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2014 news archive

£0.5 million scholarship package announced for Loughborough University in London

£0.5 million scholarship package announced for Loughborough University in London

Loughborough University is investing over £0.5m to support students studying at Loughborough University in London in 2015.

Issued on 1 December 2014

New research project seeking participants for a study on genetics and health

New research project seeking participants for a study on genetics and health

Researchers are seeking participants for a new study aiming to provide a greater understanding about the interaction between exercise and genetics in regards to appetite and gastrointestinal hormones.

Issued on 2 December 2014

National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine accredited as International Olympic Committee research centre

National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine accredited as International Olympic Committee research centre

The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) has been named as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health – one of just nine around the world.

Issued on 3 December 2014

Countdown is on to Loughborough’s winter woolly world record attempt

Countdown is on to Loughborough’s winter woolly world record attempt

There are just a few days left to dig out your Christmas jumpers for the winter woolly world record fundraising event at Loughborough University on Wednesday 10 December.

Issued on 5 December 2014

Sport and students union activities at Loughborough rated highly in Which? University survey

Sport and students union activities at Loughborough rated highly in Which? University survey

Loughborough University has been rated highly for sport and students’ union activities in the Which? University student survey, published on 5 December.

Issued on 5 December 2014

Loughborough University to host English Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Loughborough University to host English Artistic Gymnastics Championships

The country’s top gymnasts are set to compete at Loughborough University next March at the 2015 English Artistic Championships.

Issued on 8 December 2014

Loughborough awarded £5 million to develop state-of-the-art STEM facilities

Loughborough awarded £5 million to develop state-of-the-art STEM facilities

Loughborough University has been awarded £5 million to enhance its teaching and learning facilities for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Issued on 8 December 2014

Honorary degrees to be presented at Loughborough University’s winter degree ceremonies

Honorary degrees to be presented at Loughborough University’s winter degree ceremonies

At its winter degree ceremonies on 15 December, Loughborough University will award honorary degrees to Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, and Simon Denyer, Joint Chief Executive Officer at digital media company Perform.

Issued on 10 December 2014

New network shines spotlight on Loughborough’s rich history and heritage

New network shines spotlight on Loughborough’s rich history and heritage

A new collaborative venture, the Loughborough History and Heritage Network, will be launched on Thursday 18 December.

Issued on 16 December 2014

Large increase in research judged to be ‘world-leading’ at Loughborough University

Large increase in research judged to be ‘world-leading’ at Loughborough University

Two-thirds of Loughborough academics deliver internationally leading research – 17th highest proportion in the sector, out of 154 universities

Issued on 18 December 2014

Winners of Loughborough University photography competition announced

Winners of Loughborough University photography competition announced

Stunning landscapes, ancient monuments and museum exhibitions all featured in the entries to the Loughborough University photography competition.

Issued on 18 December 2014

School of Business and Economics secures Triple Crown accreditation with EQUIS

School of Business and Economics secures Triple Crown accreditation with EQUIS

The School of Business and Economics has been re-accredited by EQUIS for a further three years.

Issued on 19 December 2014

Competition highlights talented school poets

Competition highlights talented school poets

A poetry competition organised by Loughborough University has highlighted the writing talent of students in schools across the East Midlands.

Issued on 19 December 2014

REF 2014: Updated methodology positions Loughborough as a top-10 university in England

REF 2014: Updated methodology positions Loughborough as a top-10 university in England

The Times Higher Education has ranked Loughborough University 14th in the UK and 9th amongst English universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) for research intensity.

Issued on 19 December 2014

Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks partnership helps launch MeArm – a mini robotic arm for the masses

Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks partnership helps launch MeArm – a mini robotic arm for the masses

A pocket size robot arm to make robotics, electronics and programming accessible to the masses has smashed its Kickstarter goal. A miniaturised version of an industrial robot arm, MeArm is simple enough to build and use with primary school children, but also enables advanced levels of robotics education.

Issued on 23 December 2014