Recent grants

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

  • Oliver Cayre, David York, Innovate UK fka Technology Strategy Board (TSB), Enabling manufacture of designer emulsions and functional particulates (Jul 2017), £339,401
  • Richard Drummond-Brydson, Mojtaba Ghadiri, EPSRC, Friction: The Tribology Enigma (Jul 2017), £105,010
  • Bruce Hanson, Robert Cochrane, Lois Tovey, Zinedine Khatir, EU - European Union, GEN IV Integrated Oxide fuels recycling strategies (Jul 2017), £166,747​
  • Animesh Jha, Maddi Chiranjeevi, EU - European Union, BonE-GraphT (Jul 2017), £146,110
  • Bruce Hanson, Robert Cochrane, Lois Tovey, EU - European Union, A modular European education and teaching concept in nuclear and radiochemistry (Jul 2017), £105,587
  • Valerie Dupont, EPSRC, H2 Production by Reforming Bio-methane with Nitrogen Rich Waste Streams (Jul 2017), £202,490
  • Richard Drummond-Brydson, EPSRC, Advanced Electron Microscopy (AdvEM) (Jun 2017), £1,302,927
  • Elaine Martin, Centre for Process Innovation Ltd, Flow Rig for National Formulation Centre, (Jun 2017), £232, 039
  • Michael Fairweather, Sellafield Ltd, Sludge Centre of Expertise (May 2017), £100,000
  • Animesh Jha​, Innovate UK fka Technology Strategy Board (TSB), 3 - UK Central Government, Local Health and Hospital Authorities (May 2017), £89,785​
  • Elaine Martin, Centre for Process Innovation Ltd, Flow Rig for National Formulation Centre (May 2017), £232,039
  • Mi Wang, EURAMET EMRP-MSU, EMPIR 2016 Multiphase - administrative data (May 2017), £38,950
  • Richard Drummond-Brydson, EPSRC, Contract for the Provision of Advanced Electron Microscopy (Apr 2017), £1,139,747
  • Andrew Blacker, Antonia Borissova Dimitrova, British Council UK, British-Russian Centre of Excellence in Catalytic Systems (Mar 2017), £26,898 
  • Andrew Pimm, EPSRC, Generation Integrated Energy Storage – A Paradigm Shift (Mar 2017), £91,760
  • Valerie Dupont, EPSRC, NWaste2H2- H2 Production by Reforming Bio-methane with Nitrogen Rich Waste Streams (Mar 2017), £190,560
  • Jenny Jones, Alan Williams, ESPRC, Supergen Bioenergy, (Mar 2017), £110,569
  • Andrew Blacker, British Council UK, British-Russian Centre of Excellence in Catalytic Systems (Mar 2017), £62,808
  • Richard Drummond-Brydson, Sven Schroeder, EPSRC, Sir Henry Royce Institute Recurrent Funding (Feb 2017), £27,000
  • Jenny Jones, Alan Williams, Energy Technologies Institute LLP, BIOFIP: Biomass Feedstock Improvement Process (Feb 2017), £47,110
  • Andrew Bayly, Mojtaba Ghadiri, Ali Hassanpour, Andrew Mullis, EPSRC, EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub in Manufacture using Advanced Powders and Processes (Dec 2016), £1,500,420
  • Sven Schroeder, Kevin Roberts, EPSRC, Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research Hub (Dec 2016), £735,076
  • John Staggs, DSTL Porton Down, Internal heat transport modelling (Nov 2016), £42,885​
  • Steven Milne, Andrew Bell, Andrew Brown, Richard Drummond-Bryson, Sven Schroder, EPSRC, Analysis of Polar Nanostructures in High Temperature Relaxor Dielectrics: a Framework for Materials Discovery (Nov 2016), £497,492
  • David Harbottle, EPSRC IAA, University of Leeds + Johnson Matthey, Using novel in-situ characterization techniques to aid formulation of complex, multi-component ink products (Sep 2016), £50,636
  • Mojtaba Ghadiri, EPSRC, Virtual Formulation Laboratory for prediction and optimisation of manufacturability of advanced solids based formulations (Aug 2016), £357,626
  • Michael Fairweather, Timothy Hunter, Sellafield Ltd, Use of acoustic backscatter for insitu sludge monitoring (Jul 2016), £49,894
  • Kevin Roberts, EPSRC, INFORM 2020 - Molecules to manufacture: processing and formulation engineering of inhalable nanoaggregates and microparticles (Jul 2016), £470,989
  • David Harbottle, International Research Collaboration Award, University of Leeds, Fundamental Research in Petroleum Science (May 2016), £15,000
  • Frans Muller, Songwon Industrial Co Ltd, Songwon (Apr 2016), £80,763
  • Gin Jose, Glucosense Diagnostics Ltd, Investigation of photonic chip enabled non-invasive glucose sensor (Apr 2016), £28,474
  • Dongsheng Wen, EU - European Union, NPMSSES - Nanoparticle seeded molten salt solar energy storage (Apr 2016), £132,909
  • Mojtaba Ghadiri, Syngenta, Syngenta consumables and travel budget (Apr 2016), £30,000
  • Mojtaba Ghadiri, Corning Global Research, Corning Powder Flow (Apr 2016), £176,000
  • Gin Jose, Xtera Communications Ltd, High gain rare earth doped waveguide amplifiers for optical communication (Jan 2016), £112,958
  • Andrew Mullis, European Space Agency, Non-equilibrium solidification, modelling for microstructure engineering of industrial alloys (Dec 2015), £38,688
  • Animesh Jha, Innovate UK, Bi-Yb Phospho-Tellurite Fibre Laser for Cancer Detection (BYPT-Laser) (Dec 2015), £37,677
  • Andrew Blacker, Richard Bourne, EPSRC, Catalysis Hub (Dec 2015), £43,224
  • Frans Muller, Andrew Bayly, Richard Bourne, Michael Fairweather, Ali Hassanpour, Timothy Hunter, EU - European Union, Intensified by Design (Sep 2015), £582,574
  • David Harbottle, Tim Hunter, Bruce Hanson EPSRC, Innovative separation of caesium and strontium using flotation and magnetic particles, to convert large waste volumes into small waste packages (Apr 2015), £397,078
  • Frans Muller, Richard Bourne, Ali Hassanpour, Timothy Hunter, EU - European Union, ProPAT (Jan 2015), £649,548
  • David Harbottle, Royal Society, Modified hydrodynamic model for viscoelastic droplet dewetting on solid substrates (Sep 2015), £15,000