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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Materials For Energy Applications) 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 (£)
3D-Localisation - Three Dimensionally Defined Non-Fullerene AcceptorsWright, Dr I ALoughborough UniversityChemistry 267,904
3DSynth: Design and fabrication of cartridges for digital chemical synthesisCronin, Professor LUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 999,034
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
A National Thin-Film Cluster Facility for Advanced Functional MaterialsSnaith, Professor HJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 460,998
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Dr VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
ADEPT - Advanced Devices by ElectroPlaTingBartlett, Professor PNUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 6,331,952
Advanced Inorganic Functional Materials: Floating Zone Crystal Growth SystemEvans, Professor IRDurham, University ofChemistry 401,688
Advanced Nuclear MaterialsArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,415,296
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
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
Control of spin and coherence in electronic excitations in organic and hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor structuresFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 5,125,274
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
Defect Functionalized Sustainable Energy Materials: From Design to Devices ApplicationShluger, Professor AUCLPhysics and Astronomy 470,811
Discovery of New Singlet Fission MaterialsTroisi, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 233,687
Electron Microscopy for the Characterisation and Manipulation of Advanced Functional Materials and their Interfaces at the NanoscaleIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 202,309
Elucidation of membrane interface chemistry for electro-chemical processesHolmes, Professor SUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,675,667
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 breakthrough energy materials with advanced microscopy and modellingNicholls, Dr RUniversity of OxfordMaterials 846,008
Enabling next generation lithium batteriesBruce, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 6,799,833
Engineering energetic barriers to bimolecular recombination in polymer/fullerene solar cellsClarke, Dr T MUCLChemistry 984,957
Enhancing Performance in Polyanionic Cathode MaterialsLightfoot, Professor PUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 437,850
Enhancing Performance in Polyanionic Cathode MaterialsCorr, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 27,423
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
Evaluation of beta-Ga2O3 for high power RF device applicationsMoran, Dr DAJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 254,750
Expanding the Environmental Frontiers of Operando Metrology for Advanced Device Materials DevelopmentHofmann, Professor SUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 1,026,620
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric Hybrid MaterialsMcCulloch, Professor IImperial College LondonChemistry 474,611
Flexible Hybrid Thermoelectric MaterialsNandhakumar, Dr ISUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 609,079
Flexoelectric Instabilities in Dielectric MaterialsGourgiotis, Dr PDurham, University ofEngineering 201,093
Fundamental developments of lithium-oxygen and lithium-sulphur batteries by using redox mediatorsGarcia-Araez, Dr NUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 868,532
High Five: Resolution, Sensitivity, in operando Control, Ultra High Vacuum and Ion Sectioning in a Single InstrumentAguadero, Dr AImperial College LondonMaterials 1,802,539
High Resolution Ion Beam Analysis FacilityWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 1,570,473
High-throughput screening of polycrystalline solar absorbers (Ext.)Mckenna, Professor KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 478,556
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Integration of Computation and Experiment for Accelerated Materials DiscoveryRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 6,650,587
Interface Engineering for Solar FuelsEslava, Dr SImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,056,132
International Network on Polyoxometalate Science for Advanced Functional Energy MaterialsErrington, Dr RJNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 878,468
Investigation into radiolytic preparation of graphene-noble metal nanocomposites with electrocatalytic propertiesBaidak, Dr AUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 115,685
Light and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation of Silicon Solar CellsHalsall, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 626,469
Luminescent Conjugated Polymers for Energy MaterialsBronstein, Dr HUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,216,002
Maximising Shared Capability of the Ultrafast Spectroscopy Laser Laboratory at SheffieldWeinstein, Professor JAUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 199,278
Maximising usage of Chameleon Ultra II laser systemMuskens, Professor OUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Physics and Astronomy 162,725
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multi-inlet comprehensive gas chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometryLangley, Professor GJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 856,023
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityMamlouk, Dr MNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 450,190
Next generation anion-exchange membranes (AEM) with covalently-bound antiradical functions for enhanced durabilityVarcoe, Professor JRUniversity of SurreyChemistry 531,839
Optimisation of charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide filmsMckenna, Professor KPUniversity of YorkPhysics 798,645
Oxide and chalcogenide MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition)Irvine, Professor SJCSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,639,023
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
Reliable, Scalable and Affordable Thermoelectrics: Spin Seebeck Based Devices for Energy HarvestingMorrison, Dr KLoughborough UniversityPhysics 843,483
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
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Barford, Professor WUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 294,636
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Solid Oxide Interfaces for Faster Ion Transport (SOIFIT)Skinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,001,181
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
The Origin of Non-Radiative Losses in Metal Halide PerovskitesStranks, Dr S DUniversity of CambridgePhysics 273,163
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
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 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
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsHaque, Dr SAImperial College LondonChemistry 984,254
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsIslam, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 317,753
Towards Self-scrubbing Stable and Scalable Perovskite Solar CellsSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 855,778
Understanding the critical role of interfaces and surfaces in energy materialsSkinner, Professor SJImperial College LondonMaterials 1,304,889
Unravelling halide segregation in hybrid perovskites for Si tandem photovoltaicsHerz, Professor LMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,121,958
Unravelling ultrafast charge recombination and transport dynamics in hybrid perovskites.Friend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 328,463

Total Number of Grants: 81
Total Value of Grants: £97,882,225

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