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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

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

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