- EPSRC announces review of support for doctoral education
A review launched today, 16 January 2020, will consider doctoral education offered through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
- Quick, cool wash cycles gentler on clothes and microfibres
Shorter, cooler washes help clothes look better for longer and release fewer microfibres, shows EPSRC-funded research into washing machines’ impact on clothes and the environment.
- Decarbonising Heating and Cooling for Net Zero - Survey of Needs
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are seeking input to understand how research, including training and demonstration activities can best inform and accelerate the transition to net zero heating and cooling for the UK.
- EPSRC Executive Chair recognised in New Year's Honours
Professor Lynn Gladden, Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), has been appointed a Dame for services to academic and industrial research in chemical engineering.
- Physical Sciences - providing solutions to the key questions of our age
A showcase event featuring leading researchers from across the UK celebrated the far-reaching impact of the physical sciences, from quantum physics and two-dimensional materials to sustainable plastics.
- Continued UK membership of IIASA, and Co-Investigator eligibility for IIASA
The three UKRI councils, NERC, ESRC and EPSRC are pleased to confirm funding for a further five years of the UK membership of the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).
- UKRI SPF Clean Air: Scoping Workshop
The Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Clean Air programme is planning a series of workshops in early 2020 to scope upcoming funding opportunities through the programme.
- EPSRC hosts regional community engagement meetings
EPSRC Chief Executive, Professor Lynn Gladden, has completed a nationwide series of Town Meetings to engage with people from across sectors on all aspects of EPSRC’s portfolio, including its new Delivery Plan.
- Researchers' theory predicts the lifespan of liquid droplets
Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed a new understanding of how liquids evaporate into vapour, pointing to potential applications for engineering design.
- Cray named as hardware provider for UK's most powerful supercomputer
Cray has been awarded the contract to supply the hardware for the next national supercomputer, ARCHER2, following a procurement exercise delivered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
- Recruitment of EPSRC Science, Engineering and Technology Board (SETB)
EPSRC are recruiting members to the new Science, Engineering and Technology Board from across our stakeholder groups to provide advice and guidance on the scientific, engineering, and technology aspects of our portfolio.
- Research and industry leaders to develop technologies of tomorrow
Leading researchers will team up with major industry names to place the UK at the forefront of efforts to build quantum computers, protect wireless networks from cyber-attacks and research the next generation of hybrid electric vehicles.
- Light-activated compound destroys cancer cells' energy source
EPSRC-funded researchers use light to activate a cancer-killing compound which attacks the NADH co-enzyme – a vital energy-producing machinery in the cancer cells.
- EPSRC reopens applications for strategic advisory bodies
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has reopened applications for membership of two of its Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs).
- New EPSRC brand launched as part of unified UKRI identity
A new brand for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has been launched today as part of a unified identity for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
- UK-US Collaboration for Digital Scholarship in Cultural Institutions
EPSRC is pleased to be involved in the UK-US Collaboration for digital scholarship in cultural institutions through the Digital Economy programme.
- Global Grand Challenges Summit: Engineering in an unpredictable world
EPSRC, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is proud to be supporting this year’s Global Grand Challenges Summit, the second in a series of summits jointly hosted by the UK, US, and Chinese academies of Engineering.
- Chemistry professor awarded fellowship to research plastics production
Five-year Established Career Fellowship awarded to chemistry professor to research the production of plastics.
- EPSRC appoints Deputy Executive Chair
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed Professor Charlotte Deane as Deputy Executive Chair.
- Networks to prepare UK transport for a low carbon future
Five new networks will help to tackle climate change by removing barriers to low carbon transport in the UK, ranging from commercial flights using electric airplanes to decarbonised freight transport and hydrogen-fuelled cars.