About the University


Seeking solutions to create positive change for some of the most challenging real life issues

Our impact

Our research is having a significant impact on elements that affect our everyday lives. Take a look at just some of those impacts to date:

World-leading research and impact

65% of Loughborough’s academic staff are involved in internationally-leading research – the 17th highest proportion in the sector, out of 154 universities.

A reputation for excellence

Committed to excellence and impact we provide an environment where our academics and postgraduate researchers can excel.

We have also been awarded 5* for research as part of the QS Stars University Ratings 2014.

In 2014/15 we successfully secured £41.5m in funding grants and contracts towards our research efforts.

For REF 2014, we were named a top 10 university in England for research intensity. For more information on our success in the latest REF assessment visit our Research webpages.

What you need to know about our research

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Find out more about the motivations, collaborations life-shaping solutions that are shaping our outstanding reputation in research.