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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.

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.



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