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February news archive

Researchers look to breath to identify stress

Researchers look to breath to identify stress

The perennial stress-buster – a deep breath – could become stress-detector, Loughborough University researchers claim.

Issued on 28 February 2013

Student wins national award for internship

Student wins national award for internship

A Loughborough University student has been named ‘Best Intern’ at the 2013 National Placement and Internship Awards – the second year in a row the University has excelled at the awards.

Issued on 28 February 2013

Loughborough University part of multi-million pound funding to boost manufacturing competitiveness

Loughborough University part of multi-million pound funding to boost manufacturing competitiveness

Loughborough is one of six universities in the UK to receive research funding for projects that will help improve manufacturing competitiveness in the UK by using the latest ICT developments.

Issued on 27 February 2013

Creating next-generation materials able to operate in the toughest environments

Creating next-generation materials able to operate in the toughest environments

Loughborough University is leading a new £4.2 million research project to develop next-generation materials able to operate in the most extreme environments.

Issued on 21 February 2013

Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corporation announce completion of ready-to-scale fuel cell production line in Japan

Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corporation announce completion of ready-to-scale fuel cell production line in Japan

London, UK – 20 February 2013 – SMILE FC System Corporation (SMILE FC), a joint venture between Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corporation has successfully established a ready-to-scale production plant for its fuel cell systems in Yokohama, Japan.

Issued on 21 February 2013

Major research project to address the UK’s domestic energy refurbishment challenge reveals findings at London briefing

Major research project to address the UK’s domestic energy refurbishment challenge reveals findings at London briefing

Loughborough University academics will be joining a group of the UK's leading energy experts in London on Friday 15 March to consider pressing challenges and questions about making the UK’s homes more energy efficient. Given the recent launch of the Green Deal, the Government flagship scheme which finances energy-efficiency improvements, this event is extremely timely.

Issued on 20 February 2013

Loughborough University student wins Queen’s Park sculpture commission

Loughborough University student wins Queen’s Park sculpture commission

Bells will once again ring out in Queen’s Park as a series of sculptures by a Loughborough University Student are commissioned.

Issued on 18 February 2013

University seeks nominations from Loughborough residents for student awards

University seeks nominations from Loughborough residents for student awards

Nominations are now being accepted for two prizes which are awarded annually by the University to recognise good work completed by students in the community.

Issued on 18 February 2013

Family fun on offer at Loughborough University’s Science and Engineering Fair

Family fun on offer at Loughborough University’s Science and Engineering Fair

Loughborough University’s Science and Engineering Fair returns in March, offering families a free fun packed afternoon of activities.

Issued on 18 February 2013

Unlocking the mystery behind Saturn’s moonlets

Unlocking the mystery behind Saturn’s moonlets

Research by Loughborough University physicists casts new light on Saturn’s moonlets – and could help solve some of the mysteries surrounding planet formation.

Issued on 14 February 2013

‘Join the 5000’ at Loughborough University’s mass participation running event

‘Join the 5000’ at Loughborough University’s mass participation running event

Loughborough University is to stage a mass participation 5000 metres road race on its picturesque campus on Sunday 3rd March.

Issued on 11 February 2013

Pioneering research to manufacture cells from umbilical cord blood

Pioneering research to manufacture cells from umbilical cord blood

A new project to develop tools for the manufacture of large quantities of medically valuable cells from umbilical cord blood has been launched by Loughborough University.

Issued on 6 February 2013

Loughborough University’s 3D printing technology breathes new life into Richard III

Loughborough University’s 3D printing technology breathes new life into Richard III

Loughborough’s world-leading expertise in 3D printing has been used by the University of Leicester to breathe new life into the remains of King Richard III – creating a replica of his skeleton.

Issued on 4 February 2013

Lane-swapping helps autonomous vehicles avoid collisions

Lane-swapping helps autonomous vehicles avoid collisions

Loughborough University has developed a computer simulation that could help developers of autonomous vehicles build in escape manoeuvres to avoid collisions with other road users.

Issued on 1 February 2013