School of Mechanical Engineering

School celebrates success at REF 2021

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A robot small enough to explore the lungs

Research supervisor, Professor Pietro Valdastri, says the innovation could support the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.

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“world-leading” and “internationally excellent”

Submitted research outputs – REF 2021


in the UK for Mechanical Engineering

Guardian University Guide 2022

Top 100

in the world for Engineering

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022

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We work with organisations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to come up with solutions to your needs.

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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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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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