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Loughborough University Research sets revised Living Wage

Loughborough University Research sets revised Living Wage

Tens of thousands of low-paid workers will receive a pay rise of around £400 a year after a rise in the Living Wage announced today (Monday 4 November).

Issued on 4 November 2013

Loughborough University announces Community Donations Fund for 2013/14

Loughborough University announces Community Donations Fund for 2013/14

Loughborough University is delighted to announce arrangements for its Community Donations Fund for the 2013/14 academic year.

Issued on 4 November 2013

Council life explored in Loughborough sociology lecture

Council life explored in Loughborough sociology lecture

A Nottingham academic will share findings from a six-year study on one of the region’s most deprived council estates at Loughborough University’s 2013 Sociology Annual Lecture this month.

Issued on 5 November 2013

Football fans wanted for European research project

Football fans wanted for European research project

Researchers at Loughborough University are looking for passionate football fans to share their experiences and opinions of the sport’s governance.

Issued on 6 November 2013

Loughborough University celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Loughborough University celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Loughborough University is celebrating the UK’s largest entrepreneurial campaign – Global Entrepreneurship Week – with a number of events to inspire aspiring entrepreneurs.

Issued on 6 November 2013

Loughborough Students’ rugby players selected for the legendary Barbarians

Loughborough Students’ rugby players selected for the legendary Barbarians

Current Loughborough Students’ Rugby Union players, Alex Davis and James Freeman, have been selected to play for the legendary Barbarians team.

Issued on 7 November 2013

Loughborough academic leads team that secures prestigious defence research funding

Loughborough academic leads team that secures prestigious defence research funding

A Loughborough University academic and his team have secured a prestigious £4.4 million grant for a project focusing on improving and developing signal processing in a military environment.

Issued on 11 November 2013

Bestselling author to lift the lid on what The Simpsons and complex mathematics have in common at University lecture

Bestselling author to lift the lid on what The Simpsons and complex mathematics have in common at University lecture

One of the country’s top science writers and award-winning broadcasters will be visiting Loughborough University in December to reveal what The Simpsons and complex mathematics have in common.

Issued on 13 November 2013

Three companies from Loughborough University’s innovation community are ranked within the 50 fastest-growing tech brands in the UK

Three companies from Loughborough University’s innovation community are ranked within the 50 fastest-growing tech brands in the UK

Three companies announced in The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 – a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK – were developed in The Innovation Centre, part of Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park.

Issued on 14 November 2013

Study shows sport improves quality of life of players with a disability

Study shows sport improves quality of life of players with a disability

A unique study into wheelchair tennis in developing countries has highlighted the role sport plays in improving players’ quality of life.

Issued on 19 November 2013

University experts providing support to storm hit Philippines

University experts providing support to storm hit Philippines

Expert advice developed by Loughborough University on how to provide safe drinking water and sanitation services in emergency situations is being distributed across the Philippines.

Issued on 20 November 2013

High Value Manufacturing research wins Loughborough University its seventh Queen’s Anniversary Prize

High Value Manufacturing research wins Loughborough University its seventh Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Loughborough University has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. The award, announced today (21 November), recognises the University’s impact through research and skills development in High Value Manufacturing (HVM) to create economic growth.

Issued on 21 November 2013

Loughborough University to help train tomorrow’s engineers and scientists

Loughborough University to help train tomorrow’s engineers and scientists

Loughborough University is to be a partner in five new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs), which will help to train the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Issued on 22 November 2013

Construction expert to deliver guest lecture programme

Construction expert to deliver guest lecture programme

John Oliver, a leading figure in the construction industry is set to deliver a guest lecture programme at Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering.

Issued on 26 November 2013

School PE specialist talks to Westminster

School PE specialist talks to Westminster

A Loughborough lecturer has presented her research on physical education in schools at two Westminster events this month.

Issued on 26 November 2013

Loughborough graduate named Business Person of the Year

Loughborough graduate named Business Person of the Year

Loughborough University Graduate Becky White has been named Business Person of the Year in the annual Oak FM Pride of Loughborough Awards.

Issued on 29 November 2013