This is a detailed list of all our councils’ themes, research areas, programmes and priorities. You can find what we are investing in and what resources you can access.
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This research area addresses the links between electronic structure and material properties.
This research area focuses on the fundamental physics of magnetism and magnetic materials.
Research into mathematical approaches to the modelling and study of continuous media.
Encompasses theories, methodologies and tools for modelling, analysis, design and optimisation of self-regulating systems, with an emphasis on uncertainty and robustness of feedback systems. This research area underpins a number of others across the engineering and physical sciences research base.
Improve outcomes for people and places across the UK by identifying solutions that promote economic and social prosperity.
The theoretical foundations of databases and research into data management systems, distributed information management and query languages.
The digital economy theme focused on supporting research to rapidly realise the transformational impact of digital technologies on aspects of community life, cultural experiences, future society and the economy.
The digital security by design (DSbD) challenge funds business and researchers to update the foundation of the insecure digital computing infrastructure by creating a new, more secure hardware and software ecosystem.
The theory, algorithms and architectures for processing data and signals and the information they carry.
Design and manufacture of electromechanical systems and their accompanying power electronic drives and controls.
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