November 22, 2016

Congratulations to iT-CDT Student Leon Wechie, who recently won the I'm An Engineer Get Me Out Of Here!!!,  for the MotorZone - read the full interview here 

This National Competition is a free online event where school students meet and...

November 22, 2016

After a very busy summer with our iT-CDT students attending a number of conferences and workshops, we are finally pleased to officially welcome our newest members to the iT-CDT Community. 

Cohort 3 joined the team in September 2016 and are settling into PhD li...

June 9, 2016

The iT-CDT would like to send their condolences to the family and friends of Professor H Peter Jost. He will be sorely missed. We will be celebrating his enormous contribution to the field of tribology throughout this yearsLeeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology.

Robin Worby...

April 22, 2016

Congratulations to iT-CDT students Rachel Bingley, Nadia Salman, James Makin and Mahdiyar Nejadhamzeeigilani who successfully organised and hosted this years TriboUK 2016 conference, held at the University of Leeds on 14th & 15th April.


The team worked tirele...

March 14, 2016

The 9 March 2016 celebrated the 50th anniversary of the publication of the ground breaking report “Lubrication (Tribology) Education and Research”. This report, commonly referred to as the “Jost Report”, described the findings of a committee, chaired by Prof H Peter Jo...

February 18, 2016


Our students have the opportunity to attend courses and events to support them gaining new Tribology skills and expertise in exciting environments along side other PhD students. Following Sohail Siddiqui's attendance at the Nano-Tribology school in 2015, two iT-CDT st...

Our engineers like a good challenge, so when Iffigenia Antoniadou, Outreach lead in Mechanical Engineering, was contacted by Screenhouse Productions, the team behind the BBC Bitesize series, with the question ‘ Can a 10 year old pull a 10 tonne truck? ', our first thou...

February 5, 2016


The IT-CDT is honoured to host the 13th Tribo-UK conference on 14th and 15th April 2016 in collaboration with the IFS at the University of Leeds. Our topic at Tribo-UK 2016 is Tribology in the Next Decade.


Tribo-UK 2016 is an opportunity for researchers in t...

January 27, 2016

Congratulations to first year iT-CDT student- Heather McLaren on her first prize win for her article on 'Tribology: The most importnant subject no one has heard of',  published in the Leeds University Union Science Magazine.


Find out what Heather has to say a...

January 18, 2016

Listen to iT-CDT 2nd year student Matthew Harmon talk about his PhD on "Lubrication and friction modifier optimisation".


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