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The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is welcoming applications for membership of its strategic advisory bodies.

Technologies that will allow fire crews to see through smoke and dust, computers to solve previously unsolvable computational problems, construction projects to image unmapped voids like old mine workings, and cameras that will let vehicles ‘see’ around corners are just some of the developments already taking place in the UK.

Pioneering new partnerships have been launched to speed up the production of medicines, utilise Artificial Intelligence to complete household tasks, develop ultra-high strength alloys for the automotive industry and create new materials that will not make a noise underwater, reducing its harmful impact on marine wildlife.

Established research leaders will be supported to inspire, enable and facilitate greater equality, diversity and inclusion across the physical sciences research community through a new initiative launched today 8 July 2019.

A survey says a fifth of parents in the UK would like to see robotics taught as part of the school curriculum, as scientists prepare for UK Robotics Week.

Professor of Mathematics and former EPSRC SAT chair is made a CBE for services to mathematical sciences.

Lynn Gladden, EPSRC Executive Chair, would like to meet with the engineering and physical sciences community through a series of town meetings.

Researchers at the University of Bristol are working on a project to develop wearable rehabilitative devices that can help disabled people sit, stand and walk in comfort. 

EPSRC researchers are given a 12-month membership of the Women’s Engineering Society to mark the organisation’s centenary.

The use of kites to capture wind energy and turn it into cost-effective 'green' electricity could be coming within reach

EPSRC today published its delivery plan in concert with those of the other research councils that form UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner in the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) part of UK Research and Innovation.

Recognising that the research funding landscape is busy and complex we have added an Investment Timeline to our website to help with your forward planning for grant applications.

In its first ever funding round, the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) is investing £25 million into understanding and influencing the social, economic and environmental factors that affect our health.

Potential of UK electronics industry will be explored with new and improved network of academics.

People who generate their own power through solar panels and wind turbines may soon be able to decide where to distribute their excess energy, rather than back to the National Grid.

Revolutionary pill that patients can swallow to help doctors detect disease in the gut is a finalist in the humanitarian category in the 2019 Global Engineering Impact Awards.

Equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) are highly important in EPSRC’s agenda as it aims to support a diverse and inclusive research environment for all.

The PETRAS (privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security) National Centre of Excellence for IoT Systems Cybersecurity launched.

Researchers at the University of Bath are growing animal cells on blades of grass, helping the UK understand how to effectively scale up production of cultured meat.

Researchers have produced ground-breaking 3D images of an unborn baby's heart which could flag up signs of congenital disease.

Twenty-four ambitious projects will receive early-stage funding to develop projects that could lead to major economic regional growth.

The EPSRC has commissioned London Economics to carry out an independent study to evidence the socio-economic and research impacts enabled by the HPC resources it funds. The evidence gathered will be used to make a strong case for continued future government investment in HPC.

EPSRC welcomes the announcement of £79 million funding for the next national supercomputer ARCHER2.

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