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Large increase in research judged to be ‘world-leading’ at Loughborough University

Large increase in research judged to be ‘world-leading’ at Loughborough University

Two-thirds of Loughborough academics deliver internationally leading research – 17th highest proportion in the sector, out of 154 universities

Issued on 18 December 2014

New network shines spotlight on Loughborough’s rich history and heritage

New network shines spotlight on Loughborough’s rich history and heritage

A new collaborative venture, the Loughborough History and Heritage Network, will be launched on Thursday 18 December.

Issued on 16 December 2014

Loughborough University to partner leading companies in new Degree Apprenticeships

Loughborough University to partner leading companies in new Degree Apprenticeships

Loughborough is one of eight UK universities that has been invited to work with some of the world’s leading companies to deliver new Degree Apprenticeships, due to be announced today by the Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey.

Issued on 26 November 2014

Major investment helps launch graduate inventor’s motorised solo life craft

Major investment helps launch graduate inventor’s motorised solo life craft

Loughborough Design School graduate Ross Kemp is celebrating a major investment that will see the worldwide launch next Spring of his sustainable solo rescue craft, Asap.

Issued on 26 November 2014

Partnership aims to develop 3D concrete printing in construction

Partnership aims to develop 3D concrete printing in construction

Skanska and Loughborough University have signed a collaboration agreement to develop the use of 3D printing in construction.

Issued on 24 November 2014

Intelligent Energy’s portable hydrogen fuel cell Upp™ launches at Apple Stores across the UK

Intelligent Energy’s portable hydrogen fuel cell Upp™ launches at Apple Stores across the UK

Intelligent Energy Holdings plc – the energy technology group founded on Loughborough University research – has just announced the UK retail launch of Upp.

Issued on 20 November 2014

Unique opportunity to grow your business with government-backed Growth Voucher Programme

Unique opportunity to grow your business with government-backed Growth Voucher Programme

Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics is pleased to announce that applications for the Small Business Charter Growth Vouchers Programme are now being sought.

Issued on 13 November 2014

UK experts convene at Loughborough University to engineer our Low Carbon Future

UK experts convene at Loughborough University to engineer our Low Carbon Future

More than 180 leading academics from across the UK gathered at Loughborough University yesterday to participate in a Low Carbon Future Showcase.

Issued on 13 November 2014

Loughborough University in London to host Advanced Propulsion Centre’s first Spoke

Loughborough University in London to host Advanced Propulsion Centre’s first Spoke

Announcement made by Dr Vince Cable MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Issued on 6 November 2014

International award for low cost inflatable baby incubator

International award for low cost inflatable baby incubator

A Loughborough University graduate has won the International James Dyson Award with his life saving low cost inflatable baby incubator for use in the developing world.

Issued on 6 November 2014

National Cricket Performance Centre at Loughborough University becomes ICC-accredited testing centre

National Cricket Performance Centre at Loughborough University becomes ICC-accredited testing centre

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that the National Cricket Performance Centre (NCPC) at Loughborough University has been accredited as an ICC centre for testing suspected illegal bowling actions.

Issued on 23 October 2014

Hydrogen powered cars are coming, says Loughborough University researcher

Hydrogen powered cars are coming, says Loughborough University researcher

Cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells will challenge the dominance of petrol and diesel cars in Britain in the near future, according to a Loughborough University researcher.

Issued on 20 October 2014

Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics launches Government-backed small business Growth Voucher Scheme

Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics launches Government-backed small business Growth Voucher Scheme

The School of Business and Economics has teamed up with the Government’s Growth Voucher programme to help businesses access and pay for the advice they need to grow.

Issued on 16 October 2014

Second run for hugely successful Innovation and Enterprise MOOC

Second run for hugely successful Innovation and Enterprise MOOC

Loughborough’s award-winning free MOOC (massive open online course) in Innovation and Enterprise is to be run for a second time this year.

Issued on 8 October 2014

Loughborough graduate’s anthology now available from Amazon

Loughborough graduate’s anthology now available from Amazon

Loughborough University graduate company The Student Wordsmith’s first anthology – You is for University – is now available to buy via Amazon.

Issued on 7 October 2014

The world’s first self-maintaining tropical fish tank is selected for WIRED2014

The world’s first self-maintaining tropical fish tank is selected for WIRED2014

Loughborough University graduate Suzy Shelley has been chosen to present her fish tank that never needs cleaning or filter changing at WIRED2014, a showcase of the world’s most exciting new technologies.

Issued on 7 October 2014

ATLAS & I goes global

ATLAS & I goes global

Loughborough graduate Sophie Kirkpatrick’s iconic artwork, Traffic Silhouette over a vintage map of central London, is now available to buy as an IKEA poster.

Issued on 3 October 2014

Crowdfunding success for Geco Hub – the stylish way to stop losing things

Crowdfunding success for Geco Hub – the stylish way to stop losing things

Award-winning graduate designer Simon Lyons has raised over £25,000 to take Geco Hub – his fun and colourful storage system – to market.

Issued on 3 September 2014

Intelligent Energy is named most successful company by UK Science Park Association

Intelligent Energy is named most successful company by UK Science Park Association

Intelligent Energy has won the Most Successful Company Award at The United Kingdom Science Park Association 30th Anniversary Summit.

Issued on 11 July 2014

Impressive Stock Exchange debut for Intelligent Energy

Impressive Stock Exchange debut for Intelligent Energy

Intelligent Energy – the global power technology company founded on Loughborough University research – has launched on the London Stock Exchange.

Issued on 7 July 2014

School of Business and Economics awarded prestigious ‘Small Business Charter Award’

School of Business and Economics awarded prestigious ‘Small Business Charter Award’

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) has been presented with a Small Business Charter (SBC) Award [Silver] at a celebration held at No. 10 Downing Street.

Issued on 13 June 2014

Buckingham Palace invitation for Loughborough innovator

Buckingham Palace invitation for Loughborough innovator

Daniel Elford has been invited to a showcase at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the economic impact of technology in the UK.

Issued on 9 June 2014

Universities and police to work together in new research partnership

Universities and police to work together in new research partnership

A regional partnership to explore how academic research can help inform police practice and policies has been launched at Loughborough University today (Tuesday 3 June).

Issued on 3 June 2014

New plastic will help stop mobile phones overheating, says Loughborough scientist

New plastic will help stop mobile phones overheating, says Loughborough scientist

Problems with overheating mobile phones could be reduced significantly thanks to a plastic being developed by Loughborough University scientists.

Issued on 29 May 2014

Students’ smart UAVs could be ‘future’ for mountain search and rescue

Students’ smart UAVs could be ‘future’ for mountain search and rescue

A group of Loughborough University students have devised a unique ‘swarm’ system using smart unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that could be the future for mountain search and rescue.

Issued on 27 May 2014

Intelligent Energy unveils next generation, integrated and compact fuel cell power unit

Intelligent Energy unveils next generation, integrated and compact fuel cell power unit

Intelligent Energy, the international power technology company founded on Loughborough University research and headquartered at its Science and Enterprise Parks, has introduced its Gen4 air-cooled fuel cell power unit, designed for easy integration into two-wheel and four-wheel vehicles.

Issued on 22 May 2014

University invests £1.5M in advanced propulsion research to advance zero emissions vehicles challenge

University invests £1.5M in advanced propulsion research to advance zero emissions vehicles challenge

Loughborough University is investing £1.5M over five years in strategic research appointments, inspired by the global challenge to develop the new advanced propulsion technologies required for the move to zero emission vehicles.

Issued on 20 May 2014

Loughborough University’s Burleigh Court wins Gold at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014

Loughborough University’s Burleigh Court wins Gold at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014

The Loughborough University-based four star conference centre and hotel Burleigh Court has won Gold in the Large Hotel of the Year category at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.

Issued on 13 May 2014

University’s impact on the world celebrated at Enterprise Awards

University’s impact on the world celebrated at Enterprise Awards

Pioneering noise reduction technology, an app to encourage healthy eating and a celebration of the UK’s thriving animation industry were amongst last night’s winners at Loughborough University’s Enterprise Awards.

Issued on 1 May 2014

Academic’s mobile app for designers attracts world-wide interest

Academic’s mobile app for designers attracts world-wide interest

A mobile app designed by a Loughborough University academic has earned international recognition for its contribution to new product development.

Issued on 30 April 2014

Graduate recruitment made easy

Graduate recruitment made easy

At this time of year, students all over the country are preparing for their finals and looking forward to a proud graduation day. Some will continue with postgraduate studies, but the majority will be hunting for that vital first graduate job.

Issued on 28 April 2014

Loughborough scientists come up with method of reducing solar panel glare

Loughborough scientists come up with method of reducing solar panel glare

The glare from solar farms could be a thing of the past, thanks to scientists at Loughborough University.

Issued on 14 April 2014