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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Polymer Materials

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 (£)
3D printed biopolymers with shape memory behaviourMelchels, Dr FPWHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 79,921
3D Volume Microscopy and TEM Sample Preparation of Complex Hybrid NanostructuresBrydson, Professor RMDUniversity of LeedsChemical and Process Engineering 823,184
A centre for doctoral training on the theory and simulation of materialsMostofi, Dr AImperial College LondonDept of Physics 6,418,295
A new nano particulate vehicle for ultrasound enhanced delivery of CisplatinKnowles, Professor JCUCLEastman Dental Institute 676,337
A platform for future development and application of the ONETEP softwareHaynes, Professor PDImperial College LondonMaterials 995,342
Advances Polymer material for Energy Security - POLYMATquirke, Professor NImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 346,711
Antimicrobial filters for hospital air and water systemsRen, Dr GUniversity of HertfordshireSchool of Engineering and Technology 218,932
Antimicrobial filters for hospital air and water systemsCiric, Dr LUCLCivil Environmental and Geomatic Eng 532,527
Atmospheric pressure plasma assisted synthesis of multi-functional bionanocompositesSun, Dr DQueen's University of BelfastSch Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 100,695
Biocompatible Sterilisable Worm Gels: An Enabling Technology for the Development of Pluripotent Human Stem Cell-based TherapiesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 663,557
Bioplastic polymers based on aromatic dicarboxylic acids derived from ligninBugg, Professor TDHUniversity of WarwickChemistry 342,152
Bioplastic polymers based on aromatic dicarboxylic acids derived from ligninBlacker, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 389,390
Building the Queen's University of Belfast AMR Network (QUBAN)Bell, Professor SEJQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 395,371
Cambridge NanoScience through Engineering to Application Doctoral Training Centre: Assembly of Functional NanoMaterials and NanoDevicesBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 6,758,719
Chemomechanics: a bridge across the formidable gapBoulatov, Dr RUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 985,447
Closed loop control systems for optimisation of treatmentMorgan, Professor SPUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 634,068
Cobalt- and Nickel-based Polymetallocenes: Functional Metallopolymers from Earth-Abundant MetalsManners, Professor IUniversity of BristolChemistry 263,683
Cobalt- and Nickel-based Polymetallocenes: Functional Metallopolymers from Earth-Abundant MetalsO'Hare, Professor DUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 19,612
Composite Dielectric Structures with Enhanced LifetimesChoy, Professor KUCLChemistry 468,386
Composite dielectric structures with enhanced lifetimesRowland, Professor SMUniversity of Manchester, TheElectrical and Electronic Engineering 548,582
Control of Crystal Nucleation on SurfacesChristenson, Dr HKUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 818,115
Control of spin and coherence in electronic excitations in organic and hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor structuresFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 5,125,274
Coordination Chemistry Inspired Advances in Controlled Radical PolymerisationShaver, Dr M PUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 334,935
Delivering New Catalysts for Molecules and MaterialsWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,502,566
Developing a technological platform based on the fundamental understanding of peptide self-assembly for the design of novel biomaterialsSaiani, Professor AUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,815,952
Doctoral Training Centre in Functional NanomaterialsMcMaster, Dr TJUniversity of BristolChemistry 7,154,512
Doped-Up: Bio-Inspired Assembly of Single Crystal NanocompositesArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 346,380
Doped-Up: Bio-Inspired Assembly of Single Crystal NanocompositesMeldrum, Professor FUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 457,565
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
Engineering innovation in graphene nanocomposites for consumer product and packaging applicationsColeman, Professor KDurham, University ofChemistry 1,633,244
Engineering Multi-functional Nanomaterials to Treat Metastatic CancerAl-Jamal, Dr WUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 99,870
Engineering self-assembling silk hydrogels for the delivery of stem cellsSeib, Dr PUniversity of StrathclydeInst of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sci 98,849
Engineering with Graphene for Multi-functional Coatings and Fibre-CompositesKinloch, Professor AImperial College LondonDept of Mechanical Engineering 1,354,791
EPSRC - NIHR Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) Partnership Award - Unify: A network focused on the treatment of fracture non-unionsWilliams, Professor DJLoughborough UniversityWolfson Sch of Mech, Elec & Manufac Eng 149,684
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics & NanomedicinesAlexander, Professor CUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 4,546,482
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Computational Methods for Materials SciencePayne, Professor MCUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,521,213
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Functional Materials: The BCFNMcMaster, Dr TJUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,553,545
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronic MaterialsKim, Professor JImperial College LondonDept of Physics 4,145,262
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Polymers, Soft Matter and ColloidsArmes, Professor SPUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 4,066,457
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter and Functional InterfacesMcLeish, Professor TDurham, University ofChemistry 4,807,565
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable and Functional NanoBaumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,545,292
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable ChemistryMoody, Professor CJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 5,282,600
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Theory and Simulation of MaterialsMostofi, Dr AImperial College LondonDept of Physics 4,356,843
Evaluation of next generation nanocomposite polymer coated stents incorporating stem cell capture technology for enhanced in situ endothelialisation.Cousins, Dr BUCLSurgery 732,452
From membrane material synthesis to fabrication and function (SynFabFun)Metcalfe, Professor ISNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 4,508,218
From nano-movement to macro-workFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 355,807
From Targeted Therapeutics to Next-Generation MedicinesAlexander, Professor CUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 1,330,813
Functional Polyesters from Renewable Monomers Through a New Reaction MechanismShaver, Dr M PUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 497,594
Gold nanomaterials for combinatorial photochemotherapy and theranosticsPasparakis, Dr GUCLSchool of Pharmacy 872,722
GraNet - Graphene / Polypropylene Composite Nets for FiltrationKelly, Dr ALUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 95,206
Graphene-based membranesBudd, Professor PMUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 2,839,350
Harnessing Nature's ability to create membrane compartmentalisation through redesign of a protein machinery.Beales, Dr P AUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 342,200
Harnessing Nature's ability to create membrane compartmentalisation through redesign of a protein machinery.Ciani, Dr BUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 307,479
High Spec Raman Spectrometer Regional FacilityCrean, Dr CUniversity of SurreyChemistry 23,578
IBA-DAPNe: a new system for sub-micron scale molecular speciation and quantificationBailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 513,369
Iminoboronate Polymers as Dynamically Adaptable, Photoactive MaterialsNitschke, Professor JRUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 610,094
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Molecular Modelling & Materials ScienceParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 6,603,454
Integrated radiomaterials chemistry for simultaneous multi-component tracking of nanomedicines in biological matricesRannard, Professor SUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 896,475
Ionic Liquid Electrolytes for Intermediate Temperature ElectrolysersScott, Professor KNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 291,240
Ionic Liquid Electrolytes for Intermediate-Temperature ElectrolysersWalsh, Dr DAUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 446,260
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsNewton, Dr MINottingham Trent UniversitySchool of Science & Technology 11,979
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsMcHale, Professor GNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 421,775
Lubricating Channel and Tube Flows - Fluid Sheathing using Textured WallsWood, Professor DDurham, University ofEngineering and Computing Sciences 319,300
Manufacturing bespoke human organs; 3D printed nanocomposite tracheaSong, Dr WUCLSurgery 845,502
Mapping the chemistry of phosphorus-containing analogues of urea. From fundamental chemistry to high-performance compounds and materials.Goicoechea, Professor JMUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 364,580
MATERIALS CHEMISTRY HIGH END COMPUTING CONSORTIUMCatlow, Professor RUCLChemistry 384,733
Medical Nitric Oxide-Releasing Nanoporous Organic Polymers as Topical Therapeutic AgentsXiao, Dr BQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 99,463
Metal-free couplings for molecules, materials and bioactive targetsProcter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,146,757
Millimeter-wave Antennas and Components for Future Mobile Broadband Networks (MILLIBAN)Kelly, Dr JUniversity of SurreyCommunications Systems Res CCSR 673,436
Millimeter-wave Antennas and Components for Future Mobile Broadband Networks (MILLIBAN)Feresidis, Dr AUniversity of BirminghamElectronic, Electrical and Computer Eng 743,439
Multicomponent Supramolecular HydrogelsAdams, Professor DJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 789,183
Multifunctional Gel Scaffolds for Cell Delivery and Tissue RepairHalacheva, Dr S SUniversity of BoltonCentre for Materials Res and Innovation 99,845
Multifunctional Scanning MicroscopyHickey, Professor BJUniversity of LeedsPhysics and Astronomy 811,642
Multi-functional skins incorporating carbon (MuSIC)Bowen, Professor CUniversity of BathMechanical Engineering 96,886
Multi-scale modelling of branched polymer meltsWang, Dr ZUniversity of ReadingMathematics and Statistics 292,807
Multi-User Equipment to Refresh Underpinning Analytical Capabilities at the University of WarwickThomas, Professor PAUniversity of WarwickVice Chancellors Office 1,998,195
Nanomanufacturing of Surfaces for Energy Efficient Icing SuppressionTiwari, Dr MUCLMechanical Engineering 100,629
Nano-Optics to controlled Nano-Chemistry Programme Grant (NOtCH)Baumberg, Professor JJUniversity of CambridgePhysics 4,644,894
Nanoparticles and microbubblesStride, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 367,256
Nanostructured gels for intervertebral disc load support and directed regenerationSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 402,685
Nanostructured Polymeric Materials for HealthcareHamley, Professor IWUniversity of ReadingChemistry 1,185,824
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
Novel polymers from terpenesHowdle, Professor SUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 782,562
Optoelectronic Nanostructures via Polythiophene Block Copolymer Self-AssemblyFriend, Professor Sir RUniversity of CambridgePhysics 128,041
Optoelectronic Nanostructures via Polythiophene Block Copolymer Self-AssemblyHoulton, Professor ANewcastle UniversitySchool of Chemistry 114,969
Optoelectronic Nanostructures via Polythiophene Block Copolymer Self-AssemblyManners, Professor IUniversity of BristolChemistry 544,263
Origin of the Strong Induced Chiroptical Effect in Semiconducting Polymer/Helicene BlendsCampbell, Dr AJImperial College LondonDept of Physics 424,709
Origin of the Strong Induced Chiroptical Effect in Semiconducting Polymer/Helicene BlendsZeng, Dr XUniversity of SheffieldMaterials Science and Engineering 355,776
Personalised nanomedicine for cancer therapyBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 1,488,629
Personalised Pulsatile Materials (PPM)Novakovic, Dr KNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 372,897
POLYMATVaughan, Professor AUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 387,659
Porous Organic Crystals: From Prediction to Synthesis and FunctionCooper, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 488,824
Porous Organic Crystals: From Prediction to Synthesis and FunctionDay, Professor GMUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 308,960
Protolife-inspired materials chemistryMann, Professor SUniversity of BristolChemistry 675,541
Radiotherapy activated materials for enhanced cancer treatmentsAlexander, Professor CUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 539,154
RENEWABLE CHEMICALS FROM SUSTAINABLE FEEDSTOCKS VIA HIGH-THOROUGHPUT METHODSLopez-Sanchez, Professor JAUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,859,979
Rethinking the models of charge transport in polymeric semiconductorsTroisi, Professor AUniversity of WarwickChemistry 224,417
Sequence controlled glycopolymers for selective lectin targetingBecer, Dr RQueen Mary, University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 100,422
Smart Hybrid pH Responsive Coatings for HealthcareRaval, Professor RUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 260,400
Stain resistant paints from smart hydrophobic surfacesCarmalt, Professor CUCLChemistry 248,451
Stimuli-responsive gel based microfluidic switchXU, Dr BBNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 97,813
Supercharged enzyme-polymer surfactant bioblocks for the preparation of organophosphate decontaminating materialsPerriman, Dr AWUniversity of BristolCellular and Molecular Medicine 357,292
Sustainable polymersClark, Professor JHUniversity of YorkChemistry 2,931,366
Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: An Interdisciplinary ApproachMalik, Dr DJLoughborough UniversityChemical Engineering 545,920
The British Liquid Crystal Society Annual Training WorkshopHird, Dr MUniversity of HullPhysical Sciences 51,385
Theranostic doubly crosslinked microgels: From a new materials class to an injectable load supporting medical deviceSaunders, Professor BUniversity of Manchester, TheMaterials 1,278,403
Therapy Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery & Ablation Research (ThUNDDAR)ter Haar, Professor GRtInstitute of Cancer ResearchDivision of Radiotherapy and Imaging 675,860
Towards a Bio-based Manufacturing Platform for High Strength Aramid (Aromatic Polyamide) Synthetic Fibres Using Synthetic BiologyScrutton, Professor NSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 400,872
Transmission Electron Microscopy: Essential Support for Materials SynthesisAbell, Professor CUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,932,306
Understanding polymer - drug interactions and their role in formulation of medicinesGarnett, Professor MCUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 689,931
University of Bradford - Equipment AccountCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 3,419,000
Video Liquid Transmission Electron MicroscopyBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 37,497

Total Number of Grants: 112
Total Value of Grants: £151,195,430

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