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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Surface 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
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
A new device for exploring the landscape of microscopic interactionsSpeake, Professor CCUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Physics and Astronomy 202,287
A New Spin On Atomic LogicMoriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 130,808
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 4,186,496
Applied Hyperspace Structures (HYPER)Coates, Dr SUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 545,694
Control of free-surface flow morphologies in anisotropic liquidsBrown, Professor CVNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 344,476
Control of free-surface flow morphologies in anisotropic liquidsMottram, Professor NJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Mathematics & Statistics 363,963
Crystallisation in the Real World: Delivering Control through Theory and ExperimentMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 5,436,236
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
Dynamic physicochemical nanoscale imaging at the solid-liquid interfaceGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,171,682
EPI2SEM: EPItaxial growth and in-situ analysis of 2-dimensional SEMiconductorsPatane, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 2,938,943
Exact Results in Aperiodic SystemsFlicker, Dr FCardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 362,297
Exploring All-Solid-State Batteries using First-Principles Modelling: Effective Computational Strategies towards Better BatteriesKarasulu, Dr BUniversity of WarwickChemistry 1,269,958
High performance Wide spectral range Nanoprobe (HiWiN)Kolosov, Professor OVLancaster UniversityPhysics 745,943
Interface Engineering for Solar FuelsEslava, Dr SImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,056,132
Lignin-based coatings: A novel approach to turn challenges into opportunities for anti-corrosion and anti-wear applicationsZhang, Dr FUniversity of SussexSch of Engineering and Informatics 433,017
Local Tracking of Single Ions Dynamics at Solid-Liquid InterfacesVoitchovsky, Professor KDurham, University ofPhysics 1,171,291
Machine Learning for Computational Water TreatmentWilkins, Dr DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Mathematics and Physics 391,699
Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging for advanced chemical and materials analysisLockyer, Professor NPUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 810,450
Mechanistic Multiscale Co-crystal Dissolution ModellingLi, Professor MDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 202,422
Metal Atoms on Surfaces & Interfaces (MASI) for Sustainable FutureKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,659,514
Molecularly Imprinted Heavy Metal-free Quantum Dots as Fluorescent Probes for Rapid and Accurate Detection of VirusesAdegoke, Dr OUniversity of DundeeLeverhulme Research Ctr for Forensic Sci 344,356
Photo induced Force Microscopy (PiFM): Nanoscale Topography and Vibrational SpectroscopyDavies, Professor PRCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,013,903
Probing the States of Single Molecules for Sensing and Multi-value Memory ApplicationsPaul, Professor DJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 1,581,050
Putting A Spin On Machine Learning, Atom by AtomMoriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,796,877
Quantum controlled collisions; an empirical approach for studying the interaction potential of molecule-surface systems.Alexandrowicz, Professor GSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 974,744
Quantum simulation using interacting spins in solidsKnowles, Dr HSUniversity of CambridgePhysics 464,773
Quantum-Enhanced Molecular PiezoresistivityVezzoli, Dr AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 387,114
SpectroMicroscopy and Spin at the Single Chemical Bond LimitMoriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 1,127,563
SusAgriChem - Sustainable Formulation of Agri-Chemicals via Dynamic Molecular InterfacesStriolo, Professor AUCLChemical Engineering 936,263
ULTRA-SPEED ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY FOR CRYSTALLISATIONAnderson, Professor MWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 618,250
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 439,269
Wetting of Auxetic MetamaterialsAlderson, Professor ASheffield Hallam UniversityCollege of Business, Technology & Eng 318,566

Total Number of Grants: 34
Total Value of Grants: £44,164,364

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