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We are now reviewing our research area rationales to reflect how the research base has changed over the last five years. We are inviting input from the research base and wider stakeholders to help identify further evidence to support our own evidence, knowledge and analysis. (Update (14 April 2016): Guidance notes and forms updated - please visit this page for further details.)

Four projects that exploit light in innovative manufacturing processes and technologies have secured £2.7 million funding from the EPSRC.

Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Deputy CEO of EPSRC, a new position created to work alongside CEO Professor Philip Nelson while he also acts as Chair of UK Research and Innovation Strategic Executive.

An image of a gold chip that traps ions for use in quantum computing has come first in EPSRC's third science photography competition.

New computer model built on complex mathematics could make safer design of the 'fast ships' possible

From 01 September 2016, the EPSRC Physical Sciences Theme will be holding combined panel meetings for Standard, First and Fellowship applications.

The UK Research Councils today (18 March 2016) published the RCUK Strategic Priorities and Spending Plan 2016-20 on the RCUK website.

New research on blasts produced by IEDs and landmines will help improve safety for troops

A ground-breaking tracking system based on eye-safe lasers could enable aircraft and UAV's to transmit vital data to ground stations more securely, quickly and efficiently. 

The Research Councils have published a joint response to today's announcements of allocations from the research and innovation budget.

Forty universities share £167 million for doctoral training, £37 million for Quantum Technologies graduate skills, equipment and facilities

EPSRC grants £8.6 million to develop systems analysis for infrastructure planning and modelling of fluid dynamics at the nanoscale

New membrane wing design improves aerodynamic performance of MAVs.

The report 'Research Outputs 2015' provides an overview of data gathered by EPSRC during the first submission period of Researchfish, supplemented with data and information from other sources.

Researchers will share a £9 million fund to improve healthcare diagnosis and treatment, and support next generation research leaders.

The highlights from EPSRC’s Impact Report 2014/15

Seaweed offers the solution to transporting stem cells and wound treatment

Science and Engineering for a Successful Nation: an outcome based approach.

EPSRC is working with the academic community to prepare a series of "equipment roadmaps". Together with the Capital Equipment SAT, Photoelectron Spectroscopy has been identified as an area of focus for a roadmap.

A revolutionary new type of smart window could cut window-cleaning costs in tall buildings while reducing heating bills and boosting worker productivity.

Dr Lesley Thompson, EPSRC’s former Director of Research, was among several senior figures in the science and engineering community recognised in the New Year’s honours list.

Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, has today confirmed a new interdisciplinary Research Hub to drive forward UK research in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Six joint UK / Singapore research projects will develop new solutions to enhance systems and infrastructure resilience to cyber attacks.

Life Sciences Minister announces research centres to explore how mathematics and statistics can help to tackle serious health challenges

A survey is now open to understand the scientific research challenges that will require investment in the next generation of HPC resources.

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