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2014 news archive

UK-Indonesia Researcher Network (UKIREN) launched

UK-Indonesia Researcher Network (UKIREN) launched

Academics from Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering are behind the launch of a new research network designed to promote links between UK and Indonesian researchers.

Issued on 30 April 2014

Plethora of prizes for School of the Arts students

Plethora of prizes for School of the Arts students

Students from the School of the Arts are celebrating after dominating one of the categories in the annual Bradford Textile Society Design Competition.

Issued on 30 April 2014

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

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

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

Issued on 30 April 2014

Five students handed engineering Advanced Awards

Five students handed engineering Advanced Awards

Five Loughborough University students have received Engineering Leadership Advanced Awards from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Issued on 28 April 2014

University consultation on campus access arrangements

University consultation on campus access arrangements

Loughborough University is launching a public consultation to inform decision making about the future of two key accesses on the south side of campus.

Issued on 28 April 2014

Graduate recruitment made easy

Graduate recruitment made easy

Loughborough University’s Graduates in Business project provides busy finalists and graduates with a straightforward and time-saving recruitment service which is absolutely free.

Issued on 28 April 2014

Report shows role of trade union reps strong in face of recession

Report shows role of trade union reps strong in face of recession

A new report looking at trade union representation in both union and non union British workplaces has found that the number of representatives have remained broadly stable over the recent recession.

Issued on 25 April 2014

How happy a Thing can be

How happy a Thing can be

Radar at Loughborough University presents a new two-part work by Belgian American artist Cécile B. Evans, How happy a Thing can be (2014).

Issued on 23 April 2014

Child feeding experts share research with nursery workers

Child feeding experts share research with nursery workers

Loughborough University’s child feeding experts have shared their research with nursery workers at a special Tips and Tools for Child Feeding training event.

Issued on 17 April 2014

Colour isn’t key for carnivorous plants

Colour isn’t key for carnivorous plants

The widespread belief that carnivorous plants are brightly coloured to attract prey could be wrong, according to the latest research published by scientists at Loughborough University.

Issued on 16 April 2014

Loughborough awarded £1.1m for doctoral training

Loughborough awarded £1.1m for doctoral training

Loughborough has been awarded more than £1.1 million as part of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP) programme.

Issued on 16 April 2014

Innovation and Enterprise MOOC begins

Innovation and Enterprise MOOC begins

More than 13,000 learners around the world have taken their first steps in innovation and enterprise as they embark on Loughborough University’s inaugural MOOC (massive open online course).

Issued on 15 April 2014

Loughborough student wins ‘Inspirational Woman of Year’ award

Loughborough student wins ‘Inspirational Woman of Year’ award

A Loughborough University student has been named ‘Inspirational Woman Student of the Year’ at the National Union of Students Women’s Campaign National Awards.

Issued on 15 April 2014

Loughborough student publishes book about his Brazilian football experience

Loughborough student publishes book about his Brazilian football experience

With less than 60 days to go to the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a Loughborough University student has published a book about his unique experiences as a football player in Brazil.

Issued on 14 April 2014

Loughborough scientists come up with method of reducing solar panel glare

Loughborough scientists come up with method of reducing solar panel glare

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

Issued on 14 April 2014

Loughborough aiming high in major Silverstone competition

Loughborough aiming high in major Silverstone competition

A group of students from Loughborough University are aiming to be the top UK team in the world’s biggest student motorsport competition at Silverstone this summer.

Issued on 11 April 2014

Loughborough quartet reach global final of construction competition

Loughborough quartet reach global final of construction competition

Four Loughborough University students have reached the world final of a competition aimed at finding the construction leaders of tomorrow.

Issued on 10 April 2014

Loughborough University’s strategy launched at House of Commons celebration event

Loughborough University’s strategy launched at House of Commons celebration event

Guests from the UK and overseas gathered at the House of Commons for a special event to celebrate the launch of the University’s new strategy.

Issued on 8 April 2014

Small amount of exercise can help kidney disease patients, says study

Small amount of exercise can help kidney disease patients, says study

A modest amount of exercise may help reduce kidney disease patients’ risks of developing heart disease and infections, according to a study led by Loughborough University scientists.

Issued on 7 April 2014

International Hockey Federation announces Loughborough University as Innovation Partner

International Hockey Federation announces Loughborough University as Innovation Partner

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced today Loughborough University as its official Innovation Partner.

Issued on 4 April 2014

Students donate prints to Mayor after Twinning art exhibition

Students donate prints to Mayor after Twinning art exhibition

The Mayor of Charnwood was presented with four prints when she attended a special art exhibition at Loughborough University.

Issued on 3 April 2014

Loughborough academics to develop children’s Cost Calculator for Scotland

Loughborough academics to develop children’s Cost Calculator for Scotland

Loughborough University’s Centre for Child and Family Research (CCFR) has been commissioned by the Scottish Government to develop the Cost Calculator for Children’s Services (CCfCS) in Scotland.

Issued on 2 April 2014

Is hunger determined by our DNA?

Is hunger determined by our DNA?

Researchers at Loughborough University and University College London are establishing a database to understand whether some people are genetically hungrier than others.

Issued on 2 April 2014

Lecture examines the science behind popular HIT training

Lecture examines the science behind popular HIT training

A public lecture at Loughborough University next week will explore the current trend for high intensity interval training (HIT) and ask ‘can three minutes of exercise a day really improve my fitness and health?’

Issued on 1 April 2014

High quality provision for children in care yet to be realised by Independent Reviewing Officers

High quality provision for children in care yet to be realised by Independent Reviewing Officers

Independent reviewing officers (IROs)1are prevented from realising high quality planning for children in care due to the challenges of making the role work in practice, according to latest research.

Issued on 1 April 2014

Loughborough academics aiming to reduce road deaths in Belarus

Loughborough academics aiming to reduce road deaths in Belarus

Loughborough University academics are set to work on a 1.4 million (£1.15m) euros project aimed at reducing the number of road deaths in the Republic of Belarus.

Issued on 1 April 2014