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Faculty of Science and Engineering

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The breadth and international quality of our science and engineering research expertise enables us to directly address critical challenges facing humankind and advance understanding.

Our fight against COVID-19

We're highlighting almost 20 individual projects we're working on across our Faculty to address coronavirus.

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With collaborations taking place across the Institution and beyond, and connections to some of the biggest global businesses, we're able to drive forward innovations that will benefit future generations, and the planet.

Our featured areas of research are known as our "beacons of excellence", and you can discover more about them below.

Our specialist research areas

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Science and engineering research beacons

More about our research