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New, £25m Energy Catalyst fund available to support technology innovation in UK Energy sector

A new Energy Catalyst fund will support UK universities and businesses to advance innovative technologies in the energy sector.

15 Apr | News
Related themes: Energy, Engineering, Global uncertainties, LWEC, Manufacturing the future

New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions

A breakthrough in design of signal amplifiers in mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on power stations

15 Apr | Press release
Related themes: Energy, Engineering, Manufacturing the future

PhD training given £83.5 million boost

Minister announces further investment in doctoral training

15 Apr | Press release
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New Strategic Advisory Network Appointments

EPSRC pleased to announced new appointments to the Strategic Advisory Network

10 Apr | Announcement
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Explore synthetic biology research at the Edinburgh International Science Festival

Research that features whisky, self-made cheese and heavy metals

10 Apr | News
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Grand Challenges in Healthcare Technologies: Launch of Community Web Surveys

EPSRC’s Healthcare Technologies Theme invites the UK’s research and user communities to help develop a number of Grand Challenges

09 Apr | Announcement
Related theme: Healthcare technologies

EPSRC and Tata Steel form new research partnership

Coatings and sensors which operate in extreme conditions will be developed by a new research partnership

01 Apr | Press release
Related themes: Engineering, Manufacturing the future, Physical sciences, Research infrastructure

Research Councils UK Global Uncertainties Programme - Consortia for Exploratory Research in Security (CEReS)

Research Councils UK Global Uncertainties Programme is holding a one-day meeting to highlight research funded through CEReS call

01 Apr | Announcement
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RISE Awards Announced

The ten RISE leaders for 2014 are announced today

31 Mar | News

A robot walks into a bar…

An image of a joke-telling robot has won the first prize in EPSRC's inaugural science photography competition beating 250 other entries

31 Mar | Press release
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Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

Visiting Manchester, the Chancellor announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training, bringing total investment to over £500 million

28 Mar | Press release
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Fuel cell pioneer

Intelligent Energy, an independent fuel cell company has received £38 million from the Singapore Government’s sovereign wealth fund

26 Mar | Case study
Related theme: Energy

ARCHER supercomputer inaugurated

EPSRC launches Academic Research Computing High End Resource, a new supercomputer, providing high performance computing support

24 Mar | Press release
Related themes: ICT, LWEC, Mathematical sciences, Research infrastructure

Research to improve ultrasound should lead to better detection of birth defects in unborn babies

Researchers awarded £10 million to develop advanced ultrasound imaging technology to improve the detection of birth defects

20 Mar | Press release
Related themes: Engineering, Healthcare technologies, Physical sciences

£106 Million to develop new Centres for Doctoral Training

Chancellor announces an extra £106M to develop new Centres for Doctoral Training

19 Mar | News
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David Delpy announced as Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board for UK National Quantum Technologies Programme

Prof. David Delpy, has been appointed as Chairman of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme Strategic Advisory Board

17 Mar | Announcement
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EPSRC Research Performance and Economic Impact Report 2012 - 2013

The EPSRC Research Performance and Economic Impact Report incorporates highlights from the year 2012/13

11 Mar | Announcement
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UK and China agree £20 million Low Carbon Innovation programme

NSFC/EPSRC sign MOU for research into low carbon manufacturing processes and technologies, low carbon cities and offshore renewables

06 Mar | Press release
Related themes: Energy, LWEC, Manufacturing the future

Researchers build the world’s most powerful terahertz laser chip

University of Leeds researchers set a new record for output power for a terahertz laser chip

05 Mar | Media coverage
Related themes: Energy, Engineering, Healthcare technologies, Physical sciences

The end of an era - HECToR shuts down as ARCHER takes over

HECToR users should transfer all data to ARCHER before shut down on 21 March 2014 at 1800hrs GMT

04 Mar | Announcement
Related theme: Research infrastructure


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UK-India Civil Nuclear Collaboration Phase 3

Expression of interest: The RCUK Energy Programme invites expressions of interest from those willing to attend a workshop in Oxford to develop Phase 3 of the UK-India civil nuclear research programmes
Related theme: Energy

Supergen fuel cells challenge call

Invitation for proposals: The Research Councils UK Energy Programme is looking to support projects that help address the key research challenges that underpin the deployment of Fuel Cell Technologies.
Related theme: Energy


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