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Giving everyone the means of research, invention and innovation at university

The Imperial College Advanced Hackspace brings together academics from many different disciplines, to meet, socialise and collaborate. Co-directors Professor Oscar Ces, Dr Billy Wu and Dr Nick Jones explain what the Hackspace does, and how it came about.

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Telling Tales of Engagement Competition 2018

The Digital Economy (DE) Theme is running a competition designed to help capture and promote the impact that your Research Council funded digital economy research is having. Three prizes of £10,000 are available to support researchers to further tell the story of research impact in an interesting and engaging way to a wider audience.

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New Quantum Technologies funding boosts sector as annual showcase opens

2018 Quantum Technologies Showcase celebrates progress of nation programme and newly funded projects.

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call: Invitation for proposals

Establishing a Research Centre for Securing Digital Technologies at the Periphery

EPSRC, on behalf of UKRI, is seeking to make a step-change in the broad research areas of cyber security, designing in trust, privacy, security and resilience associated with the Internet of Things (IoT) through this call. This will establish a Research Centre focusing on Security of Digital Technologies at the Periphery (SDTaP).

This article relates to the following themes Digital economy ICT
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My career: a chain reaction of opportunities

Victoria Thomas, Nuclear Regular at the Environment Agency, reflects on her career which began with early funding from EPSRC.

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Discipline hopping – a gateway to increased creativity or mainstay of the indecisive?

Dr Jillian Couto shares the experience of her discipline hop from Biology to Engineering.

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New Active Building Centre to transform the UK construction and energy sectors through the deployment of solar-powered buildings

A new Active Building Centre that aims to remove barriers and accelerate market adoption of new solar-powered building design was given the green light by The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond last month during a visit to Wales.

This article relates to the following themes Energy Engineering
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call: Invitation for proposals

Frontier Engineering: Progression Grants

EPSRC is inviting the existing Frontier Engineering Centres to apply for further funding to provide a baseline of flexible support (a platform) that can be used for the retention of key staff, feasibility studies, longer-term research and international networking to specifically enhance the sustainability and impact of the Frontier Engineering Centres. These awards are similar in nature to the previous EPSRC ‘Platform Grants’ scheme. This is a closed call for the existing centres funded through the Frontier Engineering scheme in 2012.

This article relates to the following themes Energy Engineering Healthcare technologies ICT Manufacturing the future Physical Sciences
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EPSRC re-opens applications for e-infrastructure and Physical Sciences Strategic Advisory Bodies

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is welcoming applications for membership of its strategic advisory bodies.

This article relates to the following themes Physical Sciences Research Infrastructure
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New wireless device can aid recovery of breast cancer patients

Patient studies of a new sensing device prove it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery.  

This article relates to the following themes Engineering Healthcare technologies
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EPSRC announces £8 million capital awards to support Early Career Researchers

Awards to 36 institutions across UK will support Early Career Researchers undertaking new research and enhance career development prospects. 

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Portable 'tricorder' scans life signs

Scientists from the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow have developed a handheld device for taking medical readings from patients, and transferring the data to a smartphone.

This article relates to the following themes Digital economy Healthcare technologies ICT
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An opportunity to join the EPSRC RISE cohort: Develop your communications and engagement skills

EPSRC is offering a 'Public Affairs and Media Training' opportunity for EPSRC-supported researchers.

This article relates to the following themes All themes
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EPSRC announces further £14 million to keep UK Catalysis Hub sparking

New investment into the UK's Catalysis Hub to support a nationwide collaborative research programme involving universities across the UK.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering Manufacturing the future Physical Sciences
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call: Invitation for proposals

UK-ROK Civil Nuclear Research Programme Phase 2

EPSRC and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) seek collaborative research applications with UK- and Republic of Korea (ROK)-based principal investigators covering research challenges in the areas of nuclear waste management, decontamination and environmental assessment, and robotics for decommissioning/decontamination.

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