Recent grants

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

  • John Cunningham, Alexander Davies, Edmund Linfield, Christopher Wood, EPSRC, The physics of plasmonic gain in low-dimensional electronic systems (Aug 2017), £527,763
  • Pietro Valdastri, National Inst for Health Research (NIHR), NIHR Global Research Group for Surgical Technologies application (Jun 2017), £380,035
  • Alexander Valavanis, Alexander Davies, Edmund Linfield, Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation, Schottky diode technology for stabilisation of 3.5-THz quantum cascade laser local oscillators (May 2017), £95,856
  • Alexander Davies, John Cunningham, Paul Dean, Joshua Freeman, Edmund Linfield, EPSRC, High precision terahertz spectroscopy and microscopy (Apr 2017), £3,127,585
  • Ian Hunter, Radio Design Ltd, Radio Design grant (Mar 2017), £150,000
  • Pietro Valdastri, Zhiqiang Zhang, EPSRC, Ultra-low-cost endoscopy for gastric cancer screening in rural China (Mar 2017), £630,766
  • Pietro Valdastri, EPSRC, SonoPill (Mar 2017), £175,432
  • Steven Freear, EPSRC, Microbubble Enhanced Imaging and Therapeutic Delivery (Mar 2017), £47,937
  • Andrew Kemp, EPSRC, Healthcare Environment Control, Optimisation and Infection Risk Assessment (Mar 2017), £51,394
  • Virginia ​Pensabene, EU - European Union, PROM (Mar 2017), £234,523
  • Syed Zaidi, EPSRC, Brew Net: Intelligent Cloud Connected Sensors for Economic Small Scale Process Optimisation (Mar 2017), £47,795
  • Alexander Valavanis, Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation, Schottky diode technology for stabilisation of 3.5-THz quantum cascade laser local oscillators (Mar 2017), £95,856
  • Edmund Linfield, EPSRC, Sir Henry Royce Institute of Advanced Materials (Feb 2017), £4,204,980
  • Edmund Linfield, Alexander Davies, Paul Dean, Lianhe Li, EU - European Union, MIR_BOSE (Feb 2017), £409,239
  • Ian Hunter, Radio Design Ltd, Radio Design grant (Feb 2017), £30,000
  • Virginia ​Pensabene, NC3Rs, NC3Rs Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Mouse Embryo Culture Chip (Feb 2017), £66,184
  • Steven Freear, EPSRC, Therapy Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery & Ablation Research (ThUNDDAR) (Jan 2017), £22,652
  • Steven Freear, National Institute of Health - NIH (PHS), CMUT based MRI-Safe 3D ICE for Cardiovascular Intervention (Jan 2017), £20,848
  • Edmund Linfield, EU - European Union, THEMIS (Dec 2016), £101,714
  • Johannes Schiffer, EU - European Union, CLOVER (Dec 2016), £33,750
  • Pietro Valdastri, Royal Society, Ultra-low-cost endoscopy for gastric cancer screening in Central America (Dec 2016), £100,000
  • Desmond McLernon, British Council UK, Wireless Sensor Networks for Real-Time Monitoring of Water Quality (Dec 2016), £37,782
  • Pietro Valdastri, National Institute of Health - NIH (PHS), A Magnetic Capsule Endoscope for Colonoscopy in Patients with IBD (Nov 2016), £337,644
  • Mohsen Razavi, EU - European Union, Quantum Communications for ALL (Nov 2016), £382,603
  • Steven Freear, EPSRC, High resolution biomedical imaging using ultrasonic metamaterials (Sept 2016), £236,992
  • Christoph Walti, MRC, Rapid point-of-care infection diagnosis for patient management and reduction of antibiotic misuse (Jul 2016), £1,487,830
  • Dragan Indjin, EU - European Union, BM1205 Grant Period 4 (Jul 2016), £93,060
  • Steven Freear, David Cowell, Sellafield Ltd, Use of Acoustic Backscatter for insitu Sludge Monitoring (Jul 2016), £244,419
  • Paul Dean, Alexander Davies, John Cunningham, Edmund Linfield, EPSRC, Ti: Sapphire Regenerative Amplified Laser Systems for Ultrafast High-field Terahertz Photonics (Jun 2016), £451,952
  • Christopher Wood, Christoph Wälti, Wellcome Trust, High-throughput cell separation in physiologically-relevant media using remote, surface-acoustic-wave-induced dielectrophoresis (for autologous cell therapies) (Apr 2016), £76,989
  • Pietro Valdastri, Royal Society, Wolfson Research Merit Award (Apr 2016), £45,000
  • Paul Dean, EU - European Union, Terahertz ultra-short pulses from self-induced transparency modelocked quantum cascade lasers (March 2016), £132,909
  • Edmund Linfield, Alexander Davies, Paul Dean, European Space Agency, GSTP (Jan 2016), £148,057
  • Ian Robertson, Nutapong Somjit, EPSRC, Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using Robots (Dec 2015), £350,592
  • Roland Clarke, EURAMET EMRP Management Support Unit, Microwave measurements for planar circuits and components (Aug 2015), £58,721
  • Edmund Linfield, Royal Society, Wolfson Research Merit Award (Aug 2015), £50,000
  • Alexander Davies, Edmund Linfield, EU - European Union, ULTRAQCL (Jun 2015), £276,328
  • Edmund Linfield, Alexander Davies, UK Space Agency, LOCUS - Centre For Earth Observation Instrumentation Development Project (May 2015) £104,902
  • Paul Dean, MRC, MRC CiCL2 (May 2015), £57,464