The College of Science and Engineering is internationally leading in many of the fields covered by the wide range of research activities within the College. The College has several interdisciplinary themes of research which are fundamentally important to the UK's economic development and social well-being. The College also hosts several major research centres, each of which has a specific expertise and facilities focused in the area. Our research activities can also be understood by department following the traditional scientific and engineering disciplines.

Research Themes

AEPSminiAstronomical, Earth and Planetary Science
EEaCCminiEnvironment, Energy and Climate Change
LaCminiLandscape and Communities
LSIminiLife Sciences Interface
MaNMminiMaterials and Nano-materials
LES simulation of an airflow over a rectangular cavityComputational
Teaching and Learning

Research Centres and Departmental Research

Browse the Research Centres within the College, or view the research areas of the College's academic departments: Chemistry, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Informatics, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy.

Postgraduate Research

The College is committed to creating opportunities and supporting active researchers at postgraduate level. If you are a current student or are thinking about continuing your academic research career please join us at the next festival of postgraduate research or contact the relevant department.

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College of Science and Engineering
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University of Leicester 
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