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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
A New Paradigm for Quantum Materials Discovery: S = 1/2 Kagome Magnets in the Two-Dimensional LimitClark, Dr LUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 340,173
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
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 coolingPhillips, Dr AEQueen Mary University of LondonPhysics 378,473
Atomic structure and dynamics of barocaloric frameworks for solid-state coolingWalker, Dr H CSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)ISIS Pulsed Neutron & Muon Source 35,961
Autonomous Mobile Robot ChemistsCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 690,497
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 materialsRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 742,473
Chemical control of function beyond the unit cell for new electroceramic materialsBell, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 437,528
Correlative Mapping of Crystal Orientation and Chemistry at the NanoscaleHaigh, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,385,872
Cryogenic Ultrafast Scattering-type Terahertz-probe Optical-pump Microscopy (CUSTOM)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 766,806
Crystallisation in the Real World: Delivering Control through Theory and ExperimentMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 5,436,236
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)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 489,820
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Payne, Dr DJImperial College LondonMaterials 556,452
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Irvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,562,333
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSefcik, Professor JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 399,557
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioSweatman, Dr MBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 528,489
Enabling manufacturing of Functional Nanomaterials using SynBioPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 626,900
Enhanced Magnetic Cooling through Optimising Local InteractionsSaines, Dr PUniversity of KentSch of Physical Sciences 416,345
Enhanced Magnetic Cooling through Optimising Local InteractionsGrosche, Professor FMUniversity of CambridgePhysics 88,922
ENVIRO-COAT: ENVIROnmentally assisted, engineered Corrosion prOducts for Aqueous corrosion miTigationBarker, Dr RUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 346,769
EPI2SEM: EPItaxial growth and in-situ analysis of 2-dimensional SEMiconductorsPatane, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 2,938,943
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,680,553
EPSRC UK National Facility for Advanced Electron Microscopy (SuperSTEM)Brownridge, Ms KUniversity of LeedsResearch & Innovation Services 7,199,996
EPSRC-SFI: An ocean microlab for autonomous dissolved inorganic carbon depth profile measurementMaguire, Professor PUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 602,640
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
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 Nanoscale Functional MaterialsMorrison, Dr FDUniversity 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 functional materialsAlexe, Professor MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 729,921
Ferrotoroidic structures: polar flux-closure, vortices and skyrmionsAlexe, Professor MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 997,509
Flexoelectric Instabilities in Dielectric MaterialsGourgiotis, Dr PDurham, University ofEngineering 201,093
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
Harnessing disorder to tune, tailor and design classical and quantum spin liquidsPrabhakaran, Dr DUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 291,675
Harnessing disorder to tune, tailor and design classical and quantum spin liquidsCastelnovo, Dr CUniversity of CambridgePhysics 318,955
Harnessing disorder to tune, tailor and design classical and quantum spin liquidsGoff, Professor JRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonPhysics 285,036
High Pressure Synthesis of All Transition Metal Oxide Perovskites and Related MaterialsAttfield, Professor JPUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 657,849
High Resolution Ion Beam Analysis FacilityWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 1,570,473
High Throughput Preparation of Tuneable Magnetically Assembled 1D NanostructuresDavies, Dr GUCLChemistry 427,802
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 SubstratesLee, Dr KUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 433,141
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 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, Professor JJWUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 684,502
Ion Transport through Atomically Thin Cap74illariesBoya, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 101,218
Layered copper oxychalcogenides for next generation p-type transparent conductorsHyett, Dr GUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 394,165
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 SystemsHayden, Professor BEUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 849,965
Lead Niobate-based Tunable Dielectrics for Smart Microwave and Millimeter-wave SystemsReaney, Professor IMUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 251,201
Light and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation of Silicon Solar CellsHalsall, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 626,469
Light Element Analysis Facility - LEAFIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,550,692
Low Resistance Contacts on Atomically Thin Body Semiconductors for Energy Efficient Electronics (LoResCon)Chhowalla, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 940,086
Magnetic Properties Measurement System for Manchester and National EPR FacilityMcInnes, Professor EJLUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 732,173
Measurement Suite for the Accelerated Design of Advanced, Quantum and Functional MaterialsLee, Professor SUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,352,178
Metal-organic nanosheets: a programmable two-dimensional platform for multistep catalysisFoster, Dr JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 385,936
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
Molecular assembly of spintronic circuits with DNAArdavan, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,772,989
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
Next Generation Advanced Materials - Structure-Property RelationshipsGibbs, Dr AUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,196,714
Novel computational routes to materials discoveryBartok-Partay, Dr LLUniversity of WarwickChemistry 686,288
Novel Multiferroic Perovskites through Systematic DesignSenn, Dr MSUniversity of WarwickChemistry 387,427
Optimisation of charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide filmsMckenna, Professor KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 798,645
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
Oxide and chalcogenide MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition)Irvine, Professor SJCSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,639,023
Oxide Recurrent Neural NetworksBorisov, Dr PLoughborough UniversityPhysics 277,037
Phase III of The Directed Assembly EPRSC Grand Challenge Network: From Discovery to TranslationMakatsoris, Professor CKings College LondonEngineering 91,322
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 materialsKuball, Professor MUniversity of BristolPhysics 141,477
Quantitative non-destructive nanoscale characterisation of advanced materialsHourahine, Dr BUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 846,921
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
Support for the UKCP consortiumHine, Dr NDMUniversity of WarwickPhysics 20,078
Support for the UKCP consortiumJochym, Dr DSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 8,928
Support for the UKCP consortiumPickard, Professor CJUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 58,027
Support for the UKCP consortiumAckland, Professor GJUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 23,625
Support for the UKCP consortiumHarrison, Professor NImperial College LondonChemistry 34,659
Support for the UKCP consortiumProbert, Professor MUniversity of YorkPhysics 471,671
Support for the UKCP consortiumTeobaldi, Dr GSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 6,500
Support for the UKCP consortiumRefson, Professor KRoyal Holloway, Univ of LondonPhysics 13,828
Support for the UKCP consortiumClark, Professor SJDurham, University ofPhysics 11,336
Support for the UKCP consortiumKohanoff, Professor JQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 26,319
Support for the UKCP consortiumBowler, Professor DRUCLPhysics and Astronomy 27,281
Support for the UKCP consortiumMolteni, Professor CKings College LondonPhysics 9,987
Support for the UKCP consortiumSkylaris, Professor CUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 11,378
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
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 FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
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 FacilityBlanc, Dr 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
Two-Dimensional Magnetic Materials for the Next Generation of Functional Device Platforms (2DMagnete)Santos, Dr EUniversity of EdinburghSch of Physics and Astronomy 1,002,808
Two-dimensional Photonics Fabrication FacilityGerardot, Professor BDHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 581,515

Total Number of Grants: 116
Total Value of Grants: £97,148,572

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