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2014 news archive

Students’ Union Big Litter Pick picks up Don't Muck Around award

Students’ Union Big Litter Pick picks up Don't Muck Around award

The Big Litter Pick – a project led by Action, Loughborough Students’ Union’s volunteering section – has won the Inspiring Others prize at the 2014 Don’t Muck Around Awards.

Issued on 28 November 2014

Research with criminals and deviants is explored in new book by Loughborough University academic

Research with criminals and deviants is explored in new book by Loughborough University academic

Research with criminals and deviants is explored in a new book co-edited by Dr Karen Lumsden from the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University.

Issued on 27 November 2014

Spread the Christmas jumper joy at fundraising world record attempt

Spread the Christmas jumper joy at fundraising world record attempt

The event is being held as part of the national Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser, which is aiming to “make the world better with a sweater.”

Issued on 26 November 2014

Loughborough University to partner leading companies in new Degree Apprenticeships

Loughborough University to partner leading companies in new Degree Apprenticeships

Loughborough is one of eight UK universities that has been invited to work with some of the world’s leading companies to deliver new Degree Apprenticeships, due to be announced today by the Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey.

Issued on 26 November 2014

Major investment helps launch graduate inventor’s motorised solo life craft

Major investment helps launch graduate inventor’s motorised solo life craft

Loughborough Design School graduate Ross Kemp is celebrating a major investment that will see the worldwide launch next Spring of his sustainable solo rescue craft, Asap.

Issued on 26 November 2014

John Steele appointed as new Executive Director of Sport

John Steele appointed as new Executive Director of Sport

Loughborough University has today announced the appointment of John Steele as the new Executive Director of Sport.

Issued on 26 November 2014

Leading author to deliver Kathleen Banks Memorial Lecture

Leading author to deliver Kathleen Banks Memorial Lecture

A leading author will deliver Loughborough University’s 2014 Kathleen Banks Memorial Lecture.

Issued on 25 November 2014

Better heat storage could help households stay warmer for less, say researchers

Better heat storage could help households stay warmer for less, say researchers

Research led by Loughborough University for the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has shown how householders could stay warm for less simply by storing heat better.

Issued on 25 November 2014

Loughborough study finds inequality still rife in South Africa post-Apartheid

Loughborough study finds inequality still rife in South Africa post-Apartheid

Teenage inequality in South Africa is still rife nearly 20 years after the end of Apartheid, a new study by Loughborough University has found.

Issued on 25 November 2014

Partnership aims to develop 3D concrete printing in construction

Partnership aims to develop 3D concrete printing in construction

Skanska and Loughborough University have signed a collaboration agreement to develop the use of 3D printing in construction.

Issued on 24 November 2014

Intelligent Energy’s portable hydrogen fuel cell Upp™ launches at Apple Stores across the UK

Intelligent Energy’s portable hydrogen fuel cell Upp™ launches at Apple Stores across the UK

Intelligent Energy Holdings plc – the energy technology group founded on Loughborough University research – has just announced the UK retail launch of Upp.

Issued on 20 November 2014

Loughborough University announces Community Donations Fund for 2014/15

Loughborough University announces Community Donations Fund for 2014/15

Loughborough University is delighted to announce arrangements for its Community Donations Fund for the 2014/15 academic year.

Issued on 21 November 2014

Loughborough academic to speak at international conference

Loughborough academic to speak at international conference

A Loughborough University academic will be a key note speaker at an international conference focusing on the relationship between sport and national foreign policies.

Issued on 20 November 2014

Leading criminologist to deliver Annual Sociology Lecture

Leading criminologist to deliver Annual Sociology Lecture

A leading academic in the field of criminology and sociology will deliver Loughborough University’s Annual Sociology Lecture.

Issued on 18 November 2014

Unique opportunity to grow your business with government-backed Growth Voucher Programme

Unique opportunity to grow your business with government-backed Growth Voucher Programme

Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics is pleased to announce that applications for the Small Business Charter Growth Vouchers Programme are now being sought.

Issued on 13 November 2014

UK experts convene at Loughborough University to engineer our Low Carbon Future

UK experts convene at Loughborough University to engineer our Low Carbon Future

More than 180 leading academics from across the UK gathered at Loughborough University yesterday to participate in a Low Carbon Future Showcase.

Issued on 13 November 2014

University research supports new group challenging the lack of BME football coaches

University research supports new group challenging the lack of BME football coaches

A Loughborough University academic is supporting the launch of a new pressure group that aims to address the lack of coaches from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups working for professional football clubs in England.

Issued on 10 November 2014

Research could help London become a haven for cyclists

Research could help London become a haven for cyclists

Changing London’s cycling infrastructure will further improve safety and transform the city into a haven for cyclists, finds a study by researchers from Loughborough University and UCL.

Issued on 7 November 2014

Loughborough University in London to host Advanced Propulsion Centre’s first Spoke

Loughborough University in London to host Advanced Propulsion Centre’s first Spoke

Announcement made by Dr Vince Cable MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Issued on 6 November 2014

International award for low cost inflatable baby incubator

International award for low cost inflatable baby incubator

A Loughborough University graduate has won the International James Dyson Award with his life saving low cost inflatable baby incubator for use in the developing world.

Issued on 6 November 2014

Campus harvest proves fruitful

Campus harvest proves fruitful

A series of harvest events held on the Loughborough University campus in October was a roaring success, with around 300 staff, students and local residents getting involved.

Issued on 5 November 2014

Students’ Union Landscaping and Gardening Society wins RHS award

Students’ Union Landscaping and Gardening Society wins RHS award

Loughborough Students’ Union Landscaping and Gardening Society has been awarded a 2014 It’s Your Neighbourhood Award by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Britain in Bloom.

Issued on 4 November 2014

Research from Loughborough University results guides Living Wage Rate rise

Research from Loughborough University results guides Living Wage Rate rise

Research from Loughborough University is behind the announcement today (Monday 3rd November) that the UK Living Wage rate has been set at £7.85 per hour, an increase of 20p on the 2013 rate.

Issued on 3 November 2014

All sports need to be concerned about eating disorders – warns Loughborough academic

All sports need to be concerned about eating disorders – warns Loughborough academic

A Loughborough academic has warned coaches that athletes in power sports, such as basketball, football and rugby, can also experience eating disorders.

Issued on 3 November 2014

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 19 November 2014