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EPSRC Support by Research Topic in Catalysis & Applied Catalysis

We classify grants using one or more research topics. Value is the total value of the grants awarded, not the proportion assigned to different research topics, so it does not show the level of investment in different research areas.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Unified, Practical Synthesis of Five-Membered Aromatic HeterocyclesAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 350,250
Actinide Polyoxo ChemistryArnold, Professor PLUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 595,323
Activation and Functionalisation of Carbon Dioxide by Low Valent Uranium ComplexesCloke, Professor FUniversity of SussexSch of Life Sciences 320,303
An integrated, multi-dimensional in-operando Reaction Monitoring Facility for Homogeneous Catalysis ResearchDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 677,502
Asymmetric Catalysis Using Novel Iron Complexes.Wills, Professor MUniversity of WarwickChemistry 347,059
Augmentation of Alkaline Earth Reactivity: An FLP AnalogyHill, Professor MSUniversity of BathChemistry 739,054
Biocatalysis & Biotransformation: A 5th Theme for the National Catalysis HubTurner, Professor NJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 3,103,987
Bio-derived Feedstocks for Sustainable, UK-Based Manufacture of Chemicals and Pharmaceutical IntermediatesLye, Professor GUCLBiochemical Engineering 1,923,246
Bond Activation and Catalysis by Main Group SystemsAldridge, Professor SUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 357,098
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 production of monomers for sustainable polymers from carbon dioxide and diolsBuchard, Dr AUniversity of BathChemistry 99,199
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
Clean catalysis for sustainable developmentKamer, Professor PCJUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 2,117,953
Clean catalysis for sustainable developmentLove, Professor JBUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 337,697
CO2Chem Network: Establishing the UK as World Leaders in Carbon Dioxide UtilisationStyring, Professor PUniversity of SheffieldChemical & Biological Engineering 253,037
Combined hydrogen and oxygen transport ceramic membranes for methane dehydro-aromatisationPoulidi, Dr DQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 99,370
COMPACT - Continuous Microsystem Production of Catalysts TechnologyTorrente Murciano, Dr LUniversity of CambridgeChemical Engineering and Biotechnology 840,509
Computational Design and Engineering of Metal Oxide NanozymesMolinari, Dr MUniversity of HuddersfieldChemical Sciences 93,954
Computational Modelling of the Formation and Stability of Supported Particles of Catalytic ImportanceRoldan, Dr ACardiff UniversityChemistry 99,369
Controlling Membrane Translocation for Artificial Signal TransductionHunter, Professor CAUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 405,953
Controlling membrane translocation for artificial signal transductionWilliams, Professor NHUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 356,411
Coordination cages for bimolecular supramolecular catalysisWard, Professor MDUniversity of WarwickChemistry 196,422
Copper and rhodium catalyzed dynamic kinetic asymmetric transformationsFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 332,835
Delivering New Catalysts for Molecules and MaterialsWillis, Professor MUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 1,502,566
Designer hybrid chemo-enzymatic catalysts for cofactor recyclingPordea, Dr AUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 99,728
Developing Continuous Electroorganic Catalysis - It's Got PotentialMorrill, Dr L CCardiff UniversityChemistry 395,968
Direct observation and characterisation of physical autocatalysis by interferometric scattering microscopyFletcher, Professor SPUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 580,471
Doctoral Training Centre in Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 7,492,223
Electromagnetically-assisted Catalytic-upgrading of Heavy Oil (ECHO)Rigby, Professor SPUniversity of NottinghamFaculty of Engineering 707,442
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 Sustainable Chemical TechnologiesDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 4,564,927
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 VehiclesMegaritis, Professor TBrunel University LondonInstitute of Energy Futures 536,640
FACE - Novel Integrated Fuel Reformer-Aftertreatment System for Clean and Efficient Road VehiclesTsolakis, Professor AUniversity of BirminghamMechanical Engineering 890,290
First principles design of novel ammonia synthesis catalystsHargreaves, Professor JSUniversity 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
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
How does respiratory complex I pumps protons? Finding the missing link using EPR spectroscopy.Roessler, Dr M MQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 100,373
Hydrogen Free Selective Hydrogenation: Step Changing Innovation in Catalysis by GoldKeane, Professor MAHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 243,422
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
Industrial Doctorate Centre: Molecular Modelling & Materials ScienceParkin, Professor IPUCLChemistry 6,603,454
Integrated Computational Solutions for CatalysisDe Leeuw, Professor NHCardiff UniversityChemistry 1,019,445
Ionic Liquid Biorefining of Lignocellulose to Sustainable PolymersWelton, Professor TImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 2,524,593
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 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 FuelsFlynn, Professor KJSwansea UniversityCollege of Science 316,945
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 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 FuelsMcEvoy, Dr LUniversity of the Highlands and IslandsNAFC Marine Centre UHI 116,054
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
Metal Nanoparticle - MOF Templates; Tailored Routes to Controlled Nanocomposites for CatalysisWells, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonSchool of Chemistry 93,351
Microporous metal oxides for the oxidation of alkanes to primary alcoholsConte, Dr MUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 96,468
Molecular Systems Engineering of High-Value Structured and Formulated ProductsJackson, Professor GImperial College LondonDepartment of Chemical Engineering 1,535,483
Multifunctional Electrochemical Flow Platform for High-Throughput Synthesis & Optimisation of CatalystsWillans, Dr CUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 741,347
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 Frontiers in Transition Metal Free SynthesisWilden, Dr JDUCLChemistry 345,140
New Insights, New Catalysts and New Processes using Enantioselective Carbonylations.Clarke, Dr MLUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 520,535
Novel Membrane Catalytic Reactor for Waste Polylactic Acid Recycling and ValorisationWood, Professor JUniversity of BirminghamChemical Engineering 740,016
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
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
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
Polymer-promoted Cu-catalysed conversion of CO2 to CH4Andreoli, Dr ESwansea UniversityCollege of Engineering 99,422
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
Shaken not Stirred: Unleashing the Potential of Solvent-Free Mechanochemical SynthesisBrowne, Dr D LCardiff UniversityChemistry 99,983
Siderophores as anchors in artificial metalloenzymesDuhme-Klair, Professor AUniversity of YorkChemistry 627,905
Spectroscopy-driven design of an efficient photocatalyst for CO2 reduction (Ext.)Cowan, Dr AJUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 627,696
Spirocycles, Carbocycles and Heterocycles: Unified Routes via Catalyst SelectionTaylor, Professor RUniversity of YorkChemistry 413,899
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 HubHardacre, Professor CUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 1,753,343
The UK Catalysis HubCatlow, Professor RUCLChemistry 3,725,183
The UK Catalysis HubDavidson, Professor MGUniversity of BathChemistry 2,982,926
The UK Catalysis HubHutchings, Professor GCardiff UniversityChemistry 3,193,284
The UK High-End Computing Consortium for Biomolecular SimulationMulholland, Professor AJUniversity of BristolChemistry 288,481
TOUCAN: TOwards an Understanding of CAtalysis on NanoalloysJohnston, Professor RLUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 316,706
Towards a deeper understanding of catalytic activity in supported precious metal catalystsBeale, Professor AUCLChemistry 1,120,082
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
Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Advanced Materials at the University of WarwickLloyd-Hughes, Dr JUniversity of WarwickPhysics 204,437
Ultra-small Metal Particles for the Storage and Conversion of CO2, CH4 and H2Szilagyi, Dr P AUniversity of GreenwichPharm., Chem. & Environmental Sci., FES 100,297
Underpinning Multi-User Equipment At UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 1,997,856
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

Total Number of Grants: 107
Total Value of Grants: £113,799,387

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