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Loughborough MP praises Loughborough graduate for enterprise success

Loughborough MP praises Loughborough graduate for enterprise success

Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan paid a visit to Loughborough University on Friday 27 September, to see how graduate entrepreneur, Becky White, has developed a thriving fitness business in three years.

Issued on 1 October 2013

Loughborough graduate’s furniture collection now available from MADE.COM

Loughborough graduate’s furniture collection now available from MADE.COM

Award-winning Loughborough University graduate and Studio resident Hugh Leader-Williams’ stylish and practical collection is now available to buy at MADE.COM.

Issued on 3 October 2013

Parents play important role in teen eating behaviours

Parents play important role in teen eating behaviours

The way parents manage mealtimes has been linked to lower levels of eating disorders in teenagers, according to a new study from Loughborough University.

Issued on 7 October 2013

New Zealand coach appointed to begin new era for Loughborough Lightning

New Zealand coach appointed to begin new era for Loughborough Lightning

Loughborough University, the best University for Sport in the UK, has today announced the appointment of Margaret Foster as the new head coach of the Loughborough Lightning netball franchise.

Issued on 8 October 2013

Historic change in law signals new era for young carers

Historic change in law signals new era for young carers

Loughborough Professor Jo Aldridge is part of a lobbying group whose efforts have led to a change of law for the benefit of the 160,000 young carers in England.

Issued on 8 October 2013

Loughborough Arts students get hands on design experience

Loughborough Arts students get hands on design experience

Students from Loughborough University’s School of the Arts are developing their design skills working with a number of leading clothing manufacturers and giants of the retail world.

Issued on 9 October 2013

Loughborough research to help reduce accidents at UK railway stations

Loughborough research to help reduce accidents at UK railway stations

Researchers at Loughborough University are hoping to help reduce the number of accidents involving elderly passengers at railway stations across the country.

Issued on 10 October 2013

New military aircraft test laboratory unveiled at Loughborough University

New military aircraft test laboratory unveiled at Loughborough University

Senior representatives from BAE Systems have visited Loughborough University to view a new test laboratory for research into the company’s military jet aircraft – the only one of its kind in the UK.

Issued on 10 October 2013

Loughborough University student selected for Global Startup Youth conference

Loughborough University student selected for Global Startup Youth conference

Loughborough University student Peter Bailey has been selected from over 1,500 applicants to attend the Global Startup Youth conference in Malaysia.

Issued on 10 October 2013

Santander chief visits Loughborough for five-year anniversary

Santander chief visits Loughborough for five-year anniversary

Chief Executive of Santander UK Ana Botin spoke on the UK economy at a special lecture at Loughborough University yesterday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the agreement signed with Santander, through its Santander Universities Global Division.

Issued on 11 October 2013

Job creation is at the heart of the Regional Growth Fund, says Lord Heseltine

Job creation is at the heart of the Regional Growth Fund, says Lord Heseltine

Business leaders from across the region gathered at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park today (14 October), as Lord Heseltine announced the latest round of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

Issued on 14 October 2013

Politics students gain valuable insight from local MP

Politics students gain valuable insight from local MP

Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan delivered a lecture to the University’s politics students on Friday on the role of the whip in the parliamentary system.

Issued on 14 October 2013

Loughborough graduate company Zone3 expands worldwide

Loughborough graduate company Zone3 expands worldwide

Loughborough University graduate company Zone3 has already made an impressive name for itself in the UK and is now venturing overseas to new markets.

Issued on 15 October 2013

Evaluation project awarded to Loughborough’s Centre for Child and Family Research

Evaluation project awarded to Loughborough’s Centre for Child and Family Research

Loughborough University’s Centre for Child and Family Research (CCFR) has been commissioned by leading disability charity, Scope to evaluate a pilot project which seeks to help the parents of disabled children work together to ensure that they have access to the services and support they need.

Issued on 15 October 2013

Eat Your Campus this harvest time

Eat Your Campus this harvest time

Staff, Students and the local community are being invited to ‘Eat Your Campus’ later this month with two days of events to celebrate and enjoy the benefits of the University’s Fruit Route and the harvest season.

Issued on 15 October 2013

Scientists hope new soy flour will reduce dementia risk

Scientists hope new soy flour will reduce dementia risk

Scientists in Loughborough and Indonesia have developed a new soy-based flour product they hope will improve memory in older age and reduce the risk of dementia.

Issued on 16 October 2013

Footwear recycling gets a kick-start

Footwear recycling gets a kick-start

A newly developed recycling process created by Loughborough University could make landfill sites filled with old shoes a thing of the past.

Issued on 17 October 2013

University to host country’s largest graduate recruitment fair

University to host country’s largest graduate recruitment fair

More than 180 organisations are aiming to recruit Loughborough students next week when the University hosts the country’s largest campus-based graduate careers fair.

Issued on 17 October 2013

Loughborough graduate claims top prize at international enterprise competition

Loughborough graduate claims top prize at international enterprise competition

Loughborough University graduate Jessica Rui Ting Lee was among the team to be awarded The Sirius Programme’s top prize during the UKTI’s Entrepreneurs’ Festival in Manchester.

Issued on 17 October 2013

Nicky Morgan MP experiences Loughborough University’s dynamic innovation community

Nicky Morgan MP experiences Loughborough University’s dynamic innovation community

Loughborough MP and Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Nicky Morgan, got a fascinating insight into the dynamic innovation community at Loughborough University today when she met companies from the Innovation Centre and graduate commercialisation Studio.

Issued on 18 October 2013

Design for life gets funding boost

Design for life gets funding boost

Loughborough University Design School students are set to benefit from a new scheme to fund research into design to help society.

Issued on 21 October 2013

Intelligent Energy Holdings plc completes $51 million capital raising

Intelligent Energy Holdings plc completes $51 million capital raising

Global power technology company announces its largest ever capital raise.

Issued on 21 October 2013

England arrive at Loughborough to prepare for Rugby League World Cup 2013

England arrive at Loughborough to prepare for Rugby League World Cup 2013

The England squad have arrived at Loughborough University in readiness for the start of Rugby League World Cup 2013.

Issued on 22 October 2013

Geographers to host international summer school

Geographers to host international summer school

Loughborough University’s Department of Geography has been selected to host the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL) international summer school in 2014.

Issued on 23 October 2013

New study explores whether exercise can reduce appetite

New study explores whether exercise can reduce appetite

Loughborough University researchers are about to embark on a new study to better understand the relationship between exercise and appetite.

Issued on 24 October 2013

Loughborough student wins national Teaching ‘Oscar’

Loughborough student wins national Teaching ‘Oscar’

Sean Hardeley, who is studying for a Masters in Education at Loughborough University, has been named Outstanding New Teacher of the Year at the prestigious Pearson Teaching Awards.

Issued on 24 October 2013

Government Chief Construction Adviser visits Loughborough University

Government Chief Construction Adviser visits Loughborough University

Loughborough University welcomed Peter Hansford, Chief Construction Adviser to the UK Government onto campus earlier this week.

Issued on 25 October 2013

Award recognises talented graduate designer

Award recognises talented graduate designer

Loughborough University graduate Suzy Shelley is to receive a Special Recognition Award at the EUWIIN International 2013 Awards in Stockholm next month.

Issued on 28 October 2013

Mathematics and statistics support for students in English universities receives funding boost

Mathematics and statistics support for students in English universities receives funding boost

sigma, the national network for cross-university mathematics and statistics support in England, is delighted to announce the award of more than £800,000 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to boost its vital service.

Issued on 28 October 2013

PM’s enterprise advisor learns lessons from Loughborough

PM’s enterprise advisor learns lessons from Loughborough

The Prime Minister’s Advisor on Enterprise Lord Young visited Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics today to see first-hand the work it is doing to support small businesses and encourage young entrepreneurs.

Issued on 30 October 2013