In June 1924 one of Britain’s most talented mountaineers, George Leigh Mallory and his climbing partner, Sandy Irvine set off to conquer Everest. It would be a journey from which neither would return, but their attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain remains shrouded in mystery to this day.
Did the climbers achieve their goal and perish on their descent or did their clothing and equipment prevent them from ever conquering Everest? Loughborough University’s Professor George Havenith, an expert in human thermoregulation, has been trying to find some answers. Read the full story...
With mobile phone theft on the increase, a group of researchers from Loughborough’s Midlands Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice have been investigating the security measures that could help to reverse the trend, and whether the solution ultimately lies in handset design. Read the full story...
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