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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Development, analysis, monitoring and optimisation of mechanical structures and systems.
The aim of this programme is to provide an improved understanding of the rate of glacial retreat in Peru and its impact on water security and natural hazards.
This research area refers to the integration of computing into everyday objects to create systems which support concepts such as the Internet of Things, edge computing and the tactile internet.
This research area covers the synthesis, characterisation and theoretical understanding of materials and nanostructures that emit or interact with electromagnetic radiation or quasiparticles with similar characteristics.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) supports UK scientists to deliver the very best research and training across the physical sciences and provide an internationally competitive, balanced and engaged research portfolio to meet the UK’s needs.
Research into both high temperature, high density plasmas magnetically confined or laser produced, and low temperature, low density plasmas.
The Economic and Social Research Council supports the creation of new insights from research and datasets around elections and governance in the UK and across the world to give the public the data, evidence and analysis they need to build trust and confidence in governments and democracy.
This research area addresses the synthesis, characterisation and theoretical understanding of novel polymer materials.
The aim of this programme is to support and advance the study of biological, social and environmental influences on the physical and mental health and wellbeing of populations, and the development of interventions designed to improve population health or prevent diseases.
ESRC supports the creation of new insights from research and data into understanding the makeup of the nation and its needs across areas including health and care, poverty, disability, housing, wellbeing, education and policing to inform national local and global policies that improve life for all.
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