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EPSRC publishes 2017/18 Annual Report and Accounts

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has published its Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year 2017/18.

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call: Expression of interest

Building research leadership consortia for Quantum Technology Research Hubs

A call for research leaders who will be part of the quantum technology consortia will open on the 16 July 2018. The Expression of Interest (EoI) will be for academic research leaders to join the consortia who will develop the second phase Quantum Technology Research Hub proposals.

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EPSRC Twitter Feed

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In the latest #EPSRCBlog, Caleb Sawade @McLarenApplied explains how exploring your creative side can help you achie… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Alzheimer’s could be better treated thanks to a breakthrough discovery in the properties of the metals in the brain… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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RT @HDR_UK: NEWS: £37.5m investment in Digital Innovation Hubs to tackle Britain’s biggest health challenges bit.ly/2NiKP1P @UKRI_…

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call: Invitation for outlines

Call for National Research Facility Statements of Community Need (2018)

This is the fifth call for Statements of Community Need for new and existing National Research Facilities that will support excellent engineering and physical sciences research. Previously known as mid-range facilities, these facilities provide leading edge capabilities and technique development at a national level and/or access to European research facilities.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering ICT Physical Sciences Research Infrastructure
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call: Invitation for proposals

University Defence Research Collaboration in Signal Processing, Phase 3 Application Themes

The aim of this Call is to fund one or two grants of up to £1 million and three years' duration (depending on size) in each of two areas of signal processing of defence relevance: "Imaging and detection through complex media" and "Electromagnetic environment". This Call is part of the third phase of EPSRC and MOD's University Defence Research Collaboration in Signal Processing.

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ISCF Transforming Construction Network Plus

Network Plus Call announced for Transforming Construction.

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call: Expression of interest

Quantum Technology Hubs Consortia Building - Expressions of Interest

An Expression of Interest (EoI) call to join consortia of research leaders to develop Quantum Technology Research Hubs in a second phase of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme is planned for July 2018.

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Innovative technologies to transform construction

Construction Sector Deal launched to transform construction through innovative technologies to increase productivity.

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The bigger the better? Why less is more

Professor Ian Strachan discusses EPSRC's New Investigators Award scheme from a mathematician's point of view.

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Skeleton athlete design wins triple Olympic gold

In February 2018, Lizzy Yarnold sped to gold medal success in the skeleton event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics – repeating her triumph four years earlier at the Sochi games in Russia. But her double achievement was not just a reward for her dedication and athleticism, it was also a triumph for UK engineering design.

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Fast-track algorithms drive F1/Supercar success

A long-standing R&D collaboration between Professor Malcolm Smith, from the University of Cambridge, and legendary British supercar maker and Formula One giant, McLaren, has led to revolutionary suspension technology now employed in all Formula One cars, and which could have wider applications, such as in the railways of the future.

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call: Invitation for proposals

ISCF Prospering from the Energy Revolution - Call for the Energy Revolution Research Consortium

UKRI expects to commit up to £8 million (80% FEC) to support a single Core Energy Revolution Research Consortium (ERRC Core) and up to £4 million (80% FEC) of extra funding, subject to budgets and approval of the ISCF PFER Programme board, for further key research (ERRC Plus) related to the Core activity.

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call: Collaborative research

Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) US/UK Collaborative Funding Opportunity

The UKRI Energy Programme, led by EPSRC, would like to advise UK researchers to the developments within the Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) US/UK Collaborative Funding Opportunity.

(Please note: the opening date of this call is still TBC; however, it will be during August 2018.)

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Robotic surgery breakthrough

Professor Sanja Dogramadzi, from Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), University of the West of England, has led the development of a ground-breaking robotic system that enables surgeons to put joint fractures back together using a minimally invasive approach. Supported by an underpinning EPSRC investment, it is the first robot-assisted system designed to deal with this problem. 

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news: Media Coverage

Carbon discovery has battery promise

New form of carbon could improve safety, power and lifespan of batteries

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