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The Department of Engineering Science has an international reputation for its research in all the major branches of engineering, and in emerging areas such as biomedical engineering, energy and the environment (see below). We place a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary and collaborative work, both within engineering science and across the physical, medical and life sciences.

The Department also has an excellent record of engagement with industry, and has generated numerous successful spin-out companies.

Research is a core component of the Department and we highly value the input and well-being of our research community - find out about our Researcher Committee, which provides representation across all areas of our post-doctoral research body.

The major theme underlying our research portfolio is the application of cutting-edge science to generate new technology, using a mixture of theory and experiment.