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New research into the use of sensing and imaging technology to improve detection and diagnosis of dementias receives £8 million.

Academics are being called on to share their stories of how the UK's once fastest computer has furthered their research - and delivered wider economic and social benefits.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit feedback in response to our draft Strategic Plan.

University of Cambridge scientists play key role in project to design new nuclear power stations.

Cats reveal secrets in BBC Cat Watch 2014 thanks to tracking technology.

Communicating science research through images is powerful. The EPSRC Science Photo Competition is now open for entries.

New research co-funded by the EPSRC will focus on the cyber-security of the UK's vital industrial control systems which run, for example, manufacturing plants, power stations, the electricity grid, and the rail network.

The UK's first research facility designed specifically to study the  environmental impact of construction materials opens.

A computer model that accurately predicts how composites behave when damaged will make it easier to design lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft.

Up to £20 million available for Manufacturing the Future research hubs to address long-term challenges for UK manufacturing.

The Edinburgh Centre for Robotics opens this week which aims to develop robots which can act independently.

Three Dorothy Hodgkin Fellows in EPSRC's priority areas funded via collaboration with the Royal Society.

Two new research projects, that will drive forward low carbon vehicles technologies, are to receive £6 million funding from the EPSRC, as part of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Energy Programme.

The 5th Chemical Sciences and Society Summit Whitepaper was launched via a press conference at the 248th ACS National Meeting, held in San Francisco (10-14th August 2014).

On 01 September, EPSRC is launching its second Science Photo Competition, open to all EPSRC-supported researchers and EPSRC-supported doctoral students.

The Fields Medal award has been won by a former EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, Professor Martin Hairer.

The UK's ARCHER Cray XC30 petascale supercomputer is now one step closer to a major £10 million upgrade following a consultation exercise with users.

EPSRC's draft 2014 Strategic Plan is now available and your input is invited

Six new EPSRC-funded research projects aimed at gaining a fuller understanding of energy management in non-domestic buildings launched.

EPSRC Quantum Technology fellowships are now available as part of the National Quantum Technology Programme.

An innovative 'trigeneration' system fuelled entirely by raw plant oils could have great potential off-grid.

Update on progress of the CDTs announced since November 2013.

News from the University of Warwick.

Research to improve safety and efficiency of gas turbines and vital infrastructure to get £30 million investment by government and industry.

The EPSRC is joining a cross-research council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts.

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