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James Naismith FRS FRSE FMedSci appointed as Director of the Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH), as of 1st June 2017.

Competitions, demonstrations, talks and showcases taking place across the country

A June 2017 study of articles linked to EPSRC funding has come to some impressive conclusions affirming the high quality and productivity of EPSRC-funded researchers.

Research Councils and Innovate UK welcome first Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund areas to open for applicants to apply for funding

Leading figures in fields across the EPSRC portfolio are recognised for their contributions to science, engineering and manufacturing

EPSRC support to develop environmentally-friendly alternative to plastic microbeads

The survey to collect scientific and system requirements for a national HPC service is now live. The survey can be accessed via this page, and will close at midnight on Sunday 25 June 2017.

Following a review of the First Grants scheme, with input from our advisory teams and universities, Council has agreed that the scheme will be revised to help improve the quality and ambition of research proposals submitted and to recognise that different research areas have different needs.

Research councils and Government support multidisciplinary projects looking at ways to remove greenhouse gases from atmosphere.

Second UK Robotics Week will feature challenges, film premieres and exhibitions.

Opportunities presented by technology in areas such as energy, healthcare and governance to be explored by teams at five universities.

Centres at 14 universities across UK will specialise in developing the latest cyber security techniques.

Work of team at University of Manchester could lead to affordable desalination technology

New partnership will encourage and support cross-boundary research applications

Due to system maintenance this website may be unavailable on Saturday 08 April 2017 from 09:00-13:00 (GMT).

Image of swirling graphene ink in alcohol is first among many spectacular pictures in EPSRC's science photography competition

Cross-council regenerative medicine platform receives multimillion pound funding boost

Global media interest in development of new graphene skin that harvests solar energy

Final deadline for outline proposals is 26 May 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), today published its impact report for 2015/2016. 

New High Performance Computing facilities will give researchers access to powerful computers.

Accidental discovery of bacteria could lead to huge reduction in electricity costs of cleaning up wastewater

Innovate machine listening research provides new insight into interaction between birds and teach machines how to understand the world around them

£4.7 million for further ground-breaking research to develop self-healing concrete announced during Science Minister’s visit

New computer model simulates whole chain of events caused by offshore earthquakes

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