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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Catalysis) 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
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
3DSynth: Design and fabrication of cartridges for digital chemical synthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 999,034
A Multi-Component Strategy for the Synthesis of Complex Aliphatic Amines using Photo-redox CatalysisGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 703,740
A Radical Approach to C-H AlkylationCresswell, Dr AJUniversity of BathChemistry 261,307
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Dr VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
Accelerating catalyst design using reaction-path data miningHabershon, Dr SUniversity of WarwickChemistry 369,669
Accessing pharmacophoric space via asymmetric protonationWatson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 399,956
Actinide Polyoxo ChemistryArnold, Professor PLUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 595,323
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
Application by the School of Chemistry and the School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, for enhanced single-crystal X-ray diffraction facilitiesBochmann, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 616,064
Augmentation of Alkaline Earth Reactivity: An FLP AnalogyHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 739,054
Biocatalysis & Biotransformation: A 5th Theme for the National Catalysis HubTurner, Professor NJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 3,103,987
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesTaylor, Professor PGOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 34,023
Biocatalytic Approaches to the Synthetic Manipulation of SiliconesWong, Dr LUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 444,992
Bioorthogonal Gold Chemistry to Explore Novel Biomedical ApplicationsUnciti-Broceta, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 513,211
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Catalytic generation and harnessing of reactive intermediatesJones, Dr C RQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 675,133
CatPlasKin: The microkinetics of non-thermal plasma-assisted heterogeneous catalysis with application to the non-oxidative coupling of methaneKechagiopoulos, Dr PUniversity of AberdeenEngineering 112,685
Chemoselective cross-coupling via control of anion metathesis at Pd(II)Watson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 384,880
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
Complex made simple: Enantioselective radical cascades mediated by SmI2Procter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 543,719
Complex-bearing Metal-Organic Frameworks: Snapshots of ReactionsChampness, Professor NRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,508,484
Controlling membrane translocation for artificial signal transductionWilliams, Professor NHUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 356,411
Controlling Membrane Translocation for Artificial Signal TransductionHunter, Professor CAUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 405,953
Coordination chemistry approaches to societal issues: environment and healthRedshaw, Professor CUniversity of HullChemistry 79,539
Counter-ion Directed Enantioselective Approaches to Axially Chiral MaterialsSmith, Professor MDUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 687,920
Cu-Catalysed Amination of Alkylboronic EstersPartridge, Dr BMUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 312,477
Designed Synthesis of Zeolites for Environmental and Biorenewables CatalysisCox, Dr PUniversity of PortsmouthSch of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences 353,509
Designed Synthesis of Zeolites for Environmental and Biorenewables CatalysisWright, Professor PAUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 458,760
Designed Synthesis of Zeolites for Environmental and Biorenewables CatalysisBeale, Professor AUCLChemistry 318,462
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Development of a Dual-Mode Microwave-EPR Reactor-Resonator for Studies of Paramagnetic Catalytic ReactionsMurphy, Professor DMCardiff UniversityChemistry 720,434
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Parker, Professor SCUniversity of BathChemistry 458,047
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Mariotti, Professor DUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 491,525
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Irvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,562,333
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Payne, Dr DJImperial College LondonMaterials 556,452
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 489,820
Enantioselective C-H C-H Coupling of Alcohols with HeteroarenesPhipps, Dr RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 355,413
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Simon JohnUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 4,680,553
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesMegaritis, Professor TBrunel University LondonInstitute of Energy Futures 536,640
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesTsolakis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 890,290
From Organic to Inorganic Chemistry: Exploiting the Isolobal Analogy to Develop Main Group CatalystsMelen, Dr RCardiff UniversityChemistry 848,659
Fuel from biorenewable polyols: A new catalytic routeTaylor, Professor SHCardiff UniversityChemistry 812,140
Growing Carbon Chains on Organometallic NetworksCrimmin, Dr MRImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 423,568
High Resolution ESR Spectroscopy for Catalysis ResearchMurphy, Professor DMCardiff UniversityChemistry 712,080
Hub 'Science' 3: Catalysis for the Circular Economy and Sustainable ManufacturingDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 3,938,126
Hydrophosphination Catalysis Using Low-Coordinate Iron ComplexesKays, Professor DLUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 387,388
IBA-DAPNe: a new system for sub-micron scale molecular speciation and quantificationBailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 513,369
In-situ NMR-based methodology for screening and optimisation of heterogenised organocatalytic systemsD'Agostino, Dr CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 187,839
Integrated Computational Solutions for CatalysisDe Leeuw, Professor NHCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,019,445
Iron-Catalysed Oxygenation with O2Xiao, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 349,398
Mapping Pathways in Photo-Catalytic Cycles using Ultrafast SpectroscopyOrr-Ewing, Professor AUniversity of BristolChemistry 672,361
Mechanochemistry at the Single Bond Limit: Towards "Deterministic Epitaxy" [Resubmission]Moriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 451,102
Mechanochemistry at the Single Bond Limit: Towards 'Deterministic Epitaxy'Kantorovich, Professor LKings College LondonPhysics 291,979
Merging Photoredox and Ruthenium Catalysis for new C-H Activation ChemistryGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 393,446
Merging Photoredox with 1,2-Boronate Rearrangements: New Opportunities for Rapid Increase in Molecular ComplexityAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 705,116
Metal-organic nanosheets: a programmable two-dimensional platform for multistep catalysisFoster, Dr JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 385,936
Modify-catch-release-repeat: Reversible bioconjugations for controlled release of small molecules from antibodies and their fragmentsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 397,840
Modular approach to structurally diverse four-membered (spiro)cycles using highly strained precursorsAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 581,589
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
New sulfur-based reactive intermediates for synthesis and catalysisWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 370,518
N-heterocyclic carbenes on metal surfaces - towards applications in corrosion inhibition and catalysisBaddeley, Professor CUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 499,753
Novel polymers of intrinsic microporosity for heterogeneous base-catalysed reactions (HBC-PIMs)Carta, Dr MSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 280,530
Nucleophilic Alkaline Earth Boryls: From Conception and Theory to ApplicationHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 1,277,229
Optimal Addition Profiles to Control Reactivity and Selectivity of Catalytic ReactionsBures Amat, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 269,097
Organocatalytic Fluorinations with Fluoride SaltsGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 490,222
Organocatalytic Mitsunobu Activation for Streamlined Pharmaceutical SynthesisDenton, Dr RMUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 398,593
Organo-Fluoro-Pnictonium Cations: Designing a New Class of Lewis Acid CatalystBenjamin, Dr SNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 99,896
Overseas travel to perform in-situ STM experiments at Aarhus UniversityWalton, Dr A S OUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 7,990
Parallel-screening equipment for advanced catalyst testing and process intensificationHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 874,075
Photocatalysis in coordination cages using supramolecular arrays of chromophoresWard, Professor MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 473,930
Photo-Electro: Transforming Chemical Synthesis, Discovery and ManufactureGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,486,390
Polymetallic Complexes: Modelling Heterogeneous Catalysis in SolutionMcIntosh, Dr RDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 245,575
Putting Low Coordination into Practice by the Exploration of Metal-sigma-Interactions: Fundamentals, New Catalysts and Catalysis for New MaterialsWeller, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,908,377
Rational design of photoactive molecules using "black box" quantum dynamics simulationsHabershon, Dr SUniversity of WarwickChemistry 511,707
Rational design of photoactive molecules using "black box" quantum dynamics simulationsO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 96,327
Rational design of photoactive molecules using "black box" quantum dynamics simulationsWorth, Professor GAUCLChemistry 392,509
Redox-reversible artificial metalloenzymesDuhme-Klair, Professor AUniversity of YorkChemistry 734,440
Spectroscopy-driven design of an efficient photocatalyst for CO2 reduction (Ext.)Cowan, Dr AJUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 627,696
Spiroclip Technology: from Catalogue to Spirocycle in One StepUnsworth, Dr WPUniversity of YorkChemistry 367,413
Spirocycles, Carbocycles and Heterocycles: Unified Routes via Catalyst SelectionTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 413,899
Sustainable Electron-Transfer Processes for the Synthesis and Functionalization of Nitrogen-Containing CompoundsLeonori, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 942,832
The UK Catalysis Hub -'Core'Hutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 2,201,661
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 1 - Optimising, predicting and designing new CatalystsCatlow, Professor RCardiff UniversityChemistry 3,683,535
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 2 Catalysis at the Water-Energy NexusHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 4,010,674
Transition metal controlled nitrogen chemistry in zeolite and protein environments using a unified quantum embedding modelKeal, Dr TWSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 1,022,120
Triggering, Controlling and Imaging Chemical Reactions at the Single-Molecule Level by Electron BeamKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,059,227
Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Doped Graphene by Computational DesignSacchi, Dr MUniversity of SurreyChemistry 233,815
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleO'Donoghue, Dr ACDurham, University ofChemistry 435,967
Underpinning Mechanistic Studies of NHC-Organocatalysis: A Breslow Intermediate Reactivity ScaleSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 398,308

Total Number of Grants: 92
Total Value of Grants: £80,498,430

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