EPSRC logo
EPSRC Support by Research Area in Catalysis

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

We always try to ensure that grants on the web contains the most recent information but it is possible that some might be slightly out of date.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A National Network for Applications of High-Field NMR in the Life and Physical SciencesUhrin, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 1,368,030
A World-Leading National Network for NMR in the Physical and Life Science: Very-High Field Infrastructure at SheffieldWilliamson, Professor MUniversity of SheffieldMolecular Biology and Biotechnology 844,525
Accelerating catalyst design using reaction-path data miningHabershon, Dr SUniversity of WarwickChemistry 369,669
Actinide Polyoxo ChemistryArnold, Professor PLUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 595,323
An integrated, multi-dimensional in-operando Reaction Monitoring Facility for Homogeneous Catalysis ResearchDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 677,502
Asymmetric Catalytic PhotochemistrySmith, Dr CUniversity of ReadingChemistry 99,389
Augmentation of Alkaline Earth Reactivity: An FLP AnalogyHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 739,054
Axonium ions - a new tool for organocatalysis and molecular recognition.Knipe, Dr P CQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 99,123
Biocatalysis & Biotransformation: A 5th Theme for the National Catalysis HubTurner, Professor NJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 3,103,987
Bioinspired green manufacturing of next generation energy storage materialsPatwardhan, Professor SVUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 165,059
Cast iron catalysis: New catalytic protocols for carbon-phosphorus bond synthesisWebster, Dr RUniversity of BathChemistry 1,062,652
Catalyst Diversity from Chiral PalladacyclesRichards, Dr CUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 323,525
Catalytic Asymmetric Dearomative SpirocyclisationsTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 345,580
Catalytic C-H Activation of Aliphatic AminesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 642,774
Catalytic chemistry for methanol oxidation: a study into mechanism and utilityDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 980,230
Catalytic generation and harnessing of reactive intermediatesJones, Dr C RQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 675,133
Catalytic Synthesis and Functionalisation of a Universal Aryl-Sulfur IntermediateBall, Dr LUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 100,733
Cationic Carbon Lewis Acids in Frustrated Lewis Pairs as New Reduction CatalystsIngleson, Dr MJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 300,301
CatPlasKin: The microkinetics of non-thermal plasma-assisted heterogeneous catalysis with application to the non-oxidative coupling of methaneKechagiopoulos, Dr PUniversity of AberdeenEngineering 112,685
Chemoselective cross-coupling via control of anion metathesis at Pd(II)Watson, Dr AJBUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 384,880
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
COMPACT - Continuous Microsystem Production of Catalysts TechnologyTorrente Murciano, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 840,509
Complex made simple: Enantioselective radical cascades mediated by SmI2Procter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 543,719
Computational Design and Engineering of Metal Oxide NanozymesMolinari, Dr MUniversity of HuddersfieldChemical Sciences 93,954
Controlling membrane translocation for artificial signal transductionWilliams, Professor NHUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 356,411
Controlling Membrane Translocation for Artificial Signal TransductionHunter, Professor CAUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 405,953
Coordination cages for bimolecular supramolecular catalysisWard, Professor MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 196,422
Coordination chemistry approaches to societal issues: environment and healthRedshaw, Professor CUniversity of HullPhysical Sciences 79,539
Copper and rhodium catalyzed dynamic kinetic asymmetric transformationsFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 332,835
Counter-ion Directed Enantioselective Approaches to Axially Chiral MaterialsSmith, Professor MDUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 687,920
Delivering New Catalysts for Molecules and MaterialsWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,502,566
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Development of a Dual-Mode Microwave-EPR Reactor-Resonator for Studies of Paramagnetic Catalytic ReactionsMurphy, Professor DMCardiff UniversityChemistry 720,434
Direct observation and characterisation of physical autocatalysis by interferometric scattering microscopyFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 580,471
Efficient low carbon energy storage and conversion on exsolved interfacesYue, Dr XUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 516,488
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Parker, Professor SCUniversity of BathChemistry 458,047
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Payne, Dr DJImperial College LondonMaterials 556,452
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Mariotti, Professor DUniversity of UlsterNanotechnology and Adv Materials Inst 491,525
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Irvine, Professor JUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 1,562,333
Emergent Nanomaterials (Critical Mass Proposal)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversitySch of Engineering 489,820
Enhancing 800 MHz NMR Capabilities at NottinghamSearle, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 965,910
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in CatalysisHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 4,504,581
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Critical Resource Catalysis - CRITICATSmith, Professor ADUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 4,324,694
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Modelling and Materials ScienceParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 3,821,567
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,567,298
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryMoody, Professor CJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,282,600
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesTsolakis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 890,290
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesMegaritis, Professor TBrunel University LondonInstitute of Energy Futures 536,640
First principles design of novel ammonia synthesis catalystsHargreaves, Professor JSJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 316,516
Flexible Routes to Liquid Fuels from CO2 by Advanced Catalysis and EngineeringRosseinsky, Professor MUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,804,265
From Organic to Inorganic Chemistry: Exploiting the Isolobal Analogy to Develop Main Group CatalystsMelen, Dr RCardiff UniversityChemistry 848,659
Fuel from biorenewable polyols: A new catalytic routeTaylor, Professor SHCardiff UniversityChemistry 812,140
Gaining Molecular Insights into Porous Niobium-based Catalysts for One-pot Biomass UpgradingYang, Dr SUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 100,910
High Resolution ESR Spectroscopy for Catalysis ResearchMurphy, Professor DMCardiff UniversityChemistry 712,080
High Spec Raman Spectrometer Regional FacilityCrean, Dr CUniversity of SurreyChemistry 23,578
Hub 'Science' 3: Catalysis for the Circular Economy and Sustainable ManufacturingDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 3,938,126
Hydrogen Free Selective Hydrogenation: Step Changing Innovation in Catalysis by GoldBaddeley, Professor CUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 452,244
Hydrophosphination Catalysis Using Low-Coordinate Iron ComplexesKays, Dr DLUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 387,388
IBA-DAPNe: a new system for sub-micron scale molecular speciation and quantificationBailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 513,369
Integrated Computational Solutions for CatalysisDe Leeuw, Professor NHCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,019,445
Iron-Catalysed Oxygenation with O2Xiao, Professor JUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 349,398
Low carbon jet fuel through integration of novel technologies for co-valorisation of CO2 and biomassMaroto-Valer, Professor MMHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,800,518
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsDyer, Dr PWDurham, University ofChemistry 1,554,153
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsGallagher, Dr JAberystwyth UniversityIBERS 162,543
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsHarvey, Professor PJUniversity of GreenwichLife and Sports Sciences, FES 167,472
MacroBioCrude: Developing an Integrated Supply and Processing Pipeline for the Sustained Production of Ensiled Macroalgae-derived Hydrocarbon FuelsMcEvoy, Dr LUniversity of the Highlands and IslandsNAFC Marine Centre UHI 116,054
Manufacturing with Light 2: Lasers Making LasersMackenzie, Dr JIUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 701,030
Manufacturing with Light 2: Photobioform IIKay, Dr RUniversity of LeedsMechanical Engineering 303,610
Manufacturing with Light 2: photochemical ALD to manufacture functional thin filmsChalker, Professor PRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 612,278
Mapping Pathways in Photo-Catalytic Cycles using Ultrafast SpectroscopyOrr-Ewing, Professor AUniversity of BristolChemistry 672,361
Mechanochemistry at the Single Bond Limit: Towards "Deterministic Epitaxy" [Resubmission]Moriarty, Professor PJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Physics & Astronomy 451,102
Mechanochemistry at the Single Bond Limit: Towards 'Deterministic Epitaxy'Kantorovich, Professor LKings College LondonPhysics 291,979
Merging Photoredox and Ruthenium Catalysis for new C-H Activation ChemistryGreaney, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 393,446
Merging Photoredox with 1,2-Boronate Rearrangements: New Opportunities for Rapid Increase in Molecular ComplexityAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 705,116
Metal Nanoparticle - MOF Templates; Tailored Routes to Controlled Nanocomposites for CatalysisWells, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 93,351
Nanostructured metal oxides for solar fuelsEslava, Dr SUniversity of BathChemical Engineering 100,740
New catalytic modes for carbon-carbon bond forming reactionsDonohoe, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 348,783
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsEdler, Professor KUniversity of BathChemistry 949,836
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsEichhorn, Professor SUniversity of BristolAerospace Engineering 571,044
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsKhimyak, Professor YZUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 610,417
New Enzymatically Produced Interpenetrating Starch-Cellulose GelsField, Professor RJohn Innes CentreBiological Chemistry 402,975
New Frontiers in Transition Metal Free SynthesisWilden, Dr JDUCLChemistry 345,140
New Manufacturing Processes for More Sustainable Commodity ChemicalsTaylor, Dr RADurham, University ofChemistry 877,146
New routes to driving enzyme-catalysed chemical synthesis using hydrogen gasVincent, Professor KAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 2,940,737
Nucleophilic Alkaline Earth Boryls: From Conception and Theory to ApplicationHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 1,277,229
Operando EPR study of automotive catalysts for NOx removalWang, Dr FRUCLChemical Engineering 92,246
Organocatalytic Fluorinations with Fluoride SaltsGouverneur, Professor VUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 490,222
Organocatalytic Mitsunobu Activation for Streamlined Pharmaceutical SynthesisDenton, Dr RMUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 398,593
Organo-Fluoro-Pnictonium Cations: Designing a New Class of Lewis Acid CatalystBenjamin, Dr SNottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 99,896
Palladium-activated prodrug therapy: a novel focal therapy for localised cancers of unmet needUnciti-Broceta, Dr AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 1,074,212
Parallel-screening equipment for advanced catalyst testing and process intensificationHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 874,075
PHOTOBIOFORM IIDesmulliez, Professor MHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 351,844
Photocatalysis in coordination cages using supramolecular arrays of chromophoresWard, Professor MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 473,930
Photo-Electro: Transforming Chemical Synthesis, Discovery and ManufactureGeorge, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 6,486,390
Photonic fibre technologies for solar fuels catalysisSazio, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 486,940
Putting Low Coordination into Practice by the Exploration of Metal-sigma-Interactions: Fundamentals, New Catalysts and Catalysis for New MaterialsWeller, Professor AUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,908,377
RS Fellow - EPSRC grant (2014): Application of Tandem Non-Covalent Interactions to the Development of New Enantioselective ReactionsPhipps, Dr RJUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 307,997
Solid-State NMR at 1.0 GHz: A World-Leading UK Facility to Deliver Advances in Chemistry, Biology and Materials ScienceBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 7,889,144
Spectroscopy-driven design of an efficient photocatalyst for CO2 reduction (Ext.)Cowan, Dr AJUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 627,696
SPIN-LabJennings, Professor NRImperial College LondonMaterials 1,907,995
Spiroclip Technology: from Catalogue to Spirocycle in One StepUnsworth, Dr W PUniversity of YorkChemistry 367,413
Spirocycles, Carbocycles and Heterocycles: Unified Routes via Catalyst SelectionTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 413,899
Surface and Interface Toolkit for the Materials Chemistry CommunityWoodley, Dr SMUCLChemistry 693,837
Sustainable Electron-Transfer Processes for the Synthesis and Functionalization of Nitrogen-Containing CompoundsLeonori, Dr DUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 942,832
Tandem organocatalysis for the bi-functional modification of proteinsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 100,609
Terpene-based Manufacturing for Sustainable Chemical FeedstocksDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 2,645,379
The UK Catalysis HubHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 3,193,284
The UK Catalysis HubCatlow, Professor RUCLChemistry 3,725,183
The UK Catalysis HubHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,753,343
The UK Catalysis HubDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 2,982,926
The UK Catalysis Hub -'Core'Hutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 2,201,661
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 1 - Optimising, predicting and designing new CatalystsCatlow, Professor RCardiff UniversityChemistry 3,683,535
The UK Catalysis Hub - 'Science': 2 Catalysis at the Water-Energy NexusHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 4,010,674
The UK High-End Computing Consortium for Biomolecular SimulationMulholland, Professor AJUniversity of BristolChemistry 288,481
Towards a Paradigm Shift in the Principles and Practice of Polar Organometallic ChemistryHevia, Professor EUniversity of StrathclydePure and Applied Chemistry 379,517
Transition metal controlled nitrogen chemistry in zeolite and protein environments using a unified quantum embedding modelKeal, Dr TWSTFC Laboratories (Grouped)Scientific Computing Department 1,022,120
Transmission Electron Microscopy: Essential Support for Materials SynthesisAbell, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,932,306
Triggering, Controlling and Imaging Chemical Reactions at the Single-Molecule Level by Electron BeamKhlobystov, Professor AUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 1,059,227
Understanding Liquid Phase Heterogeneous Catalysis to Develop Catalytic ProcessesMantle, Dr MDUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 487,627
Understanding Liquid Phase Heterogeneous Catalysis to Develop Catalytic ProcessesHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 478,260
Utilisation of Solar Energy and Electrocatalytic Processes for the Low Energy Conversion of CO2 to Fuels and ChemicalsCatlow, Professor RCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,296,214
Very-High Field NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences at the University of LiverpoolBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,277,656

Total Number of Grants: 124
Total Value of Grants: £135,954,906

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).