Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. Professor Dame Julia King became Vice-Chancellor of the University in 2006. Aston has been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years. The University is currently ranked 8th overall for graduate employment putting even the likes of Oxford in the shade (2013 Sunday Times University Guide). The University is consistently ranked in the UK's top 40 universities confirming our place amongst the elite. Aston's four Schools offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, and also work with the public and private sectors to develop tailored Foundation Degree programmes. Aston University is based in the centre of Birmingham, home to over 65,000 students and one of Europe’s liveliest and most welcoming cities. Their friendly and safe 40 acre campus houses all the University's academic, social and accommodation facilities for their 9,500 students.

Research Grants 725 show all






Publications 6,186 show all

  • 56
    Contrast Sensitivity/physiology
  • 54
    Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2/drug therapy
  • 46
  • 45
    Hypoglycemic Agents/therapeutic use
  • 39
    Alzheimer Disease/pathology
  • 33
    Pattern Recognition, Visual/physiology
  • 32
    Visual Perception/physiology
  • 29
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    Visual Fields/physiology
  • 28
    Accommodation, Ocular/physiology

Patents 180show all

  • 32
    A61K - Preparations for medical, dental, or toilet purposes
  • 24
    G01N - Investigating or analysing materials by determining their chemical or physical properties
  • 15
    G02B - Optical elements, systems, or apparatus
  • 14
    C07K - Peptides
  • 11
    H04B - Transmission
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    Y02E - Reduction of greenhouse gas [ghg] emissions, related to energy generation, transmission or distribution
  • 7
    C07D - Heterocyclic compounds
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    C10G - Cracking hydrocarbon oils
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    C12N - Microorganisms or enzymes
  • 6
    A61L - Methods or apparatus for sterilising materials or objects in general

Clinical Trials 27show all

18N/A2Phase 22Other

Web Documents 260show all

Aston University has 260 documents.

Contact Information

Aston Triangle
Birmingham B4 7ET
United Kingdom


Total FundingEmployeesLast Funding DateStatus

Crunchbase Investment Rounds

DateAmountRoundValuationLead InvestorOther Investors
2019-09-11$49,342,024Debt FinancingHSBC Bank