Our reputation

Ranked 1st in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Our reputation

International inventor prize

Leeds professors have invented a technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue so it can be successfully transplanted into the body

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International inventor prize

Medical engineering expertise

A £10m project led by Leeds will help to bring innovative products to market

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Medical engineering expertise
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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 professors shortlisted for an international inventor prize

Two inventors of a patented technique to wash cells and DNA out of tissue, so…

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Leeds moves up key ranking for sixth consecutive year

The University has climbed up the Complete University Guide once again and…

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New £10m plan steered by Medical Technologies IKC

Solving challenges to bring new medical technologies in Yorkshire to the…

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Team wins ‘Best Student Paper Award’ at the International Symposium on Medical Robotics

Professor Pietro Valdastri from the School of Electronic and Electrical…

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This will be a fascinating confluence of current thinking in the world of geothermal engineering and sustainable use of thermal energy storage in the ground.

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We invite you to join our seminar, Revolt in the Square: Spatial modelling of conflict and urban conditions. Speakers will explore digital mapping and modelling of urban unrest.

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at 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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