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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 at the University of Warwick have developed a new understanding of how liquids evaporate into vapour, pointing to potential applications for engineering design.

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)

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.

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.

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.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has reopened applications for membership of two of its Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs).

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).

EPSRC is pleased to be involved in the UK-US Collaboration for digital scholarship in cultural institutions through the Digital Economy programme.

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. 

Five-year Established Career Fellowship awarded to chemistry professor to research the production of plastics.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed Professor Charlotte Deane as Deputy Executive Chair.

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.

Following on from our March 2019 workshop in Manchester, the new NERC Digital Environment team will be holding a series of regional workshops in October ahead of the next phase of the SPF Constructing a Digital Environment Programme.

Research ties between the UK and USA have been further strengthened through a lead agency opportunity that will boost collaboration between mathematical sciences communities in the two nations.

UK researchers and innovators will work with counterparts across the planet to tackle global challenges such as Ebola outbreaks, the impact of subpolar ocean currents on global climate, and the effect of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on society and individuals’ happiness and wellbeing following a major funding announcement.

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.

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