OBE for influential engineer

Professor Anne Neville has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year’s Honours list

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OBE for influential engineer

Our reputation

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

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Our reputation

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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News and events

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Giving robots a change of heart

A prototype robotic sleeve, which can wrap around a weak heart before…

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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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Leeds PhD graduates win Engineering Impact Award

Two Leeds Engineering PhD graduates who founded a Leeds-based engineering…

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New year’s honour for influential engineer

Senior University of Leeds academic Professor Anne Neville has been made an…

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The 12th annual Leeds Festival of Science will take place between 4 and 31 March 2017.

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Chi Onwurah MP, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation, will discuss the importance of engineers and scientists in parliament and public life.

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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 University of Leeds is hosting a two-day robotics challenge event to bring academics, industry, policy makers and stakeholders together to explore future use of robots.

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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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