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The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), after extensive engagement and dialogue with the research community, today published refreshed research area rationales as part of its Balancing Capability strategy.

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Team led by UK scientist unveils first blueprint for large-scale quantum computer.

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Why do many women not continue a career in ICT research? What are the barriers faced by some minority groups, such as black and ethnic minorities, in pursuing an ICT research career? These are among the questions being considered in a study commissioned by the EPSRC.

The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, has announced that Professor Sir Mark Walport will be the Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

EPSRC to implement Supergen changes that will build on world-leading research programme

Following an open request for information concerning the availability, capability, usage and sustainability of the NMR infrastructure currently available to underpin research in the physical and life sciences, a report summarising and synthesising the findings is now available.

EPSRC-supported research showing ants use sun and memories to navigate generates media interest

 A prototype app that makes it easy to plan less demanding walking routes could help people to stay active and independent as they get older 

EPSRC congratulates Council Member and associated academics recognised in 2017 New Year Honours list

EPSRC-supported academic delivers this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson, today announces the appointment of two new members to the Council of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

EPSRC is pleased to announce new members of our advisory bodies.

New X-ray imaging technique could lead to major advances in breast cancer treatment and bomb detection

Eight research projects that will help people self-manage chronic conditions at home, while linked to support from carers and clinicians, announced by EPSRC

EPSRC is providing support for new medical research centres which will develop healthcare technologies at two universities

Six new £10 million research hubs that will explore and improve new manufacturing techniques announced by Science Minister Jo Johnson

The deadline is fast approaching for the 2016 EPSRC Science Photo Competition

Every day from now until Christmas, the EPSRC Advent Calendar will be opening the door on some of the most memorable EPSRC headlines of 2016.

Researchers create alternative to QR Codes that allows mobile phone users to digitally interact with products and services, share content and draw their own code

Unique new system developed with EPSRC support records temperature, humidity and energy use to cut household bills and health risks

Research outputs 2016 provides an overview of data gathered by EPSRC through researchfish® (an online web-based system for reporting UK research outcomes), supplemented with data and information from other sources.

The new Energy Innovation Board, that replaces and builds on the work of the Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group, is announced

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