School of Chemical and Process Engineering

Bragg Centre for Materials Research

Aims to discover, create and design new materials, by bringing together scientists and engineers across a wide range of disciplines

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Top 10 for employers

In the latest High Fliers Research, Leeds’ students are among the UK’s top 10 most targeted by leading employers

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Researchers detect single atom impurity with vibrations

New research proves it’s possible to detect a single atom impurity within a material by using vibrational energy fingerprints.

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Over 80%

of our research activity is

'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF

Top 10

in the UK for Chemical Engineering

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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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Join a two day challenge event (23 and 24 June 2020) demonstrating cutting-edge robots and autonomous systems to create, inspect, repair and maintain our critical infrastructure.

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We have an expert team, which supports our academics to exchange vital knowledge and experience with industry and other organisations.

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We offer a range of short courses, which are linked to our research and specifically designed for people in industry.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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