Sikiru Mohammed, postgraduate researcher in the School of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded 2nd place at the University of Leeds Postgraduate Researcher of the Year 2017 conference.
The University is to receive £6m in funding for new PhD places, including a number of engineering and computer science opportunities as part of a major investment in engineering and science in the UK.
The James Dyson Foundation have created STEM Challenge Cards designed for both children and adults to get stuck into experiments at home.
As part of the Year of Engineering, EPSRC has awarded a multidisciplinary team led by Dr Peter Culmer £253,000 for a project on developing in-shoe sensors to help prevent diabetic foot ulcers.
A new drive to develop skills in the medical technologies sector will be led by the University of Leeds as part of a £6.1 million investment from the Higher Education Council for England (HEFCE).