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Tests reveal major variation in flood risk models

The first ever comparison of six of the major global flood risk monitoring computer models has revealed wide discrepancies between the information they provide.

Leeds alumnus appointed Managing Director at Mott MacDonald

Civil Engineering alumnus Mike Haigh has been appointed Managing Director at global engineering giant, Mott MacDonald.

Giving robots a change of heart

A prototype robotic sleeve, which can wrap around a weak heart before synchronising with its natural motion to help it keep beating, has been developed by an international team of engineers.

Engineering Professor awarded prestigious Royal Society Challenge Grant

Pietro Valdastri, Professor and Chair of Robotics and Autonomous Systems in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, has been awarded a Challenge Grant for 2016 by the Royal Society.

Leeds among UK’s top five universities targeted by employers

Students at the University of Leeds are now the fifth most targeted in the UK by leading employers, including top companies from the engineering and IT sectors.