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityLee, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 2,881,145
The UK Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic Angle Spinning NMR FacilityGrey, Professor CPUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 247,949
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Professor FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 2,431,378
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
Time-resolved Intramolecular Photoelectron Diffraction (TIPD) of Ions in the Gas-phaseVerlet, Professor JRRDurham, University ofChemistry 201,482
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesTerrill, Dr NJDiamond Light SourceScience Division 91,291
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesSherratt, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Biological Sciences 48,100
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesGupta, Dr HQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 451,557
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesLee, Professor PUCLMechanical Engineering 323,799
Tracer-free, non-intrusive, time- and space-resolved temperature and scalar measurementsHochgreb, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 393,525
Tracer-free, non-intrusive, time- and space-resolved temperature and scalar measurementsWilliams, Dr BAOUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 459,789
Tracer-free, non-intrusive, time- and space-resolved temperature and scalar measurementsBowen, Professor PCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 272,835
Transforming molecular biophysics with mass photometryKukura, Professor PUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,768,065
Triggering, Controlling and Imaging Chemical Reactions at the Single-Molecule Level by Electron BeamKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,059,227
Ultrafast Optoelectronic Nanoscopy of Biological and Optoelectronic SystemsBakulin, Dr AImperial College LondonChemistry 192,114
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across spatial and temporal scalesPenedo, Professor CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 498,250
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across temporal and spatial scalesSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 324,425
Understanding the critical role of interfaces and surfaces in energy materialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,304,889

Total Number of Grants: 97
Total Value of Grants: £105,805,920

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