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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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Prestigious engineering scholarships awarded by the Arkwright Scholarships Trust

Dr Kerry Baker, Engineering Outreach Specialist at University of Leeds, has…

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Integrated Photonics Laboratory opens at University of Leeds

A new Integrated Photonics Laboratory funded by the EPSRC will provide…

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Leeds International Summer School opens applications for 2017

Applications are now open for the 2017 Leeds International Summer School…

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Leeds' expertise showcased at Indian tech summit

A University delegation is focussing on significant education and research…

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Frontiers in Engineering Science is the flagship monthly seminar program hosted by the School of Chemical and Process Engineering.

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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 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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