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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Materials For Energy Applications) 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 (£)
A Facility for Cryo-Enabled Multi-microscopy for Nanoscale Analysis in the Engineering and Physical Sciences (Cryo-EPS)Giuliani, Dr FImperial College LondonMaterials 10,294,044
A multi-scale, high-resolution, tri-beam facility for fast machining and 3D characterisationChiu, Dr YUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 1,970,213
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Professor VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
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
ATLAS - Automated high-throughput platform suite for accelerated molecular systems discoveryPetit, Dr CImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 1,281,110
Autonomous Mobile Robot ChemistsCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 690,497
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 Capital 2020Hartley, Professor SUniversity of SheffieldResearch Finance 967,240
Cryogenic Ultrafast Scattering-type Terahertz-probe Optical-pump Microscopy (CUSTOM)Curry, Professor RJUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 766,806
CSEC-Based Facility for Advanced X-ray Characterisation of MaterialsMount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghCollege of Science and Engineering 1,050,000
Durham University's EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofVice Chancellor's Office 850,000
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
Enabling the Cultural Shift to Materials 4.0Race, Dr C PUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 650,508
EPI2SEM: EPItaxial growth and in-situ analysis of 2-dimensional SEMiconductorsPatane, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 2,938,943
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Calder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Science and Engineering 1,089,500
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Rothberg, Professor SJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 675,448
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2020/21Head, Professor INewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 619,600
EPSRC Core Capital University of YorkFulton, Professor BUniversity of YorkUniversity of York 648,245
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2020: University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 875,000
EPSRC Core Equipment Call 2020 - Cranfield UniversityTerry, Professor LACranfield UniversitySchool of Water, Energy and Environment 423,022
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 Resolution Ion Beam Analysis FacilityWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 1,570,473
High-Throughput Fabrication and Characterisation for Discovery of Novel Energy MaterialsTAHIR, Dr AAUniversity of ExeterEngineering 202,191
Hybrid pixel detector upgrade for electron energy loss spectrometerRamasse, Professor QUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 500,000
Instilling Defect-Tolerance in ABZ2 Photovoltaic MaterialsHoye, Dr RImperial College LondonMaterials 437,299
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Laser-PEEM/LEEM Facility for Multidisciplinary Nanoscience ImagingDhesi, Dr SSDiamond Light SourcePhysical Sciences 805,845
Midlands Mag-Lab: A versatile magnetometry facility for advanced materials characterisationClark, Dr LUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 767,527
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
Multi-User Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 415,000
Optoelectronic properties of hybrid metal halide perovskites: from nanoscale to devicesMilot, Dr RUniversity of WarwickPhysics 382,934
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
Quantum Magnetometry FacilityBonato, Dr CHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 2,004,472
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Solution-Processed Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices (SolPV)Fermin, Professor DJUniversity of BristolChemistry 862,980
Solution-processed inorganic Thin-Film photovoltaic devices (SolPV)Tiwari, Dr DNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 607,164
Swansea University Core Equipment Award 2020: An Advanced Electro-Physical Surface Analysis SuiteGriffiths, Professor HRSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 649,790
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
Unveiling electron motion at surfaces and interfaces on ultrashort length and ultrafast time scalesJohnston, Professor MBUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,855,113

Total Number of Grants: 53
Total Value of Grants: £62,380,095

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