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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics) in Theme (Research Infrastructure)

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 Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences: A 1 GHz Spectrometer at BirminghamSoftley, Professor TUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences 6,558,752
An Optical Single Molecule Scanner of Protein MotionVollmer, Professor FUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 1,571,018
Beyond AntibioticsStride, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 6,552,650
CCPBioSim: Biomolecular Simulation at the Life Science InterfaceHarris, Dr SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 345,687
Combined LAPS and SICM for multimodal live cell imagingKrause, Professor SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 571,840
Controllable model membranes and new quantitative analyses to interrogate light harvesting proteinsAdams, Dr PGUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 475,101
Core Capital 2020Hartley, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldResearch Finance 967,240
Durham University's EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofVice Chancellor's Office 850,000
Exeter Biomaterials Optical Characterisation Suite - EBOCGow, Professor NUniversity of ExeterBiosciences 632,086
Experiencing the micro-world - a cell's perspectiveDalgarno, Dr PHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 293,057
Experiencing the micro-world - a cell's perspectiveWright, Dr AJUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 600,756
Exploration of Linking Chemistry in the Design of Aptamer-Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Hybrids (aptaMIPs)Turner, Dr NWDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 296,003
Extended super-resolution three-dimensional mechanical probing in living cells.Fritzsche, Professor MUniversity of OxfordRDM Investigative Medicine 426,631
Extreme volumetric imaging using single-shot optical tomography with compressive sensingMcGinty, Dr JImperial College LondonPhysics 201,158
Flow-Xl: A New UK Facility for Analysis of Crystallisation in Flow SystemsMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,129,049
From Interparticle Forces to Macroscopic Yielding of Soft Amorphous SolidsJack, Dr RLUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 419,897
From interparticle forces to macroscopic yielding of soft amorphous solidsLiverpool, Professor TBUniversity of BristolPhysics 527,369
High performance Wide spectral range Nanoprobe (HiWiN)Kolosov, Professor OVLancaster UniversityPhysics 745,943
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
Hyperfine Resolution and Advanced Structural Analysis to Enable Next-Generation Molecular ScienceO'Connor, Professor PBUniversity of WarwickChemistry 3,101,722
Imaging Chemical Dynamics with Ultrafast Laser SpectroscopyBurt, Dr MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,137,597
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
KB mirror project for XMaSHase, Professor TPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 468,000
Local Tracking of Single Ions Dynamics at Solid-Liquid InterfacesVoitchovsky, Professor KDurham, University ofPhysics 1,171,291
Multi-user Equipment at the University of LeedsPlant, Professor NUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,072,000
Multi-User Facility for SAXS/WAXS Studies on Nanoscale Structures in Controlled Environments.Rappolt, Professor MUniversity of LeedsSchool of Food Science and Nutrition 1,183,496
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Realising Functional Cellulosic Bio-based CompositesEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,561,994
Scrolling, Braiding and Branching in Fibrous Soft MaterialsSteed, Professor JWDurham, University ofChemistry 408,332
Shining Light on Metalloprotein Mechanism: Single Protein Crystal Catalytic Studies Driven by 'Caged' Electron SourcesAsh, Dr PAUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 186,373
Structure, mechanism and assembly of a nano-scale biological rotary electric motorBerry, Professor RMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 2,042,298
Support for the UKCP consortiumProbert, Professor MUniversity of YorkPhysics 471,671
Support for the UKCP consortiumMolteni, Professor CKings College LondonPhysics 9,987
SusAgriChem - Sustainable Formulation of Agri-Chemicals via Dynamic Molecular InterfacesStriolo, Professor AUCLChemical Engineering 936,263
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research Facility: EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Brown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 250,000
Unravelling anomalous mass and heat transport in miscible liquidsCardona, Dr JUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 201,104

Total Number of Grants: 37
Total Value of Grants: £42,240,635

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