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2014 news archive

Can exercise make us less hungry?

Can exercise make us less hungry?

Scientists at Loughborough University are investigating whether exercise can make us less hungry as well as helping to burn fat.

Issued on 29 May 2014

Survey shows Brits are pessimistic about England’s World Cup chances

Survey shows Brits are pessimistic about England’s World Cup chances

Just one in 10 Britons think England can win the World Cup according to figures from a European-wide survey released this week.

Issued on 29 May 2014

Loughborough signs up to national project to encourage responsible drinking

Loughborough signs up to national project to encourage responsible drinking

Loughborough is one of seven universities signed up to a radical new project designed to encourage responsible drinking at universities across England and Wales.

Issued on 28 May 2014

Students’ smart UAVs could be ‘future’ for mountain search and rescue

Students’ smart UAVs could be ‘future’ for mountain search and rescue

A group of Loughborough University students have devised a unique ‘swarm’ system using smart unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Issued on 27 May 2014

Exhibition success for School of the Arts

Exhibition success for School of the Arts

Loughborough University’s School of the Arts is toasting the success of a recently completed exhibition held in Singapore.

Issued on 22 May 2014

Intelligent Energy unveils next generation, integrated and compact fuel cell power unit

Intelligent Energy unveils next generation, integrated and compact fuel cell power unit

Intelligent Energy, headquartered at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks, has introduced its Gen4 air-cooled fuel cell power unit.

Issued on 22 May 2014

New plastic will help stop mobile phones overheating, says Loughborough scientist

New plastic will help stop mobile phones overheating, says Loughborough scientist

Problems with overheating mobile phones could be reduced significantly thanks to a plastic being developed by Loughborough University scientists.

Issued on 21 May 2014

Richard III inspires engineers of the future

Richard III inspires engineers of the future

A group of schoolchildren from Quorn have been given a unique insight into engineering by the Loughborough University team behind the project to 3D print a replica skull of Richard III.

Issued on 21 May 2014

University invests £1.5M in advanced propulsion research to advance zero emissions vehicles challenge

University invests £1.5M in advanced propulsion research to advance zero emissions vehicles challenge

£1.5M will be invested over five years in strategic research appointments, including a Chair in Advanced Propulsion Systems.

Issued on 20 May 2014

Outstanding community volunteering efforts honoured by University

Outstanding community volunteering efforts honoured by University

Loughborough University has honoured outstanding volunteers from campus and the wider community at its annual community prizes ceremony.

Issued on 19 May 2014

Charter for women a success, says Loughborough research team

Charter for women a success, says Loughborough research team

Success for national awards scheme aimed at improving the careers of women in science, technology, medicine and maths (STEMM) in universities and colleges.

Issued on 19 May 2014

Images show everyday exercise experiences of spinal cord injured

Images show everyday exercise experiences of spinal cord injured

A collection of striking images portraying experiences of people with a spinal cord injury have been unveiled today by researchers at Loughborough University.

Issued on 15 May 2014

Conference will examine the complex issues surrounding the welfare of children

Conference will examine the complex issues surrounding the welfare of children

A major new conference being organised by Loughborough University will examine the complex issues surrounding the welfare of children.

Issued on 15 May 2014

School of Arts picks up top award

School of Arts picks up top award

The School of Arts is celebrating after being named the Best University Textile Design School.

Issued on 14 May 2014

Loughborough Students’ Union ranked top in Student Choice Awards

Loughborough Students’ Union ranked top in Student Choice Awards

Loughborough Students’ Union has been voted the top students’ union in the country in the 2014 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

Issued on 14 May 2014

Loughborough University’s Burleigh Court wins Gold at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014

Loughborough University’s Burleigh Court wins Gold at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014

The Loughborough University-based four star conference centre and hotel Burleigh Court has won Gold in the Large Hotel of the Year category at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014.

Issued on 13 May 2014

Construction workers fear consequences of fewer apprentices, says Loughborough researcher

Construction workers fear consequences of fewer apprentices, says Loughborough researcher

Many older workers in the construction industry fear their knowledge, know-how and tricks of the trade will be lost forever.

Issued on 12 May 2014

Loughborough University rises in The Complete University Guide

Loughborough University rises in The Complete University Guide

Loughborough has risen to 13th out of 123 universities in the Complete University Guide 2015 comfortably retaining its place as the East Midlands’ top ranked university.

Issued on 12 May 2014

Loughborough researcher in appeal over electronic devices recycling conference

Loughborough researcher in appeal over electronic devices recycling conference

Researcher appeals for people interested in moving away from the ‘throw-away’ society to attend a symposium.

Issued on 8 May 2014

Major Art exhibition presents dialogue with Emperor Qin’s terracotta warriors

Major Art exhibition presents dialogue with Emperor Qin’s terracotta warriors

A sculpture by Loughborough University’s John Atkin will be the only UK contribution to a major new art exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal opening today (Thursday 8 May).

Issued on 8 May 2014

Resource helps young mums feed their babies

Resource helps young mums feed their babies

Authors of a new booklet to support young mums-to-be in feeding their babies are calling on pregnant teens to provide valuable feedback on the resource.

Issued on 8 May 2014

‘Edgy’ Leicester author set to appear at Loughborough literary event

‘Edgy’ Leicester author set to appear at Loughborough literary event

A Leicester author is one of two ‘edgy’ writers appearing at Loughborough University next week in an evening for readers and writers interested in young adult fiction.

Issued on 7 May 2014

Loughborough student is “one to watch”

Loughborough student is “one to watch”

Loughborough University student, Peter Bailey (Management Sciences), has been selected as “One to Watch” by business networking website LinkedIn.

Issued on 7 May 2014

Innovative study introduces standing desks in schools

Innovative study introduces standing desks in schools

Can standing desks in schools reduce Britain’s increasingly sedentary behaviour and help curb the country’s rising obesity epidemic?

Issued on 7 May 2014

University’s impact on the world celebrated at Enterprise Awards

University’s impact on the world celebrated at Enterprise Awards

Pioneering noise reduction technology, an app to encourage healthy eating and a celebration of the UK’s thriving animation industry were amongst the winners at Loughborough's Enterprise Awards.

Issued on 1 May 2014