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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Nuclear Fission

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.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Study of the Combined Effects of Displacement Damage and Helium Accumulation in Model Nuclear MaterialsDonnelly, Professor SUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 889,839
Advanced structural analysis for the UK nuclear renaissanceCoules, Dr HEUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 289,499
Advanced Waste Management Strategies for Technetium and Iodine in the Nuclear Fuel CycleHyatt, Professor NUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 526,604
AGR Technologies for Enabling Molten Salt-cooled Reactor DesignsShwageraus, Dr EUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 328,129
An innovative, multi-scale, real-time approach to the understanding of deformation and fracture in irradiated nuclear reactor core graphitesLiu, Dr D DUniversity of BristolPhysics 61,995
Atomistic Scale Study of Radiation Effects in ABO3 PerovskitesWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 290,217
Bridging the gap between small scale mechanical testing and bulk material property measurements of advanced, structural nuclear materialsKareer, Dr AUniversity of OxfordMaterials 448,807
Carbides for Future Fission Environments (CAFFE)Farnan, Dr IUniversity of CambridgeEarth Sciences 437,733
Carbides for Future Fission Environments (CAFFE)Frankel, Dr PGUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 363,605
Carbides for Future Fission Environments (CAFFE)Lee, Professor WEImperial College LondonMaterials 455,217
CHaracterisation, Imaging and MaPping of fuel debris for safe retrieval (CHIMP)Corkhill, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 253,279
Computational Design of Graphene-Based Materials for Challenging Nuclear Decommissioning ApplicationsWilliams, Dr C DUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 302,361
Computational modelling for nuclear reactor thermal hydraulicsColombo, Dr MUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 16,667
Corrosion and hydrogen pick-up mechanisms in zirconium nuclear fuel cladding alloys in active environmentsGrovenor, Professor CUniversity of OxfordMaterials 579,688
Creep and Creep-Fatigue Crack Growth Mechanisms in Alloy 709Bowen, Professor PUniversity of BirminghamMetallurgy and Materials 420,446
Critical Analysis of Spent Fuel Structure in Radionuclide ReleaseCorkhill, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 1,192,883
Decommissioning, Immobilisation and Storage soluTIons for NuClear wasTe InVEntories (DISTINCTIVE)Fairweather, Professor MUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 4,905,730
Defect dynamics in energy materialsFitzgerald, Dr SUniversity of LeedsApplied Mathematics 816,591
Delivering Enhanced Through-Life Nuclear Asset ManagementMcArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 2,160,698
Design and Maintenance of Nuclear Safety Systems for Life Extension (DaMSSLE)Andrews, Professor JUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 557,930
Developing Innovative Radiation Measurement Technologies for DecommissioningFraga, Professor EUCLChemical Engineering 253,038
Development of Novel Treatments for Carbon-based radioactive wastesRenshaw, Dr JCUniversity of StrathclydeCivil and Environmental Engineering 202,034
Effect of Zr on the microstructure of corrosion resistant ODS steelsGrovenor, Professor CUniversity of OxfordMaterials 290,366
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Nuclear Fission- Next Generation NuclearLivens, Professor FUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 5,181,479
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy: Building UK Civil Nuclear Skills for Global Markets.Vandeperre, Dr LJMImperial College LondonMaterials 4,153,664
From Processing to Simulated In-Reactor Performance of Zr Cladding.Whittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 24,480
From Processing to Simulated In-Reactor Performance of Zr Cladding.Preuss, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 491,287
Generalised high-order Eulerian Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics for internal flows applied to flow-induced vibration and nuclear tube banksLind, Dr S JUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 691,208
Glass-Ceramic Wasteforms for High Level Wastes from Advanced Nuclear Fuel ReprocessingHyatt, Professor NUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 419,974
Glass-Ceramics: Damaging Bubble FormationWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 423,258
Grace TimeWalker, Dr SImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 681,131
Imaging and location of fast neutron emissions by real-time time-of-flightJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 530,918
Indo - UK: Premature, Oscillation-Induced Critical Heat Flux ("Premature OICHF")Walker, Dr SImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 112,729
Indo-UK Civil Nuclear NetworkWalker, Dr SImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 204,533
Innovative LWR Simulation Tool for the Nuclear Renaissance in the UKLitskevich, Dr DUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 244,135
Investigation of the safe removal of fuel debris: multi-physics simulationPain, Professor CCImperial College LondonEarth Science and Engineering 504,023
JUNO: A Network for Japan - UK Nuclear OpportunitiesHyatt, Professor NUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 488,145
Linking Microstructure to Neutron Irradiation Defects in Advanced Manufacture of SteelsWenman, Dr MRImperial College LondonMaterials 665,030
Linking Microstructure to Neutron Irradiation Defects in Advanced Manufacture of SteelsBurke, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 490,055
Linking Microstructure to Neutron Irradiation Defects in Advanced Manufacture of SteelsMoody, Professor MPUniversity of OxfordMaterials 401,198
MAINTAiN - Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsMostafavi, Dr MUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 394,033
MAINTAiN - Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsTarleton, Dr EUniversity of OxfordMaterials 442,030
MAINTAiN - Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsWhittle, Professor KRUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 420,393
Mechanisms of Retention and Transport of Fission Products in Virgin and Irradiated Nuclear GraphiteJolley, Dr KLoughborough UniversityChemistry 319,922
Mechanisms of Retention and Transport of Fission Products in Virgin and Irradiated Nuclear GraphiteJones, Dr ANUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 368,356
Modeling and Validation of Irradiation Damage in Ni-based Alloys for Long-Term LWR Applications (US/UK)Burke, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 408,180
Modelling of glasses as nuclear waste formsTrachenko, Dr KQueen Mary University of LondonPhysics 367,991
Multi-scAle INTegrity assessment for Advanced high-temperature Nuclear systemsQuinta da Fonseca, Dr JUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 47,795
NANOESCA - ELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS IMAGED AT THE NANOSCALE.Fox, Dr NUniversity of BristolChemistry 256,836
Novel intensified liquid-liquid contactors for mass transfer in sustainable energy generation.Angeli, Professor PUCLChemical Engineering 197,725
Nuclear Universities Consortium for Learning, Engagement And Research: NUCLEARGrimes, Professor RWImperial College LondonMaterials 15,534,654
PACIFIC - Providing a Nuclear Fuel Cycle in the UK for Implementing Carbon ReductionsAbram, Professor TJUniversity of Manchester, TheMechanical Aerospace and Civil Eng 3,053,898
Predicting long-term performance of cement disposal systems for radionuclide-loaded zeolite and titanate ion exchangersProvis, Professor JLUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 306,080
Predictive Modelling for Nuclear EngineeringBuchan, Dr AGQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 464,161
Radiation Damage in Nanoporous Nuclear MaterialsWebb, Professor RPUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 287,062
Radiation Damage in Nanoporous Nuclear MaterialsHinks, Dr JAUniversity of HuddersfieldSch of Computing and Engineering 390,552
RADIATION RESISTANT HIGH ENTROPY ALLOYS FOR FAST REACTOR CLADDING APPLICATIONSArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 436,933
Reducing Risk through Uncertainty Quantification for Past, Present and Future Generations of Nuclear Power PlantKermode, Dr J RUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 205,387
Reducing risk through uncertainty quantification for past, present and future generations of nuclear power plantsSHTERENLIKHT, Dr AUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 257,117
Reducing risk through uncertainty quantification for past, present and future generations of nuclear power plantsBourne, Professor N KUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 361,241
Research on Nuclear Data measurements and evaluations for nuclear fission energy.Wright, Dr T JUniversity of Manchester, ThePhysics and Astronomy 246,737
Robotics for Nuclear EnvironmentsLennox, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 4,650,283
Robust remote sensing for multi-modal characterisation in nuclear and other extreme environmentsStolkin, Professor RUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 1,398,053
SiC fuel cladding: Macroscopic effects of radiation on mechanical and thermal properties from microstructural-scale characterisation and modellingArmstrong, Dr DUniversity of OxfordMaterials 473,482
Silicide-Strengthened Steel - A New Method of Wear Protection within Nuclear EnvironmentsPreuss, Professor MUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 200,823
Simulated Used Nuclear Fuel Dissolution as a Function of Fuel Chemistry and Near Field ConditionsCorkhill, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 338,985
Smart on-line monitoring for nuclear power plants (SMART)Deng, Dr JLeeds Beckett UniversityBuilt Environment and Engineering 301,001
Structural integrity characterisation of nuclear materials via nano additive manufacturingSHTERENLIKHT, Dr AUniversity of BristolMechanical Engineering 201,747
Technology development to evaluate dose rate distribution in PCV and to search for fuel debris submerged in waterJoyce, Professor MJLancaster UniversityEngineering 405,515
The Physics and Mechanics of Creep Cavity Nucleation and Sintering in Energy MaterialsBouchard, Professor PJOpen UniversityFaculty of Sci, Tech, Eng & Maths (STEM) 1,147,030
Three Dimensional Optical Imaging of Neptunium Redox Speciation-A Feasibility StudyNatrajan, Dr LSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 196,048
TORONE - TOtal characterisation for Remote Observation in Nuclear EnvironmentsMartin, Professor PUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,284,072
TRANSCEND: Transformative Science and Engineering for Nuclear DecommissioningFairweather, Professor MUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 4,587,420
Understanding the mechanisms controlling low potential stress corrosion cracking in nuclear reactorsLozano-Perez, Professor SUniversity of OxfordMaterials 1,412,712
UNIGRAF: Understanding and Improving Graphite for Advanced nuclear FissionMarrow, Professor JUniversity of OxfordMaterials 203,718
UNIGRAF: Understanding and Improving Graphite for Nuclear FissionWu, Dr HLoughborough UniversityMaterials 487,539
UNIGRAF: Understanding and improving graphite for nuclear fissionFlewitt, Professor PUniversity of BristolInterface Analysis Centre 130,709

Total Number of Grants: 77
Total Value of Grants: £73,936,827

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