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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
Capital award for Core EquipmentSampson, Professor DDUniversity of SurreyVice Provost (Research & Innovation) 300,000
Capital Award for Core Equipment at UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 650,000
Core Equipment at the University of LeedsLinfield, Professor EHUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 550,000
Correlative Mapping of Crystal Orientation and Chemistry at the NanoscaleHaigh, Professor SJUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,385,872
Edinburgh Centre for Advanced Multi-Elemental Analysis (AMEA)Mount, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 400,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core EquipmentAbell, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeVice-Chancellor's Office 850,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 275,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2019McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 200,000
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment: University of OxfordGrant, Professor PUniversity of OxfordMaterials 699,972
Future-proofing SEM excellence at the University of BathKnight, Professor JUniversity of BathVice Chancellor's Office 225,000
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Funding AwardPender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 250,000
High Resolution High Throughput Mass Spectrometry to Characterise Materials, Chemicals, and BioCatalystsBarran, Professor PEUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,099,473
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
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
Molecular Photonic BreadboardsLeggett, Professor GUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 7,255,283
Multi-Dimensional Electron MicroscopeMidgley, Professor PAUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 3,086,304
Multifunctional Scanning MicroscopyHickey, Professor BUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 811,642
Multi-User X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Core EquipmentMeenan, Professor BJUniversity of UlsterSchool of Engineering 100,000
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
QMUL EPSRC Core Equipment BidWang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonResearch Support Services 125,000
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
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 FacilityGriffin, Dr JLancaster UniversityChemistry 22,420
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 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 FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across spatial and temporal scalesPenedo, Dr CUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 498,250
Ultra-fast, ultra-small and ultra-dilute: an integrated understanding of conjugated polymers in solution across temporal and spatial scalesSkabara, Professor PJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 324,425
University of Bradford - Equipment AccountCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 3,419,000
University of Nottingham - Core Equipment AwardCorner, Professor JUniversity of NottinghamResearch and Innovation 375,000

Total Number of Grants: 43
Total Value of Grants: £50,566,319

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