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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Functional Ceramics and Inorganics) 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 regionally strategic NMR spectrometer with globally unique high pressure and reaction monitoring capabilityAdams, Dr RWUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,698,226
A single-crystal X-ray diffractometer for the structural analysis of molecular compounds, macromolecules and materialsGoicoechea, Professor JMUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 688,056
ADEPT - Advanced Devices by ElectroPlaTingBartlett, Professor PNUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 6,331,952
Advanced Functional Materials Spectroscopy: Lab-based X-ray AdsorptionBeaumont, Dr SKDurham, University ofChemistry 690,857
An X-ray Diffractometer for Extreme Conditions ResearchParsons, Professor SUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 561,796
Autonomous Mobile Robot ChemistsCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 690,497
Charged Adsorbents for Capture of Carbon Dioxide Directly from AirForse, Dr AUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 200,885
Collaborative Computational Project in NMR CrystallographyHodgkinson, Professor PDurham, University ofChemistry 273,143
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesRedfield, Professor CUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 17,770
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 344,249
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesButts, Professor CPUniversity of BristolChemistry 20,103
Core Equipment to underpin the National Crystallography Service 2020-Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 421,230
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
CSEC-Based Facility for Advanced X-ray Characterisation of MaterialsMount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghCollege of Science and Engineering 1,050,000
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Irvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,562,333
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 489,820
EPI2SEM: EPItaxial growth and in-situ analysis of 2-dimensional SEMiconductorsPatane, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 2,938,943
EPSRC Core Capital University of YorkFulton, Professor BUniversity of YorkUniversity of York 648,245
EPSRC Core Equipment at Southampton 2020Spearing, Professor SMUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Engineering 704,500
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020van der Hoek, Professor WUniversity of LiverpoolFaculty of Science and Engineering 594,430
Ferroelectric gating for agile and reconfigurable 2D electronicsAlexe, Professor MUniversity of WarwickPhysics 840,197
FNR - Fundamentals of Negative Capacitance: Towards New Low Power ElectronicsZubko, Professor PUCLPhysics and Astronomy 464,861
HarwellXPS DevelopmentDavies, Professor PRCardiff UniversityChemistry 304,934
High Energy Powder X-ray Diffraction for Advanced Materials CharacterisationBrown, Professor CTAUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 726,498
High performance Wide spectral range Nanoprobe (HiWiN)Kolosov, Professor OVLancaster UniversityPhysics 745,943
High Resolution Ion Beam Analysis FacilityWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 1,570,473
Hybrid pixel detector upgrade for electron energy loss spectrometerRamasse, Professor QUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 500,000
KB mirror project for XMaSHase, Professor TPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 468,000
Laser-PEEM/LEEM Facility for Multidisciplinary Nanoscience ImagingDhesi, Dr SSDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 805,845
Light Element Analysis Facility - LEAFIrvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,550,692
Magnetic Properties Measurement System for Manchester and National EPR FacilityMcInnes, Professor EJLUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 732,173
Making a miniature SunWilliams, Professor OACardiff UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy 201,938
Measurement Suite for the Accelerated Design of Advanced, Quantum and Functional MaterialsLee, Professor SUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 1,352,178
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multidisciplinary Underpinning Instrumentation investmentTurner, Dr T SUniversity of HuddersfieldResearch and Enterprise 394,000
Multi-user Equipment at the University of LeedsPlant, Professor NUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,072,000
Next Generation Advanced Materials - Structure-Property RelationshipsGibbs, Dr AUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,196,714
Novel Multiferroic Perovskites through Systematic DesignSenn, Dr MSUniversity of WarwickChemistry 387,427
Oxide and chalcogenide MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapour deposition)Irvine, Professor SJCSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 2,639,023
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
Quantifying the Dynamic Response in Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): A Platform for Tuning Chemical Space in Porous MaterialsFletcher, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeChemical and Process Engineering 423,306
Quantifying the Dynamic Response in Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): A Platform for Tuning Chemical Space in Porous MaterialsDuren, Professor TUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 381,279
Quantifying the Dynamic Response in Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): A Platform for Tuning Chemical Space in Porous MaterialsBrammer, Professor LUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 501,245
Quantum dynamics of electrons in emerging van der Waals devicesGreenaway, Dr MTLoughborough UniversityPhysics 278,181
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsKorsunsky, Professor AMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 488,160
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materialsMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 236,595
Rich Nonlinear Tomography for advanced materials (LEAD)Lionheart, Professor WRBUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 635,422
Support for the UKCP consortiumProbert, Professor MUniversity of YorkPhysics 471,671
Support for the UKCP consortiumMolteni, Professor CKings College LondonPhysics 9,987
Surrey Multi-User Transmission Electron Microscope with X-ray Analysis and TomographySampson, Professor DDUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 662,000
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
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 FacilityWilliamson, Dr PTFUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Biological Sciences 51,797
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research Facility: EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Brown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 250,000
Tomographic Imaging: UK Collaborative Computational ProjectsWithers, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 296,693
York: Transforming Research-Oriented Software EngineeringHasnip, Dr PJUniversity of YorkPhysics 810,261

Total Number of Grants: 61
Total Value of Grants: £55,141,238

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