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Top 100 university for Chemical Engineering – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016

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Integrated Photonics Laboratory opens at University of Leeds

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University of the year 2017

We have been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide

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University of the year 2017
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The School of Chemical and Process Engineering is globally renowned for its teaching and research with an established reputation across the entire spectrum of chemical, energy, petroleum, nuclear engineering and aviation technology. We have just over 1,000 students from over 70 countries studying with us, which makes us one of the largest integrated engineering schools in Europe.

Research and innovation

The breadth of our capabilities allows us to take a true ‘atoms-to-products’ approach to process engineering and design, with impact across virtually all industrial sectors, including oil and gas, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, consumer products, foods and feeds, advanced materials and devices, and environmental protection.

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Leeds among UK’s top five universities targeted by employers

Students at the University of Leeds are now the fifth most targeted in the UK…

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Engineering Professor named on highly cited researchers list

Professor Jenny Jones, Professor in Sustainable Energy at Leeds, has been…

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Major investment in the UK’s manufacturing research base

Six new multi-million pound research hubs, aimed at strengthening the UK’s…

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Engineering students awarded prestigious Dean’s List honour

Top-performing students from the Faculty of Engineering have achieved a place…

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The conference aims to bring together researchers, practitioners to address the structural analysis design, risk analysis and decommissioning technologies employed in the nuclear power plant.

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We are celebrating International Women in Engineering Day in coordination with the Women's Engineering Society

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The BETSE 2017 conference responds to the growing popularity of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine research and its importance in the health care sector.

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We are delighted to invite you to the second 'International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics (CPEG2)' that will be held at the University of Leeds.

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We have an expert team within the Faculty of Engineering which supports our academics to exchange vital knowledge and experience with industry and other organisations.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented engineering and computing student through a free end-to-end, managed recruitment service.

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We have a strong commitment to supporting women in engineering and computing and this is reflected in the number of female academics and students working and studying within the Faculty of Engineering.

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Throughout the year we organise and deliver events and activities that highlight the range of subjects and careers within the fascinating world of engineering and computing

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