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Very - and Ultra - High Field NMR for the physical and life sciences

Please note this opportunity is now CLOSED.
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  • Status: Closed
  • Open date: 17 May 2017
  • Closing date: 19 Sep 2017 16:00 GMT+1
  • Type: Grants, MRC strategic

To maintain the UK's leading position in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) for research and development, ca. £20m capital is being made available to procure ultra-high field NMR systems (≥0.95 GHz) and upgrade existing very-high field NMR instruments (≥800 MHz) to support the UK's fundamental and applied research across a range of disciplines within life and physical sciences.

The aim of the investment is to establish a national network of NMR provision at a range of very-high and ultra-high fields and configurations. By creating a networked national infrastructure open to researchers from both academia and industry, the highly-specialised equipment can be managed to maximise usage and outputs, and new collaborations can be enabled and supported. This investment will help to maintain UK leadership across a wide range of research in the fields of chemistry, biology and materials science.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is managing the call on behalf of a group of Research Councils that also includes MRC, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Further details, including how to apply, can be found on the EPSRC website.