The School of Engineering and Materials Science provides internationally-leading research activity represented by four core academic centres. Research is supported by industrial, clinical and academic partnerships. We have a long track record of worldwide research impact. Examples include the widely-used lightweight self-reinforced plastic (Tegris®) and innovative new biomaterials now treating 100,000s of patients across the globe.
Key Cross-School Research Centres
2021 Research Excellence Framework
In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Queen Mary University of London's Engineering was ranked 7th in the UK out of 89 universities that were assessed. Our Engineering research publications were ranked 2nd in the UK, with 61.5% of publications assessed as world-leading. Our research continues to be published in the highest quality journals.
Director of Research
Prof Yi Sui