Middlesex University has received the highest percentage increase in research funding across all universities London – the grant will keep the University at the forefront of research that impacts on society.
Middlesex was also named top modern London university for total research funding and in the top 50% of English institutions. The boost will see an almost 70% increase in the University's research funding following a £4.4m grant.
Middlesex is leading the way on research, directly influencing government policy and benefiting society. From protecting communities from flooding, to working with Metropolitan Police to keep children safe online and ensuring NHS workers have the right to speak up are all impacts Middlesex University research has on the communities we live in.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Waqar Ahmad said: "We have been ambitious in driving forward excellence in research. This announcement reflects the contribution to research and its impact, in and outside academia, being made by our world-class research community at Middlesex.
"Our research across all disciplines has real world impact that cuts across sectors and can be felt by society, industry and communities."