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2014 news archive

Eat Your Campus project wins national university award

Eat Your Campus project wins national university award

A pioneering collaborative project, involving Loughborough University, the Students’ Union and the local community, has won the Sustainability Project prize at the Guardian University Awards.

Issued on 27 February 2014

University presented with Seventh Queen’s Anniversary Prize

University presented with Seventh Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Loughborough University has been presented with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education by Her Majesty The Queen at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Issued on 27 February 2014

Libraries expert to chair new Welsh library services review panel

Libraries expert to chair new Welsh library services review panel

Claire Creaser, Director of LISU at Loughborough University, has been appointed Chair of a new panel established to review library services in Wales.

Issued on 26 February 2014

Study to determine how HIIT can help drive down obesity

Study to determine how HIIT can help drive down obesity

A new Loughborough University study is investigating how High Intensity Interval Training can best be used to help people who are overweight or diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.

Issued on 26 February 2014

Intelligent Energy is named the Midlands’ fastest growing company

Intelligent Energy is named the Midlands’ fastest growing company

Intelligent Energy – the global power technology company founded on Loughborough University research – has been announced as the Midlands’ fastest growing company.

Issued on 25 February 2014

University seeks to appoint three academic Deans

University seeks to appoint three academic Deans

The University is looking to appoint Deans for three of its academic Schools – Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering; Arts, English and Drama; and Science.

Issued on 13 February 2014

Water shortages still likely to affect UK food security

Water shortages still likely to affect UK food security

Following the wettest winter for 250 years, it would be fair to assume that water shortages are unlikely to be a problem in Britain for some time.

Issued on 19 February 2014

Loughborough engineering student picks up top award

Loughborough engineering student picks up top award

Ioannis Georgiou has been recognized as the most outstanding student in his year at Loughborough University with the award of the Sir William Siemens Medal.

Issued on 17 February 2014

Study provides guidance to help Charnwood tackle obesity in young girls

Study provides guidance to help Charnwood tackle obesity in young girls

A study into overweight and obesity prevention in Charnwood has found community resources and knowledge needs to be strengthened for future interventions to have a positive impact.

Issued on 13 February 2014

Loughborough helping to find safer, more sustainable materials for manufacturing

Loughborough helping to find safer, more sustainable materials for manufacturing

Loughborough University is set to be involved in major projects aimed at helping British manufacturers find safer, more sustainable alternatives to raw materials that are rare, expensive and difficult to source.

Issued on 12 February 2014

Loughborough University staff and students prepare for kiln marathon

Loughborough University staff and students prepare for kiln marathon

Staff and students from Loughborough University are making the final preparations for the firing of a distinctive kiln that will involve six days of work.

Issued on 11 February 2014

Birdwatching success for campus ‘twitchers’

Birdwatching success for campus ‘twitchers’

It was a case of eyes to the skies when Loughborough University students and staff teamed up to take part in the Royal Society For the Protection of Birds’ (RSPB) annual ‘Big Garden Birdwatch.’

Issued on 11 February 2014

International study sets out to improve medical care offered at endurance events

International study sets out to improve medical care offered at endurance events

A study that aims to develop best practice advice at endurance running races worldwide is calling on race organisers and runners to help by completing a short questionnaire.

Issued on 11 February 2014

Chief scientist gets a taste of Loughborough’s health research

Chief scientist gets a taste of Loughborough’s health research

Professor Sue Hill visited campus and found out first-hand the work being done in the field of health and prevention and treatment of chronic disease.

Issued on 6 February 2014

People invited to Loughborough’s ‘Pruning and Planting’ event

People invited to Loughborough’s ‘Pruning and Planting’ event

Loughborough University staff, students and people from the local community have been invited to attend a ‘Pruning and Planting’ event later this month.

Issued on 6 February 2014

Researchers set out to explore storm surge effects on sand dunes

Researchers set out to explore storm surge effects on sand dunes

A new research project starts this week to find out how quickly sand dunes along the east coast of England recover from the erosion caused by massive storm surges.

Issued on 6 February 2014

Loughborough graduates launch free-from food delivery company

Loughborough graduates launch free-from food delivery company

Loughborough graduates Craig Wallace and Liam Doolan with partner Ashleigh Wallace have launched a unique food delivery company.

Issued on 5 February 2014

Canterbury trio win National Final of Lego League at Loughborough

Canterbury trio win National Final of Lego League at Loughborough

Three teenagers from Simon Langton Grammar School in Canterbury will represent the UK at the World Lego Festival in America after winning the National Final of the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) at Loughborough University.

Issued on 5 February 2014

Loughborough student supports Kenyan economy

Loughborough student supports Kenyan economy

Loughborough Student Lewis McGregor attended the voluntary Balloon Kenya programme in 2013 – developing both his entrepreneurship skills and the economic climate of the local area in Kenya.

Issued on 4 February 2014

AACSB accreditation reinforces Loughborough’s reputation for business education excellence

AACSB accreditation reinforces Loughborough’s reputation for business education excellence

Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics has achieved accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), placing it among the 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation.

Issued on 4 February 2014

University named on the approved list of prospective Team Bases for Rugby World Cup 2015

University named on the approved list of prospective Team Bases for Rugby World Cup 2015

Loughborough University has today been officially named on the approved list of prospective Team Bases for Rugby World Cup 2015.

Issued on 3 February 2014

World War One lecture launches new series aimed at school students

World War One lecture launches new series aimed at school students

A new series of lectures being held at Loughborough University is aiming to give secondary school students a deeper insight into university study and set them on the path to higher education.

Issued on 3 February 2014