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EPSRC publishes detailed ethnicity data

Data published today outline the underrepresentation of ethnic minority researchers in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)’s portfolio. Addressing this underrepresentation is a key priority for EPSRC and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the data will inform ongoing work that supports this goal.

EPSRC publishes detailed ethnicity data
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EPSRC appoints sixteen Strategic Advisory Network members

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed 16 new members of its Strategic Advisory Network (SAN). The SAN provides the EPSRC Executive with strategic advice to assist in developing, implementing and modifying plans, and to make appropriate recommendations to EPSRC’s Council.

EPSRC appoints sixteen Strategic Advisory Network members
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New funding for national consortium to model COVID-19 pandemic

A national consortium will bring together modellers to produce rigorous predictions for the COVID-19 pandemic to advise UK government bodies. It will receive £3 million funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The ‘Joint UNIversities Pandemic and Epidemiological Research’ (JUNIPER) consortium brings together leading mathematical and statistical modellers from seven UK universities.

New funding for national consortium to model COVID-19 pandemic
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New approaches to data science

A team of EPSRC-funded mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists are driving the development and application of topological data analysis to improve existing data science techniques and solve real-world problems.

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Framing STEM Gender Equality Initiatives

Dr Lynn Farrell at QUB discusses how to increase support for Gender Equality Initiatives (GEIs).

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Strathclyde strides ahead in innovative medicines manufacturing

Long before COVID-19 exploded across the globe, the world of pharmaceuticals was transforming. Medicines’ journey from bench to bedside had to change in response to new pressures and possibilities on the one hand, an ageing population, rising healthcare costs and the increasing importance of environmental sustainability; on the other, exciting opportunities are being developed in western Scotland in personalised medicines and patient-centric healthcare.

This article relates to the following themes Healthcare technologies Manufacturing the future
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Powering the future of offshore wind farms

Supported by EPSRC, computer modelling and stratified-flow wind-tunnel simulation is being used for the first time to improve the efficiency, reliability and operational life of large offshore wind farms.

This article relates to the following themes Energy
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Embedding EDI in EPSRC policy, partners and practice: a Strategic Advisory Group perspective

Professor Sarah Sharples, Pro-Vice Chancellor in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and People, reflects on the work of the EPSRC EDI Strategic Advisory Group and the diversity challenges in the research base.

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Paving the way for self-sufficient buildings

EPSRC funded project is developing low-cost solar technologies that can make buildings energy self-sufficient.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering
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Building a resilient cyber secure future

Cybersecurity trailblazer Centre for Secure Information Technologies at Queen’s University Belfast has sparked the emergence of a thriving local hotbed of cybersecurity excellence with a rising global profile.

This article relates to the following themes Digital economy
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How do you build and install a supercomputer?

Professor Mark Parsons, Director of EPCC at the University of Edinburgh explains the complexities of launching the UK’s next national research supercomputer.

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