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Four new fellowships have been announced, to support senior researchers in areas of manufacturing at the frontiers of technological change.

AEngD / EPSRC research shows Engineering Doctorates lead to new engineering knowledge, innovations, and future industry leaders.

A summary of responses from the community consultation on the potential Technology Touching Life initiative.

Childhood memories of sticky hands from melting ice cream cones could soon become obsolete, thanks to a new food ingredient.

Researchers at the University of Nottingham are to receive a £5.4 million grant for research aimed at accelerating the discovery and application of new advanced materials in healthcare.

Researchers at University of Liverpool and University College London to receive £6.65 million grant to seek new advanced materials for the energy sector.

Scientists have made non-magnetic metals magnetic for the first time.

Professor Andrew Blake appointed Institute Director and further strategic partnerships announced.

Dr Lesley Thompson has been appointed as Elsevier’s Director of Academic and Government Strategic Alliances, UK, with effect from 01 November 2015.

EPSRC’s Council has requested that an independent review of fusion and fission research to assess the impact of prior investment and to inform future investment strategy for nuclear energy research and training. The survey closes at noon on Friday 21 August.

David Cameron announced the £4 million investment from EPSRC during a trade mission to Malaysia and Singapore.

Practical measures to aid landslip prevention and enhance track stability are among the improvements pinpointed by recent research that will mean rail passengers face fewer speed restrictions, delays and cancellations in future - and will help the UK rail industry achieve multi-million-pound savings.

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) jointly award £16 million for stratified medicine.

The EPSRC is pleased to announce the newest members of our strategic advisory bodies in ICT and E-infrastructure.

Professor Philip Nelson, Chief Executive of EPSRC, has been elected as the next Chair of the RCUK Executive Group.

Experts from Cardiff University have designed and built the UK's first purpose-built, low-cost energy smart house, capable of exporting more energy to the national electricity grid than it uses.

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) announced today that the United Kingdom (UK) has become its newest member country.

A new laser sensor that monitors blood glucose levels without penetrating the skin could transform the lives of millions of people living with diabetes.

Centres at Universities of York, Bath, Nottingham, Swansea University, UCL , Newcastle University will draw in £22million from partners.

Dr Patrick Farrell, an EPSRC Early Career Research Fellow in the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford, has won the 2015 Wilkinson prize for numerical software, which is awarded once every four years.

The new RAS Network brings together UK's key capabilities to drive strengths in robotics research and engineering.

Scientists have developed aircraft wings that can detect and repair tiny cracks.

Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson, announces four new EPSRC's Council members and the re-appointment of one current member.

An update on Delivery Plan engagement and next steps.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) today announced the appointment of Howard Covington as the Chair of The Alan Turing Institute.

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