Using robotics to treat stroke survivors

A new research programme is offering hope to stroke survivors

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Using robotics to treat stroke survivors

Our reputation

Ranked 3rd in the Guardian university league tables 2019

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Our reputation

Self-repairing cities

Leeds' research into new technology that could radically change the way roads are repaired has been shortlisted at the TechFest Awards

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Self-repairing cities
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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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Leeds academics develop 1cm micro-robots capable of identifying and fixing leaks in underground pipes

The Government has awarded the University of Leeds and three other…

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Swarms of tiny robots could fix complex pipe networks in the future

Swarms of tiny, pipe-inspecting robots could soon be able to monitor and fix…

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Leeds engineering researcher awarded grant to advance national security

Dr Raoul Guiazon is set to advance the future of UK intelligence research and…

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Nexus joins forces with KPMG

Nexus has joined forces with one of the world’s leading professional…

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Our next postgraduate open day will be held on Friday 8 February 2019.

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Join Robotics at Leeds for their next seminar on bio-inspired robotics, with guest speaker Dr Fumiya Iida from the University of Cambridge.

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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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