- Changing the world with ideas
Supported by an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Impact Acceleration Account, this startup accelerator is helping students and staff at the University of Southampton change the world with their ideas.
- New approaches to data science
A team of EPSRC-funded mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists are driving the development and application of topological data analysis to improve existing data science techniques and solve real-world problems.
- Strathclyde strides ahead in innovative medicines manufacturing
Long before COVID-19 exploded across the globe, the world of pharmaceuticals was transforming. Medicines’ journey from bench to bedside had to change in response to new pressures and possibilities on the one hand, an ageing population, rising healthcare costs and the increasing importance of environmental sustainability; on the other, exciting opportunities are being developed in western Scotland in personalised medicines and patient-centric healthcare.
- Powering the future of offshore wind farms
Supported by EPSRC, computer modelling and stratified-flow wind-tunnel simulation is being used for the first time to improve the efficiency, reliability and operational life of large offshore wind farms.
- Paving the way for self-sufficient buildings
EPSRC funded project is developing low-cost solar technologies that can make buildings energy self-sufficient.
- Building a resilient cyber secure future
Cybersecurity trailblazer Centre for Secure Information Technologies at Queen’s University Belfast has sparked the emergence of a thriving local hotbed of cybersecurity excellence with a rising global profile.
- New research to boost digital revolution and keep us safe online
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.
- UKRI funds COVID-19 projects on spread and control on public transport
A project has been launched to understand the risk of COVID-19 transmission in public transport and identify the best measures to control it.
- New fund launched to revolutionise asthma technology
A new fund, launched today, aims to support the development of innovative, life-changing new asthma technologies.
- New grants to boost early-stage maths idea generation and research
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.
- Building a diverse and inclusive research environment
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.
- Update on the EPSRC review of Support for Doctoral Education
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 seeks applicants for Strategic Advisory Network
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.
- First look at new £105 million Henry Royce Institute Hub Building
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 cancer diagnosis and robotic muscles among ground-breaking new projects
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.
- Engineers set new world record internet speed
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.
- Markerless motion capture technology could help skeleton athletes' training
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.
- COP26 Fellows to build scientific evidence into climate negotiations
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.
- £6 million award to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications
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.
- Franklin 100: Celebrating the life and career of Rosalind Franklin
Saturday 25 July marks 100 years since the birth of Rosalind Franklin, whose research helped change the world.