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2nd in the UK for Mechanical Engineering - Research Excellence Framework 2014

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University of Leeds awarded £3.87m to fund knee therapy research

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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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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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World-leading medical engineering shown to Minister

Cutting-edge developments in medical technology have been demonstrated to…

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University to lead medical technologies audit

A University of Leeds-led consortium has been chosen by the Government to…

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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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PhD student at University of Leeds wins national engineering competition

Leon Wechie, PhD student from the School of Mechanical Engineering, has been…

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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 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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