Grant winners

January 1, 2009

ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

The EPSRC has announced more than £21 million in funding under its "Challenging Engineering" initiative, which aims to encourage engineering researchers to explore high-risk projects. Each receives up to £1 million to develop their research groups.

Award winner: M. Clark

Institution: University of Nottingham

Value: £520,080

SIOS (Space Integrated Optical Sensors)

Award winner: S.E. Taylor

Institution: Queen's University Belfast

Value: £244,788

Corrosion-monitoring systems for structures in extreme marine environments

Award winner: M.B. Johnstone

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £517,704

Terahertz sensors for extreme environments

Award winner: T. Sun

Institution: City University

Value: £243,145

Corrosion-monitoring systems for structures in extreme marine environments

Award winner: N.P. Bannister

Institution: University of Leicester

Value: £544,050

Sensors in extreme environments

Award winner: J.L. Wadham

Institution: University of Bristol

Value: £566,140

Automated biogeochemical sensing of icy ecosystems (resubmitted)

Award winner: S.W. James

Institution: Cranfield University

Value: £537,629

Fibre-optic sensors for geotechnical applications

Award winner: K.E.A. Kirwan

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £1,077,462

Sustainable materials: a global challenge

Award winner: A. Bismarck

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £924,015

"Intelligent adapters": a new paradigm in multifunctional polymer nanocomposite engineering

Award winner: M. Stevens

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £1,031,402

Engineering nanomaterials for and from biology

Award winner: R. Seviour

Institution: Lancaster University

Value: £735,928

High-power photonic band-gap engineering: accelerators and RF sources

Award winner: A. Elfick

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £1,084,374

The near and far future of Raman microscopy

Award winner: C. Mitchell

Institution: University of Bath

Value: £1,035,171

Invert: a centre for imaging science

Award winner: J.L. O'Brien

Institution: University of Bristol

Value: £1,073,324

Photonic quantum technologies

Award winner: R.K. Wilcox

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £1,082,860

Engineering solutions to back pain: an interdisciplinary approach

Award winner: C. Coussios

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £1,100,047

Bubble therapy: a new paradigm for targeted drug delivery by ultrasound

Award winner: S. Johnstone

Institution: Durham University

Value: £1,056,999

Next generation bio-inspired sensors and smart materials

Award winner: A.P. Gibson

Institution: University College London

Value: £962,815

Medical imaging: biology not physics

Award winner: M.M. Maroto-Valer

Institution: University of Nottingham

Value: £1,114,093

Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage

Award winner: T. Rossetto

Institution: University College London

Value: £904,498

EPICENTRE (Earthquake and People Interaction Centre)

Award winner: C.J. Noakes

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £1,029,960

Integrated design of hospital wards for a safe and sustainable patient environment

Award winner: K.M. Lai

Institution: University College London

Value: £1,040,974

Infrastructure and the 21st-century infectious diseases

Award winner: J. Barlow

Institution: University of Reading

Value: £1,048,089

Advanced Climate Technology Urban Atmospheric Laboratory (ACTUAL)

Award winner: K. Johnston

Institution: Durham University

Value: £1,055,379

ROBUST (Regeneration of Brownfield Using Sustainable Technologies)

Award winner: J. Boxall

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: £930,978

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