The government has named 2018 the Year of Engineering as part of an initiative that will offer young engineers across the UK vast opportunity - a major push to tackle a skills gap.
The University is to name a key building in its £96m investment in engineering, computing, and physical sciences in honour of one of Leeds’ most influential scientists.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has placed the University of Leeds in the top 100 in the world for engineering and technology.
The University’s research into new ways of tackling drug-resistant infections will be bolstered by a pioneering programme to develop the next generation of scientists specialising in this area.
The University’s ambitious plans for advancing engineering and physical sciences has taken a major step forward today with a green light from Leeds City Council.