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Nurturing Africa’s critical thinkers

Nurturing Africa’s critical thinkers

Findings from a Loughborough University-led study will help higher education institutions in Africa to develop the nation’s future key players in industry, policymaking and political leadership.

Issued on 27 March 2013

Loughborough University to open campus at iCITY on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Loughborough University to open campus at iCITY on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Loughborough University is to establish an academic campus, offering postgraduate and executive education, at iCITY on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

Issued on 26 March 2013

Loughborough leading the way on sustainable construction

Loughborough leading the way on sustainable construction

Loughborough University academic Dr Chris Goodier has been selected to chair an international conference on sustainable construction.

Issued on 22 March 2013

Exercise will not slow ageing process, says Loughborough scientist

Exercise will not slow ageing process, says Loughborough scientist

Physical activity will not slow down the ageing process, according to a Loughborough University scientist.

Issued on 21 March 2013

International football qualifiers to be held at University Stadium

International football qualifiers to be held at University Stadium

The Loughborough University Stadium is to stage three qualifying matches for the UEFA European Under 17 Championship this month.

Issued on 21 March 2013

Loughborough researchers aiming to boost future England cricketers

Loughborough researchers aiming to boost future England cricketers

Loughborough University researchers have teamed up with the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to improve batting techniques against the short ball and to encourage spinners to spin the ball more.

Issued on 21 March 2013

Loughborough study urges courts to speed up cases involving abused children

Loughborough study urges courts to speed up cases involving abused children

Family justice system professionals should aim to reduce the delays in court proceedings when dealing with abused and neglected children, according to a study by Loughborough academics.

Issued on 19 March 2013

Loughborough students celebrate competition win

Loughborough students celebrate competition win

Civil Engineering students from Loughborough University have beaten industry teams to win first place in a regional communications competition – for the second year in a row.

Issued on 15 March 2013

Loughborough physicist takes his science to Parliament

Loughborough physicist takes his science to Parliament

Loughborough University research student and technician, Phil Sutton is attending Parliament to present his science to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 18 March.

Issued on 15 March 2013

Loughborough Students’ coaches appointed by England Hockey

Loughborough Students’ coaches appointed by England Hockey

Loughborough Students men’s hockey coaches David Ralph and Jon Bleby have been appointed by England Hockey as assistant coaches to work with the England and Great Britain men’s and women’s squads.

Issued on 13 March 2013

Families flock to University’s Science and Engineering Fair

Families flock to University’s Science and Engineering Fair

Hundreds of people attended Loughborough University’s annual Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday (March 9), enjoying a fun packed afternoon of hands-on activities.

Issued on 13 March 2013

Family mealtime important for boys and girls, according to Loughborough study

Family mealtime important for boys and girls, according to Loughborough study

mily mealtimes are associated with fewer eating problems in girls and less depression in boys, according to a study by Loughborough academics.

Issued on 13 March 2013

Papers invited for 2013 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference

Papers invited for 2013 Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference

Papers are invited for the ninth annual Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC), being held at the University in November.

Issued on 8 March 2013

Researchers appeal to schools to help with family lifestyle study

Researchers appeal to schools to help with family lifestyle study

Loughborough University researchers have launched an ‘exciting’ three year project aimed at promoting a healthier lifestyle for families.

Issued on 7 March 2013

Volunteers wanted to help scientists test fitness theory

Volunteers wanted to help scientists test fitness theory

Loughborough University scientists believe it may be possible to get fitter and healthier by doing even less exercise than they first thought.

Issued on 7 March 2013

Workers urged to have a ‘Walking Lunch’ by Loughborough researchers

Workers urged to have a ‘Walking Lunch’ by Loughborough researchers

Workers are being encouraged to leave their desks and have a ‘Walking Lunch’ in a new study on working later in life by Loughborough University academics.

Issued on 7 March 2013

Prime Minister’s Big Society Award for Loughborough Students' Action Group

Prime Minister’s Big Society Award for Loughborough Students' Action Group

Loughborough Students’ Union is celebrating today (Wednesday 5 March) after learning its Action Group is the latest winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award.

Issued on 6 March 2013

Doubled University Community Donations Fund open for bids

Doubled University Community Donations Fund open for bids

Loughborough University is once more offering community groups across Charnwood the chance to bid to its Community Donations Fund, with double the normal amount of money on offer for the first time.

Issued on 4 March 2013

Supercomputing facility and expertise open for industrial benefit

Supercomputing facility and expertise open for industrial benefit

HPC Midlands, a new supercomputing facility based at Loughborough University’s Science and Enterprise Park, provides state-of-the-art e-infrastructure for research and industry.

Issued on 4 March 2013

Young hopefuls battle it out at Loughborough University to represent the UK at global skills contest

Young hopefuls battle it out at Loughborough University to represent the UK at global skills contest

Competitors hoping to represent the UK in the international WorldSkills event will be heading to Loughborough University this week, as the campus hosts one of the finals.

Issued on 4 March 2013