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28 April 2017

Reminder: changes to five-pound notes in effect from 5 May

As of Friday 5 May, the old £5 note will no longer be legal tender.

27 April 2017

UK Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018

The UK Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the 2018–19 academic year.

27 April 2017

Loughborough festival explores relationship between art, politics, and the pamphlet

A two-day festival in Loughborough will look at the role of the pamphlet as both an art form and an influential means of political communication.

27 April 2017

Performance set to tell the story of a ‘Loughborough Legend’

LU Arts presents ‘The Loughborough Legend’, a staged reading by the author, historian and playwright Pamela Roberts which explores the life of James Arthur Harley, an Antiguan scholar with a special link to the region.

26 April 2017

People with a normal BMI who carry weight around the middle at greatest risk of death

People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, Loughborough research has found.

26 April 2017

Loughborough alumnus to give lecture on fat loss, fitness and business

On Friday 5 May, Student and Graduate Enterprise will host a talk by alumnus Ross Edgley. After graduating in 2008 in Sport and Leisure Management at Loughborough, Ross co-founded sports nutrition brand THE PROTEIN WORKS™.

26 April 2017

Loughborough top ten again in national ranking of 129 universities

Loughborough has consolidated its position as one of the best universities in the country with another top ten ranking in TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk 2018.

26 April 2017

Brexit broken down: Real time analysis of negotiations, decisions and their impact

A new project to deliver blow-by-blow analysis of the UK’s Brexit negotiations will begin this month and aims to make sense of each stage of the United Kingdom’s complex departure from the European Union.

25 April 2017

Music scholarship concert celebrates Loughborough talent

LU Arts is set to host a concert celebrating four of the best Loughborough University student musicians who have been awarded the prestigious Music Scholarship.

25 April 2017

Professor awarded IChemE medal for contribution to regenerative medicine

David Williams OBE FREng, Professor of Healthcare Engineering at Loughborough’s School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering has been awarded the 2016 IChemE Donald Medal for his substantial contribution to the rapidly growing regenerative medicine sector.

21 April 2017

Financial support for EU students

The Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the 2018–19 academic year.

21 April 2017

Students and alumni encouraged to speak out on ‘Why English Matters’

The School of the Arts, English and Drama is asking current and former English students to shoot a short creative film of themselves responding to the statement ‘Why English Matters’.

20 April 2017

Creative and Print Services – new look and services in Herbert Manzoni

Creative and Print Services have recently expanded their services to include the University Mailroom and Parcels. Formerly part of Facilities Management, mail and parcels have been integrated with Print Services delivering a joined up approach to all print, post and distribution services.

19 April 2017

Proceeds from staff survey donated to Anthony Nolan

Loughborough University has donated £780.00 to Anthony Nolan, an international charity dedicated to saving the lives of people with blood cancer.

12 April 2017

Enterprise Awards 2017: Voting opens for Loughborough University’s annual celebration of academic and entrepreneurial excellence

The innovative research and creative focus of Loughborough University’s most inventive individuals are being celebrated again at this year’s Enterprise Awards – with the public voting now open.

11 April 2017

New study offering training and support for Race for Life participants

Loughborough University is seeking participants for a new study exploring the potential benefits of providing training and support to women taking part in Race for Life.

10 April 2017

New scholarship and bursary for PhD students

In the hope of attracting more high-quality, self-funded PGR students to Loughborough, we are pleased to announce two new schemes for students registering from October 2017.

10 April 2017

Notice of works: Restoration work on the Bastard Gates throughout April

Staff and students are advised that there will be continued restoration work to clean and renovate the Bastard Gates stonework throughout April, subject to weather conditions.

10 April 2017

Textiles students to benefit from working with global cotton brand

Second-year students on the University’s Textiles: Innovation and Design course have been invited to enter the first Innovation Competition launched by COTTON USA.

10 April 2017

Design School explores opportunities to support employment in developing countries through product design thinking

Loughborough Design School has undertaken a research project to identify ways in which creative product design thinking can support developing countries in manufacturing products for export.

7 April 2017

Independent study shows Loughborough University provides ‘Best Return on Investment in the Country’

Loughborough offers students the best return on their investment in the UK having been named the ‘Best Value University in the Country’ in a new independent study.

7 April 2017

Loughborough brings home two golds from Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017

Loughborough University has won two Whatuni 2017 Student Choice Awards, picking up the top accolade for Best University Facilities and the new Giving Back category.

6 April 2017

Loughborough University and MOD join forces to tackle tendon injuries in the armed forces

Loughborough University has joined forces with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to try and help UK military personnel with tendon injuries.

6 April 2017

Loughborough shortlisted for four Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards

Loughborough University has been shortlisted for four Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – in the Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team, Outstanding Estates Strategy, Workplace of the Year and DataPoints Merit Awards categories.

5 April 2017

Inclusive sports design competition winners announced

Loughborough Design School students have received awards as part of an inclusive sports product design competition supported by the Andrew Simpson Sport Enabling Trust (ASSET).

4 April 2017

Loughborough researcher wins national science outreach competition

Lewis Wright, Postgraduate Researcher at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) has won an online outreach competition for scientists, where school students are the judges.

4 April 2017

Community groups invited to bid for funding through Open Fund

Community groups are being offered the chance to receive funding through the University’s Community Donations Fund Programme.

4 April 2017

Staff encouraged to get involved with reducing food waste

The University’s Sustainability team is looking for volunteers to support food waste reduction in staff kitchens.

3 April 2017

Loughborough University looking for sleep study participants

The Clinical Sleep Research Unit at Loughborough University is looking for participants in a study titled ‘Sleep extension for metabolic health (Sleep to Slim)’.

3 April 2017

Competition gives aspiring poets a chance to be published

The University is offering budding poets the chance to have their work published. The Overton Poetry Prize, an annual competition run by the University’s School of Arts, is now open for submissions. The competition requires entrants to submit a sequence of poems on any subject, up to 300 lines. The winning sequence will be published in chapbook form by the University’s Lamplight Press and will be made available to purchase from the University’s online store.

3 April 2017

Loughborough University London invites graduates to take ‘The Big Step’

Loughborough University London has announced a new employability programme for unemployed and underemployed graduates in four key growth areas in East London.

31 March 2017

Loughborough Professor conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Jo Aldridge of Loughborough’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, it was announced today.

31 March 2017

Honorary Fellow receives Design and Technology Association Excellence Award

Nigel Zanker, Honorary Fellow at Loughborough Design School, has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Design and Technology Education Award’ at the 17th Design and Technology Association Excellence Awards.

30 March 2017

Olympic legend Lord Sebastian Coe to become Loughborough University Chancellor

Loughborough University’s Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor, Sir Peter Bonfield, is delighted to announce the nomination of Lord Sebastian Coe as the University’s new Chancellor.

30 March 2017

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your school rank?

With one month left to complete the National Student Survey (NSS) – how does your school rank so far?

29 March 2017

Creative and Print Services – new look and services in Herbert Manzoni

Creative and Print Services have recently expanded their services to include the University Mailroom and Parcels. Formerly part of Facilities Management, mail and parcels have been integrated with Print Services delivering a joined up approach to all print, post and distribution services.

27 March 2017

Celebrating collaboration and partnership at Loughborough

The digital version of the Annual Review for 2015/16 has been launched and is now available to view online. The review celebrates the collaborative culture at Loughborough and the strength of our partnerships, and shares some of the great things that have been achieved as a result.

24 March 2017

Red Bull Soapbox Race 2017 – your chance to enter a team!

The Red Bull Soapbox Race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles. For the 2017 event Loughborough University has secured a guaranteed entry. Red Bull will select the best application from those submitted by Loughborough students. This is your chance to represent Loughborough University at this exciting, televised event but you’ll need to move quickly!

24 March 2017

New online access to enhanced ‘Maintain My Facility’ process

A new online system for staff to log and report requests to Facilities Management is being rolled out across the University this week. The new system will enable users to log enquiries and also monitor the progress of their requests after they have been reported to Facilities Management.

23 March 2017

International product design collaboration recognised with iF Design Award

An innovative car charger designed as part of research undertaken at the Loughborough Design School has been awarded a world-renowned iF Design Award.

23 March 2017

Loughborough researchers at Leicestershire Police conference

Academics from Loughborough University are set to present at a conference on ‘evidence-based policing’ held by Leicestershire Police.

23 March 2017

Survey confirms Loughborough has offered best student experience over the last decade

No university in the UK has offered a better student experience over the last decade than Loughborough, a national survey has revealed.

22 March 2017

Loughborough research features in international guidelines on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict

A Loughborough University psychologist has provided expert guidance to the Government for its international protocol on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict.

21 March 2017

Exhibition celebrates 10 years of engaging arts and academia

LU Arts is celebrating a decade of bringing together artists and academics, with an exhibition to showcase some of the work from their contemporary arts programme Radar.

20 March 2017

Creative careers event presents a world of opportunities

Over 140 students, including a significant number from the School of the Arts, English and Drama, the Design School and the Loughborough University London campus took advantage of the opportunity to meet prospective employers at an event dedicated to the creative industries.

17 March 2017

Funding boost sees more sit-to-stand desks installed in schools

A study exploring the feasibility of introducing sit-to-stand desks into primary schools has been given a £413K funding boost.

17 March 2017

STEM Community Day 2017 celebrates British Science Week

Loughborough University is running STEM Community Day on 25 March to celebrate British Science Week 2017.

16 March 2017

New procurement regulations and training

The University’s approach to procurement has recently undergone something of a transformation. The procurement team has been re-structured around a category management model, and new procurement regulations have been launched.

16 March 2017

Students - we need your help to improve study spaces

We are looking to improve study spaces around campus and plan to improve or create spaces for you to study in Haslegrave and William Morris.

16 March 2017

Loughborough smashes national record for stem cell donor recruitment

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union, Anthony Nolan and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign (RBLC) have together broken the national record for the number of stem cell donors recruited in one day at a university, as a result of a major campus-wide drive.

16 March 2017

Impact of donations to be celebrated at Inaugural Donor Day

The University is hosting its Inaugural Donor Day on campus today (Thursday 16 March) to celebrate the support that donors provide to the University.

15 March 2017

Fruit Routes Tree Pruning Event 17 March

As part of the ongoing Fruit Routes programme, the Sustainability team invite staff and students to learn how to prune fruit trees on Friday 17 March.

15 March 2017

Loughborough University to host the Association of Art Historians Conference 2017

Loughborough’s School of the Arts, English and Drama is working with the Association of Art Historians (AAH) to host the 43rd AAH Annual Conference and Art Book Fair from 6 - 8 April 2017.

14 March 2017

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your school rank?

One month into the National Student Survey (NSS) for 2017, we’ve put together a graph showing the response rates for each school so far.

14 March 2017

New Dean appointed

Professor Chris Rielly has been appointed as Dean of the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering.

14 March 2017

Loughborough awarded funding to help tackle sexual harassment within universities

Loughborough has been awarded more than £23,470 of funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) as part of a nation-wide scheme to tackle concerns about sexual violence and harassment.

10 March 2017

How to Build a Scientist – Claudia Parsons Memorial Lecture 2017

The annual Claudia Parsons Lecture for 2017 will be given by Dr Emily Grossman on 13 March.

10 March 2017

It’s time to Launch-it! with our business ideas competition

Applications for this year’s business competition are now being accepted.

10 March 2017

Don't forget to nominate our technicians for the 2017 Papin Prizes

There are just three weeks left to nominate Loughborough's technicians for the 2017 Papin Prizes.

10 March 2017

Loughborough University students awarded Engineering Horizons Bursaries

Three Loughborough University students have been awarded the Engineering Horizons Bursaries from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

10 March 2017

University Awards for Staff

As well as offering a suite of rewards linked to remuneration, the University offers a range of other awards to recognise excellence and achievement and to help staff to further enhance their performance and the work they do.

9 March 2017

Rolls-Royce and Loughborough celebrate 25 year partnership

Loughborough has been presented with a glass abstract of the University shield by Rolls-Royce to celebrate 25 years of partnership between the two organisations.

9 March 2017

Midlands Innovation welcomes the publication of the Midlands Engine strategy

The Government has today published the Midlands Engine strategy, which will help position the Midlands as a major UK and European gateway, to unlock the region’s potential and support growth across every sector.

9 March 2017

Loughborough academic appointed as Fellow of new Political Literacy Oversight Group

Sarah Mills, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, has been appointed a Fellow of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Democratic Participation’s new Political Literacy Oversight Group.

9 March 2017

Staff and students invited to ‘Migration struggles, no borders and anarchism’ talk

The Anarchism Research Group, part of the Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR) department, invites staff and students to attend a talk at 5pm on 15 March 2017.

8 March 2017

Events on campus today

A buzzing atmosphere is expected on campus today (Wednesday 8 March) with the BUCS Conference Cup taking place alongside departmental visit days and interviews.

8 March 2017

Loughborough named world’s best sporting university

Loughborough has been named the best sporting university in the world in the global QS higher education league table.

7 March 2017

Woman(kind)ness, Strength and Resilience: A celebration of women worldwide 2017

Loughborough University is hosting a week-long programme of events to celebrate International Women’s Day 2017.

7 March 2017

Loughborough textiles student wins national design competition

Final year textiles student Louisa Taylor has won a national design competition run by Whittard of Chelsea.

6 March 2017

First Research Beacon to be launched

The first of the University’s research Beacons – the Transport Technologies Beacon – will be launched at a special event tomorrow (7th March).

6 March 2017

Loughborough part of partnership looking at driving forward powertrain research

Loughborough has been announced as one of six universities who will work with the Digital Engineering and Test Centre (DETC), a ‘spoke’ of the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), on a project to help drive forward powertrain research.

6 March 2017

Loughborough University London Dean at Future Cities Forum

The Dean of Loughborough University London will be presenting at the Future Cities Forum in London today (Monday 6 March).

6 March 2017

Loughborough Physics tutor taking part in national science competition for schools: ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!’

Dr Phil Sutton, Technical Tutor at Loughborough’s School of Physics, has been invited to take part in ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!’, an online outreach competition for scientists, where school students are the judges.

2 March 2017

Overheating in UK homes is a public health disaster waiting to happen

A Loughborough academic has warned the UK is facing a public health disaster if the issue of overheating in homes is not tackled.

2 March 2017

Spit Happens: Loughborough University partners with key charities to increase number of stem cell donors

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union, Anthony Nolan and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign (RBLC) are joining forces to try and increase the number of potential stem cell donors.

1 March 2017

Loughborough taking part in University Mental Health Day 2017

Loughborough University and Students’ Union are taking part in University Mental Health Day on Thursday 2 March, featuring a range of events and activities aimed at students and staff.

27 February 2017

Careers Network announce Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair and the launch of the Lboro Connect app

The University’s Careers Network is set to host the Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair on Tuesday 28 February, with a wide range of organisations attending – from SMEs to multinational companies.

27 February 2017

Tree removal works in Central/Village Park

Staff and students are advised that routine tree removal works are taking place on Tuesday 28 February across Central/Village Park.

27 February 2017

Loughborough academic awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship at Umeå University

John Anderson, Professor of Physical Geography at Loughborough University’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science for the 2017/18 academic year at Umeå University, Sweden.

23 February 2017

University seeks nominations for student community awards

Do you know a student who is an asset to the local community? If so, Loughborough University would like to hear from you for their annual student community awards.

23 February 2017

Phishing attempts at universities

There have been a number of fraud attempts at universities over the last two months, which have involved the use of phishing emails to access the payroll self-service section of university internal websites in order to divert staff wages.

22 February 2017

Renowned pianist to perform in Loughborough next weekend

Renowned pianist Clare Hammond is performing at Emmanuel Church in Loughborough next weekend.

22 February 2017

Last chance to sign up for Springboard Women’s Development Programme

The Springboard Women’s Development Programme is designed specifically for women who wish to take stock of their lives and take time out to consider their own goals and aspirations to reach their full potential.

22 February 2017

Loughborough retains European Commission award for its career development for researchers

Loughborough University is one of twelve UK institutions to retain the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission following the sixth-year review, in recognition of its long-term commitment to career development for researchers.

20 February 2017

Mandarin Chinese language classes

Staff, students and the local community are invited to take part in a beginners Mandarin Chinese language class starting this week.

20 February 2017

Staff and students invited to ‘Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain’ talk

The Anarchism Research Group, part of the Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR) department, invites staff and students to attend a talk at 5pm on 22 Feb 2017.

17 February 2017

Textiles student has design shortlisted in national competition

Final year textiles student Louisa Taylor is in the running to win this year’s ‘Design a Tea Caddy’ competition run by the Whittard of Chelsea.

17 February 2017

Changes to Cycle2work scheme mean staff can access benefits sooner

Staff can now apply to the Cycle2work scheme as soon as they start working at the University, without having to wait until after the six month probation period is complete.

17 February 2017

Arts exhibitions running at University next week

Foundation students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama and second year undergraduate students from Joshibi University in Japan are showcasing a specialist postcard exhibition next week.

17 February 2017

Olympic medallist Burgess helps launch Loughborough Rugby Sevens Programme

On Wednesday 15th February 2017 Loughborough University launched its new look Rugby Sevens Programme, which is one of four Rugby Football Union (RFU) student hubs for Sevens.

16 February 2017

Loughborough University London wins research award for development of healthcare Internet of Things platform

Loughborough University London has been awarded research funding from the UK-India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) to build a secure Internet of Things (IoT) platform for use in healthcare.

16 February 2017

Environmental benefits of cup recycling celebrated with Simply Cups Day

Loughborough’s Sustainability team is holding ‘Simply Cups Day’ across campus today to raise awareness of green recycling initiatives throughout the University.

14 February 2017

National Theatre Live brings Saint Joan to Cope Auditorium

National Theatre Live presents the electrifying new production of Saint Joan at the University’s Cope Auditorium this Thursday.

13 February 2017

Wellbeing Advisers pilot introduced to give more support to students

Students in four of Loughborough’s academic schools will benefit from the support of two new Wellbeing Advisers.

13 February 2017

Second Enterprise Zone confirmed for region

News of a second Enterprise Zone (EZ), that could bring more than 21,000 new jobs and £123 million into the area over the next 25 years, was announced today (Monday 13th February 2017) during a state visit by Rt Hon Marcus Jones MP, Minister for Local Government.

13 February 2017

Frank Morton Sports Day 16 Feb 2017 – important notice to staff and students

The annual Frank Morton Sports Day takes place on 16 February 2017.

10 February 2017

Loughborough University announces arrangements for Special Projects Fund

Loughborough University is welcoming bids from community groups across Charnwood for its annual Special Projects Fund.

9 February 2017

Become a student Ethics and Environment activist

The Ethics and Environmental Committee at Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) has today launched a drive to recruit a team of Ethics and Environment (E&E) activists within the academic Schools and Departments.

8 February 2017

LUSEP company secures funding to advance its Micro-Patch™ solid dose microneedle system for a hormone Biologic

UK biotech company Nemaura Pharma has announced a commitment from private investors of up to £5m for the development of a hormone Biologic using its Micro-Patch™ solid dose delivery platform.

8 February 2017

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences unveil new laboratories

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (SSEHS) officially unveiled their newly refurbished labs in the Clyde Williams building this week.

8 February 2017

Reminder: Staff invited to bid for funding in Community Donations Fund

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community and voluntary groups they’re involved in.

7 February 2017

Female academics and research staff invited to contribute to BBC programmes

Female academics and research staff who are interested in appearing on television and radio as presenters, or online as contributors, are invited submit applications to attend a free media familiarisation day with the BBC.

7 February 2017

Lightning bolster Netball Superleague squad by signing Clark and Mason

Loughborough Lightning Netball is delighted to announce that Ella Clark and Olivia Mason will round out its 12 player squad for the forthcoming Vitality Netball Superleague season, which kicks off at home to Manchester Thunder on Saturday 18th February.

6 February 2017

Phishing attempts at universities

There have been a number of fraud attempts at universities over the last two months, which have involved the use of phishing emails to access the payroll self-service section of university internal websites in order to divert staff wages.

6 February 2017

Award winning comedian Paul Sinha to perform at University

Award winning comedian Paul Sinha, will visit the University this week as part of The Leicester Comedy Festival 2017.

6 February 2017

Imago launches new brand identity

Imago, the University’s conferencing arm, has undergone a brand review.

6 February 2017

The National Student Survey is now open – what is it and why is it important?

The National Student Survey (NSS) offers final year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough.

3 February 2017

School students complete CSI-style challenge day at University

Secondary school students visited Loughborough University’s Department of Chemistry last week as part of a special CSI-style challenge.

2 February 2017

Spin out acquisition by Merford will accelerate impact of industrial noise control technology

Sonobex, the multi-award-winning spin out from Loughborough University’s physics research base, has been acquired by Merford UK, a leading specialist in industrial noise control. This secures the family company not only more 'brain power', but also brings a revolutionary technology in house: capable of reducing noise using by innovative, novel methods.

2 February 2017

First year students – get up to date on your meningitis jabs!

All first year students are urged to get their jabs for meningitis and septicaemia if not done so already.

2 February 2017

National Badminton League Staff Deal

Loughborough Lightning Badminton are in action on campus for the final time this season when they take on Team Derby at 7pm on Monday 6th February.

2 February 2017

£3.2m funding for Midlands-based high performance computing centre

The Midlands Innovation group of universities and Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £3.2million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish HPC Midlands Plus – a centre of excellence in high performance computing (HPC).

1 February 2017

Leading Loughborough academics appear on House of Commons Select Committees

Two leading Loughborough University academics made parliamentary appearances today on Select Committees for Education, Science and Technology.

31 January 2017

Preparing for PDR? The Loughborough Leadership Framework could help

The Performance and Development Review period runs from January – March 2017. All staff are reminded these must be completed by the end of March. If you do not currently have a PDR date set, please discuss this with your line manager or agreed reviewer.

31 January 2017

Staff invited to bid for funding in Community Donations Fund

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community and voluntary groups they’re involved in.

31 January 2017

Using photography to help the people of Ghana make healthier diet choices

Loughborough researchers are hoping photographs taken by women in Ghana of what people eat and drink in their communities will encourage them to make healthier diet choices.

30 January 2017

PhD student to give Open Source talk at London’s Benjamin Franklin House Museum

Dr Christian DeFeo, a PhD student at Loughborough’s Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is set to present a talk at London’s prestigious Benjamin Franklin House; the world’s only remaining Franklin home.

30 January 2017

Rail industry breakthrough technology Repoint featured in new industry report

Loughborough University’s breakthrough railway technology Repoint has been included in a new report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) looking at putting Britain’s railways back on track.

27 January 2017

Getting schoolchildren active in class to build lifelong healthy habits

Could getting schoolchildren to be more active in class encourage them to sit less and improve their learning experience? A new study hopes to find out.

26 January 2017

Staff and students invited to The Object is Alive exhibition

British artist Matthew Darbyshire is working alongside University Professor Daniel Watt, to launch a new arts exhibition based on Polish theatre marker Tadeusz Kantor.

26 January 2017

New Year, New You – staff encouraged to take advantage of benefits for a happy and healthy 2017

According to research, if you made a New Year’s resolution it’s likely that you may have already broken it before January is over. However, the University has a number of ways to support sustainable changes for a healthier, happier you.

26 January 2017

University Artist unveils steel sculpture at Corby Railway Station

World renowned Loughborough University artist John Atkin unveiled yesterday one of his latest sculptures at Corby Railway Station in Northamptonshire.

25 January 2017

Latest HESA data reveals Loughborough’s green travel credentials

Loughborough’s success in promoting sustainable travel choices amongst its students and staff has been highlighted in a recent HESA report.

25 January 2017

Cost of living for people with sight loss increases significantly with severity and age

The cost of everyday living for a severely sight impaired person of pension age is a hefty 73% more than for a pensioner who is not visually impaired, a new study by Loughborough University has found.

24 January 2017

Loughborough gets top spot again for overall satisfaction in independent student survey

Loughborough University has once again been ranked first for overall student satisfaction in the UK and globally in an independent survey.

24 January 2017

Professor Neil Doherty

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Professor Neil Doherty from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) passed away in his sleep on Monday 23rd January.

24 January 2017

Loughborough Lightning triumph at home against Bristol Jets

Loughborough Lightning Badminton kept their Championship Final hopes alive thanks to a thrilling 3-2 home victory against newcomers Bristol Jets.

23 January 2017

University to sponsor lecture by guest speaker on the display of the arts in South Asia

Loughborough University is hosting its first sponsored lecture of the Leicester Literary Philosophical Society (LLPS) today.

18 January 2017

17 Loughborough hockey players embark on road to Tokyo 2020

17 Loughborough University hockey players have been awarded places on the England Hockey Centralised Programme, geared towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

17 January 2017

Maggini Quartet to perform at Cope Auditorium

Loughborough University Arts new season kick-starts next week with a performance from the award winning Maggini Quartet.

17 January 2017

New national study offers unique insight into life as a young carer

A report by Loughborough University which offers a unique insight into the lives of young carers has been published by the Department for Education (DfE).

17 January 2017

University Professor to lead renewable energy research project

University Professor Ralph Gottschalg is involved in a new £10 million collaborative research project set to integrate intermittent renewable energy sources.

13 January 2017

Reducing road fatalities in the Middle East

Loughborough University’s road safety experts have joined forces with Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) Middle East to try and reduce the large numbers of road fatalities in the region.

13 January 2017

Article by Professor Gruber tops University downloads list

An article written by Professor Thorsten Gruber, Director of the Centre for Service Management in the School of Business and Economics, topped the University’s most downloaded item’s list in 2016.

11 January 2017

Off Campus Access to Academic PDR

To access the PDR online system from off-campus, you will need to use the 'Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client' software. Accessing the system via the Remote Working Portal (vpn.lboro.ac.uk) website will not work.

10 January 2017

Students invited to get involved in Keep Calm week

Students are invited to get involved in Keep Calm week at Loughborough Students’ Union this week, in the lead up to the exam period.

10 January 2017

Security Officers presented with Royal Humane Society awards

Three members of staff have been presented with Royal Humane Society (RHS) awards for their acts of bravery following an incident involving the resuscitation of a mature student.

9 January 2017

Staff invited to Change Academy programme

Staff members across all Schools and Professional Services are encouraged to take part in this year’s Change Academy programme.

9 January 2017

Exercise ‘weekend warriors’ lower their risks of death

Research by Loughborough University shows exercise ‘weekend warriors’ who fit the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions have lower risks of death.

6 January 2017

Scientists at Loughborough explore ways of reducing food waste

Loughborough University is part of a new £0.8 million research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste.

6 January 2017

Colleagues unlikely to intervene in online workplace bullying

Work colleagues are less likely to intervene in workplace bullying if it takes place online, research from Loughborough University has found.

5 January 2017

New Year’s Honours for Loughborough’s athletes, alumni and honorary graduates

No fewer than 23 Loughborough University linked athletes, alumni and honorary graduates have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

4 January 2017

Death of Professor Mark Hepworth

Professor Mark Hepworth, a retired professor from the School of Business and Economics, sadly passed away before Christmas from motor neurone disease.

3 January 2017

Nominate our technicians for the 2017 Papin Prizes

Nominations for the 2017 Papin Prizes, which recognise the invaluable role played by technicians in UK Higher Education, are now open.

20 December 2016

Community groups awarded University donations

A range of community initiatives including a Christmas present project and a food parcel donation have been supported by Loughborough University’s Community Donations Fund.

20 December 2016

CALIBRE academic leads appointed

Almost all the academic leads for the programmes that comprise the new CALIBRE research framework have now been appointed.

16 December 2016

Travel discounts for staff

As part of the University’s commitment to sustainable transport, all staff and tenants are invited to sign up for FREE to the Smartgo Loughborough travel benefits package.

16 December 2016

Historic day as Loughborough University London celebrates first graduation ceremony

Loughborough University London celebrated its first ever graduation ceremony yesterday (Thursday 15 December), honouring the achievements of more than 200 students.

16 December 2016

Success at Your Education Week

Students were helped to find their preferred learning style as part of this year’s Your Education Week.

16 December 2016

New study shows sport pays

People who play sport can earn on average 10% more than their non-active counterparts according to a study by economists at Loughborough University and the University of St Gallen (Switzerland).

15 December 2016

£1m project will capture British Asians’ memories of Partition

A Loughborough researcher has received a prestigious £1m award to capture cultural memories of Partition amongst the British Asian community.

15 December 2016

PDR milestones successfully completed

The latest phase of the roll out of the revised Performance and Development Review (PDR) process has been successfully completed with the conclusion of training across all academic Schools and Professional Services.

14 December 2016

Reminder: Sport your festive jumper at National Christmas Jumper Day

Staff and students are invited to sport their Christmas jumpers on National Christmas Jumper Day on Friday.

13 December 2016

Coursework deadline? Need somewhere to work?

With everyone finishing off their coursework before the end of term, we know that the Library can get very busy. But there are a number of other areas around campus that you can use for informal studying.

13 December 2016

Safety reminders for students over festive period

As the end of term approaches and festive celebrations take place, students are reminded to stay safe and respect their neighbours, both on and off campus.

12 December 2016

Positive start to academic year reported at community liaison meeting

A reduction in community complaints at the start of the 2016/17 academic year was highlighted at the recent meeting of the Loughborough Campus and Community Liaison Group (LCCLG).

12 December 2016

Loughborough chosen to host BUCS Midlands Conference Cup Finals

Loughborough University have been named as the hosts for the BUCS Midlands Conference Cup Finals next year.

9 December 2016

Sport your festive jumper at National Christmas Jumper Day

Staff and students are invited to sport their Christmas jumpers on National Christmas Jumper Day next week.

9 December 2016

Academics invited to get involved in annual Community Day

Academics are invited to get involved in the University’s annual Community Day taking place in March of next year.

8 December 2016

Join the festive fun at the University Christmas Concert

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, so come along and join in the festive fun at the University’s Christmas Concert next week.

7 December 2016

Loughborough students compete in design challenge with Hong Kong University MBA students

Loughborough Design School students took part in a collaborative design challenge with MBA students from Hong Kong University and Deloitte Digital's design team last month.

7 December 2016

Loughborough Early Years programme gains industry recognition

A Loughborough University study to improve children’s physical readiness for school is The Early Years winner at the Children & Young People Now Awards.

7 December 2016

From Arts to Engineering - University honours the academic excellence of students

Students studying subjects from Art to Engineering were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner held at Loughborough University last night. (Tuesday 6 December)

6 December 2016

New research hubs to strengthen the UK’s manufacturing base

Loughborough is a partner in three £10 million research hubs designed to strengthen the UK’s manufacturing base.

6 December 2016

Everyone invited to attend Loughborough Students' Union Societies Winter Showcase!

Loughborough Students’ Union annual Societies Winter Showcase is back this evening and everyone is invited to attend!

5 December 2016

PDR drop in sessions for staff

Staff development have organised a number of informal drop in sessions for staff who are not PDR reviewers.

5 December 2016

Reminder: Students invited to Bloomberg employer presentation

Loughborough students are invited to attend a live streaming of an employer presentation by Bloomberg, which is being held at the Loughborough University London campus on Wednesday.

1 December 2016

Scheduled Maintenance of Campus Telephone System

Further to recent communications the final stage of the planned outages will occur this weekend, please take appropriate action should this affect you.

1 December 2016

New project to improve Foundation Mathematics across Loughborough’s STEM curriculum will launch next month

A new initiative which invites students to become ‘partners’ in teaching foundation mathematics to prospective science and engineering undergraduates will start on December 1.

30 November 2016

Loughborough’s Earn to Learn scheme could keep more jobs UK-based

Graduate jobs are on the decline as companies look to outsource their middle management roles. But one academic’s surprise solution could not only stop the flow of UK jobs going overseas, but also provide current students with financial assistance and improved career prospects.

30 November 2016

Speech Bubble returns to Loughborough Students’ Union

Loughborough University Arts’ poetry performance night returns on Monday as Speech Bubble makes a comeback at Loughborough Students’ Union.

30 November 2016

Judy Murray inspires Loughborough University tennis students

On Tuesday 29th November, Judy Murray spent the day at Loughborough University taking part in two coaching workshops and a question and answer session, with both proving inspirational for all involved.

29 November 2016

Students invited to Bloomberg employer presentation

Loughborough students are invited to attend a live streaming of an employer presentation by Bloomberg, which is being held at the Loughborough University London campus next week.

29 November 2016

Deadline approaching for Student Barometer Survey

Students have until the end of the week to have their say in the Student Barometer Survey.

29 November 2016

Your Education Week 2016

Students can get help to find their preferred learning style as part of Your Education Week 2016 this week.

29 November 2016

Academic staff invited to apply for Research informed Teaching Awards

Staff are invited to submit applications for the 2016/17 Research informed Teaching Awards.

28 November 2016

PDR drop in sessions for staff

Staff development have organised a number of informal drop in sessions for staff who are not PDR reviewers.

28 November 2016

Kickstart the countdown to Christmas at the University Carol Service!

The University's annual Christmas Carol Service is taking place a week today and everyone is invited to join the festivities.

25 November 2016

Transport industry conference at Loughborough will feature driverless pods and robotic vehicles

An annual conference aimed at exploring the UK transport industry’s challenges and advancements will take place at Loughborough University next week.

25 November 2016

Success at annual University Research Conference

The Graduate School hosted the annual Loughborough University Research Conference for postgraduate research students, research staff and academic staff last month.

25 November 2016

Staff members invited to one day workshop on renewable energy

Staff members are invited to attend a workshop next week to mark the end of research project 'PV2025' focused on renewable energies.

25 November 2016

Loughborough University named the UK's leading University for employer-student connections

Loughborough University has been named the UK’s top university for employer-student connections in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2017. The results also show Loughborough University as the only British university to feature in the world top 30 list for this measure.

23 November 2016

University takes part in Christmas tree festivities

The University has taken part in the annual Loughborough Community Christmas Tree Festival, organised by the town’s All Saints Parish Church.

23 November 2016

Students invited to discuss Prevent strategy with National Lead

Students are invited to get involved in an open discussion on the government’s Prevent strategy on campus next week. The strategy has drawn significant national interest and is part of a wider government counter-terrorism strategy, which aims to prevent people being drawn into terrorism.

23 November 2016

Loughborough Students’ Union Harry Potter Society host Quidditch activities for community

Loughborough Students’ Union ‘Loughborough Longshots’, part of the Harry Potter Society, will host a series of Quidditch activities open to the community this weekend.

22 November 2016

Loughborough academic wins national “I’m a Scientist” competition

Dr Laura-Anne Furlong, a Vice-Chancellor’s Lecturer in Biomechanics at the University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has been voted a winner in the national “I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!” competition.

22 November 2016

Dr Kelly Morrison granted Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Fellowship

Loughborough’s research into the world of the unimaginably small has received a huge boost after physicist Dr Kelly Morrison was granted a fellowship to support her work converting wasted heat into useable energy.

21 November 2016

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineers win national competition

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineers from the University have won a national competition to engage students in engineering.

21 November 2016

New University Fellowships Awarded

The University has launched a new University Fellowship Scheme which, in conjunction with greater flexibility in workload distribution within Schools, replaces the former study leave scheme.

18 November 2016

Reminder: Scheduled Maintenance of Campus Telephone System

IT Services will be carrying out essential maintenance during November and December to upgrade systems to enable future development of an enhanced video conferencing capability.

18 November 2016

Centre for Research in Communication and Culture to host book launch

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture are hosting an event to celebrate the launch of four new books by Loughborough sociologists.

18 November 2016

EPSRC science photo competition

There are now just four weeks to go until the deadline for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) science photo competition.

18 November 2016

Treat your team this Christmas

The festive season is fast approaching, so why not get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch at Burleigh Court or The Link Hotel? A great way for colleagues to reward team members or celebrate the year's achievements.

17 November 2016

University hosts 'A Weekend of Weird'

A series of special events celebrating literature, film, music, art and performance is heading to Loughborough next weekend.

17 November 2016

Rail industry breakthrough technology Repoint wins IET Innovation Award

Repoint, a radical new track switch product developed by Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group, has won a prestigious IET Innovation Award in recognition of its potential to support increased levels of day-to-day rail traffic across the network.

17 November 2016

Award-winning piano trio to perform at University

Award-winning professional piano trio from the Capriccio Ensemble will perform at the University next week.

17 November 2016

NUS discount card still available to staff

Staff at the University can still apply for an NUS Extra Discount card until the end of this year.

16 November 2016

Loughborough Professor is first non-Russian or American winner of prestigious international science prize

Research into ultrahigh magnetic fields at Loughborough University has attracted the attention of the Russian Academy of Sciences and landed one academic with a rare distinction.

16 November 2016

Research finds “disappointingly low" number of BAME football coaches at professional clubs

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) football coaches account for just four per cent of backroom coaching staff at professional clubs, a study by Loughborough University has found.

15 November 2016

New policy must be adopted to protect cancer patients’ work rights

A Loughborough academic has called for cancer patients to be given similar work rights to pregnant women.

15 November 2016

International Day at LSU

Students are invited to enjoy a range of different cultures and cuisines at International Day tomorrow.

15 November 2016

Loughborough graduate company win £20,000 in competition

Loughborough graduate company Snooks have won £20,000 in an enterprise competition.

14 November 2016

Loughborough University awarded for supporting Defence personnel

The University has been acknowledged for supporting Defence personnel and their families through the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

14 November 2016

Loughborough academics shortlisted for national engineering and science competitions

Three Loughborough University academics are taking part in X Factor style competitions which aim to throw the spotlight on Science and Engineering.

10 November 2016

Scheduled Maintenance of Campus Telephone System

IT Services will be carrying out essential maintenance during November and December to upgrade systems to enable future development of an enhanced video conferencing capability.

9 November 2016

Female participants wanted for sportswear study

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are seeking female participants to take part in a sports bra study.

9 November 2016

STAFF SURVEY REMINDER: Find out what we plan to do next

Next Tuesday is your last chance to find out more about the results of the Staff Survey 2016. A feedback session will run in Edward Herbert Building (J002) on Tuesday 15th November, between 3-5pm, during which we will share with you the findings of the survey, discuss what we plan to do next, and give you the opportunity to ask questions.

9 November 2016

Sonobex receives Noise Abatement Society award

Loughborough University spin out company Sonobex has been awarded this year’s Noise Abatement Society’s John Connell Innovation Award.

8 November 2016

Twitter analysis shows US election is too close to call

In depth analysis of US public emotion on twitter has revealed the Presidential candidates are neck and neck as America goes to the polls.

8 November 2016

Student to debut artwork at Game of Thrones exhibition

Second year student Phoebe-Rose Logan has won a competition to debut her artwork at a Game of Thrones (GoT) pop up art gallery in Shoreditch.

7 November 2016

University hosts annual Teachers and Careers Advisor Conference

The University’s School and College Liaison Team held their annual Teachers and Careers Advisor Conference last week.

7 November 2016

Award winning British vocal group to perform at University next week

A musical and TV phenomenon is heading to Loughborough next week as multi-award winning group The Sons of Pitches take the stage at Martin Hall Theatre.

4 November 2016

New online e-learning course developed by Sustainability Team

Staff and students are invited to complete a new online e-learning course developed by the University’s Sustainability Team.

4 November 2016

Professor Tom Rodden visit to Loughborough

Professor Tom Rodden, Deputy CEO of EPSRC, is visiting the University next week and has kindly agreed to give a talk on EPSRC’s strategic priorities.

3 November 2016

University turns red in support of Poppy Appeal

The University has lit up two of its iconic buildings in support of the Poppy Appeal for the second year running.

3 November 2016

Loughborough University and StreetGames join forces to tackle school holiday hunger

Loughborough University academics are working with the national charity StreetGames to tackle the problem of school holiday hunger for children in the

3 November 2016

Staff volunteers wanted for community project

Staff members are invited to take part in a volunteering event at Fearon Hall in Loughborough next weekend.

2 November 2016

University sculptor makes Shanghai Arts Fair debut

Leading University sculptor John Atkin makes his Shanghai debut this week as part of the city’s International Arts Fair (3-6 November).

2 November 2016

Lboro Connect launched

Lboro Connect, a mentoring and networking platform has been officially launched by the University.

1 November 2016

Remembrance memorial at University campus

The University and Loughborough Students’ Union have created a memorial on campus for the second year running to honour those who lost their lives serving their country.

1 November 2016

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellows join Loughborough

The University has appointed its first Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellows - outstanding early career individuals who are developing an international reputation for the quality of their research.

31 October 2016

Chief Scientist speaks to students about NASA’s mission to Mars

NASA Chief Scientist Dr Ellen Stofan visited Loughborough University London on Friday to talk about the administration’s 2030 Journey to Mars.

28 October 2016

Our plans following the Staff Survey

Now the results of the 2016 Staff Survey are back we want to share with you the findings, discuss what we plan to do next, and give you the opportunity to ask questions.

27 October 2016

Revolutionary switch design could significantly reduce rail service disruption caused by points failures

Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group has today announced that a consortium led by Ricardo Rail Ltd will develop the first installation of a radical new track switch product.

26 October 2016

University graduate receives prestigious international doctoral award

University graduate Dr Mustafa Sarkar has received the prestigious Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Doctoral Dissertation Award for his PhD conducted at Loughborough University.

25 October 2016

Fireworks Extravaganza returns for another year!

Loughborough Students’ Union annual Fireworks Extravaganza is back and everyone is invited!

25 October 2016

Award winning guitarist to perform at University next week

Award winning guitarist and composer Martin Taylor is bringing his musical talent to the University next week as part of his solo tour.

24 October 2016

Students invited to LU Arts Happy Mondays events

LU Arts Happy Mondays is back for another year with a range of exciting activities to get involved in.

24 October 2016

Annual UK sand and dust conference to take Loughborough by storm

The Department of Geography will host the 23rd annual Windy Day conference this week.

24 October 2016

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences receive Athena SWAN award renewal

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences have successfully had their Athena SWAN Silver award renewed.

24 October 2016

Community groups invited to bid for University funding

Community groups are being offered the chance to bid for funding through the University’s annual Donations Fund Programme.

24 October 2016

Staff Survey feedback sessions this week

Earlier this year, you gave us your opinions and views on what it is like to work at the University. Now the results are back, we’re running a number of feedback sessions that will give you the chance to find out more, ask questions, and hear about and discuss what we plan to do next.

21 October 2016

University rewards long service

Members of staff will be presented with a certificate by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, on Monday to mark 25 years' service.

21 October 2016

Local businesses invited to attend workplace health seminar

Local businesses are invited to attend an exclusive breakfast seminar on workplace health this month.

21 October 2016

Record numbers of employers flock to Loughborough graduate recruitment fair

More companies than ever before are set to attend this year’s Loughborough University Autumn Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair, which takes place on campus on 24th and 25th October.

20 October 2016

Double loyalty points on offer for staff at John Cooper's Restaurant and Bar

The newly refurbished John Cooper's Resturant and Bar at Loughborough Students' Union is offering double loyalty points to all staff members this week.

20 October 2016

Ethical considerations of the University’s activities

The University strategy includes a section on the values that direct the way in which the University community works. The University is committed to ensuring that high ethical standards are embedded in everything it, its staff and students do and it has an Ethical Policy Framework in place to guide this.

19 October 2016

Loughborough University and Santander Universities UK confirm new agreement

Loughborough University and Santander Universities UK have today signed a new agreement worth £435,000 to support a further three year partnership.

18 October 2016

Notice from IT: Phishing via Spam email

A number of bogus/phishing* emails have been delivered to University students recently, resulting in some student mailboxes being compromised/hacked.

18 October 2016

Loughborough Lightning victorious on opening night of National Badminton League

Playing under their new name, Loughborough Lightning badminton franchise scored a decisive opening night victory in the AJ Bell National Badminton League, away at Surrey Smashers.

13 October 2016

The Loughborough Cup – have you got yours yet?

Did you know that we currently use a million disposable paper and plastic cups on campus each year? In a bid to reduce this number, the University has launched a campaign to get everyone thinking about their drinking.

13 October 2016

University students complete Silverstone Cycling Time Trial

A team of students from the University were among 800 people to take part in the Silverstone Cycling Time Trial earlier this month.

13 October 2016

EPSRC launch science photo competition

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has launched its fourth science photo competition.

12 October 2016

Olympic legend opens building dedicated to improving the nation’s health

Five-time Olympic champion Sir Steve Redgrave officially opened the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine building at the University this week.

12 October 2016

Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ consolidates Loughborough’s top ten university ranking

Loughborough University has risen six places to 6th in this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’, published today (12 October).

12 October 2016

Staff and students invited to 'Pick a Project' evening

Staff and students are invited to the ‘Pick a Project’ event at Loughborough Students’ Union tomorrow.

11 October 2016

Staff members from Enterprise complete volunteering day

Staff members from the Enterprise Office took part in a volunteering day with the National Forest last month.

11 October 2016

Reminder: Fruit Routes harvest celebrations return this week!

Staff, students and the local community are invited to the harvest celebrations taking place this week.

10 October 2016

Design School academic receives international award

Dr Mark Evans, a Reader in Industrial Design in Loughborough Design School, has received the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) 2016 Education Award at their International Conference in Detroit, USA.

6 October 2016

Full house sees Loughborough Rugby topple champions on opening day

Loughborough Students RFC kicked off the inaugural BUCS Super Rugby League in style with a 20-11 victory over Exeter University in front of a sell-out crowd at the Loughborough University Stadium.

6 October 2016

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre drives rapid growth

The latest development on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC), has achieved over 95% occupancy within a year of its launch.

5 October 2016

Submissions sought for 2017 Teaching Innovation Awards

Submissions are now being invited from University applicants who are seeking funding under the 2017 Teaching Innovation Awards. The awards support individuals or teams of staff or students and staff to develop and share innovative teaching ideas both internally and externally.

5 October 2016

Reimagining China’s Terracotta Warriors exhibition coming to Loughborough University London

A unique exhibition of sculptures based on China’s world famous Terracotta Warriors has opened next to our Loughborough University London campus.

4 October 2016

Retirement Dinner 2016

On Monday 10 October 2016 previous members of staff from Loughborough University have been invited to attend a Dinner with Chief Operating Officer, Richard Taylor, to mark their retirement.

4 October 2016

Change to self-service wide format poster printing service

Creative and Print Services would like to announce an operational change to the self-service wide format poster printing service for staff and students. The existing print drivers for this service will not be operational beyond 7 October 2016 - two new drivers must be installed.

3 October 2016

Pianist Steve Osborne to perform in Loughborough

Award winning pianist Steve Osborne will be performing in Loughborough on Wednesday 12 October – and you’re invited.

3 October 2016

University Fruit Routes project returns!

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes project is back for another year with a range of exciting harvesting activities to get involved in.

3 October 2016

IT Information for students

The University’s IT systems are in the process of change and as the new academic year starts there is some important information regarding these changes you need to be aware of.

3 October 2016

Visit the Careers Network – and pick up some free chocolate

The Careers Network and Student Services will be on hand all this week (3rd-7th October, 11am-4pm) in the Bridgeman Building so you can find out about the services they offer – and there’s free chocolate available to any students who drop in to see them!

3 October 2016

Statement from the Chief Operating Officer on Recent Student Disciplinary Cases

I wanted to write to members of the University community to provide some information about two unacceptable incidents that occurred towards the end of last academic year. The University had reported to it two incidents of racist behaviour by students. These were thoroughly investigated under the University’s disciplinary Ordinance XVII and formal disciplinary action was taken against those responsible.

30 September 2016

Staff Tickets - Loughborough Students RFC v University of Exeter

Following the huge success and sell out match between Loughborough Students RFC and the University of Queensland last year, the first Big Match of the 2016 academic year returns this Freshers with Loughborough Students RFC taking on rivals Exeter.

30 September 2016

Senior industrial engineers join Loughborough’s teaching staff

Loughborough University’s engineering students will gain unique industry insights thanks to two new appointments supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Visiting Professors scheme.

28 September 2016

Historic Loughborough building set to transform into creative hub

An empty historic building in Loughborough will be given a new lease of life this weekend as it begins its transformation into a creative hub.

28 September 2016

New Geography building officially opened

The University’s new Geography building was officially opened last night.

27 September 2016

University shares key safety messages for new academic year

The University will be continuing to work with Leicestershire Police and Charnwood Borough Council to help new and returning students have a safe and crime-free time during their studies.

27 September 2016

Watch Leicester City v FC Porto UEFA Youth League (U19’s) today - FREE!

Leicester City's Under-19s' are playing FC Porto at the University Football Stadium today.

26 September 2016

National commission commends Loughborough research as foundation for Living Wage

The Living Wage Commission has established a new, independent basis for setting the Living Wage across the UK, in which Loughborough research plays a central role.

26 September 2016

University Work Psychology MSC programme receives reaccreditation

The University’s Work Psychology MSc programme has been re-accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

26 September 2016

Car park closures during Freshers' Week

Please note that new students will be arriving for the new academic year on Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th September. To assist with their arrival into halls the following car parks will be closed on the following days.

22 September 2016

How to earn yourself a free breakfast on Open Day

The University is set to hold its Autumn Open Days later this month (23-24 September) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

21 September 2016

New report finds parents on minimum wage cannot meet basic family costs

Parents working on the ‘national living wage’ still can’t earn enough to provide an acceptable minimum living standard for their children, warns a new report by Loughborough University.

21 September 2016

Reminder: LU Arts and Flix present dark and comic tale courtesy of NT Live

Bought to you by the National Theatre Live, the Threepenny Opera is a dark comedy that tells the tale of thievery, prostitution and corruption.

21 September 2016

Loughborough revealed as top academic institution for undergraduate pharmaceutical placements

Loughborough has been named as the top academic institution for undergraduate pharmaceutical industry placements according to a new report.

21 September 2016

REMINDER: Choose sustainable travel options on Open Days and get a free breakfast

The University is set to hold its Autumn Open Days later this month (23-24 September) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

20 September 2016

Conversation analysts will be listening in at New Scientist Live

Loughborough University's Professor Liz Stokoe and colleagues from Queen Mary University will be analysing conversations at New Scientist Live in London’s Excel Centre this week.

20 September 2016

Academics unite to ask the UN to protect the rights of refugees and migrants

A Loughborough geographer has joined an academic call to defend the rights of refugees and migrants.

20 September 2016

Volunteering opportunities available for staff

There are a wide range of exciting volunteering projects taking place throughout Freshers Week for staff to get involved in.

19 September 2016

imago retains Investors in People Gold award

imago, the conference and events arm of the University, has retained its Investors in People Gold accreditation following the latest audit.

19 September 2016

Student reaches finals in international competition

Loughborough student, Robert Green, has been selected as an Award Finalist in the National Instruments (NI) Student Design Competition.

19 September 2016

REMINDER: Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) event taking place this week

The USS is changing and if you’re an active member of the scheme who has not yet fully retired, there are some important updates you may want to be aware of.

16 September 2016

Studio start-up needs your vote

Loughborough Design School graduate, Dr Rose Deakin needs your vote to help new venture, The Crop Club, reach the semi-finals of the NACUE Varsity Pitch.

16 September 2016

Plans for new campus accommodation unveiled by University

Loughborough University has revealed plans for potential new accommodation on campus.

15 September 2016

Campaign raising diabetes awareness in Leicestershire ethnic minority communities

A new drive to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes in ethnic minority communities in Leicestershire has been launched.

15 September 2016

Loughborough research develops simple saliva test to diagnose asthma

A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient’s saliva has been developed by Loughborough University.

15 September 2016

Honey sale on campus

A honey sale organised by Corporate Services is taking place on campus next week.

14 September 2016

Choose sustainable travel options on Open Days and earn yourself a free breakfast

The University is set to hold its Autumn Open Days later this month (23-24 September) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

14 September 2016

Loughborough benefits from record-breaking investment in health research

Loughborough University is to receive a slice of the UK’s largest ever investment into health research announced today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

14 September 2016

Want to know more about changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)?

The USS is changing and if you’re an active member of the scheme, there are some important updates you may want to be aware of.

14 September 2016

Seminar explores the civic university

Radar is exploring the concept of a ‘civic university’ in the last of the current series of public seminars on 20 September.

13 September 2016

Earn yourself a free breakfast roll as part of national Cycle to Work day

As part of national Cycle to Work day (14 September), the University is offering a number of incentives to anyone who chooses to ditch the car for a day.

13 September 2016

Daniel Wilkinson Statement

Loughborough University and the University's Football Club would like to pass on its condolences to the friends and family of Daniel Wilkinson, who tragically passed away yesterday evening whilst playing the game he loved.

13 September 2016

Sustainability Team showcase SmartGO benefits on campus today

The University Travel Plan provides free access to SmartGO Loughborough which provides a package of transport incentives and discounts to all staff.

13 September 2016

Updated PDR process to be rolled out across the University

A revised Performance and Development Review (PDR) process is set to be rolled out across all Schools and Professional Services following a successful pilot period.

13 September 2016

University academic joins Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Bucur-Mircea Novac, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

12 September 2016

Introducing the Media Centre

The Public Relations Office has officially launched its new Media Centre designed to showcase our academic experts and latest research news, as well as shareable content in the form of blogs, video and photos.

12 September 2016

LU Arts and Flix present dark and comic tale courtesy of NT Live

Bought to you by the National Theatre Live, the Threepenny Opera is a dark comedy that tells the tale of thievery, prostitution and corruption.

9 September 2016

Forum held to promote partnership working

A forum to help promote partnership work between the University and landlords across Loughborough was held on campus last week.

9 September 2016

Snooks founders nominated for Women in Business Award

Loughborough alumnae, Susie Beere and Sophie Kelly, have been shortlisted in the New Business of the Year category at the Leicester Mercury Woman in Business Awards 2016.

9 September 2016

University academics talk about theft of metal at Heritage Crime workshop

Dr Louise Grove and Dr Paul Kelly will attend a Heritage Crime workshop today to discuss the theft of metal from historic sites and buildings.

8 September 2016

Vice Chancellor’s open door sessions for staff

The Vice Chancellor will be holding two Open Door sessions for staff on 12th October (3.30pm-4.30pm) and 9th November (9.30am-10.30am).

8 September 2016

Loughborough Students’ Union Enterprise recognised at national awards

LSU Enterprise received the Big Impact, Small Budget award at the annual National Student Fundraising Awards which took place last week.

8 September 2016

Loughborough graduate wins national round of prestigious design competition

A new portable cooling device to improve vaccine transportation in developing countries has been announced as the UK winner of the 2016 James Dyson Award.

7 September 2016

Female participants wanted for sportswear study

Progressive Sports Technologies, a University spin out based in the Sports Technology Institute seeks thirty female participants to take part in a sports bra study for a high street brand.

6 September 2016

Loughborough to exhibit at UK’s premier Low Carbon Vehicle industry event

Loughborough will be exhibiting its Low Carbon Vehicle expertise at the country’s leading industry event next week.

6 September 2016

Associate Dean awarded Principal Fellow status

Professor Joanna Bullard, Associate Dean for Teaching for the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, has been awarded the status of Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

6 September 2016

Refurbishment plans for High Performance Athletics Centre

Please note that the outdoor athletics track will be closed from 5 September until 23 October for resurfacing works.

6 September 2016

Reminder: University hosts Armed Forces Network launch this week

The University is hosting an event this week to recognise the Armed Forces Network, a group which supports staff members involved in the military community.

5 September 2016

Calling all Science and Engineering academics

The ‘I’m a Scientist…’ and ‘I’m an Engineer…’ competitions are back, and academics from Loughborough are encouraged to get involved.

4 September 2016

Fitting finale for 2016 School Games

The 2016 School Games at Loughborough University have come to a close, after four days of fantastic competition.

2 September 2016

School Games: Campus update

The 2016 School Games are now well underway across the University, with more than 1,600 of the UK’s best young athletes taking part.

2 September 2016

2016 School Games underway

The 2016 School Games started with a bang last night at Loughborough University with a spectacular outdoor opening ceremony in Shirley Pearce Square.

2 September 2016

Loughborough's postgraduates showcase designs in end-of-year show

Postgraduate students from Loughborough University’s 2D and 3D Visualisation and Art and Design (Studio Practice) Masters (MA) courses are set to exhibit their work in an end-of-year showcase later this month.

2 September 2016

University hosts Armed Forces Network launch

The University is hosting an event to recognise the Armed Forces Network, a group which supports staff members involved in the military community.

1 September 2016

Research finds 4-year-olds are not physically ready to start school

New research from Loughborough has revealed many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school.

1 September 2016

International academics to take part in conference on the sustainable development off-grid communities

A conference looking at new ideas for the sustainable development off-grid communities will bring together world-renowned academics on 8-9 September.

1 September 2016

Study reveals gap in the market for wearable technologies that monitor sedentary behaviour

Wearable technology to monitor the time you spend being sedentary could encourage changes in behaviour that helps improve health, research reveals.

1 September 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for University of the Year higher education ‘Oscar’

Loughborough has been shortlisted for four Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, including the prestigious ‘University of the Year’ award.

31 August 2016

Reminder: Aspiring athletes set to compete at Loughborough

Sporting stars of the future are gearing up to compete in the 2016 School Games national finals at Loughborough this September.

26 August 2016

University to host next generation of Team GB Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls at 2016 School Games

Final preparations are now underway for the 2016 School Games, which take place at Loughborough University next week.

25 August 2016

Talented placement student recognised by Pirelli

Placement student, Beth Walker-Smith, has been awarded the overall title of Student of the Year by automotive giant, Pirelli.

25 August 2016

Aspiring athletes set to compete at Loughborough

Sporting stars of the future are gearing up to compete in the 2016 School Games national finals at Loughborough this September.

24 August 2016

NT Live presents The Deep Blue Sea

LU Arts and Flix are back this September bringing a new screening of Terence Rattigan’s post-war drama from National Theatre (NT) Live.

24 August 2016

Update: Notice from IT Services - Internet outage resolved

The University has resolved the major incident relating to internet access.

23 August 2016

Lab-on-a-Stick: miniaturised clinical testing for fast detection of antibiotic resistance

A portable power-free test for the rapid detection of bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been developed by academics at Loughborough University and the University of Reading.

22 August 2016

Loughborough enjoys huge success at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Loughborough University has enjoyed its most successful Olympic Games for a number of decades, winning twelve medals, five of which were gold.

19 August 2016

Study to explore the scale of physical activity and nutritional health messaging at major sporting events

A new study examining the promotion of health messaging at major sporting events, such as the Olympics, will be led by Loughborough University.

18 August 2016

Students vote Loughborough most popular choice on results day

Loughborough University has been voted the most popular choice for students on A Level results day.

17 August 2016

Notice from IT: Phishing via Spam email

Please be advised that a number of bogus/phishing* emails have been delivered to University staff recently, resulting in some staff mailboxes being compromised/hacked.

17 August 2016

New research sheds light on the real experience of calling the GP surgery

Pioneering research into GP receptionist interaction with the public over the telephone has revealed how patients have to ‘push’ for effective service.

17 August 2016

University funding supports local community groups

Loughborough University has supported a variety of different community groups in its latest round of donations.

16 August 2016

Loughborough graduates targeted by leading banks

Loughborough is one of a select few universities from around the world that major banks target to recruit their analysts, according to new data released by financial services careers website efinancialcareers.

15 August 2016

EU Referendum: Government to safeguard funding for research and innovation

Following the outcome of the EU Referendum, the Government has announced safeguards to funding in a commitment to maintain the UK’s status as a world leader in science, research and innovation.

10 August 2016

Call for runners to take part in charity relay

Runners from Loughborough are wanted to take part in the Kenya Peace Torch Relay coming to the University this October.

10 August 2016

Loughborough subjects rank top in National Student Survey

Loughborough University has ranked in the top 10 in 15 subjects for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016.

9 August 2016

Winners of ‘Reflections of Research’ Photo Competition Announced

The Research Office has announced the winners of the Reflections of Research photo competition.

8 August 2016

Vote now and help imago win gold

The University’s conference and events brand, imago, have been nominated in three categories for this year’s Meetings and Incentive Travel (M&IT) awards.

5 August 2016

Loughborough’s sporting legends send good luck messages to Rio athletes

Loughborough University's sporting legends have shared their advice and good luck messages with all Loughborough athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a video launched today (Friday 5 August).

4 August 2016

Notice for upcoming Cricket events on campus

As Loughborough Lightning continue to battle in the KIA Super League, staff are reminded of the following arrangements on match days.

3 August 2016

Staff praised for volunteering efforts

Staff from the Imago Finance team headed to Mountfields Lodge Primary this month to help revamp and spruce up parts of the school.

1 August 2016

Loughborough Lightning claim historic win in women’s cricket Super League

Loughborough University’s new women’s cricket team have won the first fixture of the inaugural Kia Super League.

1 August 2016

Latest publication available now from The Student Wordsmith

Loughborough alumna and founder of The Student Wordsmith, Sophie-Louise Hyde, has released the latest in a line of successful publications.

1 August 2016

Poverty costs UK £78 billion per year, research reveals

A new report – co-authored by Loughborough University – reveals that dealing with the effects of poverty costs the UK £78 billion a year, £1,200 for every person.

29 July 2016

Loughborough University research pinpoints most dangerous HGV designs

HGVs with high cabs have the most blind spots and pose the greatest risk to vulnerable road users, research by Loughborough University has found.

29 July 2016

Want to be part of the LSU team?

Loughborough Students’ Union still have one position available for recent graduates or placement students who want to be part of the LSU for the upcoming year.

29 July 2016

Government official unveils IOC accreditation plaque

The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) has been officially recognised as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health – one of nine worldwid

29 July 2016

Loughborough Sport NBL switch to Loughborough Lightning

As of today, Loughborough University’s National Badminton League (NBL) franchise will play under the Loughborough Lightning umbrella, uniting with the universities successful netball and cricket franchises.

29 July 2016

Wake up and smell the…waste

With Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shining a spotlight on the UK’s growing mountain of discarded coffee cups, the University launches its own drive to reduce the number of disposable cups used on campus.

29 July 2016

Issues following the EU Referendum

FAQs on the EU Referendum.

28 July 2016

Planned Maintenance: Staff Email

On Thursday 4th August 2016, IT Services will be making changes to the autodiscover DNS record which many email applications use to configure your email setup automatically (including Outlook on both Windows and Mac).

25 July 2016

At a Glance now available to order

At a Glance, which provides an overview of the University and its achievements, is now available to order from the Online Print Services Store run by Creative and Print Services.

22 July 2016

Deadline for photo competition approaching

The University’s Research Office is running a photo competition this summer for students, with cash prizes of up to £100* up for grabs.

22 July 2016

EU Referendum: lecture capture of open session

A recording of the open session about the EU Referendum that the Vice-Chancellor held with staff and research students on 19th July is now available online.

22 July 2016

Intense exercise during school day can boost adolescent brain function, study shows

Sprint-based exercises introduced during the school day can sharpen pupil minds in the classroom, new research reveals.

22 July 2016

Professor Jack Meadows

We are sad to announce that Jack Meadows, one of the University’s most esteemed Emeritus Professors, died peacefully on Monday night at the age of 82.

22 July 2016

Alumnus and entrepreneur back on campus to help graduates

Successful entrepreneur and Loughborough Alumnus Richard Thwaite, returned to campus this week to share his expertise and knowledge on going into business on your own.

22 July 2016

Midlands academics awarded prestigious mathematics gold medals

Loughborough academic Tony Croft, Professor of Mathematics Education, has been awarded a gold medal by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).

20 July 2016

World’s best cricketers to compete at Loughborough

There are just two weeks to go until Loughborough hosts the world’s best women’s cricketers, with the inaugural KIA Super League commencing in August.

20 July 2016

High childcare costs hit working parents’ living standards, research reveals

New research from Loughborough University reveals that childcare costs are leaving working couples £2,600 a year short of a decent living standard.

19 July 2016

Apply for your 2016-17 parking permit before 1 August

The University’s Travel Plan has been updated and as a result University parking permits will not automatically renew for the 2016-17 academic year.

19 July 2016

First details of 2016 School Games at Loughborough University revealed

The first exciting details of the 2016 School Games National Finals – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes - that will take place at Loughborough University from 1-4 September have been revealed today.

19 July 2016

EU Referendum campaign analysis book launched at Westminster

An EU Referendum analysis and opinion book featuring contributions from Loughborough University academics has been officially launched at Westminster.

18 July 2016

Students compete to create new technology for the visually impaired

Students from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded Intelligence (CDT-EI) participated in an annual Summer School challenge to create aids for the visually impaired earlier this month.

18 July 2016

EU Referendum: Open session for staff and research students

Tomorrow (Tuesday 19th July) at 4.15pm the Vice-Chancellor is holding an open session for staff and research students who have questions or concerns about how the EU Referendum result might affect them and the University.

15 July 2016

Aspiring engineers take part in University STEM day

Year 8 students visited Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering this month as part of an educational programme investigating railway connections.

15 July 2016

Struggling families crave stability in uncertain times, study shows

Over a third of families (more than 2 million households) in the UK are earning below the minimum income needed for an acceptable living standard.

15 July 2016

Loughborough University secures 36th BUCS title

It’s finally official – Loughborough University is British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) champion for the 36th consecutive year.

14 July 2016

Student team win big at Unmanned Aircraft Systems challenge

A group of ten Aeronautical Engineering MEng students have won four out of ten awards at this year’s IMechE Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)challenge competition.

14 July 2016

Important notices from IT Services

The following notice contains important information from IT Services.

14 July 2016

The University awards its first cohort of University Fellowships

The Fellowships scheme, together with greater flexibility in workload distribution within Schools, replaces the former study leave scheme.

14 July 2016

Sign your team up now for the University’s Staff Sports Day!

The University is hosting a Staff and Tenants Sports Day next Wednesday (20 July) and teams from all Schools and departments are encouraged to sign up.

14 July 2016

Super eight off to Rio

Double European 400m champion Martyn Rooney is one of the stars named in the Team GB athletics team heading for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which get underway in just 23 days’ time.

13 July 2016

Students win top awards at New Designers

Five Loughborough University students have won top awards at the New Designers exhibition in London this month.

13 July 2016

Loughborough University’s Class of 2016 honoured at graduation ceremonies

Loughborough will honour thousands of students in its summer graduation ceremonies this week.

13 July 2016

Scientists trial fingerprint development method for Britain’s new polymer banknotes

New research into the most effective way of lifting fingerprints from polymer banknotes has been led by scientists at Loughborough University.

13 July 2016

Talk expert explores the art of conversation at Latitude Festival

Loughborough's speech expert, Professor Elizabeth Stokoe, will be revealing how to talk so that people listen at Latitude Festival later this month.

13 July 2016

Which? University survey rates Loughborough sport and students’ union among UK’s best

Loughborough has been rated highly for its sports scene and its students’ union in the Which? University Student Survey 2016, published today (13 July).

13 July 2016

Academic report provides early EU Referendum campaign analysis

Academics from the Centre for Research in Communications and Culture have contributed to a publication that captures early reflections on the 2016 EU Referendum.

12 July 2016

London Weighting not high enough to meet extra cost of living in the capital

The average London worker is at least £2,000 worse off in pay supplements causing a drop in basic living standards, a new report reveals.

12 July 2016

LUSEP company receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

CommAgility, the leading UK wireless technology company based on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, today received its second Queen's Award.

12 July 2016

Student helps Team Sky with wheel aerodynamics

Aeronautical Engineering student Harley Matthews has helped pro cycling’s Team Sky understand the aerodynamic benefit of their range of race wheels.

12 July 2016

PhD student wins first prize in poster competition

Social Sciences PhD student, Sian Lewis, has been awarded first place at the British Society of Criminology Conference 2016.

11 July 2016

Loughborough University engineers selected to safeguard and develop China’s sustainable agriculture

A £1 million project to boost sustainable agriculture in China is being led by aerospace engineers at Loughborough University.

6 July 2016

Issues following EU Referendum

Some Frequently Asked Questions following the EU Referendum result.

5 July 2016

IT announcement

Decommissioning of my.lboro

4 July 2016

Student Street Support Scheme set to continue

The Student Street Support Scheme is set to continue in Loughborough.

1 July 2016

EU Referendum: Vice Chancellor writes to international research partners

Since the results of the EU Referendum were announced last Friday, the University has sent out a number of communications to various key stakeholders to provide them with an update on the facts known at present and to reassure them on the University’s position.

1 July 2016

Textiles student takes the runway by storm

A Loughborough student has won the Textile and Fashion Accessory Design Award at a showcase which celebrates the most talented fashion design students in the East Midlands.

1 July 2016

Scientists across Europe to attend University conference

A conference exploring fine sedimentation pollution and its effect on habitat degradation and biodiversity loss is to be held next week, 6 July.

1 July 2016

Notice of workspace and filestore downtime

In late 2015, IT Services initiated a project to address the University’s storage needs, improve performance of workspaces and provide capacity for future growth.

1 July 2016

Academic article published in Harvard Business Review

Academics from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) have had an online article featured in the Harvard Business Review and Harvard Business Review Digest.

30 June 2016

Participants wanted for research into the effect of endurance running on bone health

Loughborough University is recruiting male and female participants to take part in study which explores the effect of endurance running on male bone health.

30 June 2016

Photo competition open for students

The University’s Research Office is running a photo competition this summer for students, with cash prizes of up to £100* up for grabs.

30 June 2016

Students present design for new military aircraft to the RAF

Final-year students were invited to RAF Brize Norton earlier this month to present their design for a new military Multi-Role Transport (MRT) aircraft.

29 June 2016

20,000th item added to Loughborough’s Institutional Repository

The 20,000th item has been added to Loughborough's Institutional Repository by Dr Anthony Papathomas, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

29 June 2016

Don’t forget to apply for your 2016-17 parking permit

The University’s Travel Plan has been updated and as a result University parking permits will not automatically renew for the 2016-17 academic year.

29 June 2016

Issues following the EU Referendum

Clarification on a few of the more immediate issues following the EU Referendum is now beginning to emerge from Government.

29 June 2016

Record numbers attend University Open Day

Loughborough University welcomed thousands of visitors to its campus this weekend, as numbers hit a record high for the June Open Days.

29 June 2016

IT Systems now available

Further to the communication regarding the outage on our IT systems, we can confirm that all our systems are now back up and working as expected.

28 June 2016

New collaborations and funding opportunities within Space sector

Having been awarded funds from the UK Space Agency to support local early-stage space sector companies, the iNet team in the Enterprise Office is keen to hear from academics whose work would be relevant to the UK Space Incubator.

28 June 2016

REMINDER: Important information – IT systems unavailable on Wednesday 29 June, 6-10.30am

This Wednesday, 29 June, many of the University’s key IT systems will be unavailable. This is to allow IT Services to carry out essential work to ensure that the University’s systems remain robust, stable and secure.

28 June 2016

Loughborough awarded Best Commercial University

Loughborough has been recognised as the Best Commercial University at the annual College and University Business Officers (CUBO) Awards held earlier this month.

28 June 2016

EU Referendum and Horizon 2020 Research Funding

Following the result of the EU referendum last Friday, Professor Steve Rothberg would like to reassure all staff of the current situation for EU funding applications.

27 June 2016

Reminder: Deadline for staff Inside Out Fund this week

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for the community groups they’re involved in.

27 June 2016

Important information – IT systems unavailable on Wednesday 29 June, 6-10.30am

This Wednesday, 29 June, many of the University’s key IT systems will be unavailable. This is to allow IT Services to carry out essential work to ensure that the University’s systems remain robust, stable and secure.

24 June 2016

Human Resources team win award for most transformational HR project

Loughborough University’s Human Resources (HR) team have won the award for the ‘Most Transformational HR/Payroll project’ at this year’s MHR Customer Association (MCA) Conference.

24 June 2016

Individual Workspace Disruption

Further to recent communications relating to the migration of the University’s storage infrastructure, the next phase of workspace migrations are planned to be carried out in July.

24 June 2016

Loughborough team runners-up in Engineering YES final

A team from Loughborough have come second in the Engineering YES final.

24 June 2016

Vice-Chancellor’s statement on the EU Referendum

As you may be aware I was one of 103 University Vice Chancellors who signed a letter to voters in advance of the EU Referendum. Our message was that universities and students were stronger in Europe.

23 June 2016

Samaritans presentation on campus next week

A presentation on the work of the Samaritans is being held on the University campus next week.

23 June 2016

Loughborough tops Times Higher Education’s mock teaching assessment

Loughborough University has topped a mock exercise run by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine that anticipates how the UK’s 120 universities might perform in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

23 June 2016

IT Systems Outage

On Wednesday 29th June IT Services will be carrying out critical work that will require downtime on all IT systems and will have an impact on all staff and students.

23 June 2016

Postgraduate research conference heading to Loughborough

Loughborough University’s Graduate School is set to host the 2016 East Midlands University Association (EMUA) postgraduate research student conference.

22 June 2016

Free breakfast roll for staff choosing sustainable travel options on Open Days

The University is set to hold its summer Open Days later this week (24-25 June) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

22 June 2016

Vice-Chancellor signs EU Referendum Open Letter

Professor Robert Allison has joined over 100 other Vice-Chancellor’s from UK universities in signing an EU Referendum Open Letter to voters.

21 June 2016

Loughborough University celebrates outstanding student placements in Awards ceremony

Loughborough University hosted its inaugural Placement Student Awards on 16 June to celebrate the outstanding achievements of its students.

20 June 2016

Important IT services information

Over the weekend the certificate on the University wireless authentication servers was updated.

20 June 2016

TV broadcasters more balanced in EU Referendum debate

The latest report from the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture finds TV broadcasters are providing a more balanced view in their reporting of the EU Referendum debate compared to the press.

17 June 2016

Finalists to exhibit their work in London

Final-year students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit their work at three major creative industry exhibitions in London.

17 June 2016

Loughborough team win app design challenge

A team of four students from the Computer Science department have won the 2016 Atos IT Challenge for the creation of management tool, Breadcrumb.

17 June 2016

Outstanding student volunteers praised by Loughborough University

The University has honoured a number of students for their exceptional volunteering efforts at its annual community prize ceremony.

17 June 2016

Community groups receive University funding for projects

Community activities ranging from arts and crafts sessions to outdoor excursions have been supported by the University’s Community Donations Fund.

16 June 2016

University issues invitation to tender for the development of failsafe railway track switch

Engineers at the University have issued an invitation to engage the rail industry to help with the development of a prototype track switch which has won widespread support.

16 June 2016

Military and emergency service personnel needed for mental health study

Researchers at the University are looking for military personnel, veterans and members of the emergency services to take part in roundtable discussions on mental health.

16 June 2016

Loughborough is ready for the Euros

Loughborough hosted the second #SportConnectSeries talk last week (9 June), looking into the technology behind the big game.

16 June 2016

Photo inspired by research makes the shortlist in image competition

PhD student, Raasti Naseem, has made the shortlist in the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) annual Reflections of Research image competition.

16 June 2016

Community Donations Fund calls for bids from staff

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for the community groups they’re involved in.

15 June 2016

Important IT information for final year students

IT Services recently communicated information regarding upcoming changes to IT systems and actions to be taken based on the status of individual students.

15 June 2016

Design students win award in global competition

Two Industrial Design students have received RSA Student Design Awards for their innovative designs tacking international issues.

15 June 2016

Staff invited to attend crowdfunding workshop

The School of Business and Economics is holding a workshop addressing how crowdfunding can support academic research.

15 June 2016

June Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

As the academic year draws to a close, staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

15 June 2016

Important flooding notice to all staff and students

Security would like to make everybody aware that the ground floor of Car Park 1 is flooding and those parked here should move their vehicles as soon as possible.

14 June 2016

University funding to enhance research impact

Funding is available to translate your research outputs into social, economic and cultural impacts.

14 June 2016

Apply now for your 2016-17 parking permit

The University’s Travel Plan has been updated and as a result University parking permits will not automatically renew for the 2016-17 academic year.

14 June 2016

Remembrance service to be held for Orlando victims

The Centre for Faith and Spirituality and LSU Welfare and Diversity will be holding a vigil tomorrow (Wednesday 15) to commemorate the lives lost in Orlando this weekend.

13 June 2016

EU Referendum: A presidential campaign?

Media coverage of the EU Referendum is highly ‘presidential’, with David Cameron and Boris Johnson grabbing the headlines, the latest report by Loughborough University finds.

13 June 2016

Last chance to vote in the University’s placement student awards!

Voting for the University’s placement student awards ends tonight and we need your help to decide this year’s winners.

13 June 2016

imago marks 25th anniversary

Loughborough’s conference and hotel brand, imago, is celebrating 25 years of unifying the University’s conference and events venues under one brand.

10 June 2016

Get involved in a department volunteering day!

Staff from across the University have been rolling up their sleeves and supporting community groups across Charnwood in a series of volunteering activities held recently.

10 June 2016

Notice to all students ahead of the end of term

With the weather heating up and the exam period drawing to a close, students are reminded to be respectful of others.

9 June 2016

Postgraduates – there’s still time to have your have your say

All postgraduates in Loughborough and London are being encouraged to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016 (PTES) before 16 June.

9 June 2016

A recipe for recycling success

Students are being urged to get a “pizza” of the action in a summer clear-up in Loughborough.

9 June 2016

First Learning and Teaching Conference offers key insight and ideas

Loughborough’s first Learning and Teaching conference is set take place on 16 June, providing insight and ideas to support academics and students.

8 June 2016

Student receives award for research into brewing techniques

Chemical Engineering Masters student, Jack Ramsey, was recently awarded an Undergraduate Project Prize for his research into beer brewing techniques.

8 June 2016

Teaching fellow sets new British record at European Masters Swimming Championships

Alex Thurston, Teaching Fellow in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has won three medals at the European Masters, setting a new British record for his category.

8 June 2016

Academic paper receives prestigious award

Professor Thorsten Gruber, School of Business and Economics, has won a prestigious award for his article on the use of social media by millennials.

7 June 2016

Important IT Services information for students regarding phishing campaign

IT Services has been made aware of a bogus/phishing* campaign which has hit students of UK universities claiming that students have been awarded a grant by the Department for Education.

7 June 2016

Important information from IT Services regarding scam calls made to staff

IT Services have been notified that non-authorised agents claiming to be from ‘Microsoft’ have been attempting to contact departments on campus.

7 June 2016

Indian students gain invaluable study experience at Loughborough

Students from three leading Indian universities are gaining valuable postgraduate study experience as part of a funded summer internship at Loughborough.

7 June 2016

Students’ enterprising achievements recognised at annual awards

Loughborough University and the Students’ Union celebrated their annual Enterprise Awards last week (2 June), recognising the enterprising achievements of students.

7 June 2016

The Graduate School celebrate postgraduate research in annual Summer Showcase

The Graduate School is set to host their annual Summer Showcase celebrating postgraduate research at Loughborough later this month (22 June).

7 June 2016

Talking sport ahead of the UEFA European Championships

The Sports Technology Research Group is set to host the next #SportConnectSeries talk event on Thursday 9 June.

6 June 2016

Report finds Labour is almost invisible in EU Referendum coverage

The Labour Party is being practically ignored in media coverage of the EU Referendum according to a report released today.

6 June 2016

Loughborough study reveals the best way to improve muscle strength

Engaging in short, explosive leg contractions is the most effective way of strengthening muscles, Loughborough research reveals.

6 June 2016

Students – here’s your chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers

imago, Loughborough’s conference and hotel brand, is currently conducting a research project exploring the question ‘How does the meeting industry of today inspire the leaders of tomorrow?’

6 June 2016

Life-saving defibrillator to be installed at the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM)

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the NCSEM have joined forces to give cardiac arrest victims a fighting chance of survival.

3 June 2016

Fruit Routes project returns to campus!

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes summer project is back with a fun filled set of events for everyone.

3 June 2016

Selling cakes in silence for charity

The School of Business and Economics are set to hold an e-silence day event in support of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) charity.

3 June 2016

Important message from IT Services for students

As part of the changes to day to day IT Services the University is streamlining and consolidating processes relating to student accounts.

2 June 2016

Science without Borders students awarded internships at leading aerospace company

Science without Borders students have been awarded four of only eight internships available at one of the world’s leading aerospace companies.

2 June 2016

Vice Chancellor holds second alumni reception

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, held the second annual Alumni Reception in London last week (26 May).

1 June 2016

Loughborough celebrates LGBT+ community in Pride March

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender+ Pride March will be taking place on campus later today, 5pm.

1 June 2016

Re-auto enrolment in University pension schemes – three year anniversary

All employers are now required by law to provide and enrol staff into a workplace pension scheme. Find out how this might affect you, even if you have previously opted out or withdrawn from the University's pension schemes.

1 June 2016

Volunteers wanted for study into the effects of exercise to the immune system

The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) is looking for volunteers to take part in a study which investigates the how exercise effects the immune system of kidney transplant patients.

31 May 2016

Drama students present a night of thrills in final-year show

Drama students are set to present an evening at the Grand-Guignol for their final-year production, taking place 1-3 June.

31 May 2016

Have you raised money for charity this year?

Have you raised money for charity this year? We want to hear about it!

31 May 2016

Loughborough University supporting New Zealand’s Olympic dreams

Performance psychology and management research conducted in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is being used to help New Zealand's Olympic athletes and teams prepare for the Rio Olympics.

31 May 2016

Degree Show exhibits the work of aspiring artists and designers

Students from the School of the Arts and Design School are set to exhibit their work across a range of disciplines in end of year shows opening next week.

27 May 2016

Professor Rachel Thomson appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching

Professor Rachel Thomson, Dean of the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been appointed as the University’s next Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching. She will take up her new role in the autumn, succeeding Professor Morag Bell.

27 May 2016

Re-auto enrolment in University pension schemes – three year anniversary

All employers are now required by law to provide and enrol staff into a workplace pension scheme. Find out how this might affect you, even if you have previously opted out or withdrawn from the University's pension schemes.

27 May 2016

Staff Survey 2016 now live! Have your say and help make change happen

The University Staff Survey 2016 is now live and staff are invited to take part.

27 May 2016

Loughborough helps find India’s engineers of the future

The University has hosted an event in India to help the country’s aspiring engineers showcase their skills to international experts.

27 May 2016

Postgraduates – make sure you have your say

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016 (PTES) is now open and all taught postgraduates in Loughborough and London are being encouraged to fill it in.

27 May 2016

Folk music royalty heading for Loughborough

Two members of the Royal Family of Folk will join forces on 1 June when father and daughter Martin and Eliza Carthy perform songs from their first ever duo album of traditional material together.

26 May 2016

Graduate named top educator for Yale School of Public Health

Graduate, Nicola Hawley, has been named by Yale University School of Public Health as Teacher of the Year 2016.

26 May 2016

University to host event for internationally acclaimed organisation

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is bringing their roadshow, Getting Started with Digital Preservation, to Loughborough on 9 June.

25 May 2016

Performance athletes inducted into the Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame

A VIP Reception took place this weekend prior to the annual Loughborough International Athletics to welcome two new members into the Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame.

25 May 2016

May Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

May Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

25 May 2016

Awards celebrate teaching excellence at Loughborough University

The annual Research-informed Teaching Awards (RiTAs) and the Teaching Innovation Awards (TIAs) celebrate excellence in innovative and research informed practice across the University.

25 May 2016

Alumnus and Airbus Americas President visits campus from the US

Barry Eccleston, a Loughborough alumnus and current President of Airbus Americas, visited the campus earlier this week to talk to students from the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering.

25 May 2016

River Science book released by Loughborough academics

A new research volume on ‘River Science’ has been written and edited by Professor Paul Wood from the Department of Geography.

24 May 2016

PhD student and research associate recognised by Rolls-Royce

Jialin Su, a PhD student and research associate at the Loughborough University Technology Centre (UTC), has received the Rolls-Royce award for ‘Best paper’.

24 May 2016

Are you interested in your health and how physical activity can affect it?

Loughborough University is looking for volunteers to take part in a new study which aims to investigate the effect physical activity has on sugar levels.

23 May 2016

Loughborough University soars into UK top five

Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2017 Guardian University League Table.

22 May 2016

Olympic champion Ennis-Hill returns to competition at the Loughborough International

Jessica Ennis-Hill kicked off her Olympic title defence by throwing the javelin at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting for the second year in a row.

20 May 2016

School of Science celebrates teaching excellence

Staff in the School of Science celebrated teaching excellence at the inaugural Learning and Teaching Showcase on 18 May.

20 May 2016

Academic called as expert witness at the House of Commons

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Dr Jamie Cleland, was invited as an expert witness to the first meeting of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's inquiry into homophobia in sport at the House of Commons.

20 May 2016

Researchers on energy systems are invited to attend free training workshop in India

Loughborough University is inviting researchers to attend a two-week training workshop in India on the development of energy self-sufficient communities.

20 May 2016

Community Fun Day is back for another year and you’re invited!

This fantastic annual event, organised by Loughborough Students’ Union, takes place this Sunday (22 May) on the Union and Fountain Lawns from 12 – 4pm.

19 May 2016

University to host conference on ethical standards of banking

Loughborough University’s Centre for Professional Work and Society and Centre for Post-Crisis Finance is set to host a conference investigating the professional and ethical standards in banking on 20 – 21 May.

19 May 2016

Design School students win big at Starpack competition

Loughborough Design School students have received 50 awards overall in the The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Starpack competition.

19 May 2016

Important information for students about voting

This week is national student voter registration week and with the EU Referendum taking place next month the University is urging all students to consider if they are registered to vote and where they will vote.

19 May 2016

Day to day IT services are changing

Over the next 18 months the University will be changing the way it offers day to day IT services.

17 May 2016

Health Advice for Students

With a month to go until the end of term and the long summer break, the University’s Medical Centre has issued a helpful summer checklist for students.

17 May 2016

University to host Dementia Awareness Day

Loughborough University, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, is hosting a Dementia Awareness Day on Saturday 21 May.

17 May 2016

Travel Plan success

Significant progress has been made against the targets of the University Travel Plan analysis of responses to the latest travel survey has revealed.

17 May 2016

Support graduate Simon Lyons with crowdfunding campaign

Product Design Engineering graduate Simon Lyons has received over 1,700 pledges from 60 countries to launch Nimble, his one-finger cutting tool.

17 May 2016

Ennis-Hill to start Olympic campaign at Loughborough International

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will kick-start the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title at the Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match on Sunday 22nd May.

13 May 2016

Nominate now for the first Postgraduate Executive Officer

Nominations are still open for students to run for Postgraduate Executive Officer, a brand new position announced by the Loughborough Students' Union (LSU).

13 May 2016

New outdoor learning space dedicated to the memory of former student

A new outdoor learning space has been dedicated in honour of former student, John Hanford

13 May 2016

Callout to all postgraduates – make sure you have your say

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016 (PTES) is now open and all postgraduates in Loughborough and London are being encouraged to fill it in.

13 May 2016

Staff - are you prepared?

Staff are being asked to consider how prepared they are ahead of Business Continuity Awareness Week, 16 – 20 May.

12 May 2016

New study for Race for Life participants

The University, in partnership with Cancer Research UK, has established STRIDE: Active Fundraising, a new nationwide study exploring the potential benefits to women taking part in the Race for Life.

12 May 2016

Cricketing masterclass held for Chevening Scholars

A cricketing masterclass has been held at the ECB Academy for a group of international students who won the UK’s prestigious Chevening awards to fund their Masters studies in the UK.

11 May 2016

Funding grant success for international collaborative project

Professor Elaine Hobby, School of the Arts English and Drama, has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant for her project on Aphra Behn, entitled Editing Aphra Behn in the Digital Age.

11 May 2016

Last chance to vote for the Student Enterprise Awards

There’s only a limited time left for staff and students to vote for those who they believe have had a significant impact in student Enterprise this year.

11 May 2016

Claudia Parsons Lecture: Discussing the science behind the bubble taking place today

Dr Helen Czerski, physicist, oceanographer and BBC science presenter, will present a guest lecture this evening as part of the University’s Claudia Parsons lecture series.

10 May 2016

REMINDER: EU and You debate tonight

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to take part in a campus-wide debate discussing the UK’s membership within the EU ahead of the referendum on 23 June.

10 May 2016

Loughborough tackles food waste with app concept

A smartphone app concept devised by Loughborough University has the potential to prevent an estimated 1.5 million tonnes of food from being wasted each year in the UK.

10 May 2016

Award of excellence win for CBE academics

Academics from the School of Civil and Building Engineering were granted an Award of Excellence at this year’s International Federation of Hospital Engineering (IFHE) World Congress.

10 May 2016

Hanging on or bowling along? Professor John Arnold talks making the most of the second half of a career

Professor John Arnold, School of Business and Economics, is set to present his inaugural lecture on 18 May, entitled Hanging on or bowling along? Making the most of the second half of a career.

10 May 2016

Loughborough to host the UK's FIRST® LEGO® League Junior Expo

The University is set to host the UK's pilot event for the FIRST® LEGO® League Junior Expo as part of UK Robotics Week, 22 June.

10 May 2016

Loughborough academic becomes first in the UK to win prestigious award

Dr Bucur Novac has received the 2016 Sol Schneider Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference.

9 May 2016

Loughborough hosts international summit exploring the provision of care for society’s most vulnerable children

Loughborough University’s Centre for Child and Family Research welcomed leading experts in children’s services to campus last month, as part of the Therapeutic Residential Care International Summit, funded by the Sir Halley Stewart Trust.

9 May 2016

Loughborough scientists crack the code for football fan excitement

Loughborough has joined forces with Nissan to identify a formula that reveals what gets fans so excited about football.

9 May 2016

Important announcement from IT Services

In late 2015, IT Services initiated a project to address the University’s storage needs, improve performance of workspaces and provide capacity for future growth.

9 May 2016

Nominations open for Loughborough Postgraduate Research Awards

Nominations are now open for the Loughborough Postgraduate Research Awards (PGR) which celebrate the University’s postgraduate research community.

9 May 2016

Loughborough Sport fall at final hurdle in National Badminton League final

For a second year running it was a case of what could have been for Loughborough Sport as they finished runners-up in the National Badminton League Final, losing out to Birmingham Lions 3-1 in an unbelievably close final.

9 May 2016

Masters student wins Next Generation Women Leaders award

Final year Aeronautical Engineering Masters student, Shakti Patel, has won an international leadership award for the Next Generation Women Leaders scholarship programme.

6 May 2016

Fancy being in with a chance of winning £30?

Campus Living have launched a new online survey for staff and students aimed at shaping future catering offers at the University.

6 May 2016

University announces collaboration on intelligent and versatile wireless technology

University engineers will develop unique wireless technology capable of measuring impacts to the body of both athletes and vulnerable patients.

6 May 2016

Join the debate at EU and You event

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to take part in a campus-wide debate at Loughborough University, discussing the UK’s membership within the EU ahead of the referendum on 23 June.

6 May 2016

Placement Student Awards, please vote and share

A campaign has been launched, celebrating the achievements of our placement students, and the transformative opportunities that host employers provide.

5 May 2016

Have you raised money for charity?

Have you raised money for charity this year? Whether it's £20 or £2,000, we want to hear about it!

4 May 2016

Growth Builder announces first cohort

Growth Builder, the business growth programme designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, has today announced the first cohort of 48 businesses selected to participate in the 12-month programme.

3 May 2016

Local elections taking place this week – essential information for students

Elections for the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner are set to take place o this week (Thursday 5 May) and students are reminded that if they are on the Electoral Register they can vote in these elections.

3 May 2016

Government investment of £30m needed in training to boost electric vehicle sales, report warns

Greater investment is needed in specialist electric and hybrid vehicle maintenance and repair training by 2020 or the UK economy could miss out on £51 billion a year.

3 May 2016

Staff - make the most of your Union

Staff are being encouraged to take advantage of the benefits on offer as part of Loughborough Students’ Union.

28 April 2016

Reducing heart disease risk among kidney transplant patients

Researchers at Loughborough University, the University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals are to develop exercise programmes for kidney transplant patients in an effort to reduce their risk of heart disease.

27 April 2016

New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

A major new fund designed to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine has been officially launched with significant backing from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

26 April 2016

Reminder: University lecturers and market stall holders trade places for arts project

University lecturers and local market traders are swapping places over the next three days as part of an innovative arts project.

26 April 2016

Finalists – last chance to fill in the National Student Survey

With the deadline for the National Student Survey (NSS) fast approaching, final year students are being reminded to take part before it’s too late.

26 April 2016

Unique head restraint and car seat system could reduce whiplash injuries

A reactive head restraint and car seat system designed to reduce whiplash in rear-end vehicle collisions has been unveiled by engineers at the University.

26 April 2016

Graduate business chosen by Google as Top 30 Agency in the UK

Loughborough alumnus and Automotive Engineering graduate, Nick Light, has been voted as one of the top 30 digital agencies in the UK by Google for his business, Studio-40.

25 April 2016

Engineering undergraduates leading the way with prestigious award

Charles Newton and Leah Edwards from the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, and Erin Meredith, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering, have been presented with a prestigious Engineering Leadership Advanced award.

25 April 2016

Professor Robert Wears to present guest lecture on patient safety

Professor Robert Wears is set to present a guest lecture, titled The rise and fall of patient Safety, on Tuesday 3 May.

25 April 2016

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey - London

Each year, eligible students are asked to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) to provide valuable feedback on their experience at Loughborough.

22 April 2016

Reminder - Professor Donald Hirsch to present inaugural lecture

Professor Donald Hirsch, Department of Social Sciences, is set to deliver his inaugural lecture discussing the National Living Wage on 27 April.

22 April 2016

Claudia Parsons Lecture 2016: Discussing the science behind the bubble

Dr Helen Czerski, physicist, oceanographer and BBC science presenter, is set to present a guest lecture on 11 May as part of the University’s Claudia Parsons lecture series.

21 April 2016

Student exhibition launch at LU Arts

Second year fine art student Chaz Howkins has won this year’s Arts Pass Exhibition opportunity with LU Arts. Her exhibition ‘Does it matter?’ opens tomorrow, Friday 22 April. It investigates the complexities of gender and its significance within contemporary society.

21 April 2016

New study asks - how are you sleeping?

The University’s Clinical Sleep Research Unit and bed brand, Sealy, are conducting a comprehensive worldwide sleep study exploring the sleep habits of people across the globe.

21 April 2016

LUSEP company wins second Queen’s Award for Enterprise in three years

CommAgility, the leading UK wireless technology company based on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP), announced today that it has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the UK’s most prestigious award for business success.

21 April 2016

Loughborough’s most talented musicians take to the stage

Three of the University's most outstanding music students are set to perform together in a free lunchtime concert at the Cope Auditorium, 4 May.

21 April 2016

Graduate business celebrates third birthday with first national awards ceremony

Graduate and Studio alumnus, Sophie-Louise Hyde, hosted the first national awards celebration for emerging creatives to mark the third birthday of her online platform, The Student Wordsmith.

20 April 2016

Wake up and smell the…. waste??

We’re producing a reusable Loughborough mug, so you can continue to enjoy your favourite coffee (or tea, of course) and help the environment at the same time.

20 April 2016

Want to reward somebody that goes the extra mile for their School?

There’s still time for students and staff to nominate somebody that goes above and beyond for their School in the Loughborough Academic Awards.

20 April 2016

Students – only ten days left to fill in the National Student Survey

With only ten days left to fill in the National Student Survey (NSS), now is the time to make your voice heard.

20 April 2016

Graduate makes waves at Saatchi Gallery art exhibition

Fine Art graduate, Grace Wooler, has been chosen by the Saatchi Gallery to exhibit her work as part of their School Prize Retrospective Exhibition.

19 April 2016

Staff volunteers wanted for 2016 School Games National Final

The 2016 School Games National Finals are taking place on campus this year from Thursday 1 September – Sunday 4 September and staff volunteers are needed!

19 April 2016

Rising entrepreneurial talent celebrated at prestigious awards ceremony

Loughborough University recognises emerging entrepreneurial talent in the finals of the Leicestershire County and East Midlands, Young Enterprise Company of the Year Competition.

19 April 2016

Graduate needs your vote to help make product a reality

Product design graduate, Hannah Sage, needs your vote to help take her invention, Milo, into full production.

19 April 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed at the University.

19 April 2016

There’s still time to apply for the Overton Poetry Prize

The deadline for the prestigious Overton Poetry Prize has been extended from Saturday 30 April to Tuesday 31 May.

19 April 2016

Loughborough Hockey secure promotion to the top flight

After a whirlwind weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Loughborough Students Men’s 1st XI secured promotion to England Hockey’s top league.

18 April 2016

Geoff Feavyour joins the University as new Head of Security

Geoff Feavyour has joined Loughborough University as the new Head of Security, taking the place of Stuart Christie who has retired after 4 years in post.

18 April 2016

Revolutionary 3D printed fashion to be developed at Loughborough University

Personalised 3D printed fashion - manufactured within 24 hours - is the end goal of a new project led by Loughborough University that’s set to change the way we shop for clothes.

18 April 2016

Students – are you registered to vote?

For students who want to vote in the forthcoming elections, it is essential that you check that you are on the Electoral Register.

18 April 2016

Developments to University systems have a positive impact for students

Throughout the past year, the University has made some significant improvements to student systems which have had a notable impact on current students, prospective students and staff.

18 April 2016

Retail and catering on campus – tell us what you think

Campus Living are seeking your feedback on the retail and catering provision on campus.

18 April 2016

Graduate launches campaign to end wrap rage for good with handy new invention

Graduate and founder of Version 22, Simon Lyons is set to launch his Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to push his product, Nimble, into mass manufacture.

15 April 2016

University lecturers and market stall holders trade places for arts project

Loughborough University lecturers and local market traders are swapping places this month as part of an innovative arts project.

15 April 2016

Loughborough’s student experience a hit at Whatuni Student Choice Awards

The University has won two 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, both recognising the incredible student experience on offer at the campus.

15 April 2016

Young innovators are invited to apply for free places at world-class forum

Thinking Digital London is an annual gathering of innovators, creatives, thinkers and entrepreneurs who come together to share insights, ideas, experiences and stories.

15 April 2016

Important announcement from IT Services

In late 2015, IT Services initiated a project to address the University’s storage needs, improve performance of workspaces and provide capacity for future growth.

14 April 2016

Loughborough University and Defence Medical Services become research partners

The University hosted a special event this week to celebrate the start of a new research partnership with the Defence Medical Services (DMS).

14 April 2016

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry headlines Loughborough Lightning’s international players

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to announce that Ellyse Perry, Sophie Devine and Dane van Nierkerk will play for the team in 2016.

13 April 2016

Invention could help prevent another Brussels style attack

As the world reels from the Brussels bombings, a device created at Loughborough University could provide the answer to safeguarding the travelling public.

12 April 2016

Can a hot bath improve your health?

Scientists have set out to uncover the health benefits of a hot bath.

11 April 2016

Raise your research profile through The Conversation

Find out more about Loughborough’s partnership with the online news platform The Conversation at a special launch event next week (20 April).

8 April 2016

Professor Donald Hirsch to present inaugural lecture

Professor Donald Hirsch, Department of Social Sciences, is set to deliver his inaugural lecture discussing the National Living Wage on 27 April.

8 April 2016

MIT host Loughborough University in Trans-Atlantic sport challenge and academic exchange

Loughborough University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have competed in the latest Trans-Atlantic sporting challenge - a three day tennis match taking place on MIT’s iconic campus in Cambridge, Boston.

8 April 2016

Barrister explores institutional sexism and women’s rights in guest lecture

Charlotte Proudman is set to present a guest lecture on tackling institutional sexism in the legal profession.

7 April 2016

Loughborough launches crowdfunding appeal

Loughborough is asking its graduates and supporters to contribute to a scholarship fund through a crowdfunding appeal to help the next generation of Loughborough students.

7 April 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for two Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards

Loughborough has been shortlisted for two Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – for the Outstanding Digital Innovation in Management and Administration award and in the Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team category.

6 April 2016

University supports Travis Perkins plc in the search for innovation

Loughborough has joined up with building and construction giant, Travis Perkins plc, in their search for new ideas following the launch of the first ever Travis Perkins Innovation Awards.

6 April 2016

April Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

6 April 2016

Loughborough Lightning land four England cricket internationals for inaugural Kia Super League

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to announce that four England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Women’s Performance Squad members will play for the team in the first edition of the Kia Super League this summer.

5 April 2016

The new State Pension: how the changes might affect your monthly salary

Tomorrow, 6 April, the Government is introducing a simpler, fairer State Pension system, the introduction of which could mean that you will have to pay more in National Insurance (NI) contributions.

5 April 2016

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your subject rank?

With less than a month left to complete the National Student Survey (NSS) – how does your subject rank so far?

5 April 2016

University selected to monitor natural driver behaviour in unique EU experiment

The real behaviour of Europe’s road users will be revealed for the first time as part of a naturalistic driving study involving Loughborough University.

5 April 2016

University signs Armed Forces Covenant

The University signed a new covenant yesterday as part of its pledge to support the armed forces community.

5 April 2016

National student journalist event to take place at Loughborough

The Student Publication Association National Conference (SPANC16) is coming to Loughborough for a weekend of networking, awards and talks from leading industry professionals.

4 April 2016

Loughborough International Athletics - Tickets On Sale

On Sunday 22nd May the annual Loughborough International Athletics Match will return to the Paula Radcliffe Athletics Stadium for the 58th edition.

4 April 2016

Security and visitor expectation must be balanced to protect museums for future generations

The museum visitor experience is under threat from theft and damage, putting collections at risk, new research reveals.

4 April 2016

Researchers to evaluate the best way to get school children more active

University researchers are working with the national charity Kids Run Free and London Marathon to assess the best way to get school children more active.

4 April 2016

Nominations open for Human Resources Committee vacancy

A vacancy has opened for a member of the Operational Services job family to join the Human Resources Committee from 1 August 2016.

1 April 2016

Invitation to witness the signing of the armed forces covenant

Staff and students are invited to witness the signing of the armed forces covenant by the Vice Chancellor on Monday 4 April.

31 March 2016

Staff discount on tickets for Lightning netball

To support Loughborough Lightning's push to make the Netball Superleague finals staff can claim a discount on tickets for the team's next home match.

31 March 2016

Students, staff and alumni celebrated at Awards Dinner

Students, staff and distinguished alumni from the School of Business and Economics have been recognised for their achievements at the annual Dean’s Awards Dinner.

31 March 2016

University arts project creates visual identity for Loughborough

A new visual identity for Loughborough has been created as part of an arts project by Loughborough University.

30 March 2016

Pay negotiations 2016/17

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association and the higher education trade unions met on 22 March for the first of the agreed meetings of the HE pay negotiating round for 2016/17.

24 March 2016

It’s better OFF at Easter

In 2015, the University consumed around £24,000 worth of electricity in 5 days over the Easter break.

24 March 2016

iTrent and my.HR unavailable on 31 March

iTrent and my.HR – the University’s online HR systems, which include the job vacancies website – will be unavailable on Thursday 31 March from 7am.

24 March 2016

Lightning continue push for the play-offs this Bank Holiday Monday

Loughborough Lightning are gearing up to take on Hertfordshire Mavericks this Bank Holiday Monday at Loughborough University’s Sir David Wallace Arena, eager to get revenge following the 49-44 defeat they suffered earlier in the season.

24 March 2016

Loughborough Students Rugby suffer narrowest of defeats at Twickenham

On a cold March evening Loughborough Students Rugby suffered an agonising two point defeat at the hands of the University of Exeter in the BUCS Rugby Union Final.

23 March 2016

University receives funding to help boost the UK space industry

Loughborough has been announced as one of three East Midlands incubation hubs to receive funding from the UK Space Agency.

22 March 2016

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your subject rank?

With just over a month left to complete the National Student Survey (NSS), we’ve put together a graph showing the response rates for each subject so far.

22 March 2016

Have you been involved in the military past or present?

The University is working on increasing and publicising their support for ex-military, reservists, cadets and military partners.

22 March 2016

Graduate launches first print edition of magazine following online success

Graduate and Studio member, Ali Foroughi, has launched the first print edition of his quarterly magazine, Jungle.

22 March 2016

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016

Each year, eligible students are asked to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) to provide valuable feedback on their experience at Loughborough.

22 March 2016

Birch makes it 10 from 10 as Loughborough Sport beat MK Badminton

The final match night of the regular AJ Bell National Badminton League season saw Loughborough Sport break not one but two records as they secured a 4-1 victory.

22 March 2016

Two subject areas rated among top 50 internationally

Two subject areas have been ranked in the top 50 worldwide according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

21 March 2016

Professor elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Darren Smith has been announced as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

21 March 2016

International Business student invited to Downing Street

Final-year International Business student, Dominic Matcham, was one of an elite group of young entrepreneurs invited to attend the 2016 Founders of the Future event at 10 Downing Street.

18 March 2016

Education Secretary visits Sports Technology Institute to emphasise importance of maths skills

Nicky Morgan MP has visited the Sports Technology Institute to find out how athletes and researchers use maths as part of their day-to-day activity.

18 March 2016

Community groups invited to bid for funding through Open Fund

Community groups are being offered the chance to receive funding through the University’s Community Donations Fund Programme.

18 March 2016

Success at University Community Day

Over 1000 people enjoyed a day of fun filled activities at Loughborough University over the weekend to celebrate British Science Week.

17 March 2016

Community innovation at the heart of new research projects

Harnessing the power of the community is at the heart of two new Loughborough University research projects set to get underway following the award of funding.

17 March 2016

Loughborough voted best in the UK for student experience

The University has been named the best in the country for student experience by the Times Higher Education (THE).

16 March 2016

Professor Bala Vaidhyanathan presents inaugural lecture

Professor Bala Vaidhyanathan is to deliver his inaugural lecture, Making Materials with Microwaves.

16 March 2016

New brand identity launched for Loughborough Lightning women’s cricket team

Loughborough University’s new women’s cricket team, Loughborough Lightning, has today unveiled their brand identity for the Women’s Cricket Super League.

16 March 2016

University to explore what makes football exciting for fans

The University has announced a new partnership with Nissan, the official global automotive sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, to launch the very first Nissan Excitement Index.

15 March 2016

REMINDER: Staff Mail Archive Service coming to an end – action required from staff

IT Services will be decommissioning the legacy “Staff Mail Archive” on Friday 1st April 2016, as agreed with the IT Portfolio Board. This service has been replaced by the new “Shared Mailbox” service which was launched last year.

15 March 2016

Are you a final year student interested in starting your own business?

The Studio is running a Business Bootcamp aimed at helping final-year students who are interested in starting their own business.

15 March 2016

Researchers – give your views on the management of online research

In collaboration with the UX project at Loughborough University, Taylor & Francis are hosting a Twitter party to learn more about the views of librarians and researchers on the management of online research.

15 March 2016

Fitness pass available for all staff

All University staff members and campus partners have the opportunity to sample the Holywell Fitness Centre through a free day pass.

15 March 2016

Workshop explores the challenges of recycling in today’s ‘throw-away’ society

Students from Leicester took a day out of their normal lessons last week to work with University academics in a day of workshops designed to consider the environmental and social challenges of electronic products in today’s ‘throw-away’ society.

14 March 2016

Loughborough research helps guide new adidas clothing for children

Loughborough researchers have been working with leading sports brand adidas to help develop sports tops specifically for children that help keep them cool during exercise.

14 March 2016

Two University films nominated for Learning on Screen Award

Two University films, titled Daylighting of Heritage Spaces and Inspiring Creativity, have been nominated in the General In-house Production Award category at the Learning on Screen Awards, London.

14 March 2016

Bastard Gates restoration underway

Campus landmark, the Bastard Gates, is undergoing restoration to repair some age related damage that has occurred to the arch.

11 March 2016

Cycle-a-thon set to raise money for charity

Loughborough University staff and students are preparing for a 12 hour cycle-a-thon fundraiser next week to raise money for Sports Relief.

11 March 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for record nine out of ten Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough has been shortlisted for a record nine out of ten 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

11 March 2016

Staff and students win big at The Worshipful Company of Weavers Awards

Students and staff from The School of the Arts, English and Drama have been awarded nearly £16,000 from textile organisation, The Worshipful Company of Weavers.

11 March 2016

Students provide social media masterclass at Anglian Water conference

Eleven enterprising undergraduates hosted social media masterclasses as part of a two-day Anglian Water conference at Holywell Park last week.

10 March 2016

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your subject rank?

As we approach the half-way point for completing the National Student Survey (NSS), we’ve put together a graph showing the response rates for each subject so far.

10 March 2016

Calling all researchers interested in space technologies and satellite data

Do you have any research interests or ideas which may be relevant to small businesses entering the space sector (including applications utilising satellites for communication, navigation or earth observation)? If so we would like to hear from you.

10 March 2016

Bus drivers’ health at risk due to sedentary behaviour, Loughborough research reveals

Bus drivers are typically sitting for more than 12 hours a day due to the demands of the job – three hours longer than office workers.

10 March 2016

Dean of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences appointed

Following the conclusion of the appointing process earlier this week, Professor Nick Clifford has been confirmed as the next Dean of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences.

10 March 2016

Conference set to debate challenges of Global Food Security

The Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) at Loughborough University is set to host the annual Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food conference on 23- 24 March.

10 March 2016

Graduate toy invention wins spot at Gadget Show Live

Product design graduate, Hannah Sage, is set to showcase her toy invention at the Gadget Show Live 2016.

9 March 2016

One week left to apply to become a Peer Mentor

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for students who want to offer peer support and develop new skills.

9 March 2016

Engineers take their research to Parliament

Loughborough Engineers, Ian Scotland and Daniela Codeglia, presented their research to politicians and a panel of expert judges at Parliament on Monday.

9 March 2016

Official launch for Overton Poetry Prize winner

Winner of the Overton Poetry Prize, Sarah Leavesley, will have her poetry chapbook officially launched at an event on Tuesday 15 March.

9 March 2016

University funding helps staff involved in voluntary groups

Loughborough University has supported ten Charnwood community groups in its latest round of community donations funding.

8 March 2016

School counsellors from the US to visit campus

School counsellors from the US are set to visit Loughborough as part of a tour which focuses on the global resonance, creativity and strength of Shakespeare’s cultural legacy.

8 March 2016

REMINDER: Nominations open for The Robert Martin Prize

Nominations are now open for University prizes which recognise students’ academic and non-academic achievements.

8 March 2016

Cultural Engagement Research Fellowships awarded

Two research projects focusing on cultural engagement in the local community are set to get underway following the award of two Research Fellowships by the University.

8 March 2016

iTrent and my.HR unavailable on 31 March

iTrent and my.HR – the University’s online HR systems, which include the job vacancies website – will be unavailable on Thursday 31 March from 7am.

8 March 2016

International Women’s Day event starts today

The University has opened its campus for a week long schedule of events to coincide with International Women’s Day, starting today.

8 March 2016

Loughborough University’s breakthrough railway technology on track for prototype development

Breakthrough railway technology masterminded by Loughborough University engineers has entered into the next stage of development with industry backing.

7 March 2016

Nhat Nam Bui

We are sad to have to inform you that one of our students, Nhat Nam Bui, has died.

4 March 2016

Textiles students’ success at international fashion show

Loughborough Textiles students have sold their designs to various global companies following success at an international fashion show.

4 March 2016

World record success for bounce-a-thon held at Loughborough University

Students, staff, and members of the local community who took part in a ‘bounce-a-thon’ at Loughborough University have set a new world record.

4 March 2016

University events set to inspire students

Loughborough University is running a series of ‘Inspiring Minds’ events to give Year 12 students a taster into University life and a range of different degree subjects.

3 March 2016

Loughborough University’s Executive Director of Sport defends RFU’s position on tackling in school rugby

Loughborough University’s Executive Director of Sport has today confirmed support for the Rugby Football Union (RFU) recommendations on the safety of tackling in secondary school rugby.

3 March 2016

Community day will celebrate British Science Week

Loughborough University is running a community day this month to celebrate British Science Week.

2 March 2016

National Student Survey: Departmental response rates to 29 February

Which departments have the highest response rates to date in the National Student Survey?

1 March 2016

£3.8m investment to grow Loughborough’s research activity

Loughborough University will receive £3.8m investment in its postgraduate research training as part of major investment in science and engineering research announced today by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson.

1 March 2016

Bespoke Masters Programme wins industry training award

A bespoke Masters programme developed by the Executive Education Team and Building Societies Association (BSA) has won as the ‘Best Training Initiative’ in the Association Excellence Awards.

29 February 2016

Mandatory online training to be completed this week

All staff, except those in the Operational Services job family, should have completed the new mandatory training on the safe management and storage of data by Friday 4 March 2016.

29 February 2016

Annual Review for 2014/15 available to view now

The digital version of the Annual Review for 2014/15 has been launched and is now available to view online.

29 February 2016

The new State Pension: how the changes might affect your monthly salary

On 6 April 2016, the Government is introducing a simpler, fairer State Pension system, the introduction of which could mean that you will have to pay more in National Insurance (NI) contributions.

26 February 2016

University holds Inaugural Donors and Scholars reception

On 25 February, the University held a reception to celebrate the support donors have provided for Scholarship students at Loughborough.

26 February 2016

University celebrates International Women’s Day

Loughborough University is opening its campus for a week long schedule of events to coincide with International Women’s Day, 8 March.

26 February 2016

Identifying the sports leaders of tomorrow

Loughborough University London's Institute for Sport Business was the academic partner at the Inaugural Sport Industry NextGen Leadership Awards.

25 February 2016

University Lecturer receives Research Writing award

Dr Ashley Casey, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has received a Research Writing award for his paper titled, entitled I just remember rugby”: Re-membering Physical Education as More Than a Sport.

25 February 2016

REMINDER: Enterprise training

Registration for the Enterprise Office’s workshop series is still open, and there are just a few places left.

25 February 2016

Loughborough Lightning to play on opening day of Women’s Cricket Super League

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the playing schedule and team names for the six hosts that will compete in the inaugural Women’s Cricket Super League.

24 February 2016

Bespoke Masters programme shortlisted for industry training award

A bespoke Masters programme developed by the Executive Education Team and Building Societies Association (BSA) has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Training Initiative’ category at the Association Excellence Awards.

24 February 2016

Campaigning gets underway in Students’ Union Executive Elections 2016

Campaigning is underway in the annual Students’ Union elections. Eleven positions are up for grabs and the successful candidates will oversee the running of the Students’ Union on behalf of its student members for the academic year 2016/17.

23 February 2016

Fine art researcher secures public sculpture commission

John Atkin, celebrated sculptor and reader in Fine Art, has secured a commission to create an art installation within the boundaries of the railway station in Corby, Northamptonshire.

22 February 2016

Campus network maintenance

On Tuesday 23 February at 7am, the University's core network will be undergoing maintenance.

22 February 2016

First British snowboarding and ski brand made for women by women seeks to break gender stereotypes

Graduates Susie Beere and Sophie Kelly have officially launched the first British snowboarding and ski brand designed specifically for women.

22 February 2016

Get involved in student volunteer week 2016!

Are you a student wanting to get involved in volunteering? Now is your chance!

22 February 2016

No evidence of a decline in A-level maths standards since the 1990s

Research from the University’s Mathematics Education Centre shows A-level maths standards have declined since the 1960s – but appear to have remained consistent over the last 20 years.

22 February 2016

Decommissioning of the legacy 'Staff Mail Archive' Service

IT Services will be decommissioning the legacy “Staff Mail Archive” on Friday 1st April 2016, as agreed with the IT Portfolio Board. This service has been replaced by the new “Shared Mailbox” service which was launched last year.

22 February 2016

Apply now to become a Peer Mentor

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for students who want to offer peer support and develop new skills.

19 February 2016

Loughborough launches the Spirit of Rugby festival

A national project aiming to engage young people in rugby kicked off this week at Loughborough.

19 February 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in February.

18 February 2016

Ever thought about skydiving? This could be your chance

An exciting opportunity for University staff to take part in a Tandem Skydive is on offer.

18 February 2016

Graduate School announce 55 fully-funded PhD studentships

The Graduate School have announced 55 fully-funded PhD opportunities from across all areas of research.

18 February 2016

Nicky Morgan change of address

Due to a move of offices, Nicky Morgan has a new address for all correspondence.

16 February 2016

Finalists – have you completed the National Student Survey yet?

The National Student Survey – the NSS – is now open. Don’t miss your chance to take part and give your feedback on your student experience at Loughborough. No one knows the University better than you, so your opinions about being a student at Loughborough are really important.

16 February 2016

Student aims to solve global warming by riding his bike

Sports Technology student Joe Porter has received a £10,000 grant for his idea, PowerRide, which aims to stem global warming.

16 February 2016

Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair

The University’s Careers Network is set to host the Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair with over 100 organisations confirmed to attend.

15 February 2016

Important changes to Kinchbus Sprint service

As a result of the success of the free campus travel initiative the paid for service which travels across campus and into town and the station – the Kinchbus Sprint service - has often become overloaded with people travelling for free.

15 February 2016

Risk of falling below decent living standard continues to rise, despite record employment, research reveals

Six in 10 households (2.6 million) are struggling to make ends meet, despite having someone in work.

12 February 2016

Loughborough University London student projects impress business leaders

A Loughborough University London project which challenges students to help solve real problems set direct by businesses has been praised by company partners.

12 February 2016

Arts Showcase

As part of the UCAS visit days, the School of the Arts, English and Drama are showcasing the arts-based opportunities on offer at Loughborough.

12 February 2016

Nominations open for The Robert Martin Prize

Nominations are now open for University prizes which recognise students’ academic and non-academic achievements.

11 February 2016

New Enterprise training

The Enterprise Office is pleased to offer a series of free half-day training sessions for academics to help you enhance the impact of your research.

11 February 2016

Generating fuel for life – Loughborough shares renewable energy expertise with India

Loughborough University engineering experts are helping to improve lives in India by sharing essential knowledge of how to turn waste into clean energy.

10 February 2016

Let’s talk Sport

The Sports Technology Research Group hosted their first ever event in the new #SportConnectSeries last Thursday.

9 February 2016

One week left to apply for STEM Awards

The Telegraph UK STEM Awards is a unique opportunity for students across the country to present their ideas in a bid to win £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme.

9 February 2016

Brilliant Birch inspires Loughborough Sport comeback

Loughborough Sport produced the comeback of all comebacks to book their place in the AJ Bell National Badminton League Finals Day with one fixture still to play.

8 February 2016

Rejuvenating the High Street through Art

It was a rather unusual day of business for Loughborough newsagent, Ashby Square News on Saturday (6 February 2016). The shop’s entire product range was rebranded as part of Loughborough University’s Market Town project, an innovative art programme that invited artists to reimagine the high street.

8 February 2016

University extends deadline for Special Projects Fund

The University has extended the deadline for its Special Projects Fund and will now be accepting bids until Friday 19 February.

5 February 2016

First International Conference on Geographies of Migration and Mobility set to take place at Loughborough University

With migration continuing to dominate the national media headlines and the agenda of politicians, Loughborough University is set to host an international conference to examine the issues around the subject from an academic perspective.

5 February 2016

Staff and students invited to Market Day in town centre tomorrow

Staff and students are invited to attend Market Day in Loughborough Town Centre tomorrow.

5 February 2016

Professor Paul Downward presents inaugural lecture

Professor Paul Downward is set to deliver his inaugural lecture, titled ‘I may not be healthy but I am happy. Please leave me alone. Some peculiar economics of sport and exercise participation.’

5 February 2016

New centre places Loughborough at heart of UK aerospace engineering and technology development

The Business Minister, Anna Soubry MP, has today announced £9.8 million of funding towards the establishment of a new facility that will position Loughborough University as a primary UK hub for aerospace engineering and technology.

4 February 2016

LU Arts to host seminar on the impact of the digital economy on communities

Loughborough University Arts is hosting a seminar which examines the positive impact of the digital economy on communities.

3 February 2016

Applications open for teaching awards

Students, staff and learning support staff can now submit applications for Loughborough’s annual Teaching Innovation awards.

3 February 2016

Are you ready to take on the Social Storm Supercell challenge?

Following the successful 24h Social Storm event held in November, Social Storm is introducing a brand new challenge - Social Storm Supercell.

3 February 2016

New public- and private-backed growth programme launched

Growth Builder, the business growth programme designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, launches today and is open for applications from British high-growth businesses.

2 February 2016

LSU launch new competition

The LSU has launched a new competition aimed at students who want to make their app ideas a reality.

2 February 2016

University student recognised as engineering rising star

Loughborough University student, Miranda Rupp, has been awarded a Diamond Jubilee Scholarship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

1 February 2016

The National Student Survey - what it is and why it is important

The National Student Survey(NSS)2016 has officially opened for Loughborough students.

1 February 2016

PhD graduate encourages us to grow, connect and share with new venture

Design School graduate, Dr Rose Deakin is on a mission to reconnect communities through the joy of growing with her new venture, The Crop Club.

1 February 2016

Loughborough launches first ever ‘Consent Week’

This week, the Loughborough Students' Union (LSU) is launching the first ever ‘Consent Week’ in partnership with University academic experts in the field.

1 February 2016

Loughborough Lightning top Netball Superleague after Super Saturday

Loughborough Lightning got their 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague campaign off to the perfect start on Super Saturday as they secured a convincing 65-34 victory over Yorkshire Jets to go top of the league.

28 January 2016

LSU introduces ‘Fresh Thursday’

Loughborough Students’ Union is shaking up their events calendar with a brand new night, Fresh Thursday.

27 January 2016

Loughborough University to help shape the future of higher education sport

Loughborough University has kicked off 2016 by embarking on a Sport England funded project looking at how sports participation can be increased.

26 January 2016

2°C global warming target will mean much higher temperatures in many regions

Professor Rob Wilby (Geography) has contributed to a major research paper (published this month in Nature) which warns of the wider climate impacts of a 2°C global warming target.

25 January 2016

Loughborough University launches Rio 2016 website

With 200 days to go until the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Loughborough University launched its dedicated website which will follow the progress of current and former students on their ‘Road to Rio’.

22 January 2016

Students invited to take part in drugs Q&A session

Students are invited to take part in a drugs question and answer session on Monday which is being hosted by the Students’ Union.

21 January 2016

Study to track students' digital research journey

Discovering and navigating digital information is part of the everyday work of today’s researcher, but what is that user experience and how could it be improved?

21 January 2016

Open Day Event for West Park Teaching Hub

Staff and Students are being invited to take a look inside the brand new West Park Teaching Hub ahead of the start of lectures in the building.

21 January 2016

Loughborough University design graduates voted most employable in the UK

Loughborough University Design School creates the most employable graduates in the UK, a new industry survey has found.

20 January 2016

Need help with exam prep? Find out more here

With exams now well underway, here’s a reminder of the services and support available for you.

19 January 2016

Apply now for your free place at world-class forum

Creative and innovative young thinkers and entrepreneurs are being offered the opportunity to attend a world-class forum free of charge as honored guests.

19 January 2016

Reminder: Community Donations Fund calls for bids from staff

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community projects they're involved in.

19 January 2016

One week left to apply for Undergraduate of the Year

TARGETjobs are encouraging students to apply for the 2016 Undergraduate of the Year competition.

19 January 2016

Graduate wins WorldStar Student Packaging Award

Graphic Communication and Illustration graduate, Sally Wood, has won a WorldStar Student Packaging Award for her grow-your-own herb kit.

18 January 2016

Shoebox and soup kitchen success over festive period

The University is thanking staff and students who helped with voluntary and fundraising activities over the festive period.

18 January 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in January.

18 January 2016

Staff and students invited to attend the first Student Wordsmith Awards

The Student Wordsmith is set to host its first annual awards at the Loughborough Students’ Union on 16 April 2016.

15 January 2016

Loughborough University to help develop new life changing haemophilia A therapy

Loughborough University is working with a team of international partners on a new €5.6 million project to develop a cell based haemophilia A therapy.

15 January 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day

Staff and students are invited to reflect on the lives that have been affected by the Holocaust in a remembrance ceremony on 27 January.

15 January 2016

Academic appointed editor of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s journal

Academic, Dr Patrick Waterson, has been appointed editor of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) academic and policy discourse journal – Policy and Practice in Health and Safety (PPHS).

15 January 2016

Graduate Enterprise student celebrates successful first year in business

Graduate and founder of In2Collision and The Student Wordsmith, Sophie-Louise Hyde, is celebrating as In2Collision reaches its first birthday.

14 January 2016

Loughborough University announced as Women’s Cricket Super League host

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced that Loughborough University has been named as one of the six hosts that will compete in the inaugural Women’s Cricket Super League this summer.

14 January 2016

Professor Steven Kenny presents his inaugural lecture

Professor Steven Kenny is set to deliver his inaugural lecture, titled Atomic scale design: Using computational modelling to develop materials for energy applications, on 20 January.

14 January 2016

University announces arrangements for Special Projects Fund

The University is welcoming bids from community groups across Charnwood for its annual Special Projects Fund.

14 January 2016

Academic misconduct - don’t get caught out

Don’t fall foul of academic misconduct during your exams.

13 January 2016

University shortlisted at WPM Education User Conference Awards

The University has been shortlisted for the Innovation and Effectiveness in Online Payments Award at the WPM conference for their submission on student parking permits.

13 January 2016

Young innovators invited to apply for free places at world-class forum

Thinking Digital London is an annual gathering of innovators, creatives, thinkers and entrepreneurs who come together to share insights, ideas, experiences and stories.

12 January 2016

Numeracy course launched for students

A new numeracy course has been launched to help students with their numeracy skills.

12 January 2016

Staff volunteering and fundraising opportunities

January is a time for resolutions and new challenges, so why not get involved in some fantastic volunteering and fundraising activities this year? There are a range of fun and exciting opportunities on offer:

11 January 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in December.

11 January 2016

Keep Calm Week is back

The Student Union’s Keep Calm campaign is back again to help students stay stress free throughout the exam period.

8 January 2016

Student Feedback matters

A key strand of the University Strategy is about developing our students as individuals. Whilst the University has its own ideas about how to do this, feedback direct from students is an integral part of being able to shape our plans. We want to know we are doing the things that matter to students.

8 January 2016

Saliva test to detect GHB and alcohol poisonings

Scientists working at Loughborough University and the University of Cordoba, Spain, have developed a new method for the rapid diagnosis of poisoning in apparently drunk patients.

7 January 2016

Community Donations Fund calls for bids from staff

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community projects they're involved in.

7 January 2016

imago to hold conference for colleagues

The University’s conference and hospitality service, imago, are set to hold a free internal networking event for colleagues across campus.

6 January 2016

Students - keep your stuff safe

Get loads of cool things for Christmas? If it’s valuable to you, it will be to somebody else too.

6 January 2016

Male volunteers wanted for study titled ‘Can exercise make us less hungry?’

Scientists at Loughborough University are investigating whether exercise can make us less hungry.

5 January 2016

It’s time to Launch-it! with our business ideas competition

Applications for this year’s business competition are now being accepted.

5 January 2016

Need help with exam prep? Find out more here

With exams just around the corner, here’s a reminder of the services and support available for you.

4 January 2016

Apply now to win a share of £20k with Santander’s Big Ideas competition

Last year, Santander launched a new competition across the UK to engage with students to find out what they would like their bank of the future to look like.

21 December 2015

University home to new assessment centre for students with additional needs

Students with disabilities and additional needs in Loughborough and the surrounding areas will now be able to take advantage of a new assessment centre based at the University.

21 December 2015

Textiles students to benefit from thousands of pounds in funding and equipment

Students and staff from the School of Arts, English and Drama have successfully received scholarship funding from the Worshipful Company of Weavers.

18 December 2015

PhD student shortlisted for Materials Innovation Award

PhD Textiles student, Laura Morgan, has been shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Materials Innovation Award supported by The Clothworkers' Foundation.

18 December 2015

Collaborative school exhibition opens at the National Centre for Craft and Design

A collaboration between four University schools has concluded in a three month exhibition at the National Centre for Craft and Design.

17 December 2015

PhD student awarded prestigious IMechE Research Scholarship

PhD student, Rebecca Grant, has been awarded the prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers Research Scholarship at the IMechE Vision Awards.

16 December 2015

Loughborough University wins Whatuni.com popularity contest

Loughborough University is the most popular first choice for students researching their higher education options through course comparison site WhatUni.com.

15 December 2015

Professor Mary Kellett to deliver annual lecture

Professor Mary Kellett is set to deliver an annual lecture, titled Geographies of Children, Youth and Families.

15 December 2015

New Bishop of Leicester announced at Loughborough

The Rt Revd Martyn Snow has been announced as the new Bishop of Leicester, at an event held at the University this morning (15 December).

15 December 2015

Academic receives Engineering Impact Award

Tony Sutton has received an Engineering Impact Award in the education category for his work on revolutionising mechatronics education.

15 December 2015

Dedicated training centre for BIM and pipework to launch in the New Year

Loughborough University will launch a dedicated training centre to support the building and industrial services industry in tackling the challenges of pipework innovation and energy efficiency installation.

15 December 2015

12 Days of Fitness

Fancy getting fit over the Christmas break? Holywell Fitness Centre and Powerbase gym on campus have a special festive offer.

14 December 2015

GAME confirmed as title sponsor for graduate led Esports championship

Loughborough graduates behind the UK’s inter-university Esports championship have secured sponsorship from gaming giant, GAME.

14 December 2015

Staff and students involved in local volunteering projects

Hall wardens and subwardens at the University teamed up with students from their halls to volunteer in projects across Loughborough and the surrounding area.

14 December 2015

Notice from IT Services – Scam emails

A number of bogus/phishing* emails are circulating at the moment, including scam emails purporting to be from the Student Loans Company (Student Finance England) with the subject line ‘Important information about your student loan’.

11 December 2015

Light in the Landscape exhibition

A new exhibition of paintings by Rod Shaw, a member of staff at the University, is now open at Loughborough Town Hall.

10 December 2015

Academic receives Software Sustainability Institute fellowship

Dr Melodee Beals, Department of Politics, History and International Relations, has been selected as a fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute, 2016.

9 December 2015

Loughborough first university to be awarded new UK Anti-Doping education accreditation

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has today announced its new education accreditation scheme, which sees Loughborough University become the first university to achieve the status.

9 December 2015

Campus teaching hub nearing completion

A £3million project to create new teaching space on campus is nearing completion.

9 December 2015

Loughborough takes part in global hackathon

Loughborough joined universities from around the world in a multinational hackathon attempting to tackle three global challenges in 24 hours.

9 December 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in December.

8 December 2015

White paper aims to raise standards and accountability of climate services

Professor Rob Wilby (Geography) and a community of international practitioners have published a draft white paper calling for an ethical framework for the climate services.

8 December 2015

Staff Christmas volunteering projects

With Christmas around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get involved in some rewarding volunteering projects and help those in need.

8 December 2015

December Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

8 December 2015

Intermittent Connectivity on campus

Our internet connection provider, JISC, is suffering from a significant problem with connectivity which is affecting all UK Universities.

8 December 2015

University research to inform cricket helmet safety development

Research by the Sports Technology Institute will continue to shape the development of cricket helmet safety, following a landmark announcement by the governing body for the sport.

8 December 2015

Loughborough turn the tables on reigning NBL champions Team Derby

Loughborough Sport kept their 100 percent record going in the 2015/16 AJ Bell National Badminton League (NBL) with a fantastic 4-1 victory over Team Derby at the Sir David Wallace Sports Hall on campus.

7 December 2015

Reminder: Share your research through pictures with science photo competition

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have launched their third science photo competition.

7 December 2015

Study finds verbal abuse towards football refs still rife

An online survey of more than 2,000 football referees has found verbal abuse towards match officials is still rife.

7 December 2015

Postgraduate Energy Research Conference

The annual Midlands Energy Consortium Postgraduate Research Conference is due to take place at the University on 17 December 2015.

4 December 2015

Lost keys?

The Students’ Union have handed a large amount of assorted keys over to Security which have been found this term.

3 December 2015

Loughborough University part of £276m UK infrastructure and cities project

Loughborough University has been announced as a partner in a new £276 million research project aimed at ensuring the long-term functioning of the UK’s infrastructure and cities.

3 December 2015

LU Arts welcome everyone to attend innovative branding workshops

LU Arts is running a series of exciting branding workshops throughout December and January as part of their Market Town project.

3 December 2015

Spread some Christmas cheer at the University Christmas Carol Service!

The annual Loughborough University Christmas Carol Service is taking place on Monday and everyone is welcome!

1 December 2015

Future Cloud Office platform

In November, IT Services hosted an event inviting staff and students to a presentation and open discussion on the transition from existing IT systems to Cloud Office environment.

1 December 2015

Registration now open for The Social Media Program 2015

The Social Media Program provides students with the opportunity to consult with local businesses in Loughborough about social media.

1 December 2015

Intelligent Energy develops embedded smartphone fuel cell technology

Intelligent Energy, the fuel cell technology company originating from Loughborough University research and headquartered at its Science and Enterprise Park, has entered into an agreement with an emerging smartphone OEM to create a tailored development and integration programme for a specific smartphone application.

30 November 2015

Community groups awarded University donations

A number of different community initiatives including a Christmas food bank, a gardening project and sporting activities have been supported by Loughborough University in its first round of community donations for the academic year.

30 November 2015

Your Education Week 2015

Your Education Week, 30 November – 4 December, offers students the opportunity to have their say and find out what is being done to enhance academic experience at Loughborough.

30 November 2015

Review of Performance and Development Review (PDR) process

As part of the ongoing HR Strategy, a review of Performance and Development Reviews has been taking place over the last 12 months and the revised principles (below) developed through this process are now ready to be tested.

27 November 2015

Come and enjoy some festive fun at Christmas Jumper Day

There’s not long left to dig out your festive jumpers ready for Christmas Jumper Day at Shirley Pearce Square next week.

27 November 2015

Daylighting of Buildings: 2500 Years of History/20 of ‘Revolution’

Professor John Mardaljevic from the School of Civil and Building Engineering will deliver his inaugural lecture on 2 December.

27 November 2015

New space offering placement advice to students

The Place is a new space for students to access information and advice on placements and other forms of professional level work experience.

27 November 2015

New Professor of Social Policy makes mark in Living Wage and tax credit policy

Donald Hirsch, Director of the Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP) at Loughborough, has been promoted to Professor of Social Policy.

27 November 2015

Annie Machon presents Spies, Lies and Whistle-blowers

Former MI5 Intelligence Officer ‘Spook’, Annie Machon, is set to present a guest lecture titled, Spies, Lies and Whistle-blowers: Ethics and Accountability within Intelligence.

26 November 2015

My Landmark exhibition at the Pilkington Library

A project designed to create links between British and Chinese students will be showcased on campus from 30 November – 20 December.

26 November 2015

Loughborough rated as Outstanding Global University in international report

Loughborough has been ranked as one of the Outstanding Global Universities for Sport Science in a new report published by the University of Tsukuba in Japan.

26 November 2015

Research shows remote lakes are affected by warming climate

The rate of carbon burial in remote lakes has doubled over the last 100 years, suggesting even isolated ecosystems are feeling the effects of our changing climate.

26 November 2015

VC and Professor Rice join peer-assisted learning session

The VC and Professor Stephen Rice from Geography join first year Geography students and their Peer Assisted Learning Facilitators for an informal study session.

25 November 2015

Energy research at Loughborough set to accelerate following £180m investment

Loughborough is to play a crucial role in the next step towards the transformation of the UK’s energy sector as part of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA).

25 November 2015

Enter the Three Minute Thesis for your chance to win

Doctoral students are being encouraged to enter the first heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition for their chance to win Amazon vouchers and an iPad!

25 November 2015

LU Arts host free talks on sustainable economic systems

LU Arts is running a free evening of talks this week on new sustainable economic systems. The talks are part of the Radar programme.

24 November 2015

Books of Remembrance for Daryl Owen

Books of Remembrance have been set up in the reception area of the Wolfson Building and in the University Chapel for Daryl Owen, a student in the Wolfson School who died in a road traffic accident near Stratford last Wednesday.

24 November 2015

Road Safety Week - staying safe on campus

To coincide with Road Safety Week, students and staff are reminded to show caution when travelling on campus.

24 November 2015

REPOINT wins Most Interesting Innovation award

Breakthrough technology developed by the University has won the Most Interesting Innovation at RailExec’s award ceremony.

24 November 2015

Graduate becomes first Asian Woman Footballer of the year in England

Loughborough graduate MSc student, Aditi Chauhan, has created history by becoming the first Asian Woman Footballer of the year in England.

23 November 2015

University student welcomes community to local arts exhibition

A new social initiative to bring together Loughborough University and the wider community is currently underway.

23 November 2015

Postgraduate Energy Research Conference

The annual Midlands Energy Consortium, Postgraduate Research Conference is due to take place at the University on 17 December 2015.

23 November 2015

New research into daylight exposure in heritage buildings to help balance access and conservation

New research into the distribution of natural light and its level of exposure in historic buildings has been carried out by Loughborough University on behalf of the National Trust.

20 November 2015

Loughborough University partners with Causeway to enhance students’ transferable skills

The School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University has announced a partnership with Causeway, a global technology leader in 5D BIM (Building Information Modelling), as the latest development in its pioneering strategy to embed BIM into undergraduate degree and postgraduate programmes.

20 November 2015

University awards scholarships for academic excellence

Students were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner last night, in recognition of outstanding performance in undergraduate study.

20 November 2015

Loughborough-led Manifesto calls for more ethical sourcing in construction

Professor Jacqui Glass is leading a national call for more ethical sourcing within the construction industry.

20 November 2015

Reminder: Join in the festive fun at Christmas Jumper Day

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, so why not put on your Christmas jumper and head down to Loughborough University for some festive fun on 1 December?

19 November 2015

Success at Fruit Routes Harvest project

Harvest Festivities which took place on campus as part of the Fruit Routes project went down a treat amongst staff, students and the local community last month.

19 November 2015

University take part in Christmas tree festivities

The University has got into the festive spirit for the annual Loughborough Christmas tree festival, organised by the town’s All Saints Parish Church.

19 November 2015

English student to publish sci-fi fantasy book

English PhD student Amanda Bigler is set to publish her first novel, The Takers, this month.

18 November 2015

Academic publishes new book on the genealogy of resilience

Dr Chris Zebrowski, School of Business and Economics, has published a new book entitled The Value of Resilience: Securing Life in the 21st Century.

18 November 2015

International Day at the LSU

Students are invited to attend a day of culture, cuisine and customs at the annual International Day taking place at the LSU today.

17 November 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Week

To mark the beginning of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the LSU Enterprise Hub is offering events for students to get involved with.

17 November 2015

Study to tackle ‘transient loneliness’

Professor Mike Wilson from the School of the Arts, English and Drama is leading a national research project exploring ‘transient loneliness’, which affects increasing numbers of people from migrants and carers to students and lone workers.

17 November 2015

Loughborough swimmers triumph once more

Sticking to their mantra of ‘fast swimming’ Loughborough’s swimmers once again retained their men’s, women’s and overall BUCS Short Course Swimming Championship titles thanks to a number of recording breaking performances.

17 November 2015

Prizes awarded to top-performing Business and Economics students

Students from the School of Business and Economics have been awarded £300 at a ceremony hosted by the Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Society of Chartered Accountants (LANSCA).

16 November 2015

Work begins on STEMLab at Loughborough University

Work officially began today (16 November) on the new STEMLab building at Loughborough University, with Professor Rachel Thomson, the academic lead for the development, turning the first turf on site.

16 November 2015

Minute's silence today

The UK will be joining Europe in a minute’s silence today at 11am to honour those who were killed in Friday’s terror attacks in Paris.

16 November 2015

Return of ‘The Watchers’

Following its temporary loan to an exhibition in Germany, ‘The Watchers’ is set to return to the University today.

16 November 2015

Antibiotic Awareness Week - Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week, 16 – 20 November, Loughborough is joining universities around the UK informing staff and students about the dangers of antibiotic resistance.

13 November 2015

Loughborough IP named most innovative product by LIFTEX2015

Aero-Beam, a breakthrough in crane operation technology, has won the Most Innovative Product Award at the LEEA LIFTEX 2015 exhibition and conference.

13 November 2015

Professor Helen Drake asks ‘Has Europe unmade France?’

Professor Helen Drake will deliver her inaugural lecture on 18 November.

13 November 2015

Temporary road closure in Loughborough

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the temporary closure of Epinal Way, Loughborough, which may cause some disruption to those travelling to the University.

12 November 2015

Loughborough to help launch new weather and travel app

A new weather and travel app, funded by Innovate UK, is to be worked on by Loughborough University, Peterborough Environment City Trust, Meniscus, and Anglia Ruskin University.

12 November 2015

University wins prestigious e-Learning award

Dr Richard Blanchard and Dr Sheryl Williams have been presented with the 2015 e-Learning Excellence Award for their work on the Photovoltaic Remote Laboratory.

11 November 2015

Join in the festive fun at Christmas Jumper Day

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, so why not put on your Christmas jumper and head down Shirley Pearce Square for some festive fun on 1 December?

11 November 2015

UK broadcast studio opens at Loughborough

Loughborough University is one of three new Jisc UK Broadcast Hubs that will help increase media coverage of academic research.

11 November 2015

Pay negotiations 2015-2016

The 2015-16 pay round has now concluded and participating higher education institutions have been advised that they can implement the pay award.

11 November 2015

Football fans - take part in postgrad survey

A group of postgraduate students at Loughborough University London are appealing for football fans to take part in a survey on football fan views.

10 November 2015

imago wins Business Tourism title at Excellence in Tourism Awards

The conference and events arm of University, imago, has won Gold in the Business Tourism category at the Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards 2015.

10 November 2015

Loughborough recognised at global chemical engineering awards

Loughborough University was among the finalists at the IChemE Global Awards 2015 in recognition of its collaboration with BP on an immersive 3D training experience.

10 November 2015

Free innovation and enterprise e-course launches for 16-18 year olds

To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, 16 – 22 November, Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics is launching an e-learning course for secondary school students, years 12 and 13.

9 November 2015

Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre staff Open Day

Staff are invited to visit the Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre following a significant redevelopment of the facility over the summer.

9 November 2015

Save this Christmas with the NUS and Love Loughborough discount cards

Staff and students are encouraged to take advantage of the great discounts on offer this Christmas with the NUS Extra and Love Loughborough discount cards.

6 November 2015

Loughborough hosts visit from the Government’s Science and Innovation Network

On 5 November Loughborough welcomed a group of international visitors from the Science and Innovation Network, which is jointly funded by the Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

6 November 2015

Students are reminded to update their details using the student self-service facility

The self-service facility allows students to view and update some of the information in their student record.

6 November 2015

Loughborough academic delivers prestigious memorial lecture

Professor David Llewellyn, School of Business and Economics, delivered the prestigious Maxwell Fry Global Finance Memorial Lecture on 28 October.

6 November 2015

Loughborough study explores the effect of sit-to-stand workstations on sedentary behaviour outside of office hours

Introducing sit-to-stand workstations in the office significantly reduces sitting at work but can result in slight increases in sitting outside of working hours, new research reveals.

6 November 2015

Enjoy a classical guitar concert during your lunch break on Wednesday!

Prize-winning guitarist Alan Thomas will be performing on Wednesday 11 November in Martin Hall Café as part of the LU Arts programme of events and you’re invited!

5 November 2015

New system will help police forces find the optimum location for its officers

A new computer modelling tool which could help police forces to position their officers to provide the optimum response time is being developed at Loughborough University.

5 November 2015

University turns red in support of Poppy Appeal

Loughborough University is lighting up two of its iconic buildings in support of the Poppy Appeal.

5 November 2015

Student receives grant from the Broadway Arts Festival Trust

Textiles: Innovation and Design student, Chloe Williams, has received a £500 grant from the Broadway Arts Festival Trust to help with her studies at University.

5 November 2015

New study aims to improve the health of NHS office workers

A new study by Loughborough University will be looking at the impact of standing desks on the health of NHS office workers at Leicester’s three hospitals.

4 November 2015

Win a share of £20k with Santander’s Big Ideas competition

This year, Santander is launching a new competition across the UK to engage with students to find out what they would like their bank of the future to look like.

4 November 2015

Jonathon Porritt considers ‘Where now for the Environment Movement?’ in public lecture

Following a number of years working on sustainability projects with BP and Shell, environmentalist and writer Jonathon Porritt discusses the unlikely move to renewable energy for major fossil fuel companies.

4 November 2015

New research project into blood test for early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders

Loughborough University scientists have begun a research project with Peterborough City Hospital into a new blood test for the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders.

4 November 2015

SMART set to represent the University at innovation festival

The Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) will be representing the University at the Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015.

3 November 2015

Whole Earth exhibition extended

The Whole Earth? exhibition will now be on campus until the end of the month, giving staff, students and the community longer to visit the thought provoking display.

3 November 2015

Loughborough launches videos to support university application process

A suite of new videos to help guide students through the university application process has been launched today by Loughborough University.

3 November 2015

Loughborough Sport win at home on the opening night of the National Badminton League season

After falling at the final hurdle last season, Loughborough Sport kicked off their second campaign of the National Badminton League with an impressive victory over local rivals University of Nottingham.

3 November 2015

Loughborough secures funding to help fight the global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

Researchers in Chemical Engineering have secured £545,000 to help tackle growing resistance to antibiotics.

2 November 2015

Fireworks Extravaganza back for another year!

Loughborough Students’ Union Fireworks Extravaganza is back and is set to be bigger than ever.

2 November 2015

Reminder: Remembrance memorial on Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn

The University has joined forces with Loughborough Students’ Union to create a memorial on the Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn to honour those who have lost their lives serving their country.

2 November 2015

UK Living Wage Rate calculated by Loughborough University rises by 40p

The UK Living Wage rate has risen to £8.25 per hour, an increase of 40p on the 2014 rate, it has been announced today (Monday 2 November).

30 October 2015

Reminder: Design the official Loughborough Christmas Jumper 2015

Want to see your design on Christmas Jumpers around Loughborough? This could be your chance! Whether you’re a wiz with Photoshop or just have a bit of festive spirit, we’re looking for winning designs to print on Christmas Jumpers this year.

30 October 2015

Loughborough University unveils world’s first lab-in-a-briefcase

Academics at Loughborough University hope to boost early detection rates of cancer in developing countries with their portable lab-in-a-briefcase that can operate even at high temperatures.

30 October 2015

Car park closure

Staff and students are advised to take note of the following car park closure on campus.

30 October 2015

Talented poet goes back to her roots

Talented poet and Loughborough University English graduate, Shruti Chauhan, will be going back to her roots when she performs at Loughborough Students’ Union next week.

29 October 2015

Academic publishes new book exploring Organisational Resilience

Dr Ran Bhamra’s latest publication exploring organisational resilience develops the University’s expertise in one of its core themes, Secure and Resilient Societies.

28 October 2015

Be safe, be seen!

As the darker nights close in, staff and students are reminded to think about bike visibility as part of a campus wide safety awareness campaign.

28 October 2015

General Assembly: Opportunity for all staff to hear from the Vice Chancellor

All University staff are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of General Assembly on Wednesday 4 November.

27 October 2015

International tennis returns to Loughborough University

Women’s tennis returns to Loughborough University this November with a host of international players converging on the campus.

27 October 2015

Student shortlisted for Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport have announced student, James Nurse, as one of five finalists shortlisted for the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

27 October 2015

Staff rewarded for 25 years of service

Staff have been honoured at an annual celebration which recognises and rewards their long service at the University.

27 October 2015

Halloween Cheap Thrills! Zero Budget Film Festival

The CheapThrills! Zero Budget Film Festival is back for a third year in Loughborough with a Halloween special later this month.

26 October 2015

Loughborough cricketers defeated in final of international Twenty20 event

Loughborough MCCU has finished as the runners-up in the prestigious Red Bull Campus Cricket World Twenty20 Finals after defeat to South African side Tuks from Pretoria University.

26 October 2015

Business Minister officially opens Advanced Technology Innovation Centre

Business Minister, Anna Soubry, officially opened the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) today. She was joined by senior representatives of Charnwood Borough Council, Leicestershire County Council and the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership, all key partners in the expansion of Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP).

26 October 2015

IT partner Event

Staff are invited to attend an IT partner event which will demonstrate how IT Services plan to consolidate services to Microsoft Office 365.

26 October 2015

Broadcast camera system launches at Loughborough

The University’s new broadcast camera system Globelynx has been launched.

23 October 2015

Loughborough students take action to improve life in Brazil’s largest favela

Six students at Loughborough University are hoping to empower the youth of Rio by raising enough funds to purchase a building in Brazil to house a hostel, community centre and DJ school.

22 October 2015

Update: Remembrance memorial on Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn

The University has joined forces with Loughborough Students’ Union to create a memorial on the Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn to honour those who have lost their lives serving their country.

22 October 2015

Fine Art graduate makes Affordable Art Fair’s graduate list

Matteo Allodi, School of the Arts, English and Drama, has been featured as one of 21 brightest new names in the Affordable Art Fair’s (AAF) annual Recent Graduates’ Exhibition.

22 October 2015

Professor takes conversation analysis to WIRED2015

Elizabeth Stokoe, Professor of Social Interaction, delivered a speech about the science of conversation at WIRED2015 on 16 October in London.

21 October 2015

Graduate joins Red Arrows display team

University graduate, Flight Lieutenant Si Taylor, is embarking on six months of intensive training in preparation for the Red Arrows display team.

21 October 2015

Most male fans are in favour of more active involvement of women in football

A national survey has shown that most men interested in football in Britain would welcome more women into the sport as fans, coaches, board members and match officials.

21 October 2015

Tackling the under-representation of BME coaches in professional football

New figures on the numbers of black and ethnic minority (BME) football coaches employed at professional clubs or undertaking coach education qualifications will be revealed today, Wednesday (21 October).

21 October 2015

University health and safety guide available to view now

The University Health and Safety Service (UH&SS) has published the health and safety training guide for 2015 - 2016.

20 October 2015

Reminder about traffic and parking on and off campus

With term well underway and campus once more buzzing with activity it is timely to remind staff and students about traffic and parking on and off campus.

20 October 2015

Rumbold receives prestigious international doctoral award

Loughborough University graduate Dr James Rumbold has received a prestigious international award today for his PhD dissertation.

20 October 2015

Graduate wins UK’s Best Young Railway Researcher

The Rail Research UK Association (RRUKA) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Railway Division have announced graduate, Samuel Bemment, as the UK’s Best Young Railway Researcher.

20 October 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in October.

20 October 2015

Study shows links between major weather events

New research has found the UK's most costly weather events are very likely linked rather than independent as previously thought.

19 October 2015

New poet in residence announced

The School of the Arts, English and Drama have announced Helen Calcutt as this year’s poet in residence.

19 October 2015

Could you design the official Loughborough Christmas Jumper 2015?

Want to see your design on Christmas Jumpers around Loughborough? This could be your chance!

19 October 2015

Graduate School announce Annual Research Conference

The Graduate School’s Annual Research Conference for postgraduate research students and staff will take place on 11 November at Holywell Park.

19 October 2015

LU-MIT Entrepreneurship Exchange inspires students to turn big ideas into reality

Six students from Loughborough University’s Wolfson School gained invaluable insight into the world of successful entrepreneurship as part of a two-week exchange.

19 October 2015

Project exploring open-access mega-journals awarded funding

A partnership between the School of the Arts, English and Drama, School of Business and Economics and the Information School at Sheffield University, has secured £450,000 Arts and Humanities Research Council funding for a two-year project investigating open-access mega-journals.

19 October 2015

Sustainable Building Design Conference

The Royal Academy of Engineering Centres of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design are holding a conference on 13 November.

16 October 2015

New study to look at factors affecting child growth and development

Loughborough University has been awarded a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate the impact of ethnicity, social standing and economic situation on the growth and development of children and adolescents.

16 October 2015

Share your research through pictures with science photo competition

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have launched their third science photo competition.

16 October 2015

Loughborough University awarded £3.9 million to revolutionise electronic communications circuitry

Loughborough University has been awarded £3.9 million to develop a totally new way of designing and fabricating high frequency communications circuitry.

15 October 2015

Loughborough rises to 12th place in ‘Table of Tables’

Loughborough University has risen again in the Times Higher Education 2016 ‘Table of Tables’, taking 12th place.

15 October 2015

Student wins Ultimate Edible Masterpiece

Fine Art student Paula Riley, who goes by the artist name Priley Riley, has been announced as the winner of Ultimate Edible Masterpiece for her creation made from satsuma’s.

15 October 2015

IT storage refresh project

The University is currently running a high profile IT project to replace the storage that underpins the majority of services at the University.

15 October 2015

Future engineers take to the track to test electric technology

Students from Loughborough, De Montfort, and other higher education institutions are set to get a driver’s seat view of some of the fastest, most powerful electric cars yet.

15 October 2015

Fine Art graduate donates artwork to charity

Acclaimed artist and Loughborough graduate, Vanessa Raw, has donated two of her art pieces to help raise money for charity.

14 October 2015

University joins Loogabarooga Festival Fun

The first ever Loogabarooga Festival kicks off next week, 22 October, with a range of exciting activities for families to get involved in.

14 October 2015

Remembrance memorial on Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn

The University has joined forces with Loughborough Students’ Union to create a memorial on the Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn to honour those who have lost their lives serving their country.

14 October 2015

Loughborough researcher searching for ways to build a million new homes

A Loughborough University researcher hopes his study into house construction could revolutionise the way homes are built in the UK.

14 October 2015

Appeal for information

Did you go to FND in the Student Union on Friday 25 September?

14 October 2015

Enter the Telegraph STEM Awards for your chance to win £25k

The Telegraph UK STEM Awards is a unique opportunity for students across the country to present their ideas in a bid to win £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme.

14 October 2015

Applications for TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year now open!

TARGETjobs are encouraging students to apply for the 2016 Undergraduate of the Year competition.

14 October 2015

Student Advice and Support Service awarded the Advice Quality Standard

The University’s Student Advice and Support Service has been awarded the Advice Quality Standard (AQS), a quality mark for organisations that provide advice to the public on legal issues.

13 October 2015

University to host largest Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair

The University’s Careers and Employability Centre is preparing to host the largest careers fair in the UK, with over 200 organisations attending the event.

13 October 2015

Academics and researchers receive prestigious Institution of Civil Engineers awards

Academics and researchers from the School of Civil and Building Engineering have received best paper awards from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

13 October 2015

Loughborough University to continue to act as England Netball’s training base

Loughborough University is pleased to announce that England Netball have confirmed they will continue to use its facilities for senior team training.

12 October 2015

Loughborough cricketers to play in international Twenty20 event

Loughborough’s cricketers are heading to India this month to represent England Universities in the prestigious Red Bull World Twenty20 Finals.

12 October 2015

Vice Chancellor launches campus wide safety campaign

With the academic year now well underway, the University is kick-starting a safety awareness campaign to make sure that everyone on campus stays safe.

9 October 2015

Loughborough Students' Union Choose A Challenge evening

Loughborough Students’ Union are running a ‘Choose A Challenge’ evening on Monday.

9 October 2015

Better Decisions campaign kicks off today

Taking place at the Unions FND night, the Better Decisions campaign encourages students to consider the implications of their actions on themselves and those around them.

9 October 2015

Apply for ‘Loughborough Apprentice’

Applications are still open for Student Enterprise’s Loughborough Apprentice.

7 October 2015

Dr Ragsdell awarded secondment on Royal Academy of Engineering scheme

Dr Gillian Ragsdell, School of Business and Economics, is one of six UK academics to have been awarded an industrial secondment with the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE).

7 October 2015

Loughborough University London students and staff complete first-ever Rag event

A team of students, LSU London and University staff have completed the first ever Rag event, abseiling down the Acelormittal Orbit in a bid to raise money for charity.

7 October 2015

Lecturer to present at the British Standards Launch Event

Mohamed Osmani, School of Civil and Building Engineering, will be presenting at a British Standards Institution Launch Event on Wednesday 11 November.

7 October 2015

Loughborough plays its part in innovative new running garment

Loughborough University has played a major role in the latest wearable technology development, which aims to help recreational runners improve their performance.

7 October 2015

Save with the Love Loughborough loyalty card

Love Loughborough is offering great local discounts to all staff and students with the Love Loughborough loyalty card.

7 October 2015

Temporary road closure in Loughborough

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the temporary closure of Forest Road, Loughborough, which may cause some disruption to those travelling to the University.

7 October 2015

The Building Societies Association and the School of Business and Economics launch first-ever Masters for customer-owned financial firms

The Building Societies Association (BSA) and the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University have launched the first UK Masters programme geared specifically for those who work in a customer-owned/mutual financial services firm.

7 October 2015

Reminder: Advanced Technology Innovation Centre open house

The Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) has recently opened, offering flexible office / lab space for growing businesses on the University’s Science and Enterprise Parks.

6 October 2015

University Fruit Routes Project is back!

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes project is back and is kicking off with Harvest Festivities. This year, the celebrations will be taking place in town as well as on campus.

6 October 2015

University announces Community Donations Fund arrangements for academic year 2015/16

Loughborough University is delighted to kick off the first round of its Community Donations Funds programme for the academic year 2015/16.

6 October 2015

Student wins national art competition

Fine art student, Yin Ching Tung, has won first place in Glyndebourne’s national art competition for her piece exploring the theme of vanity.

5 October 2015

October Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

5 October 2015

Loughborough Lightning sign England International Sasha Corbin

Loughborough Lightning have confirmed the signing of England international mid-court player Sasha Corbin for the forthcoming season.

5 October 2015

Loughborough wins Enactus UK Summer Action Award

The Loughborough Enactus team have been awarded champion of summer action 2015 by Enactus UK.

5 October 2015

Student shortlisted for best film award

Student, Man Pack, has been shortlisted by The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for a Research in Film Award.

5 October 2015

Notice to all returning students

This is an important notice for all returning students who wish to remain connected to the wireless network at the University.

2 October 2015

Loughborough University to sponsor Indian College League cricket tournament

Loughborough University is delighted to be joining forces with The Chopras to provide an exciting new cricket tournament for some of India’s leading colleges.

1 October 2015

Making sense of maths: new e-learning programme to support teenagers born very prematurely

A new web-based e-learning programme to boost the maths skills of teenagers born very prematurely is to be developed with the help of Loughborough University.

1 October 2015

Positions available on the 2015/16 Alumni Telethon Calling team

The Development and Alumni Relations Office is looking to recruit a dedicated team of trained student fundraisers who are passionate about Loughborough and enjoy the opportunity to engage with the alumni community.

1 October 2015

University Professor announced as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced that Professor Colin Garner, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering, at Loughborough University has been elected as a new Fellow of the Academy.

1 October 2015

Need help with booking facilities on campus?

The Teaching Support team are responsible for technical support, advice and guidance in all centrally bookable teaching spaces on campus.

30 September 2015

Books of Remembrance open for Robin Evans

Books of Remembrance have been set up in the reception area of the Wolfson Building and in the University Chapel for Robin Evans, a student in the Wolfson School who died in an accident while on placement in China.

30 September 2015

Vice Chancellor’s open door sessions for staff

The Vice Chancellor will be holding two Open Door sessions for staff on 21st October (2pm-3pm) and 8 December (11am-12 noon).

29 September 2015

Are you a staff member interested in volunteering in the local community?

Fancy helping out the local community? Or raising money for charity whilst taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime activity?

29 September 2015

England star Jade Clarke returns to Loughborough Lightning

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to welcome home Jade Clarke after five years playing netball in the Southern Hemisphere.

29 September 2015

Report advises on reducing unplanned hospital admissions for the over-85s

A Loughborough academic has contributed to a national report that concludes better integration of healthcare and community services is vital to slow the rate of unplanned hospital admissions of people aged 85 and over.

28 September 2015

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre welcomes new tenants

A key handover event to mark the opening of Loughborough University’s Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) and welcome its new tenants took place last week.

28 September 2015

Whole Earth exhibition to debut at Loughborough University next week

The WHOLE EARTH? exhibition, organised by the Hard Rain Project and National Union of Students, will be exhibited at Loughborough University next week.

28 September 2015

Library open longer from next academic year

The University Library will be extending its opening hours from the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year.

28 September 2015

Changes to the structure of the School of Science administrative support team

A review of administrative support for the School of Science has resulted in some changes to the structure and operation of the service.

28 September 2015

Student Robin Evans

We are saddened to have to inform you that Robin Evans, a student in the Wolfson School, has died in an accident while on placement in China.

24 September 2015

Peter Keen to join Lawn Tennis Association as interim Performance Director

Peter Keen, Loughborough University’s Director of Sport Advancement and Strategy, has been seconded by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) as interim Performance Director.

24 September 2015

Senior Research Associate called to give evidence as part of Public Bill Committee

Matt Padley, Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP), provided evidence in an examination of witnesses as part of a Public Bill Committee for the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015/16.

23 September 2015

LU Arts welcome staff, students and community to Market Town events

LU Arts is running a number of events for staff, students and members of the community to get involved in this month.

23 September 2015

Immersive 3D training experience unveiled with potential to transform the chemical engineering industry

A Loughborough University computer science expert has collaborated with BP on an immersive training experience that enables safety-critical tasks to be rehearsed in a simulated environment.

23 September 2015

Loughborough University part of new enterprise zone bid

The University and its significantly expanding Science and Enterprise Parks are at the heart of a new Enterprise Zone (EZ) bid to make Leicestershire a magnet for science, innovation and hi-tech manufacturing companies looking for research facilities and industrial and office space to base and expand their business.

23 September 2015

Loughborough Lightning tickets go on sale

With just over three months to go until the Vitality Netball Superleague gets underway, Loughborough Lightning are pleased to announce that tickets for all 2016 fixtures are now on sale.

23 September 2015

Loughborough hosts 10th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport

Held between 9-11 September, campus was the location for the 10th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport, following a strong tradition of symposia held at the University.

23 September 2015

Loughborough University project supports visionary research-based artwork

Loughborough University’s Creative Outreach Resource Efficiency (CORE) project has provided the impetus for the development of a brand new research-based artwork, due to go on display this weekend.

22 September 2015

Study shows Cycle Network gets people on their bikes

The National Cycle Network is encouraging more people to cycle more often according to figures unveiled by Loughborough researchers.

22 September 2015

First postgraduate facility to open this month

The redevelopment of the Angela Marmont building is now complete, transforming it into the University’s first ever dedicated postgraduate facility.

22 September 2015

Fifth annual conference provides insight into responsible sourcing in the construction industry

Loughborough University and the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) have announced their fifth annual conference providing an insight into innovative tools and guidance used for responsible sourcing in the construction industry.

22 September 2015

Welcome to new and returning Loughborough University students

Loughborough University together with Leicestershire Police and Charnwood Borough Council are joining forces to welcome new and returning students to Loughborough.

21 September 2015

Research Office launches new web pages

The Research Office’s new web pages are now live. Please find them by navigating from the home page’s ‘Research’ drop down or via this link, and use your Loughborough University staff login details.

21 September 2015

Registration begins at LU London

Loughborough University welcomed its first students onto its London campus this morning as registration opened at Loughborough University London.

21 September 2015

University community warden scheme expanded

The University’s pioneering community warden scheme has been expanded in time for the start of the academic year.

21 September 2015

Graduate designs toy to connect military families

Product design graduate, Hannah Sage, has designed a toy featuring technology which allows families to stay in touch while deployed overseas.

18 September 2015

Loughborough University London scholarships awarded to East London graduates

Ten East London graduates have received full scholarships to study at Loughborough University London, which opens its doors to its first intake of students this month.

18 September 2015

Loughborough retains its 13th place ranking in Times Good University Guide 2016

Loughborough University has maintained its position as one of the country’s leading higher education institutions, holding onto its 13th place out of 123 UK universities in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

18 September 2015

First year student wins Student Packaging Designer of the Year

Chloe Poulter from the Design School has been named UK Student Packaging Designer of the Year, in an annual competition to find the best and brightest packaging innovators.

18 September 2015

Loughborough wins Gold at East Midlands in bloom awards

Loughborough has been judged Best Small City at the East Midlands in Bloom awards.

18 September 2015

Formula Student Race Team perform well in international events

The University’s Formula Student Race Team, have successfully completed all elements of this summer’s planned competitions.

17 September 2015

Loughborough hosts world-leading academics for major EU-funded research and innovation partnership project

Senior academics from the EU and India will be on campus for two days next week as part of a major new research project, REINVEST.

17 September 2015

Whole Earth exhibition to debut at Loughborough University next month

The WHOLE EARTH? exhibition, organised by the Hard Rain Project and National Union of Students, will be exhibited at Shirley Pearce Square next month.

17 September 2015

Postgraduate Degree show open

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to attend the postgraduate degree show open from 17-20 September.

16 September 2015

Using ‘Human Factors & Ergonomics’ to improve patient safety

A Loughborough University professor is working with Health Education England to develop recommendations to improve NHS patient safety.

16 September 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in September.

16 September 2015

Loughborough University helping to shape the future of hockey

Loughborough University has been working with the International Hockey Federation (FIH) over the past two days on Project HG, which aims to continue the evolution of Hockey5s, a short-form version of the game.

15 September 2015

Can sport play a role in dealing with the European migration crisis?

With the 2015 European migrant crisis escalating on an almost daily basis, the European Parliament has commissioned Loughborough University’s Professor Ian Henry to report on 'the role of sport in fostering open and inclusive societies’.

15 September 2015

Loughborough ranked in top 10 for best value for students

Loughborough University has been ranked 9th for best value for money according to research conducted by MoneySupermarket.

15 September 2015

PROSTaid ManBus coming to campus

The PROSTaid ManBus is returning to campus on September 21 to offer advice and support on how you can spot the signs of cancer earlier.

15 September 2015

Student gains key work experience volunteering in Sri Lanka

Third year Psychology student, Heather Ellender, spent four weeks this Summer volunteering in Sri Lanka to gain valuable work experience as part of her placement year.

15 September 2015

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre open house

The Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) has just opened, offering flexible office / lab space for growing businesses on the University’s Science and Enterprise Parks.

15 September 2015

National Badminton League Tickets now on sale

Its that time of year again! Yes, you heard – National Badminton League tickets are now on sale ahead of the first Loughborough Sport match of the season in November.

14 September 2015

Love your trainers? Collaboration on cutting-edge technology could transform global manufacturing of footwear parts

The materials research team from Loughborough University has partnered with global footwear structural component suppliers Texon to bring significant benefits to the modern footwear industry.

10 September 2015

Loughborough Rugby launch new 3G pitch

Loughborough Students Rugby Football Club’s (LSRFC) chances of improving on last season’s 12th place finish in National League 1 have been given a timely boost with the installation of a stunning new artificial playing surface on their first XV pitch.

10 September 2015

Lecturer wins Hackathon prizes

Dr Zulfikar Adamu, School of Civil and Building Engineering, has attended three Hacakthon’s, winning a total of three prizes.

10 September 2015

Hopping could reduce fracture risk for older people

Just two minutes of hopping a day can strengthen hip bones in older men and reduce the risk of fracture after a fall, a Loughborough University-led study has found.

10 September 2015

Student project wins Santander Universities 60 second pitch finals

Sahil Jhamb, School of Business and Economics, has won the Summer Santander Universities 60 second pitch finals with his project, myINDIA.

10 September 2015

Loughborough academics help unearth mystery of new species of human relative

Two of Loughborough University’s growth experts are amongst an international team of scientists studying a new species of human relative discovered in a South African cave.

9 September 2015

Loughborough neighbourhoods are safest out of region's universities

Loughborough University is located in the safest neighbourhood out of all the universities in the East Midlands new data has found.

9 September 2015

Could you make a difference to some of Leicestershire’s most vulnerable children?

Leicestershire County Council are looking for new generations of foster carers who can offer a loving home to some of Leicestershire’s looked after children and young people.

9 September 2015

Loughborough University unveils breakthrough technology with potential to revolutionise the global rail industry

A failsafe track switch designed to eradicate a 200-year-old problem on the railway has been created by engineers at Loughborough University.

8 September 2015

Loughborough to host 2016 School Games

Loughborough University is delighted that it has been chosen to host the 2016 School Games National Finals after a competitive bidding process.

8 September 2015

London parents risk little or no gain from working more hours

London childcare costs leave many parents on the minimum wage little or no better off for working more, a Loughborough social policy expert has warned.

8 September 2015

Loughborough Rugby to take on University of Queensland

Loughborough University is to continue its World Varsity Series with a rugby union fixture against the University of Queensland on Wednesday 30th September.

7 September 2015

Graduates launch first British snowboarding and ski brand for women

Loughborough Alumnus Susie Beere and Sophie Kelly are set to launch Snooks, the first British snowboarding and ski brand designed specifically for women.

7 September 2015

Low-income parents will both have to work full time for a decent standard of living by 2020

Parents on low incomes will both have to work full time over the next five years in order to provide themselves with a minimum standard of living, a new report reveals.

7 September 2015

Save money locally with Love Loughborough Loyalty Card

Love Loughborough are offering a free loyalty card to staff and students which could help you to save money when shopping in town.

7 September 2015

Bounce-a-thon world record attempt at Loughborough University

Loughborough University will be the location for a world record attempt this week.

7 September 2015

Loughborough hosts global urban research conference

Loughborough University is set to host over 60 academics for a global urban research conference starting today (Monday 7 September).

7 September 2015

Apply for your free place at world-class forum Thinking Digital

Young innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to apply for free places at world-class forum, Thinking Digital.

4 September 2015

Want to learn how to weave?

Graduate Emily Whitesmith has set-up Weaversmith to develop hand-woven fabrics on the loom, alongside teaching others the skills to do the same.

3 September 2015

Graduate work selected for fine art exhibition

Three Loughborough Fine Art graduates have been selected for this year's East Midlands Graduate Project, EM15: Here’s One We Made Earlier.

3 September 2015

European health and social care experts at the SBE for the CSM Symposium

A new research event hosted by the Centre for Service Management (CSM) will be held on 11 September.

3 September 2015

September Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested by the following updates from the Sustainability team.

3 September 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new senior posts appointed for the roles of Dean and Acting Dean.

2 September 2015

Loughborough shortlisted for Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year’

Loughborough has been shortlisted for ‘University of the Year’ in the 2015 Times Higher Education Awards, which celebrate outstanding examples of best practice across a range of higher education activity.

28 August 2015

Nottingham Panthers learn about team dynamics at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Elite professional ice hockey team, the Nottingham Panthers, paid a visit to Loughborough University this week as part of their pre-season training camp.

28 August 2015

Loughborough University Research Data Management Project shortlisted in UK IT Industry Awards

Loughborough University’s Research Data Management project has been shortlisted in the UK IT Industry Awards for the best use of Cloud Services.

28 August 2015

Turning breath into words – new device unveiled to give paralysis victims a voice

A new device which transforms paralysis victims’ breath into words – believed to be the first invention of its kind – has been developed by academics from Loughborough University.

27 August 2015

School of Business and Economics secures AMBA re-accreditation

The School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, is delighted to announce that it has been re-accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

26 August 2015

Energy Research Accelerator appoints inaugural CEO

The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) - a partnership between the six Midlands Innovation research universities (Loughborough, Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick) and the British Geological Survey - has today announced the appointment of Gordon Waddington as its Chief Executive Officer.

21 August 2015

MSc student scores West Ham deal

Loughborough MSc student Aditi Chauhan has this week added to India’s sporting history by signing for East London side West Ham United Ladies.

20 August 2015

Important Notice: Group Workspace Creation Freeze

The Group Workspace service has reached critical capacity, frequently hitting less than 1% free space, putting the service at-risk.

20 August 2015

NUS discount card now available to staff

Staff at the University will now be entitled to the same great discounts offered to students with the NUS Extra Student Discount card.

19 August 2015

Lord Sebastian Coe elected as IAAF President

Loughborough University is delighted that our Pro Chancellor Lord Sebastian Coe has been elected the new President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

19 August 2015

Student awarded Loughborough's most prestigious prize

The Sir Robert Martin University Prize has been awarded to PhD student James Pearson for outstanding academic and non-academic achievement.

17 August 2015

Print Services hosts the House of Commons

Print Services were visited by the print team from the House of Commons to demonstrate the high quality production machines and workflow software that support Online Printing at the University.

17 August 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new senior posts appointed in August.

14 August 2015

Further funding secured for Loughborough University’s STEMLab

A quarter of a million pounds has been donated by the Garfield Weston Foundation to Loughborough University for its new STEMLab building.

14 August 2015

Loughborough Design graduate appears in UK top 100 entrepreneurs list

A Loughborough University graduate has appeared in the UK’s top 100 entrepreneurs list, amongst the likes of Richard Branson and Lord Sugar.

12 August 2015

Academic wins Emerald Award for paper on libraries

Valerie Spezi, School of Business and Economics and a member of the Centre for Information Management (CIM), has been awarded a 2015 Outstanding Paper Award.

12 August 2015

Henry Pyrgos to captain Scotland

Loughborough University is delighted to see that former student Henry Pyrgos will captain Scotland Rugby Team this weekend for the first time in his young career.

12 August 2015

Facilities Management issue notice of minor works on campus

Minor works to the frontage of Schofield and Brockington onto Margaret Keay Road have been confirmed for week commencing Monday 17 August 2015.

12 August 2015

Low-income parents facing a squeeze on family finances, Loughborough University report reveals

Parents working on the minimum wage are struggling to afford basic needs, with the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 remaining high at £149,805.

12 August 2015

Opportunity to apply for a STEM bursary

Loughborough University is working with Sagentia to offer STEM bursaries of up to £2,500 per year.

12 August 2015

New Materials student cycles around the world alone

Tom Davies will be joining Loughborough in September to study Materials Engineering. His move to the University follows a round-the-world solo cycle ride.

12 August 2015

Students rank Loughborough in country’s top 5

Loughborough has finished Top 5 in the annual National Student Survey (NSS), securing one of its best ever results.

11 August 2015

Studio graduate and social entrepreneur hosts I Have a Dream

Loughborough Studio Graduate and Enterprise Award winner, Claud Williams, is set to host a sell-out event to educate and inspire people to turn their dreams into their reality.

11 August 2015

Loughborough academics win International Design and Health award for dementia research project

Research by Loughborough University academics has won this year’s International Academy for Design and Health non-student research project award

10 August 2015

Loughborough academic steers creation of a new multi-part BSI standard

A new multi-part British Standards Institution (BSI) code of practice has been developed by a committee of leading industry experts, chaired by Mohamed Osmani, School of Civil and Building Engineering.

10 August 2015

Loughborough University students set to perform at Fringe

Accidentally on Purpose Productions, founded by alumna Alice Dean and PhD student Lyndsey Bakewell, will be performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year.

7 August 2015

Participants wanted to share experiences of 2011 Birmingham riots

A Loughborough University student is looking for participants to take part in a new research study which explores the events of the Birmingham Riots in 2011.

6 August 2015

Loughborough University research a life saver on Europe's roads

Research by Loughborough University aimed at reducing blind spots for HGV drivers has led to a change in European legislation on vehicle mirrors and could save hundreds of lives.

6 August 2015

Funding secured for Regional Policing Partnership

Loughborough is part of a major consortium of East Midlands based universities, police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners that has been awarded funding to carry out policing-related research.

5 August 2015

Professor develops BBC I-Wonder animation project

Professor Paul Wells, School of the Arts, English and Drama, has been working on a new animation timeline project for BBC I-Wonder.

5 August 2015

Andy Borrie to step down from Loughborough Sport performance role

Loughborough Sport has announced that Andy Borrie is to step down from his role as Deputy Director of Sport for Coaching and Performance

4 August 2015

Student projects selected for the Santander Universities 60 second pitch finals

Design School student Lewis Webber and Sahil Jhamb, School of Business and Economics, are appealing for your votes to help secure a winning spot in the Santander Universities 60 second pitch finals.

3 August 2015

Webb Ellis Cup heading to Loughborough University

Calling all rugby fans – the World Cup Trophy is coming to Loughborough University on Thursday 13th August between 3pm and 5pm!

3 August 2015

Loughborough University supports young people through Strategic Fund donations

A programme of engagement work with young people across Loughborough is set to expand thanks to a donation of £6,000 from Loughborough University.

3 August 2015

Dr Helen Turner appointed as Midlands' universities group director

The leading research intensive universities in the Midlands - Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick - have appointed Dr Helen Turner as their first Director.

29 July 2015

Visual identity update

The University recently shared a planned change in its visual identity which replaced the 1996 logo with a flexible octagonal design that was optimised for online use. As you probably know, the change was met with much robust feedback. Since then, the Marketing team have been working hard to digest the feedback and to bring forward new proposals.

29 July 2015

Loughborough hurdlers heading for World Championships

Recent graduates Niall Flannery and Meghan Beesley have been announced in the GB & NI team for the World Athletics Championships, taking place in Beijing from 22nd to 30th August.

28 July 2015

August Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested by the following updates from the Sustainability team.

27 July 2015

Sir Nigel Rudd, DL, to step down as University Chancellor

After five years’ service as Loughborough's Chancellor Sir Nigel Rudd, DL, has announced that he will be stepping down.

27 July 2015

Loughborough scientists’ new chemical blueprint could be the answer to tackling stone theft

Scientists at Loughborough University hope their early trials of a new chemical blueprint technique could assist a crackdown on stone theft.

27 July 2015

Loughborough University amongst student top five

Loughborough University is amongst the top five UK universities according to online review platform, StudentCrowd.

27 July 2015

School of Civil and Building Engineering academics receive Highly Commended paper award

Academics from the School of Civil and Building Engineering from Loughborough University have received the Highly Commended paper award in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

24 July 2015

Fine Art student debuts sculpture to celebrate Ladybird Book’s centenary

Loughborough University Fine Art student Paula Riley has designed and created a sculpture to celebrate 100 years of Ladybird Books.

23 July 2015

Loughborough University London becomes academic partner of Sports Industry NextGen

The Institute for Sport Business at Loughborough University London will become the academic partner of Sports Industry NextGen, the Sports Industry group has announced.

23 July 2015

Loughborough University plays important role in first ever Zambian National Sport Development Conference

Loughborough University is proud to have played a significant role in the development of the first ever Zambian National Sport Development Conference, which takes place in Lusaka on the 27th and 28th July.

22 July 2015

Library open longer from next academic year

The University Library will be extending its opening hours from the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year.

21 July 2015

Action spend 26,000 hours volunteering to support community groups

Loughborough Students' Union Action has spent 26,000 hours volunteering this year to help support charities and community groups.

21 July 2015

River Science Laboratory facility relocated to Facilities Management building

Work to relocate the River Science Laboratory facility and associated offices to the Facilities Management building has recently been completed.

20 July 2015

Is there room for being both a sports fan and an employee? New research reveals impact of fandom on those who work in sport

Being a fan of a sports team can boost the commitment of employees working in the professional sport industry, and significantly influence their attitude at work.

17 July 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new senior posts appointed in June and July.

17 July 2015

The highs and lows of the General Election – insider’s view offered at Conference

Political strategists, journalists and academics gathered in Westminster this week for a Loughborough University conference focussing on the media coverage of the 2015 General Election campaign.

17 July 2015

Loughborough study reveals standing desks in schools could help tackle sedentary behaviour

How best to combat sedentary behaviour in primary schools and encourage children to become more active has formed the basis of two new pilot studies.

17 July 2015

Loughborough secure 35th consecutive BUCS title

Last night it was confirmed that Loughborough Students have been crowned British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) champions for the 35th consecutive year.

16 July 2015

Professor David Buckingham listed as a British Academy Fellow

The British Academy has today (16 July) elected 42 highly distinguished UK academics from 18 universities as Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding research.

16 July 2015

First cohort complete the Future Leaders Programme

Twelve senior managers have completed the first ever Future Leaders Programme.

16 July 2015

Change Team winners of prestigious Times Higher Education award

The Change Team has been awarded Best Strategic Planning Team at the 2015 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).

15 July 2015

Loughborough Students’ Union win Education Award

Loughborough Students’ Union have won the Education Award at this year’s NUS annual celebration held on 8 July.

15 July 2015

School Students visit University for Human Biology residential

School students from across the Midlands visited Loughborough University last week as part of a Human Biology residential.

15 July 2015

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS: Virus and phishing emails

We have been made aware of a bogus/phishing* email being circulated to students which claims to be from the student loans company, Student Finance England. The subject line of the email reads ‘Your student loan information’ and includes an embodied link in the email text.

15 July 2015

Graduates gain professional roles to be proud of

Over 94% of Loughborough graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating from the University according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey.

15 July 2015

Changes to Santander University branch opening times

From 20 July to 28 August, the Santander University branch will be operating under revised opening hours.

15 July 2015

Loughborough University student wins award for Engineering innovation

Alister Smith, from Loughborough University, has received the prestigious Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation.

14 July 2015

Students rank second in international construction business challenge

Second year students competed in the final of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Global Student Challenge in Hong Kong on 8 to 11 July.

14 July 2015

Graduate awarded 10K and reaches national final for innovative invention

Product Design Engineering graduate and founder of Version 22, Simon Lyons has made the final shortlist for The Inclusive Technology Prize 2015.

14 July 2015

Loughborough University’s Class of 2015 honoured at graduation ceremonies

This week, Loughborough University will honour thousands of students in its summer graduation ceremonies.

13 July 2015

F1 engineers to be honoured at graduation ceremonies

Two Formula 1 engineers and a RAF test pilot are amongst the honorary graduates to be celebrated during the University’s graduation ceremonies this week.

13 July 2015

University runners take part in Diamond Relays for charity

Following the success of the Green Belt Relay Race in London, University runners are preparing to hit the track again.

13 July 2015

Loughborough University academics honoured with awards at graduation

Four Loughborough University academics are set to be presented with a Research-informed Teaching Award as part of this year’s graduation ceremonies.

13 July 2015

Update on campus travel and parking

As agreed in the 2012-15 Car Park Management Strategy (CPMS), permit prices are due to rise in line with the previous year’s pay award. As such permit charges will rise by 2%.

10 July 2015

Success for Loughborough graduate company Pavegen

Loughborough University graduate company Pavegen have smashed their crowdfunding venture by raising nearly £2m from online investors.

9 July 2015

Successfully designing for happiness

Loughborough Design School lecturer Dr Carolina Escobar Tello was amongst the speakers at the WebVisions Barcelona event earlier this month.

9 July 2015

Tennis parent education programme aims to help develop Britain’s next Wimbledon star

With the Wimbledon final just days away, the spotlight is once again on tennis and how Britain can produce future champions like grand slam winner Andy Murray.

9 July 2015

University funding helps staff involved in community groups

Loughborough University has supported ten local community groups in its latest round of community donations.

9 July 2015

Work begins on Graduate House

The redevelopment of the Angela Marmont building is underway, with crews working hard to transform it into the University’s first ever dedicated postgraduate facility.

8 July 2015

Renowned University sculptor wins prestigious award

Loughborough University School of the Arts, English and Drama Programme Director for Fine Art, John Atkin has won the prestigious Excellence Award for the China Fuzhou International Sculpture Competition 2015.

8 July 2015

Year 12 students get a Headstart in engineering courses at Loughborough University

School students from across the country are visiting Loughborough University this week as part of the annual Headstart programme.

6 July 2015

Graduate produces lifestyle clothing brand that wants people to feel good while doing good

Jake Warren, a Loughborough graduate and Founder and CEO of Air Food Water Gym has created a socially-responsible gym wear brand.

6 July 2015

University Mental Health Co-ordinator provides evidence to Youth Select Committee

Dan Doran, Committee Member from the University Mental Health Advisors Network (UMHAN), was called to give oral evidence for the Youth Select Committee’s inquiry into mental health.

6 July 2015

Professor Andrew Dainty and Dr Scott Fernie awarded Best Paper

Professor Andrew Dainty and Dr Scott Fernie, from the School of Civil and Building Engineering, have been awarded Best Paper at the Engineering Project Organization Conference 2016 in Edinburgh.

6 July 2015

Aeronautical Engineering MEng students win two awards in the iMechE’s first UAS Challenge competition

Ten, final year Aeronautical Engineering MEng students, won the Design and Most Viable Business Proposition Awards at the iMechE’s first UAS Challenge competition.

6 July 2015

University Design School student wins top award at New Designers exhibition

Product Design and Technology student Henry Buckley has won a top award at this year's New Designers exhibition in London thanks to his clever and innovative design project

6 July 2015

Sporting success all over the world

It was a magical weekend for Loughborough sport as current and former students won national and international medals in no fewer than seven different sports.

6 July 2015

Student wins Anjool Award

Hiu-Yan (Yanni) Chow has been presented with the Anjool Maldé Communication Award on behalf of the Anjool’s Trust (AMMT).

6 July 2015

Pioneering project celebrates 10 years of success

Loughborough University, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University are holding their tenth Summer School event to help raise the aspirations of young people in care.

6 July 2015

Staff summer Holywell Fitness offer

University staff members with an existing PowerBase Gym membership can now pay a £40.00 top up to use Holywell Fitness Centre as well as Powerbase!

2 July 2015

Professor Tracy Bhamra appointed as Pro Vice Chancellor for Enterprise

Professor Tracy Bhamra has been appointed as the University’s Pro Vice Chancellor for Enterprise (PVC E).

2 July 2015

LU Arts welcome staff to attend Market Town project events

LU Arts is running a series of events as part of their Market Town project this month.

2 July 2015

Loughborough well represented at World University Games

Loughborough University is proud to be playing a major role in the Great Britain team heading to the World University Games, otherwise known as Universiade, which gets underway in South Korea on Friday 3rd July.

1 July 2015

Conference offers an insider’s view of General Election campaign

Discover what the party strategists, pollsters and media thought of the 2015 General Election campaign at a Loughborough University conference taking place in Westminster.

1 July 2015

CBE Academics win prestigious award from the Engineering Project Organization Society

Professor Andrew Dainty and Dr Scott Fernie have been awarded the Best Paper award at the Engineering Project Organisation Conference 2016 in Edinburgh.

1 July 2015

Staff Volunteering

As part of its commitment to community engagement and social responsibility the University has introduced a formal Employer Supported Volunteering Policy.

1 July 2015

Gap widens between income and the cost of living, new research reveals

New research from Loughborough University published today reveals that the gap between people’s incomes and the amount they need to cover their essential costs has widened dramatically since 2008.

30 June 2015

Submit your entry for the East Midlands Innovation in Healthcare Awards

The second East Midlands Innovation in Healthcare Awards were launched on 22 June by the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) to recognise and celebrate innovation throughout the region.

30 June 2015

Loughborough University Online Store

As the University academic year comes to a close, staff are reminded that the Online Store is available for taking online payments rather than handling cash, cheques or raising invoices for small amounts within your section or department.

30 June 2015

Supporting children and young people symposium

Supporting Children and Young People: Bridging Research, Practice and Policy is and informal symposium in which speakers will share their experiences of, and reflections on, their work supporting children and young people.

30 June 2015

Future Leaders Programme

In July 2014, twelve senior managers applied and were selected to take part in the first ever Future Leaders Programme.

29 June 2015

Respected social scientist honoured with Innovation Fellowship

A Loughborough University academic, whose pioneering research resulted in a new approach to communication training, has been awarded a WIRED Innovation Fellowship for 2015.

26 June 2015

Rag raises more than £1 million…again!

Loughborough Students’ Union Rag has once more raised over £1m to help support local and national charities. It is the sixth year running that Rag has broken the £1m barrier.

26 June 2015

Loughborough University joins forces with researchers as part of a study encouraging adolescent girls to embrace physical activity

Researchers will measure adolescent girls’ physical activity levels as part of a £600,000 investigation into the effectiveness of a dedicated school-based programme.

26 June 2015

Loughborough celebrates energy research

On Wednesday 24 June, Loughborough University celebrated the outstanding research achievements of its academic and support staff across a range of disciplines.

26 June 2015

Loughborough University set to welcome thousands for Open Day

Loughborough University is set to welcome thousands of visitors to its campus over the next two days (26 – 27 June) for its Summer Open Day.

25 June 2015

Loughborough awarded Alcohol Impact accreditation

Loughborough University and Loughborough Students’ Union have been awarded an Alcohol Impact mark of accreditation from The National Union of Students (NUS).

25 June 2015

Design School exhibition of street furniture inspired by 3D concrete printing

From 30 June to 6 July 2015, Loughborough Design School will be hosting the Breaking the Mould exhibition.

24 June 2015

Textiles students showcase work at Charnwood Arts knitting exhibition

First year textiles students from the University’s School of the Arts, English and Drama have debuted their work at local community group Charnwood Arts’ knitting exhibition.

24 June 2015

Loughborough at the heart of new robotics network

A national network that will fast-track the UK’s ability to develop and exploit the vast potential of Robotics and Autonomous Systems is to be launched today with Loughborough as one of its founding partners.

23 June 2015

#IAMIN wins ‘Best cross media campaign’

Loughborough University has won ‘Best cross media campaign’ for #IAMIN at the Print, Design and Marketing Awards 2015.

22 June 2015

Professor Barbara Bagilhole

It is with great sadness that the Department of Social Sciences announces the death of Barbara Bagilhole, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy and Equal Opportunities, on 16th June 2015.

22 June 2015

Volunteers wanted for new study: Can wearable technology help you to be more active by reducing your sitting time?

This study, part of a student research project, will look into whether wearable technology can be used to help you to become more physically active by reducing the amount of time spent sitting.

22 June 2015

Do you know a community hero?

Charnwood Borough Council is encouraging local people to nominate their heroes ahead of a special community day to be held in August.

19 June 2015

Athena SWAN Planning Officer appointed

Sam Kirk has been appointed as Athena SWAN Planning Officer.

19 June 2015

Cricket coaching in the ECB Academy for Chevening scholars

A group of international Chevening Scholars from universities around the country attended a cricketing masterclass at the ECB National Cricket Performance Centre earlier this month.

19 June 2015

Development of the Slope ALARMS landslide early warning system wins regional civil engineering award

The Development of the Slope ALARMS landslide early warning system by Loughborough University was declared winner of the Studies & Research Merit Award at the regions’ major civil engineering event of the year.

19 June 2015

Clearing and Adjustment students – we need you!

Did you come to Loughborough University through Clearing or Adjustment? If so, we want to hear from you.

18 June 2015

Celebrating Loughborough students’ enterprising achievements

On Tuesday, Loughborough University and Students’ Union celebrated their inaugural Student Enterprise Awards, recognising the enterprising achievements of students across a range of activities.

18 June 2015

Fulbright Fellow asks 'Why Design Simultaneously Unites and Divides' Us in public lecture

Dr Christopher Mattson will be exploring the concept of how the word ‘design’ has the power to unite, and yet, simultaneously divide.

18 June 2015

New research finds childcare costs push 130,000 children into poverty

130,000 UK children are pushed into poverty as working parents struggle to pay rising childcare costs, finds new research by Loughborough University.

17 June 2015

Hockey star Jamie Dwyer named Loughborough's World Hockey Ambassador

Loughborough University is delighted to announce that Australian international hockey star Jamie Dwyer has agreed to become its World Hockey Ambassador.

17 June 2015

Success for University employment placement scheme

Loughborough University is working with local charity The Exaireo Trust to provide unemployed people with work placements on campus.

16 June 2015

Leicester Riders and Loughborough University partnership to continue

Leicester Riders and Loughborough University have extended their partnership into a fifth year, with the confirmation that all Riders home fixtures in the first half of the 2015/16 season will be played at the Sir David Wallace Sports Hall, prior to the opening of Rider’s new Arena at Charter Street, Leicester.

16 June 2015

Research collaboration seeks to improve flowmeters

Loughborough University is working with materials engineering company Morgan Advanced Materials in a project which seeks to increase the accuracy and reliability of ultrasonic flow meters.

16 June 2015

Volunteers needed: Can you get stronger by lifting light weights?

Researchers from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are looking for volunteers to help with a new study.

15 June 2015

Loughborough University professor wins top civil engineering award

Professor Tony Thorpe, Dean of Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering, was presented with the William Kemp award at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) East Midlands Awards 2015.

15 June 2015

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey – just a few days left

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) – your chance to tell us about your experience as a postgraduate taught student at Loughborough – closes on Thursday 18 June.

12 June 2015

Town centres seminar: The future of the high street

A new seminar on the town centre consumer will look at the impact and implications for the future of the high street.

12 June 2015

Study spaces and support during your exams

If the Library is busy during the exam period, there are plenty of other spaces on campus where you can study and revise.

12 June 2015

IMPART project host masterclass for delegates on successful funding bids

IMPART, the East Midlands Intelligent Mobility Partnership, is hosting a Horizon 2020 masterclass to teach delegates about successful funding bids next month.

12 June 2015

Fulbright Fellow asks 'Why Design Simultaneously Unites and Divides' Us in public lecture

Dr Christopher Mattson will be exploring the concept of how the word ‘design’ has the power to unite, and yet, simultaneously divide.

12 June 2015

Loughborough University ranked first for overall satisfaction in independent student survey

Loughborough University has ranked first for overall student satisfaction in the UK and globally in an independent survey.

11 June 2015

Outstanding MIT enterprise award for inbound placement studen

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology business plan competition has awarded Eddie Obropta and his team $100k for their invention, RaptorMaps.

11 June 2015

Dr Lara Alcock awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

Dr Lara Alcock, Senior Lecturer in the Maths Education Centre, has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowships by the Higher Education Academy.

10 June 2015

Raising awareness of a ‘silent killer’ – Loughborough student unveils an innovative camping heater

A Loughborough design student has created a unique camping accessory that can warm a tent for up to five hours – as part of a drive to help keep campers safe from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

10 June 2015

Design School academic shortlisted for international design award

Street furniture designed by Dr Mark Evans, has been selected as a finalist entry in the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).

9 June 2015

Loughborough student puts safety first with his prototype for an ‘intelligent’ polo helmet

A Loughborough student’s prototype for a safer polo helmet – complete with a built-in crash sensor – could save lives by alerting emergency responders to impacts and falls that may cause head injuries.

9 June 2015

Study spaces and support during your exams

If the Library is busy during the exam period, there are plenty of other spaces on campus where you can study and revise.

9 June 2015

How safe is a blood transfusion - Professor Gavin Murphy to hold public lecture

Professor Gavin Murphy, Academic Cardiac Surgeon at the University of Leicester, will be holding a public lecture on June 16.

9 June 2015

Police research showcased at University event

A new research group that will work in partnership with the region’s police forces, helping to inform the way they work, is launched at the University this month.

9 June 2015

Architectural Engineering and Design student to represent Midlands in national property competition

Maria Mensah, from the School of Civil and Building Engineering, competed against eight other students to win the regional heat of the ninth Association of Women in Property (WiP) National Student Awards.

8 June 2015

English Lecturer publishes her latest book

Dr Sara Read, Lecturer in English, has published her latest book, Maids, Wives, Widows.

8 June 2015

LSU donate to help victims in Nepal

Loughborough Students’ Union have been successful in raising a total of £1564.00 for earthquake victims in Nepal.

8 June 2015

Loughborough Sport narrowly miss out on National Badminton League glory

After an incredible 5-0 victory over Surrey Smashers in the semi-finals, Loughborough Sport came agonisingly close to taking the National Badminton League title, but in the end succumbed to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Team Derby.

8 June 2015

Where has ‘The Watchers’ gone?

Noticed a big, empty space outside the EHB?

8 June 2015

New appointments for Campus Living

Director of Campus Living and Head of Catering posts have been appointed.

8 June 2015

Creative and Print Services win Print Services of the Year

Creative and Print Services have been awarded Print Services of the Year and were Highly Commended for Best In-house finished product by the Association of Print Managers in Education (APME).

5 June 2015

Become a materials specialist at one of the UK’s top five Materials Departments

There is a growing demand for materials scientists and engineers. Find out how you can take advantage of this at the University’s Department of Materials Postgraduate Open Event on June 23.

5 June 2015

First year students exhibit work at local museum

Fourteen Textiles students have teamed up with independent community group, Charnwood Arts, to create an exhibition based at Charnwood Museum.

4 June 2015

University's Fruit Routes Summer programme of events

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes project is back with an exciting day of fun filled events.

4 June 2015

Loughborough ready to challenge for National Badminton League Crown

Loughborough Sport head to Crawley this weekend with their sights firmly set on winning the inaugural National Badminton League title at the K2.

4 June 2015

Study spaces and support during your exams

If the Library is busy during the exam period, there are plenty of other spaces on campus where you can study and revise.

3 June 2015

Teaching Innovation Awards fund student and staff ideas to enhance teaching and learning at Loughborough

The awards presented in a new event, which took place on 2 June, celebrate new initiatives and pedagogic research projects that contribute directly to the quality of teaching and learning at the University.

3 June 2015

£1million 3D printing machine made reality thanks to technology developed by Loughborough

The world’s first additive manufacturing (3D printing) machine based on High Speed Sintering (HSS) – a technology developed by a former Loughborough academic – will build plastic parts bigger and faster than ever before.

3 June 2015

June Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested by the following updates from the Sustainability team.

3 June 2015

Volunteers needed: Can exercise make us less hungry?

The Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit are looking for volunteers to help with a new study.

3 June 2015

Success at staff Tandem Skydive

University staff across different departments successfully completed a Tandem Skydive to raise money for charity last week.

3 June 2015

Reconstructing notions of military masculinity can benefit veterans’ mental health and wellbeing, new research reveals

Breaking down the barriers associated with stoic military masculinity can help boost the health and wellbeing of combat veterans.

2 June 2015

LU spearheads €5.8m project to help halve European road deaths

Road safety experts in the University’s Design School are leading a €5.8m European project designed to help halve road deaths in Europe by 2020.

2 June 2015

New home for the Graduate School

From October 2015 the Graduate School will have a new home – Graduate House.

2 June 2015

Medical provision within English football falls short of the mark

Medical provision within English professional football is still someway short of where it should be according to research carried out by a senior academic at Loughborough University.

1 June 2015

University welcomes community to History and Heritage event

Loughborough University and Charnwood Museum are inviting members of the local community to attend their History and Heritage Community Day later this month.

1 June 2015

Study spaces and support during your exams

If the Library is busy during the exam period, there are plenty of other spaces on campus where you can study and revise.

1 June 2015

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey – have your say now

Don’t miss your chance to tell us about your experience as a postgraduate taught student at Loughborough in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES).

1 June 2015

Volunteers needed: can short bursts of exercise help prevent diabetes?

The Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit are looking for volunteers to help with a new study.

29 May 2015

Help reduce sedentary behaviour at work with new Loughborough University franchise

Discover how you can run your own business helping companies boost the health of their employees using proven interventions developed by Loughborough University.

29 May 2015

Loughborough University runners complete Green Belt Relay

Loughborough University runners have completed London’s Green Belt Relay to raise money for the Anthony Nolan charity.

29 May 2015

University retains prestigious HR Excellence in Research award

Loughborough has successfully retained its HR Excellence in Research award from the European Commission, which recognises its commitment to ensuring good working conditions and career development for researchers.

29 May 2015

Pioneering research exploring learning difficulties in premature children wins prestigious award

A pioneering study into the mathematical performance of children born prematurely has received a national research award.

28 May 2015

Fancy a Jabber?

Find out more about Cisco Jabber at one of IT Services' demo sessions.

28 May 2015

Volunteers wanted for new study ‘Can passive heating improve glucose control?’

The Leicester-Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity Biomedical Research Unit are looking for volunteers to help with a new study.

28 May 2015

Register for the Medici Enterprise Training Programme 2015-16

The Medici Enterprise Training Programme 2015-16 has been finalised and applications are now being accepted.

28 May 2015

Loughborough graduate working as head of business development for new innovative start up

A Loughborough University graduate is a part of an exciting new start-up that revolutionises the way tenancy agreements are transacted.

28 May 2015

Study spaces and support during your exams

If the Library is busy during the exam period, there are plenty of other spaces on campus where you can study and revise.

27 May 2015

Academic Awards celebrate student and staff excellence

The winners of the annual Loughborough Academic Awards, which celebrate student and staff excellence in learning, teaching and academic representation, have been announced.

27 May 2015

Paying the Living Wage can lead to better staff retention and reduced absenteeism, new report reveals

Employers who pay the Living Wage help to create a ‘feel good factor’ in the workplace resulting in increased productivity.

27 May 2015

Loughborough graduate shortlisted for Football Book of the Year

Loughborough graduate Seth Burkett has been shortlisted for Football Book of the Year at the Cross British Sports Book Awards, with the winner set to be announced on Wednesday 3rd June.

26 May 2015

Loughborough 11th in Guardian league table

Loughborough University has risen to 11th in the Guardian University League Table, cementing its position as one of the UK’s leading higher education institutions.

26 May 2015

Launch of Loughborough Nightline

Nightline is an anonymous, non-advisory and confidential listening service.

26 May 2015

Study spaces and support during your exams

Information available including Library opening times, specialist IT software and PC clinics, Mathematics Learning Support Centres and personal support.

26 May 2015

New senior post appointed

Christopher Euden Operations Director, Loughborough University in London.

26 May 2015

Up-and-coming artists and designers showcase their work at degree show

Loughborough University’s School of the Arts and Design School students will exhibit their work to members of the public, schools and businesses in their end of year show opening in June.

26 May 2015

Healthcare emergency planning needs to be more resilient to cope with major hazards, new research reveals

Healthcare emergency planning in the UK must be tougher if it is to withstand extreme situations such as floods and heavy snowfall, new research from Loughborough University reveals.

26 May 2015

Loughborough graduate company Pavegen kickstart crowdfunding venture

Loughborough University graduate company Pavegen are launching their first crowdfunding venture in the heart of the Canary Wharf District.

22 May 2015

University staff prepare for Tandem Skydive

University staff across different departments are set to take part in a charity Tandem Skydive later this month.

22 May 2015

Online Store rated ‘Excellent’ in mystery shopper exercise

The Online Store was recently inspected by a mystery shopper from the WPM.

21 May 2015

Enterprise Awards celebrate University’s far-reaching impacts

Loughborough University celebrated its annual Enterprise Awards on Tuesday 19 May. Amongst the winners were the patented technology underpinning next generation aircraft engines; an animation project with a healing touch; and an innovative intervention to reduce sedentary workplace behaviour.

21 May 2015

Bemand named as England Women’s Rugby Union Lead Coach

Loughborough University is incredibly proud to confirm that former Loughborough Rugby Union coach Scott Bemand has been named as the Lead Coach for the England Women’s team.

20 May 2015

A third of Londoners unable to afford a decent standard of living, research from Loughborough University reveals

New research from Loughborough University shows 1 in 3 Londoners are struggling to afford basic needs and achieve a decent standard of living.

20 May 2015

Loughborough researcher to highlight threat of an ‘invisible killer’ as part of pioneering study on two wheels

A researcher at Loughborough University will become the first person on a motorcycle to measure pollution levels using mobile air sensors.