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Charity awarded £5200 from Loughborough University Community Donation Fund

Charity awarded £5200 from Loughborough University Community Donation Fund

Representatives from Loughborough University have presented local charity Joseph’s Storehouse, with a cheque for £5200 to help support their work.

Issued on 1 May 2015

Design School student invited to exhibit at Gadget Show Live

Design School student invited to exhibit at Gadget Show Live

BSc Product Design and Technology student Ben Rawls was invited to display his product as part of the British Inventors’ Project at the Gadget Show Live.

Issued on 1 May 2015

Leaders’ debates lose media interest

Leaders’ debates lose media interest

The 2015 General Election leaders’ debates have attracted less than half the level of media interest than they did in 2010, researchers at Loughborough University have found.

Issued on 1 May 2015

Leading social scientists join forces to examine the drop in stranger and acquaintance violence

Leading social scientists join forces to examine the drop in stranger and acquaintance violence

Determining why there has been a decline in stranger and acquaintance violence in England, Wales and the EU over the last two decades will be the focus of a new research project led by Loughborough University.

Issued on 5 May 2015

UK’s largest sustainable energy research centre receives funding boost of more than £600,000

UK’s largest sustainable energy research centre receives funding boost of more than £600,000

Loughborough University’s Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) has received a cash injection of more than £600,000 to further develop its research in next generation photovoltaics.

Issued on 5 May 2015

World’s first customisable luxury leather wallet launched

World’s first customisable luxury leather wallet launched

Loughborough University students Forrest Skerman-Stevenson and Charlie Baron have produced the first-ever customisable leather wallet as part of fashion brand Isolana London.

Issued on 5 May 2015

Loughborough University London to work in partnership with Sport Industry Group

Loughborough University London to work in partnership with Sport Industry Group

Loughborough University London’s Institute for Sport Business has been announced as the official partner of Cutting Edge Sport.

Issued on 6 May 2015

Loughborough University London and the LLDC launch outstanding opportunity for local graduates

Loughborough University London and the LLDC launch outstanding opportunity for local graduates

Loughborough University London has joined forces with the London Legacy Development Company (LLDC) to introduce a specialist support programme free for unemployed and under-employed graduates across East London’s growth boroughs.

Issued on 6 May 2015

Loughborough University to offer Chevening Scholarships to Brazilian students

Loughborough University to offer Chevening Scholarships to Brazilian students

Loughborough University is to offer prestigious Chevening Scholarships to students from Brazil, as part of a new partnership announced in Rio de Janeiro by Alex Ellis, the British Ambassador to Brazil.

Issued on 7 May 2015

HPC Midlands turns geo-data challenge into environmental planning tool

HPC Midlands turns geo-data challenge into environmental planning tool

In partnership with HPC Midlands and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany), aerial mapping company Bluesky is exploring the power of supercomputers to process and deliver 3D images for a range of environmental applications.

Issued on 7 May 2015

The knives are out in closing days of election campaign

The knives are out in closing days of election campaign

Press partisanship returned with a vengeance in the closing days of the 2015 General Election campaign, research by Loughborough University has found.

Issued on 7 May 2015

Email addiction is damaging the health of the nation

Email addiction is damaging the health of the nation

Email addiction is a growing problem and needs to be tackled to improve the health of the nation, claims one of the UK’s top email experts.

Issued on 10 May 2015

Ennis-Hill to return to the Loughborough International Athletics meeting

Ennis-Hill to return to the Loughborough International Athletics meeting

Jess Ennis-Hill has today confirmed that she’s all set to return to the Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) meeting for the first time since 2011.

Issued on 11 May 2015

Reminder: Loughborough hosts Royal Academy of Engineering public lecture

Reminder: Loughborough hosts Royal Academy of Engineering public lecture

Professor Helen Atkinson CBE FREng, a Trustee Board member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, will visit Loughborough University tomorrow (Wednesday 13 May) to discuss the connection between cornflour, ketchup and car parts!

Issued on 12 May 2015

Loughborough University students in Engineering YES final

Loughborough University students in Engineering YES final

Loughborough University students have secured a place in final of this year’s Engineering YES, a national competition which encourages engineering enterprise.

Issued on 12 May 2015

New lectureships at Loughborough University

New lectureships at Loughborough University

We are currently advertising a range of new lectureships at Loughborough University, in disciplines across campus.

Issued on 12 May 2015

Next generation of entrepreneurs recognised with prestigious awards

Next generation of entrepreneurs recognised with prestigious awards

Loughborough University celebrated emerging entrepreneurial talent at the Finals of the Young Enterprise East Midlands Company of the Year Awards 2015.

Issued on 13 May 2015

Loughborough student unveils invention to help improve the lives of people living with paralysis

Loughborough student unveils invention to help improve the lives of people living with paralysis

A mechanical engineering student from Loughborough University has designed a digital letter board that allows victims of paralysis to communicate.

Issued on 14 May 2015

Loughborough rises to 11th in The Complete University Guide 2016

Loughborough rises to 11th in The Complete University Guide 2016

Loughborough rises to 11th place in The Complete University Guide league table for 2016.

Issued on 14 May 2015

Proscovia extends Loughborough stay

Proscovia extends Loughborough stay

Loughborough University is today pleased to announce that Ugandan netball star Peace Proscovia will be a Loughborough Lightning player for the next two seasons.

Issued on 14 May 2015

Child feeding experts to share research with health professionals

Child feeding experts to share research with health professionals

Loughborough University’s child feeding experts are hosting a workshop to share their research with health professionals next month.

Issued on 15 May 2015

Outstanding student volunteers praised by Loughborough University

Outstanding student volunteers praised by Loughborough University

Loughborough University has honoured outstanding student volunteers at its annual community prize ceremony.

Issued on 15 May 2015

Community groups receive University funding for projects

Community groups receive University funding for projects

Community activities ranging from CPR training to gardening have been supported by Loughborough University in its latest round of community donations.

Issued on 18 May 2015

Jessica Ennis-Hill ramps up comeback at Loughborough International Athletics

Jessica Ennis-Hill ramps up comeback at Loughborough International Athletics

The cold May weather didn’t stop some of the world’s best athletes putting on a show for a 3,000 thousand-strong crowd at the 57th annual Loughborough International Athletics Match.

Issued on 18 May 2015

Student mentors set to help share the Loughborough student experience at Loughborough University London

Student mentors set to help share the Loughborough student experience at Loughborough University London

Current students from Loughborough University are to become peer mentors to the first intake of students at the University’s new campus, Loughborough University London.

Issued on 18 May 2015

Athletics greats inducted into Loughborough University Sporting Hall of Fame

Athletics greats inducted into Loughborough University Sporting Hall of Fame

To coincide with the annual Loughborough International event, athletics greats Frank Dick and Paula Radcliffe have been inducted into the Loughborough University Sporting Hall of Fame.

Issued on 19 May 2015

Loughborough researcher to highlight threat of an ‘invisible killer’ as part of pioneering study on two wheels

Loughborough researcher to highlight threat of an ‘invisible killer’ as part of pioneering study on two wheels

A researcher at Loughborough University will become the first person on a motorcycle to measure pollution levels using mobile air sensors.

Issued on 20 May 2015

A third of Londoners unable to afford a decent standard of living, research from Loughborough University reveals

A third of Londoners unable to afford a decent standard of living, research from Loughborough University reveals

New research from Loughborough University shows 1 in 3 Londoners are struggling to afford basic needs and achieve a decent standard of living.

Issued on 20 May 2015

Bemand named as England Women’s Rugby Union Lead Coach

Bemand named as England Women’s Rugby Union Lead Coach

Loughborough University is incredibly proud to confirm that former Loughborough Rugby Union coach Scott Bemand has been named as the Lead Coach for the England Women’s team.

Issued on 21 May 2015

Enterprise Awards celebrate University’s far-reaching impacts

Enterprise Awards celebrate University’s far-reaching impacts

Loughborough University celebrated its annual Enterprise Awards on Tuesday 19 May. Amongst the winners were the patented technology underpinning next generation aircraft engines; an animation project with a healing touch; and an innovative intervention to reduce sedentary workplace behaviour.

Issued on 21 May 2015

Loughborough graduate company Pavegen kickstart crowdfunding venture

Loughborough graduate company Pavegen kickstart crowdfunding venture

Loughborough University graduate company Pavegen are launching their first crowdfunding venture in the heart of the Canary Wharf District.

Issued on 26 May 2015

Healthcare emergency planning needs to be more resilient to cope with major hazards, new research reveals

Healthcare emergency planning needs to be more resilient to cope with major hazards, new research reveals

Healthcare emergency planning in the UK must be tougher if it is to withstand extreme situations such as floods and heavy snowfall.

Issued on 26 May 2015

Up-and-coming artists and designers showcase their work at degree show

Up-and-coming artists and designers showcase their work at degree show

Loughborough University’s School of the Arts and Design School students will exhibit their work to members of the public, schools and businesses in their end of year show opening in June.

Issued on 26 May 2015

Loughborough 11th in Guardian league table

Loughborough 11th in Guardian league table

Loughborough University has risen to 11th in the Guardian University League Table, cementing its position as one of the UK’s leading higher education institutions.

Issued on 26 May 2015

Paying the Living Wage can lead to better staff retention and reduced absenteeism, new report reveals

Paying the Living Wage can lead to better staff retention and reduced absenteeism, new report reveals

Employers who pay the Living Wage help to create a ‘feel good factor’ in the workplace resulting in increased productivity.

Issued on 27 May 2015

Loughborough graduate shortlisted for Football Book of the Year

Loughborough graduate shortlisted for Football Book of the Year

Loughborough University graduate Seth Burkett has been shortlisted for Football Book of the Year at the Cross British Sports Book Awards, with the winner set to be announced on Wednesday 3rd June.

Issued on 27 May 2015

Loughborough graduate working as head of business development for new innovative start up

Loughborough graduate working as head of business development for new innovative start up

A Loughborough University graduate is a part of an exciting new start-up that revolutionises the way tenancy agreements are transacted.

Issued on 28 May 2015

Pioneering research exploring learning difficulties in premature children wins prestigious award

Pioneering research exploring learning difficulties in premature children wins prestigious award

A pioneering study into the mathematical performance of children born prematurely has received a national research award.

Issued on 29 May 2015

Help reduce sedentary behaviour at work with new Loughborough University franchise

Help reduce sedentary behaviour at work with new Loughborough University franchise

Discover how you can run your own business helping companies boost the health of their employees using proven interventions developed by Loughborough University.

Issued on 29 May 2015