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A new Active Building Centre that aims to remove barriers and accelerate market adoption of new solar-powered building design was given the green light by The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond last month during a visit to Wales.

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

Patient studies of a new sensing device prove it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery.  

Awards to 36 institutions across UK will support Early Career Researchers undertaking new research and enhance career development prospects. 

Scientists from the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow have developed a handheld device for taking medical readings from patients, and transferring the data to a smartphone.

EPSRC is offering a 'Public Affairs and Media Training' opportunity for EPSRC-supported researchers.

New investment into the UK's Catalysis Hub to support a nationwide collaborative research programme involving universities across the UK.

On Tuesday 9 October 2018, EPSRC will be launching its sixth Science Photo Competition. As in previous years, the competition is open to all EPSRC-supported researchers and EPSRC-supported doctoral students and this is your chance to share your research through pictures and win top prizes.

Tuesday 9 October 2018 sees the launch of the sixth EPSRC Science Photo Competition.

Next wave of funding committed for the four quantum technology research hubs across the UK.

A new system is being rolled out today (27 September 2018) as a first step towards supporting the continuity of funding for UK organisations which have been awarded grants from the European Union’s flagship programme for science and innovation, Horizon 2020.

Seven new Prosperity Partnerships projects that will build links between the UK's research base and leading industry partners unveiled

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed twelve new members of its Strategic Advisory Network (SAN).

A new Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research Hub to improve responses to outbreaks to deadly pandemics is launched.

Researchers at the University of Bristol are developing ‘smart trousers’ with artificial ‘muscles’ which could help the elderly and disabled with their mobility.

Professor Thomas Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.


£18 million for three programme grants to develop new engineering approaches to reducing carbon emissions, improving energy efficiency, and production and efficacy of medicine and pharmaceuticals

Explore the EPSRC portfolio through either a sector or lifestyle lens

Researchers at Swansea University have attracted media attention after that they found a way to turn discarded plastic into hydrogen to fuel cars.

Mathematical sciences research impacts every aspect of our lives today and into the future

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are proud to announce the sixteen finalists in our UK-wide competition recognising exceptional research contributions towards the development of a Connected Nation.

The Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) service is now available again following the recent outage.

A robotic system which makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to learn from chemical reactions and discover new molecules as a result, has been developed by chemists at the University of Glasgow.

Eleven projects launched at universities across the UK to improve equality, diversity and inclusion within engineering and the physical sciences

Helpful hints and tips for new and early career researchers.

EPSRC publishes new diversity data set on peer review in response to growing community interest

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