Recent grants

Our research is funded by research councils, industry and charities both in the UK and overseas.​

  • Christian Berretta, Network Rail, Hydrological and Environmental Processes in Railway Drainage Systems: Towards sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) Approaches (Sept 2017), £40,000
  • Miller Camargo-Valero, BBSRC, The role of Phosphorous in the Resilience and Sustainability of the UK food system (Aug 2017), £264,921
  • Catherine Noakes, MRC, Targeting airborne bacterial infection: Studies on patient- and laboratory-generated mycobacterium tuberculosis aerosols (Jul 2017), £95,813
  • Katy Roelich, EPSRC, Adaptive decision making for urban energy transformation (Jul 2017), £182,736
  • Ian Richardson, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Accelerated aging of NRVB - pilot study (Jul 2017), £29,637
  • Catherine Noakes, Medical Research Foundation, A Framework for Assessing the Effect of Indoor Residential Thermal Environment on Occupant Health and Comfort in Nigeria, (Apr 2017), £21,065
  • Giorgio Locatelli, EPSRC, Generation Integrated Energy Storage – A Paradigm Shift (Mar 2017), £327,161
  • Catherine Noakes, Louise Fletcher, Amirul Khan, Andrew Sleigh, EPSRC, Healthcare Environment Control, Optimisation and Infection Risk Assessment (Mar 2017), £974,228 
  • Mark Trigg, NERC, Catchment hydrology explorer for water stewardship (Jan 2017), £159,022
  • Leon Black, Muhammed Basheer, Barry Clarke, Raul Fuentes, Philip Purnell, Ian Richardson, EPSRC, National Centre for Infrastructure Materials (Jan 2017), £4,498,618 
  • Fleur Loveridge, Royal Academy of Engineering, Resilience of linear infrastructure in East Africa (Jan2017), £20,000
  • Barbara Evans, Miller Camargo-Valero, Giorgio Locatelli, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cost and Climate; Urban Sanitation under Conditions of Uncertainty (Nov 2016), £430,989
  • Fleur Loveridge, Royal Academy of Engineering, New thermal and geotechnical facility for ground heat exhangers (Oct 2016), £247,554
  • Apollo Tutesigensi, EPSRC, Workshop: Introducing zero-carbon construction sites (Oct 2016), £19,379
  • Phil Purnell, Nancy Madter and Ornella Iuorio, EPSRC, Transformational Route Maps for Urban Environments: and Urban Living Pilot Partnership for Leeds (Sept 2016), £32,418
  • David Dawson, EPSRC, Urban Flood Resilience in an Uncertain Future (Aug 2016), £189,118
  • Fleur Loveridge, EPSRC, Non Steady Analytical Models for Energy Pile Testing and Design (Aug 2016), £99,770
  • Konstantinos Velis, British Council, Critical Stakeholder Training on Assessing the Potential for Solidary Selective Collection and Inclusive Recycling of Solid Waste (Jul 2016), £46,500
  • Barbara Evans, Andrew SleighBill & Melinda Gates Foundation, SFDs Phase 2 (Jun 2016), £288,718
  • Miller Camargo-Valero, BBSRC, Regulation of Poly phosphate metabolism in chlamydomonas (May 2016), £102,568 
  • Raul Fuentes, Royal Academy of Engineering, Developing infrastructure robotics – a low-cost small robot for infrastructure inspection (Apr 2016), £44,785
  • Phil Purnell, Muhammad Basheer, Raul Fuentes, EPSRC, Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using Robots (Dec 2015), £513,343