Leeds top ten for top employers

Our students are in the top ten most targeted by leading employers, according to High Fliers Research

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Leeds top ten for top employers

Our reputation

Ranked 3rd in the Guardian university league tables 2019

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Our reputation

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
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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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European funding for novel lifesaving robotic tentacles

Robotic tentacles to help surgeons operate inside the body, among other new…

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Northern robotics experts to lead Euro conversation on ethics of AI

Rapid technological innovation is bringing human-robot interaction ever…

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Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics launch – watch the talks online

The Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) is celebrating a successful…

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Government confirms 150-plus Leeds PhD places

More than 150 fully-funded PhD researcher places are being created in Leeds…

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In honour of International Women's Day, we are hosting an event with key inspirational speakers discussing how to have a rewarding career and work-life balance.

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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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