Funding agreed for cutting-edge experimental rail facility

The Government has today confirmed funding to create one of the most advanced conventional and high speed rail research facilities in the world, in Leeds.

Cancer-screening technology pioneered by leader in surgical robotics

The Magnetic Flexible Endoscope, a device which can painlessly examine a human colon to detect signs of disease, was praised at a principal surgical robotics competition last week.

A miniature robot that could check colons for early signs of disease

Engineers have shown it is technically possible to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take micro-ultrasound images.

Mechanical Engineering students win cash prize for team project

As part of their second year project, Temerarious Turbine, a team of six Mechanical Engineering students designed and built a turbine wheel to generate electricity and won £500 to share between them.

International Women in Engineering Day 2019

Join us in celebrating International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on Sunday 23 June by taking a look at the fantastic achievements of women across our five Schools.