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A bit of mathematics is good for your health

Dr Kyle Wedgwood discusses his research career and his work at the EPSRC Centre for Predictive Modelling in Healthcare at Exeter University.

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Professor Tom Rodden, EPSRC Deputy Executive Chair, appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser to DCMS

Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and will begin his role in January 2019.

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Making the Right Trousers

Professor Johnathan Rossiter from the University of Bristol discusses the wearable robotic 'Smart Trousers' his team are developing to support the mobility and independence of older and disabled people.

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call: Invitation for proposals

Building Collaboration at the Physics of Life Interface

This is the first of two calls for proposals from a UKRI Physics of Life fund to support internationally leading research that requires collaborative, interdisciplinary working to address key challenges at the interface of physics and the life sciences. This UKRI call, led by EPSRC with support from BBSRC and MRC, is making available up to £15 million, to include £13.2 million of resource funding and £1.8 million of capital funding.

Please note that there is an "intent to submit" stage to this call, which must be submitted via the online form on the call page by 16:00 on 15 January 2019.

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call: Invitation for proposals

Airguide Photonics Collaboration Fund Call for Research Proposals

The EPSRC-funded Programme Grant Airguide Photonics includes a Collaboration Fund to enable the inclusion of new partners to bring additional value to the programme. Initial engagement will be via short research projects that support the objectives of the programme. UK-based academic researchers are invited to submit proposals for projects valued up to £50,000 (exceptionally up to £100,000), which directly or indirectly contribute to the key areas of the Airguide programme and which add benefit to the overall aims of the project.

This article relates to the following themes ICT
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Year of Engineering Advent Calendar

2018 saw the launch of the Year of Engineering, a year-long government led (Department of Transport) campaign to celebrate UK engineering and increase awareness and understand what engineers do.

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UK and China collaborate on Low Carbon manufacturing research projects

Academics in the UK and China will begin to collaborate on four new research projects that will explore methods of low carbon manufacturing in January 2019.

This article relates to the following themes Energy Manufacturing the future
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news: Press Release

Pioneering personalised heart models could improve cardiac care

Computer models that simulate the workings of individual patients' hearts could boost treatment of a common cardiac condition

This article relates to the following themes Healthcare technologies ICT
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Year of Engineering - EPSRC helping to build knowledge and skills base

Throughout 2018 EPSRC have been supporting the Year of Engineering and have partnered with IET and ITN productions to produce a special news programme entitled 'Year of Engineering - EPSRC helping to build knowledge and skills base'.

This article relates to the following themes Engineering
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Je-S system unavailable 23-26 November

The Je-S system will be unavailable from 21:00 on 23 November to 08:00 on 26 November. This is due to essential maintenance taking place.

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EPSRC announces Connected Nation Pioneers competition winners

The winners of the Connected Nation Pioneers competition were announced last night (Tuesday 20 November 2018), at an awards ceremony held at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.

This article relates to the following themes Digital economy ICT
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Newton Prize winners to use Mathematics to restore power to the people

UK and Chilean scientists are working on a project that will strengthen energy infrastructure to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.

This article relates to the following themes Energy Mathematical sciences
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Spin-out's sale could help transform diabetes treatment

The recent acquisition of Ziylo, a University of Bristol spin-out company rooted in leading-edge EPSRC-funded chemistry research, could mark a major turning-point in the drive to develop safer, more effective treatment of diabetes.

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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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call: Expression of interest

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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