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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.

30 years after its inception EPSRC celebrates the research projects that have helped, and are helping, the development of the World Wide Web

Scientists from Heriot-Watt University have welded glass and metal together using an ultrafast laser system, in a breakthrough for the manufacturing industry

A £7.2 million EPSRC grant will pay for the first upgrade of the XMaS beamline National Research Facility, run by the Universities of Liverpool and Warwick, and based in Grenoble, France.

One thousand new research and business leaders will be created to ensure the UK leads the global revolution in Artificial Intelligence (AI), thanks to a £100 million investment from UK Research and Innovation.

Dating apps and websites could soon use computing algorithms that 'think' like humans to pinpoint fake profiles designed to con victims out of thousands of pounds.

Three new £10 million Manufacturing Research Hubs will link major industry players including Tata Steel, Siemens, and Rolls-Royce to world-class research teams.

Physicists at the University of Bath have observed a physical effect for the first time 40 years after it was predicted by theory. The research could lead to advancements in chemical manufacturing, miniaturisation and pharmaceuticals.

Over seventy EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training have been announced, the Centres will equip the UK with the next generation of doctoral level researchers needed across the breadth of the engineering and physical sciences landscape.

The Transforming Construction Network Plus is funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to bring together experts from a range of disciplines with industry and policy makers to tackle the most pressing problems in construction, manufacturing, digital and energy to transform the way we build.

3D-printed concrete, teams of robots to manufacture and assemble buildings, and off-site manufacturing to revolutionize construction industry thanks to funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)

A team of EPSRC - funded researchers at the University of Leeds were featured on the Radio 4 programme ‘In Business’ last week during a piece about Potholes – the roads of the future.

 

 

UK organisations holding grants from Horizon 2020, the European Union’s flagship programme for research and innovation, need to submit information about them into a UKRI portal designed to capture basic details about the grants.

EPSRC-funded research supports cutting edge technology showcased in Las Vegas.

Pioneering project aims to create mini-robots that travel along water, gas and sewage pipes hunting for damage and carrying out repairs.

Eight new research projects that will explore new and different ways of making, using and recycling plastics were announced today by the Science Minister, Chris Skidmore.

Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and will begin his role in January 2019.

2018 saw the launch of the Year of Engineering, a year-long government led (Department of Transport) campaign to celebrate UK engineering and increase awareness and understand what engineers do.

Academics in the UK and China will begin to collaborate on four new research projects that will explore methods of low carbon manufacturing in January 2019.

Computer models that simulate the workings of individual patients' hearts could boost treatment of a common cardiac condition

The winners of the Connected Nation Pioneers competition were announced last night (Tuesday 20 November 2018), at an awards ceremony held at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.

The Je-S system will be unavailable from 21:00 on 23 November to 08:00 on 26 November. This is due to essential maintenance taking place.

UK and Chilean scientists are working on a project that will strengthen energy infrastructure to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.

2018 Quantum Technologies Showcase celebrates progress of nation programme and newly funded projects.

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