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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

Investment in development of disruptive technologies and support for research talent welcomed

Major media interest in UCL-led study looking into the world's oldest lifeforms

EPSRC supports state-of-the-art new facilities at 11 universities to upgrade the UK's infrastructure

EPSRC announces a major £17.3 million investment to boost development of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (RAI) technologies.

A major new £100 million investment by the government into the development of an innovative multi-disciplinary science and technology research centre was announced today (Thursday 23 February) by Business Secretary Greg Clark.

Jo Johnson confirms funding for research equipment and facilities for the Henry Royce Institute to develop advanced materials.

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

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