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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Functional Ceramics and Inorganics) 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 (£)
2D Layered Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Semiconductors via Non-Aqueous ElectrodepositionReid, Professor GUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 799,813
ADEPT - Advanced Devices by ElectroPlaTingBartlett, Professor PNUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 6,331,952
Advanced Functional MaterialsAlford, Professor NImperial College LondonMaterials 1,238,786
Advanced Inorganic Functional Materials: Floating Zone Crystal Growth SystemEvans, Professor IRDurham, University ofChemistry 401,688
An X-ray Diffractometer for Extreme Conditions ResearchParsons, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 561,796
Analysis of Polar Nanostructures in High Temperature Relaxor Dielectrics: a Framework for Materials DiscoveryFreeman, Dr CLUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 144,778
Analysis of Polar Nanostructures in High Temperature Relaxor Dielectrics: a Framework for Materials DiscoveryMilne, Dr SJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 464,477
Analysis of Polar Structure in High Temperature Relaxor Dielectrics: Framework for Materials DiscoveryMacLaren, Dr IUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Physics and Astronomy 55,476
Artificial and Augmented Intelligence for Automated Scientific DiscoveryFrey, Professor JGUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 1,014,318
Atomic structure and dynamics of barocaloric frameworks for solid-state coolingWalker, Dr H CSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)ISIS Pulsed Neutron & Muon Source 35,961
Atomic structure and dynamics of barocaloric frameworks for solid-state coolingPhillips, Dr AEQueen Mary University of LondonPhysics 378,473
Cation-Controlled Gating for Selective Gas Adsorption over Adaptable ZeolitesWright, Professor PAUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 384,301
Cation-Controlled Gating for Selective Gas Adsorption over Adaptable ZeolitesDuren, Professor TUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 207,765
Cation-Controlled Gating for Selective Gas Adsorption over Adaptable ZeolitesBrandani, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 382,957
Chemical control of function beyond the unit cell for new electroceramic materialsBell, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 437,528
Chemical control of function beyond the unit cell for new electroceramic materialsRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 742,473
Composite bulk superconducting magnets for high field applicationsCardwell, Professor DAUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 649,885
Correlative Mapping of Crystal Orientation and Chemistry at the NanoscaleHaigh, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,385,872
Crystallisation in the Real World: Delivering Control through Theory and ExperimentMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 5,436,236
Development and Application of Non-Equilibrium Doping in Amorphous ChalcogenidesCurry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 337,620
Development and Application of Non-Equilibrium Doping in Amorphous ChalcogenidesHewak, Professor DUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 261,632
Development of Advanced Ceramic Breeder Materials for Fusion EnergyMurphy, Dr SLancaster UniversityEngineering 100,914
Donor Design for Maximum Mobility TCOsScanlon, Professor DOUCLChemistry 778,212
Donor Design for Maximum Mobility TCOsVeal, Professor TDUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 377,292
Electronic structure of 2D van der Waals heterostructuresWilson, Dr NRUniversity of WarwickPhysics 230,687
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
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Simon JohnUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 4,680,553
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Drummond-Brydson, Professor RUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
Evaluation of Potential of Zwitterionic Salts for the Development of Protein-Resistant SurfacesBlesic, Dr MQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 110,174
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
Exploring Electronic Materials with Extreme ConditionsAttfield, Professor JPUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 986,868
Exploring the MOF-peptide interface: from phage display to materials synthesis, thin films and compositesPerry, Professor CNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 252,549
Exploring the MOF-peptide interface: from phage display to materials synthesis, thin films and compositesBradshaw, Dr DUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 370,247
Ferroelectric, Ferroelastic and Multiferroic Domain Walls: a New Horizon in Nanoscale Functional MaterialsScott, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 356,939
Ferroelectric, Ferroelastic and Multiferroic Domain Walls: a New Horizon in Nanoscale Functional MaterialsCarpenter, Professor MAUniversity of CambridgeEarth Sciences 455,381
Ferroelectric, Ferroelastic and Multiferroic Domain Walls: a New Horizon in Nanoscale Functional MaterialsGregg, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 608,106
Ferroelectric, ferroelastic, and multiferroic domain walls: a new horizon in functional materialsAlexe, Professor MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 729,921
Ferrotoroidic structures: polar flux-closure, vortices and skyrmionsAlexe, Professor MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 997,509
FNR - Fundamentals of Negative Capacitance: Towards New Low Power ElectronicsZubko, Dr PUCLPhysics and Astronomy 464,861
FPeT: Framework for designing piezoelectric transformer power suppliesFoster, Professor MPUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 603,585
High Pressure Synthesis of All Transition Metal Oxide Perovskites and Related MaterialsAttfield, Professor JPUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 657,849
IBA-DAPNe: a new system for sub-micron scale molecular speciation and quantificationBailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 513,369
Integrated Plasma Source Focused Ion Beam with Scanning Electron MicroscopeWatts, Professor JUniversity of SurreyMechanical Engineering Sciences 789,139
Integration of Computation and Experiment for Accelerated Materials DiscoveryRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 6,650,587
Integration of RF Circuits with High Speed GaN Switching on Silicon SubstratesOliver, Professor RAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 434,931
Integration of RF Circuits with High Speed GaN Switching on Silicon SubstratesElgaid, Professor KCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 513,015
Integration of RF Circuits with High Speed GaN Switching on Silicon SubstratesHouston, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 433,141
Integration of RF Circuits with High Speed GaN Switching on Silicon SubstratesTasker, Professor PJCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 562,873
Integration of RF Circuits with High Speed GaN Switching on Silicon SubstratesForsyth, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 358,702
International Network on Polyoxometalate Science for Advanced Functional Energy MaterialsErrington, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 878,468
International network to explore novel superconductivity at advanced oxide superconductor/magnet interfaces and in nanodevicesRobinson, Dr JJWUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 684,502
Ion Transport through Atomically Thin Cap74illariesBoya, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 101,218
Lead Niobate-based Tunable Dielectrics for Smart Microwave and Millimeter-wave SystemsGao, Professor SUniversity of KentSch of Engineering & Digital Arts 361,127
Lead Niobate-based Tunable Dielectrics for Smart Microwave and Millimeter-wave SystemsReaney, Professor IMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 251,201
Lead Niobate-based Tunable Dielectrics for Smart Microwave and Millimeter-wave SystemsHayden, Professor BEUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 849,965
Magnetic Properties Measurement System for Manchester and National EPR FacilityMcInnes, Professor EJLUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 732,173
MBE-LEEM: A UK facility for the ultimate control of complex epitaxyPereiro Viterbo, Dr JCardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 112,627
Measurements Platform for Materials at Multiple ExtremesKamenev, Professor KUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 452,012
Metal-organic nanosheets: a programmable two-dimensional platform for multistep catalysisFoster, Dr JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 385,936
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAArdavan, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,772,989
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNASkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 338,533
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAWinpenny, Professor REUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 470,129
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multifunctional Scanning MicroscopyHickey, Professor BUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 811,642
Nanocomposite Oxide Thin Films For Novel Ionotronic MagnetoelectricsDriscoll, Professor JLUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 390,057
NanoPrime: Maximising Equipment and Expertise Sharing in NanoscienceKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 202,437
Neuromorphic memristive circuits to simulate inhibitory and excitatory dynamics of neuron networks: from physiological similarities to deep learningSaveliev, Professor SLoughborough UniversityPhysics 965,568
NEW STRATEGIES FOR CONTROLLING CRYSTALLIZATIONMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,408,821
Novel Multiferroic Perovskites through Systematic DesignSenn, Dr MSUniversity of WarwickChemistry 387,427
Optimisation of charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide filmsMckenna, Dr KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 798,645
Optimising Ferroelectric Hybrid Frameworks through Tuning ElectronegativitySaines, Dr PUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 101,143
Origin and Mechanisms of Flexibility in Molecular Framework Materials: A Data-driven, Graph Theoretical ApproachAddicoat, Dr M ANottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 205,833
Phase III of The Directed Assembly EPRSC Grand Challenge Network: From Discovery to TranslationMakatsoris, Professor CCranfield UniversitySch of Aerospace, Transport & Manufact 254,037
Platform for Nanoscale Advanced Materials Engineering (P-NAME)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 702,172
Plugging the 1 eV band gap gap: GaAsBiN as a highly mismatched alloy for multi-junction photovoltaics.Richards, Dr RDUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 198,076
Quantitative non-destructive nanoscale characterisation of advanced materialsHourahine, Dr BUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 846,921
Quantitative non-destructive nanoscale characterisation of advanced materialsKuball, Professor MUniversity of BristolPhysics 141,477
SEE MORE: SECONDARY ELECTRON EMISSION - MICROSCOPY FOR ORGANICS WITH RELIABLE ENGINEERING-PROPERTIESRodenburg, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,004,316
Self-assembled molecular monolayers with ultra-low thermal conductance for energy harvesting (QSAMs)Ford, Professor CJBUniversity of CambridgePhysics 360,616
Self-assembled Molecular Monolayers with Ultra-low Thermal Conductance for Energy Harvesting (QSAMs)Bryce, Professor MDurham, University ofChemistry 320,142
Self-assembled molecular monolayers with ultra-low thermal conductance for energy harvesting (QSAMs)Lambert, Professor CLancaster UniversityPhysics 416,948
Soft chemical control to achieve new layered architectures and strongly correlated states.Clarke, Professor SJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 556,382
Soft Processing to Enable the Low Impact, Sustainable Manufacture of Inorganic Materials and Advanced Inorganic Semiconductor CompositesLewis, Dr DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 474,388
SOFTWARE DEFINED MATERIALS FOR DYNAMIC CONTROL OF ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES (ANIMATE)Hao, Professor YQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Electronic Eng & Computer Science 1,331,529
Structural dynamics of amorphous functional oxides - the role of morphology and electrical stressKenyon, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 734,906
Support for the UKCP consortiumSkylaris, Professor CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 11,378
Support for the UKCP consortiumKohanoff, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 26,319
Support for the UKCP consortiumAckland, Professor GJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 23,625
Support for the UKCP consortiumJochym, Dr DSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 8,928
Support for the UKCP consortiumRefson, Professor KRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonPhysics 13,828
Support for the UKCP consortiumPickard, Professor CJUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 58,027
Support for the UKCP consortiumHarrison, Professor NImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 34,659
Support for the UKCP consortiumMolteni, Professor CKings College LondonPhysics 9,987
Support for the UKCP consortiumHine, Dr NDMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 20,078
Support for the UKCP consortiumTeobaldi, Dr GSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 6,500
Support for the UKCP consortiumClark, Professor SJDurham, University ofPhysics 11,336
Support for the UKCP consortiumBowler, Professor DRUCLPhysics and Astronomy 27,281
Support for the UKCP consortiumProbert, Professor MUniversity of YorkPhysics 471,671
Support for the UKCP consortiumYates, Dr JRUniversity of OxfordMaterials 12,196
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
Tuning order from disordered ground states in geometrically frustrated classical "non-hbar" materialsStock, Dr CUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 731,954
Two-dimensional Photonics Fabrication FacilityGerardot, Professor BDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 581,515

Total Number of Grants: 109
Total Value of Grants: £83,352,825

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