Company name: The CITY University
The CITY University was founded in 1894 and is based close to the City of London, where it contributes significantly to the capital's academic, cultural and business life. It has almost 10,000 students from 153 countries and about 2,000 academic, technical and administration staff. Its School of Informatics is a fusion of Computing and Information Sciences, and has 35 full-time academics and a larger number of support staff and contract researchers. It has strong research expertise, with over 50% of its research outputs rated as at least internationally excellent, and 15% of the outputs as world leading in the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise.
The Centre for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Design was founded in 1991 as a university-recognised focus of research excellence. It has an international reputation in requirements engineering research: a review of over 4000 publications from 1963-2006  revealed that City is the world leader in the number of academic publications in requirements engineering. City also topped the review of requirements journal publications. Average research income per annum is €750,000.