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Loughborough University PhD graduate receives outstanding research award

Loughborough University PhD graduate receives outstanding research award

A Loughborough University PhD graduate has won an award from the British Psychological Society for her research on the stresses of performance sport.

Issued on 1 April 2015

Rewarding the next generation of entrepreneurs with prestigious awards

Rewarding the next generation of entrepreneurs with prestigious awards

Loughborough University will celebrate emerging entrepreneurial talent at the Leicestershire County and East Midlands Regional Finals of the Young Enterprise Company of the Year Competition.

Issued on 1 April 2015

Loughborough leaps to 2nd in Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey

Loughborough leaps to 2nd in Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey

Loughborough University has risen to 2nd place overall in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey.

Issued on 9 April 2015

Loughborough graduate launches new parent-brand In2Collision

Loughborough graduate launches new parent-brand In2Collision

Graduate, and founder of The Student Wordsmith, Sophie-Louise Hyde has launched In2Collision to showcase her ever-growing, award-winning, literary and publishing platform.

Issued on 9 April 2015

Loughborough University appoints new Director to lead ambitious tennis programme

Loughborough University appoints new Director to lead ambitious tennis programme

Loughborough University has announced today that Helen Reesby has been appointed as the new Tennis Programme Director.

Issued on 9 April 2015

Voting opens for Loughborough University’s prestigious Enterprise Awards

Voting opens for Loughborough University’s prestigious Enterprise Awards

Loughborough University is inviting the public to choose the winners of its 2015 Enterprise Awards.

Issued on 10 April 2015

General Election 2015: Discover what’s making the media headlines

General Election 2015: Discover what’s making the media headlines

A real time news audit of the 2015 General Election campaign by Loughborough University is lifting the lid on what media coverage the parties, their policies, MPs and their partners are securing each week.

Issued on 13 April 2015

Inspiring the scientists of tomorrow –Top of the Bench returns to Loughborough University

Inspiring the scientists of tomorrow –Top of the Bench returns to Loughborough University

Loughborough University will host the national final of a prestigious chemistry competition.

Issued on 14 April 2015

First-ever Loughborough University student and staff Action Day is a success

First-ever Loughborough University student and staff Action Day is a success

Staff members from Student Services at Loughborough University have teamed up with students to transform a canal-side outhouse as part of a volunteering project.

Issued on 14 April 2015

Talented Loughborough University Fine Art sculptors exhibit work on the international stage

Talented Loughborough University Fine Art sculptors exhibit work on the international stage

Throughout April, fourteen Loughborough University students are showcasing their work as part of the ISC International Sculpture Day, 2015.

Issued on 14 April 2015

Loughborough University study harnesses the power of smartphone technology in the fight against cancer

Loughborough University study harnesses the power of smartphone technology in the fight against cancer

A Loughborough academic has developed what is believed to be the first in a new generation of rapid detection tests for prostate cancer – with the help of smartphone technology.

Issued on 15 April 2015

Innovative app unveiled to help tackle information overload in 3D virtual building technology

Innovative app unveiled to help tackle information overload in 3D virtual building technology

Researchers at Loughborough University have developed new software for architects and civil engineers.

Issued on 15 April 2015

Loughborough University team secures place in global final of construction competition

Loughborough University team secures place in global final of construction competition

Four Loughborough University students have set their sights on global success after reaching the final of an international construction business challenge.

Issued on 20 April 2015

Dehydrated drivers make the same number of mistakes as drink drivers

Dehydrated drivers make the same number of mistakes as drink drivers

A Loughborough University study has revealed that even mild dehydration is equivalent to being over the drink driving limit in terms of driver errors.

Issued on 20 April 2015

Women lose out again in election media coverage

Women lose out again in election media coverage

Even with female party leaders women have featured in barely a fifth of media coverage of the 2015 General Election so far, researchers at Loughborough University have found.

Issued on 20 April 2015

Quiz your General Election candidates at University hustings

Quiz your General Election candidates at University hustings

Loughborough’s five General Election candidates will be visiting the University on April 28 to take part in a live hustings event.

Issued on 20 April 2015

Loughborough University seeks students for 5 PhDs to create more sustainable and resilient buildings

Loughborough University seeks students for 5 PhDs to create more sustainable and resilient buildings

The School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University is seeking five students to undertake PhD projects in collaboration with the Building Research Establishment (BRE). This is the first stage in a programme of collaborative research between BRE and the University.

Issued on 20 April 2015

Loughborough University in London supports Wheelchair Rugby Champs

Loughborough University in London supports Wheelchair Rugby Champs

This year’s BT Wheelchair Rugby National Championships provides the perfect opportunity for family and friends to head to the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for what promises to be a weekend of fast and furious sporting action.

Issued on 21 April 2015

Loughborough graduate designs exhibition space at London's Design Museum

Loughborough graduate designs exhibition space at London's Design Museum

A Loughborough University graduate has designed the space for this year’s Designs of The Year exhibition. Benjamin Hubert and his team of industrial designers were selected to design the exhibition space, which is currently on show at London’s Design Museum.

Issued on 22 April 2015

Loughborough Literary Salon returns to the University

Loughborough Literary Salon returns to the University

Loughborough University is set to host its third Literary Salon.

Issued on 23 April 2015

Loughborough hosts public lecture on future of technology and physical devices

Loughborough hosts public lecture on future of technology and physical devices

The co-chairman of a company focused on the connection between software and the physical world, will visit Loughborough University next month (Tuesday 5 May) to discuss why technology’s future is in physical devices.

Issued on 23 April 2015

How do you heat your home? Loughborough University wants to hear from you

How do you heat your home? Loughborough University wants to hear from you

How we use our heating and hot water to undertake everyday tasks in the home, will help inform new research.

Issued on 23 April 2015

Loughborough named University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough named University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Winner in three categories including best Students' Union and best accommodation

Issued on 24 April 2015

Captain Freeman signs professional contract with Jersey

Captain Freeman signs professional contract with Jersey

Loughborough University is pleased to announce that Loughborough Students Rugby captain James Freeman has signed a professional contract with Championship side Jersey.

Issued on 23 April 2015

Seventh edition of Jungle magazine available now

Seventh edition of Jungle magazine available now

Loughborough graduate and Studio member Ali Foroughi this month issued the seventh edition of his quarterly magazine, Jungle.

Issued on 24 April 2015

Help Loughborough University to understand how medical care is managed at races worldwide

Help Loughborough University to understand how medical care is managed at races worldwide

Researchers at Loughborough University are calling on race and medical directors to complete a questionnaire examining how medical care is currently managed at endurance running races worldwide.

Issued on 24 April 2015

Study to reveal the secret of how to become the ‘ideal’ endurance runner

Study to reveal the secret of how to become the ‘ideal’ endurance runner

Researchers at Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are exploring the science behind the ‘ideal’ running technique for endurance competitors as part of a new study.

Issued on 24 April 2015

TV presenter and engineer to promote women’s opportunities in STEM at Loughborough University

TV presenter and engineer to promote women’s opportunities in STEM at Loughborough University

The importance of encouraging more women to consider a career in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) will be discussed at Loughborough University next month.

Issued on 24 April 2015

Couple awarded £100 from Loughborough University Donation Fund

Couple awarded £100 from Loughborough University Donation Fund

Representatives from Loughborough University have presented two local residents with a cheque for £100 to help support their gardening project.

Issued on 24 April 2015

Two business awards for Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park companies

Two business awards for Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park companies

Two companies from Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP) Innovation Centre have scooped Leicester Mercury Business Awards.

Issued on 24 April 2015

University runners take on London’s Green Belt Relay to support Anthony Nolan charity

University runners take on London’s Green Belt Relay to support Anthony Nolan charity

Loughborough University runners are taking on London’s Green Belt Relay to raise money to support the Anthony Nolan charity. The 220 mile, 22-stage race teaks place on 16 – 17 May.

Issued on 27 April 2015

Freefest 2015 - Loughborough Students' Union's annual music festival returns

Freefest 2015 - Loughborough Students' Union's annual music festival returns

Loughborough Students’ Union’s annual music festival Freefest returns on Bank Holiday Monday! (4 May 2015)

Issued on 27 April 2015

Express Group newspapers already on UKIP’s side?

Express Group newspapers already on UKIP’s side?

The Daily Express and Daily Star have already effectively declared for UKIP, say Loughborough University researchers.

Issued on 27 April 2015

Loughborough advance to National Badminton League Play-offs

Loughborough advance to National Badminton League Play-offs

It was make or break for Loughborough in the final match of the National Badminton League season, with a place in the play-offs up for grabs.

Issued on 28 April 2015

Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks tenant scoops water industry Oscar

Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks tenant scoops water industry Oscar

Dynamic Flow Technologies Limited (DFTL) – based on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP) – were one of just six finalists for the Most Innovative New Technology of the Year title at the Water Industry Achievement Awards 2015 on 21 April.

Issued on 28 April 2015

Loughborough University subject areas rated among the best in the world

Loughborough University subject areas rated among the best in the world

Communication and Media Studies, and Art and Design at Loughborough University have been ranked in the top 50 in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Issued on 29 April 2015

Step change for Loughborough graduate company Pavegen

Step change for Loughborough graduate company Pavegen

Loughborough University graduate company Pavegen has taken another step towards scaling and refining its energy generating floor tiles for global distribution and installation.

Issued on 29 April 2015

Loughborough hosts Royal Academy of Engineering public lecture

Loughborough hosts Royal Academy of Engineering public lecture

Professor Helen Atkinson CBE FREng, a Trustee Board member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, will visit Loughborough University next month (Wednesday 13 May) to discuss the connection between cornflour, ketchup and car parts!

Issued on 30 April 2015

Arts group showcase exhibition with help from Loughborough University Community Donation Fund

Arts group showcase exhibition with help from Loughborough University Community Donation Fund

A community arts group who received funding from Loughborough University have showcased a textiles exhibition.

Issued on 30 April 2015