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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Polymer Materials) 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 (£)
"Meta-chemistry": Nanoscale chemical control using spatially localised solvent heatingKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 945,107
3D Volume Microscopy and TEM Sample Preparation of Complex Hybrid NanostructuresBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 823,184
A National Network for Applications of High-Field NMR in the Life and Physical SciencesUhrin, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 1,368,030
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaBradley, Professor JWUniversity of LiverpoolElectrical Engineering and Electronics 369,495
A novel coating technology based upon polyatomic ions from plasmaShort, Professor RDLancaster UniversityChemistry 604,590
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
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Block copolymer-enabled mesopore sensingGuldin, Dr SUCLChemical Engineering 463,773
Correlative Mapping of Crystal Orientation and Chemistry at the NanoscaleHaigh, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,385,872
Functional Polyesters from Renewable Monomers Through a New Reaction MechanismShaver, Professor MPUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 214,899
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
IBA-DAPNe: a new system for sub-micron scale molecular speciation and quantificationBailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 513,369
Integrated atomic force and confocal fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with fibre-coupled infrared detector for materials researchMartin-Fabiani, Dr ILoughborough UniversityMaterials 817,064
Molecular Manufacturing of Macroscopic ObjectsSmoukov, Dr SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 1,180,624
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multifunctional Scanning MicroscopyHickey, Professor BUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 811,642
Origin of the Strong Induced Chiroptical Effect in Semiconducting Polymer/Helicene BlendsZeng, Dr XUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 355,776
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
Solid-State NMR at 1.0 GHz: A World-Leading UK Facility to Deliver Advances in Chemistry, Biology and Materials ScienceBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 7,889,144
The Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanoequipment User FacilityBrown, Dr APUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 201,946
University of Bradford - Equipment AccountCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 3,419,000

Total Number of Grants: 22
Total Value of Grants: £31,768,278

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