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 Research Fellow awarded prestigious Heinz-Mittelmeier award

Dr Saurabh Lal, Research Fellow here at Leeds has received the…

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New eye-catching scientific sculpture

A dramatic sculpture honouring revolutionary science will be in a prominent…

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Call for tech sector to join 24-hour 'hackathon'

Leading businesses and students will join forces for a 24-hour hackathon,…

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Product Design Graduate showcases creation at the Venice Design Show

Nifemi Marcus-Bello, a product designer who studied at the University of…

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Join Professor Richard Romano from the Institute for Transport Studies to discuss using simulation to design, train and test automated vehicles.

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

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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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