- EPSRC announces £8 million capital awards to support Early Career Researchers
Awards to 36 institutions across UK will support Early Career Researchers undertaking new research and enhance career development prospects.
- Portable "tricorder" scans life signs
Scientists from the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow have developed a handheld device for taking medical readings from patients, and transferring the data to a smartphone.
- An opportunity to join the EPSRC RISE cohort: Develop your communications and engagement skills
EPSRC is offering a 'Public Affairs and Media Training' opportunity for EPSRC-supported researchers.
- EPSRC announces further £14 million to keep UK Catalysis Hub sparking
New investment into the UK's Catalysis Hub to support a nationwide collaborative research programme involving universities across the UK.
- Could you be this year's EPSRC Science Photo Competition winner?
On Tuesday 9 October 2018, EPSRC will be launching its sixth Science Photo Competition. As in previous years, the competition is open to all EPSRC-supported researchers and EPSRC-supported doctoral students and this is your chance to share your research through pictures and win top prizes.
Tuesday 9 October 2018 sees the launch of the sixth EPSRC Science Photo Competition.
- Future of Quantum Technology given significant funding boost
Next wave of funding committed for the four quantum technology research hubs across the UK.
- New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants
A new system is being rolled out today (27 September 2018) as a first step towards supporting the continuity of funding for UK organisations which have been awarded grants from the European Union’s flagship programme for science and innovation, Horizon 2020.
- Second round of business-led Prosperity Partnerships that link Research with Industry launched
Seven new Prosperity Partnerships projects that will build links between the UK's research base and leading industry partners unveiled
- EPSRC appoints twelve Strategic Advisory Network (SAN) members
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed twelve new members of its Strategic Advisory Network (SAN).
- New Hub to drive vaccine discovery, development and manufacturing revolution
A new Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research Hub to improve responses to outbreaks to deadly pandemics is launched.
- Elderly could keep their mobility, thanks to the 'right trousers'
Researchers at the University of Bristol are developing ‘smart trousers’ with artificial ‘muscles’ which could help the elderly and disabled with their mobility.
- Professor Thomas Rodden honoured with Fellowship to the Royal Academy of Engineering
Professor Thomas Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.
- Engineering new solutions to the challenges of the future
£18 million for three programme grants to develop new engineering approaches to reducing carbon emissions, improving energy efficiency, and production and efficacy of medicine and pharmaceuticals
- Lens on Research and Innovation – explore the breadth and impact of the EPSRC portfolio
Explore the EPSRC portfolio through either a sector or lifestyle lens
- Turning waste plastics into hydrogen ignites media interest
Researchers at Swansea University have attracted media attention after that they found a way to turn discarded plastic into hydrogen to fuel cars.
- A world without mathematical sciences?
Mathematical sciences research impacts every aspect of our lives today and into the future
- Connected Nation Pioneers Competition - finalists
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are proud to announce the sixteen finalists in our UK-wide competition recognising exceptional research contributions towards the development of a Connected Nation.
- Je-S service now available
The Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) service is now available again following the recent outage.
- Robot chemist uses AI to discover new molecules
A robotic system which makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to learn from chemical reactions and discover new molecules as a result, has been developed by chemists at the University of Glasgow.
- Inclusion Matters - EPSRC announces £5.5 million for projects to address Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Eleven projects launched at universities across the UK to improve equality, diversity and inclusion within engineering and the physical sciences