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League table success for Lancaster

Lancaster is ranked 8th in the UK for Mechanical Engineering in the latest Guardian University Guide.

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Students working on the racing car project

Where do our graduates go next?

Our undergraduate degree schemes will prepare you for a great career in engineering.

Our class of 2014 have already found jobs with the companies you see here.

Logos of the companies our 2014 graduate have gone on to work for

A new home for Engineering

Construction is well underway on a brand new engineering building at Lancaster University.

The new development will provide additional areas for future growth and recent new specialisms such as nuclear, energy and chemical engineering.

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Lancaster University's new engineering building

World-class challenges, world-class research

Engineering research at Lancaster is targeted at world-scale challenges such as decarbonising the electricity supply, protecting against nuclear proliferation and designing next generation electronic systems.

In the 2008 RAE, 100% of our publications were recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

Low-head hydro power research

Business and industry

Engineering at Lancaster has strong links with industry at all levels. Through its knowledge exchange team, Lancaster Product Development Unit (LPDU).

We have resource including physical resources, academics, students and engineers to address problems and help industry exploit opportunities.

In the chemical engineering lab


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Forty South Lakes Science teachers visit the faculty

Forty South Lakes Science teachers visit the faculty

On 24th October, forty teachers from across the South Lakes area visited the Faculty of Science and Technology, as part of a partnership between Lancaster University, Research Council UK, and the South Lakes Federation.

Thu 06 November 2014

MSc by Research on Novel Hydrokinetics for Renewable Energy Generation

The Department of Engineering at Lancaster University invites applications for two fully-funded MSc by Research Studentships in the Lancaster University Renewable Energy Group (LUREG) on a Novel and Environmentally Friendly Hydrokinetics Research Project. Read more

Fri 31 October 2014

Undergraduate engineering fellowships for under-represented groups

The Windsor Fellowship in partnership with BAE Systems are offering the 'Futures in Engineering' programme which consists of a 12 week summer internship with BAE Systems with professional mentoring.

Fri 31 October 2014


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Monitoring cell behaviour and how to go deeper

Dr David Cheneler, Engineering

Tuesday 16 December 2014, 1430-1455
Lecture Theatre 1, Management School Building

It is well known that a cell's behaviour, i.e. whether it proliferates or it dies, is affected by its environment. In the lab, the response of isolated cells to stimuli such as radiation or presence of a certain chemical can be observed using various techniques.