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Six new centres across the UK will lead world-leading, innovative research to allow citizens across the country to grasp the possibilities of the digital revolution, while addressing key challenges to their online safety and privacy.

A project has been launched to understand the risk of COVID-19 transmission in public transport and identify the best measures to control it.

A new fund, launched today, aims to support the development of innovative, life-changing new asthma technologies.

A new initiative launched today will provide mathematical sciences researchers with greater agility for early-stage idea generation and initial research through small funding grants.

The UK’s engineering and physical sciences community is being encouraged to take part in a series of surveys to inform plans to foster a diverse and inclusive research environment.

Following the launch of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Councils's (EPSRC) review of Support for Doctoral Education, two phases of engagement have taken place.

EPSRC are recruiting new members to the Strategic Advisory Network (SAN). The Strategic Advisory Network (SAN) provides the EPSRC Executive with advice and guidance on EPSRC policy development at a cross-cutting level.

The Henry Royce Institute for advanced materials research and innovation celebrated a key milestone earlier this year ahead of the new national hub becoming fully operational in 2021.

Walk-through scanners to map the human body and identify cancers, and robotic muscles to aid the recovery of stroke sufferers are among the visionary research projects announced today.

Research engineers, supported by EPSRC from UCL have achieved the world's fastest data transmission rate with an internet speed a fifth faster than the previous record.

Researchers funded by EPSRC and AHRC at the University of Bath, have been working with GB skeleton athletes to develop a new type of motion capture technology that can accurately track the performance of the athlete during push start phase of performance.

Four researchers have been awarded fellowships to support international climate negotiations ahead of the 26th Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) through the provision and interpretation of scientific evidence.

Researchers at Swansea University, Imperial College London and the University of Oxford have launched a project to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications.

A new, more flexible fellowship scheme, ‘Open’ and ‘Open Plus’ Fellowships, will be announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) during autumn/winter 2020.

Saturday 25 July marks 100 years since the birth of Rosalind Franklin, whose research helped change the world.

UK Research and Innovation has awarded £3 million to support six research networks that will investigate solutions to air pollution.

Five new Engineering Engagement Champions will be supported to inspire the public and introduce more members of underrepresented groups to engineering.

Antibodies derived from llamas have been shown to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus in lab tests, UK researchers announced today.

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have built an intelligent mobile robot scientist capable of carrying out its own experiments, which has already discovered a new catalyst.

A new National Research Facility (NRF) which represents a £10 million investment over 5 years from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in lab-based X-ray Computed Tomography, is set to launch in November this year.

As part of the partnership, each year ten holders of EPSRC engineering grants will be given WES membership, providing them with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of equality and diversity in engineering and engage with EPSRC.

One in three UK adults see a key role for the use of robotics in tackling the COVID-19 crisis and future pandemics, according to the results of a public poll released as part of UK Robotics Week.

EPSRC-supported researchers at the University of Southampton's Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics are developing a rapid bedside test for diagnosing neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (nRDS) in premature babies.

The world is currently on track to fulfil scenarios on diverting atmospheric CO2 to underground reservoirs, according to a new EPSRC-supported study by Imperial College London.

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