School of Mechanical Engineering

Coronavirus breathing aids

Dr Pete Culmer and colleagues have developed a way to convert a sleep apnoea machine into a ventilator to treat people with Covid-19

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Product Design MDes, BSc

Our multidisciplinary course bridges the gap between arts and engineering-led courses

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Coronavirus (covid-19)

We know that many people are understandably anxious about the current coronavirus outbreak. If you're an applicant or offer holder for a taught course please visit our coronavirus FAQs. If you're a PhD researcher applicant or offer holder visit this webpage for further information.

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of our research

has either ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact, latest REF

Top 5

in the UK for Mechanical Engineering

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

Top 100

World top 100 university

QS World University Rankings 2020

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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