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EPSRC Support by Research Topic in Complex fluids & soft solids

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
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 New Liquid-state 400MHz NMR Spectrometer for Molecular CharacterisationBrown, Professor CTAUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 925,000
ANTENNA - Advanced tools for predictive cleaning in a world of resource scarcityWilson, Professor MRDurham, University ofChemistry 2,188,999
Barocaloric materials for zero-carbon heat pumpsMoya, Dr XUniversity of CambridgeMaterials Science & Metallurgy 1,392,100
Co-creating a digital platform for the rapid development of sustainable polymer productsWindows-Yule, Dr C R KUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 624,188
Direct airborne particulate and bioaerosol capture using suspended liquid surfactant membranes for continuous biodetection and threat analysisMcCluskey, Dr DUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Physics, Eng & Computer Scienc 197,863
Dispersion and Dissolution of HydrocolloidsAdams, Professor MJUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 551,385
Dispersion and Dissolution of HydrocolloidsPeric, Professor DSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 337,467
DISPERSION AND DISSOLUTION OF HYDROCOLLOIDSWu, Professor CUniversity of SurreyChemical Engineering 749,741
Electrowetting-enhanced sustainable liquid films for collection of viable airborne pathogensCoudron, Dr LUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Engineering and Technology 200,798
Enabling precision engineering of complex chemical products for high value technology sectors.Brydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 1,584,600
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Formulation Engineering: Sustainable Structured ProductsFryer, Professor PJUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 5,488,271
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecules to ProductMartin, Professor EBUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 5,335,774
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2)Bain, Professor CDDurham, University ofChemistry 5,903,131
EPSRC Network in Materials for Quantum TechnologiesHaynes, Professor PDImperial College LondonMaterials 630,699
Exploring creativity and creative thinking as an effective tool in STEM public engagementDougan, Professor LUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 126,018
Extreme deformations of magneto- and electro-active membranes: A framework to model instabilities due to large multi-physics loads in thin structuresSaxena, Dr PUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 335,748
From interparticle forces to macroscopic yielding of soft amorphous solidsLiverpool, Professor TBUniversity of BristolPhysics 527,369
From Interparticle Forces to Macroscopic Yielding of Soft Amorphous SolidsJack, Dr RLUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 419,897
Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research HubFlorence, Professor AJUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 10,864,793
High resolution, cryogenic analytical and transfer scanning electron microscope (HR-CAT-SEM)Khlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,564,542
High-performance ultra-low-carbon Geopolymer heat Battery for thermochemical energy storage in net-zero buildings (GeoBattery)Ke, Dr XUniversity of BathArchitecture and Civil Engineering 318,435
Hysteresis of two-phase flows in porous and fractured media: From micro-scale Haines jumps to macro-scale pressure-saturation curvesHoltzman, Dr RCoventry UniversityCtr for Fluid and Complex Systems 288,791
Imaging for Multi-scale Multi-modal and Multi-disciplinary Analysis for EnGineering and Environmental Sustainability (IM3AGES)Dobson, Dr KUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 5,096,879
Integrating membrane processes into hydroponics systems to promote plant growth, recover added-value root exudates and recycle nutrientsPapaioannou, Dr ELancaster UniversityEngineering 201,124
Investigating liquid-like mineral phases in crowded mediaKim, Dr YUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 586,530
Mathematical framework for novel non-porous viscous fingering instabilitiesKowal, Dr KUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Mathematics & Statistics 349,165
Mathematical modelling of lava flows undergoing rheological evolutionTaylor-West, Mr JUniversity of BristolMathematics 320,133
Modelling the rheology of biopolymers and sustainable food systems: exploring new challenges for soft matter researchIlg, Dr PUniversity of ReadingMathematics and Statistics 49,420
Multiphase Multicomponent Lattice Boltzmann Method for Modelling Wetting on Liquid Infused SurfacesKusumaatmaja, Professor HDurham, University ofPhysics 1,151,142
Nanostructured Self-Assembly of Bio-Derived and Bio-Inspired Lipid-Based AmphiphilesHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,370,271
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
Novel Rechargeable Hybrid Redox Flow Battery Based on Particle-Stabilised Emulsions and H2 carriersPera-Titus, Professor MCardiff UniversityChemistry 258,789
Perfecting Halide Perovskites: From Precursor Ink Chemistry to Defect ControlNoel, Dr NKUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 1,700,817
PERMEATION OF POLYMER FLUIDS IN SOILS (PoPFS)Sheil, Dr BUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 286,155
PERMEATION OF POLYMER FLUIDS IN SOILS (POPFS)MacMinn, Professor CWUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 282,577
PERMEATION OF POLYMER FLUIDS IN SOILS (POPFS)O'Sullivan, Professor CImperial College LondonCivil & Environmental Engineering 624,245
Process Control and Novel Materials for the Reactive Jet Impingement ProcessDalgarno, Professor KWNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 1,145,057
Prosperity Partnerships Call 4 Strategic Students P&G and University of DurhamWilson, Professor MRDurham, University ofChemistry 83,949
Realising Functional Cellulosic Bio-based CompositesEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 1,561,994
Soft Matter and microfluidics for the next generation of applications in engineering and healthcareDel Giudice, Dr FSwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 19,129
SusAgriChem - Sustainable Formulation of Agri-Chemicals via Dynamic Molecular InterfacesAngeli, Professor PUCLChemical Engineering 936,263
SusAgriChem - Sustainable Formulation of Agri-Chemicals via Dynamic Molecular InterfacesAngeli, Professor PUCLChemical Engineering 936,263
Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD)Lyon, Professor SBUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 2,660,814
Sustainable manufacturing of circular economy elastomer productsChen, Professor BQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 1,247,406
The Centre in Advanced Fluid Engineering for Digital Manufacturing (CAFE4DM)Hardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 3,197,880
Ultra-Liquid-Repellent Surfaces: from wetting to anti-biofouling propertiesGao, Dr NUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 314,195
Under the skin of polishing - from nano to macroBingham, Professor PASheffield Hallam UniversityFaculty of Arts Computing Eng and Sci 32,564
Under the skin of polishing - from nano to macroCastagna, Dr JSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)The Hartree Centre 141,589
Under the skin of polishing - from nano to macroChen, Professor XLiverpool John Moores UniversitySchool of Engineering 286,788
Under the skin of polishing - from nano to macroWalker, Professor DDUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 522,021
Understanding hydrophobic interactions in cellulose nanofibresEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 24,040
Unravelling the Mechanisms of Self-Cleaning on Superhydrophobic and Liquid-Infused SurfacesNaga, Dr ADurham, University ofPhysics 346,187
XMaS: The National Material Science Beamline Research Facility at the ESRFLucas, Professor CAUniversity of LiverpoolPhysics 3,735,594
XMaS: The National Material Science Beamline Research Facility at the ESRFHase, Professor TPAUniversity of WarwickPhysics 3,738,163

Total Number of Grants: 55
Total Value of Grants: £75,777,181

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