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EPSRC Support by Research Topic in Biophysics

We classify grants using one or more research topics. Value is the total value of the grants awarded, not the proportion assigned to different research topics, so it does not show the level of investment in different research areas.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A fresh look at visual sampling: How are fixational eye-movements optimised? [PhysFEM]Smithson, Professor HEUniversity of OxfordExperimental Psychology 2,019,867
An Artificial RibosomeTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 664,201
An Artificial RibosomeO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 581,943
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
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsMcHale, Professor GUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 477,843
Biofilm Resistant Liquid-like Solid Surfaces in Flow SituationsChen, Professor JNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 457,503
Bio-inspired active sheets: control of membrane shape dynamics by force-generating biopolymer networksKoester, Dr DVUniversity of WarwickWarwick Medical School 597,117
Biophysics of cancer: modelling and assessing physical resistance to therapyPeyman, Dr SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 343,320
CCP5++: Integrating Computer Simulation of Condensed Phases with experiments and data science.Carbone, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 366,829
CCPBioSim: Biomolecular Simulation at the Life Science InterfaceHarris, Dr SUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 345,687
CMMI-EPSRC: A novel multifunctional platform to study cell and nuclear mechanosensingSmutny, Dr MUniversity of WarwickWarwick Medical School 876,547
Dead vs Alive Quantum Biology: Magnetoreception Enabled via Non-MarkovianityKattnig, Dr D RUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 571,293
Development of a biophysical toolkit to monitor and manipulate matrix remodelling in organoid based models of human diseaseGentleman, Dr EKings College LondonCraniofacial Dev and Stem Cell Biology 511,824
Dynamic Mass Photometry: A new method for studying membrane protein dynamics and interactionsKukura, Professor PUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 485,185
Dynamic physicochemical nanoscale imaging at the solid-liquid interfaceGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,171,682
Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft materialCharras, Dr GTUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 511,227
Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft materialYeomans, Professor JUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 398,151
Early-stage embryo as an active self-tuning soft materialWeijer, Professor KUniversity of DundeeSchool of Life Sciences 879,973
Elucidating the pathways for human tooth enamel mineralisation by 4D microscopy and microfluidicsTan, Professor JUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 2,407,952
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol ScienceReid, Professor JPUniversity of BristolChemistry 7,091,268
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical Biology - Innovation for the Life SciencesBarter, Dr LMCImperial College LondonChemistry 6,418,363
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Non-Equilibrium SystemsBhaseen, Dr MJKings College LondonMathematics 3,913,751
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2)Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 5,903,131
Establishing an overseas collaboration to explore the use of digital holographic microscopy to study the biomechanics of fibrous substratesOrtega Asencio, Dr IUniversity of SheffieldClinical Dentistry 22,560
Exploiting microbial cell factories for manufacturing biodegradable film packaging from recalcitrant waste streamWelton, Professor TImperial College LondonChemistry 310,825
Femtosecond to Millisecond Photo-dynamics of Third Generation Fluorescent ProteinsMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 454,049
High performance Wide spectral range Nanoprobe (HiWiN)Kolosov, Professor OVLancaster UniversityPhysics 745,943
High Resolution Imaging Using Transient BindersHeath, Dr GRUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 1,219,312
Imaging Chemical Dynamics with Ultrafast Laser SpectroscopyBurt, Dr MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,137,597
Infections in complex physical environments: Life and death in the sinusesPilizota, Professor TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Biological Sciences 898,309
Infections in complex physical environments: Life and death in the sinusesLauga, Professor EUniversity of CambridgeApplied Maths and Theoretical Physics 1,273,935
Instrument Development: A lab-scale soft X-ray microscope for biological systemsFrey, Professor JGUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,039,483
Integration of functional and structural knowledge across scales to decipher information processing in the mammalian brainSchaefer, Professor AThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 1,984,146
Interrogating the nisin:lipid II interaction: a chemical biology approachTabor, Professor AUCLChemistry 759,213
Irreversible Molecular Glues to Activate Anti-Cancer Interactome of 14-3-3sigmaDoveston, Dr RGUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 410,167
KinoGlu: A Chemical Strategy to illuminate CNS BiologyFarnaby, Dr WUniversity of DundeeSchool of Life Sciences 427,008
Local Tracking of Single Ions Dynamics at Solid-Liquid InterfacesVoitchovsky, Professor KDurham, University ofPhysics 1,171,291
Mechanochemistry of gram-positive bacterial adhesins - towards the rational design of anti-invasive strategiesTapia-Rojo, Dr RKings College LondonPhysics 158,072
MOLSImage: Combining Simulations and Imaging to Deliver Next Generation Tools for Studying Bacterial Cell Envelopes.Khalid, Professor SUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 1,465,014
Non-Benzenoid Fluorophores to Enable New Imaging ModalitiesLewis, Dr SEUniversity of BathChemistry 764,595
Novel Characterisation of Nanoparticles as Lung Surfactant Protein Substitutes towards New Treatments for Infant Respiratory Distress SyndromeCampbell, Dr RAUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Health Sciences 288,308
On-chip bio-opto-mechanics: Controlling phonon-assisted processes in single biomoleculesSapienza, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 105,159
Optimising light-tissue interaction to enable multiscale imaging of neuronal dynamics deep within the neocortexBooth, Professor MUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 513,309
Optimising light-tissue interaction to enable multiscale imaging of neuronal dynamics deep within the neocortexSilver, Professor RAUCLNeuroscience Physiology and Pharmacology 1,916,173
oxDNA3 - Introducing Sequence-Specific Curvature And Elasticity Into A Coarse-Grained DNA ModelHenrich, Dr OUniversity of StrathclydePhysics 431,761
Physics of Life Network+ (PoLNet3)Leake, Professor MCUniversity of YorkPhysics 881,251
Probing the mechano-biology of cell-cell adhesion in a novel single cell assayKoester, Dr DVUniversity of WarwickWarwick Medical School 165,354
Quantifying the risk of precipitating drug induced crystalluria (XTALURIA)Kavanagh, Dr ONewcastle UniversitySch of Pharmacy 332,146
Raman Nanotheranostics - RaNT - developing the targeted diagnostics and therapeutics of the future by combining light and functionalised nanoparticlesStone, Professor NUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 5,752,646
Reverse engineering morphogenesisBriscoe, Dr JThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 405,606
Reverse engineering morphogenesisCharras, Dr GTUCLLondon Centre for Nanotechnology 518,833
Reverse Engineering MorphogenesisSaunders, Dr TUniversity of WarwickWarwick Medical School 643,284
Statistical physics of cognitionSchultz, Professor SRImperial College LondonBioengineering 2,165,717
Structure, mechanism and assembly of a nano-scale biological rotary electric motorBerry, Professor RMUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 2,042,298
Supramolecular structure predictions validated from sparse experimental dataBode, Dr BEUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 454,684
Sustainable manufacture of biodegradable film packaging from recalcitrant waste streamsPandhal, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 758,964
Sustainable manufacture of biodegradable film packaging from recalcitrant waste streamsWan, Professor CUniversity of WarwickWMG 246,888
The Biophysics of Mesoscale, Reversible, Biomolecular AssembliesLeake, Professor MCUniversity of YorkPhysics 2,022,041
The elasticity of male fertility by means of phonon microscopyPerez-Cota, Dr FUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 157,913
The Open Data Exchange Ecosystem in Proteomics: Evolving its UtilityVizcaino, Dr JEMBL GroupOMICs 131,897
The York Physics of Pyrenoids Project (YP3): Nanostructured Biological LLPS:Next-Level-Complexity Physics of CO2-fixing OrganellesLeake, Professor MCUniversity of YorkPhysics 1,956,548
Theoretical Condensed Matter Cambridge - Critical Mass GrantPayne, Professor MCUniversity of CambridgePhysics 2,997,306
Thermodynamics of Growing Active and Living MatterTjhung, Dr EThe Open UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 1,009,749
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesTerrill, Dr NJDiamond Light SourceScience Division 91,291
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesLee, Professor PUCLMechanical Engineering 323,799
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesSherratt, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Biological Sciences 48,100
Transforming molecular biophysics with mass photometryKukura, Professor PUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,768,065
UK Japan collaboration on mesoscopic multiphoton neuroimaging technologySchultz, Professor SRImperial College LondonBioengineering 50,143
Understanding self-organised tissue patterning across scalesFletcher, Dr AGUniversity of SheffieldMathematics and Statistics 1,420,181

Total Number of Grants: 70
Total Value of Grants: £91,959,255

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