Our reputation

Ranked 1st in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Medical technologies expertise

A £10m project led by Leeds will help to bring innovative medical technologies to the marketplace

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Medical technologies expertise

Meet our students and alumni

Find out what our students and alumni think about their time at Leeds

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Meet our students and alumni
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Globally renowned for our teaching and research, the School of Mechanical Engineering is one of the leading mechanical engineering schools in the UK. The world-leading work of our four research institutes feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your field from world-class academics.

Research and innovation

We are internationally recognised for high-quality fundamental and applied research covering many aspects of Mechanical Engineering science and practice. We’re exceptionally proud that we are second in the UK for Mechanical Engineering for the quality of our research according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. 

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News and events

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New quantum devices could revolutionise infrared detection

A new generation of ultra-sensitive detectors has opened up the use of…

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New £10m plan steered by Medical Technologies IKC

Solving challenges to bring new medical technologies in Yorkshire to the…

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Dr Jongrae Kim explains what to expect from China's falling space station

Dr Jongrae Kim speaks to Sputnik, a modern news agency, about China's space…

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Mechanical Engineering students to race at Silverstone

Students from the School of Mechanical Engineering are excited to enter the…

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Dr Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Imperial College London, will conduct this seminar on "morphological computation", whole-body control, and communication pathways within the body, from neuroscience to robo

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We invite you to join our seminar, Revolt in the Square: Spatial modelling of conflict and urban conditions. Speakers will explore digital mapping and modelling of urban unrest.

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at 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 students 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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