July 2022 news
It’s come home! Alumna makes history as Lionesses win thrilling Euro 2022 final
Loughborough University alumna Mary Earps has made history as England Women won a thrilling Euro 2022 in extra time at a sold-out Wembley stadium.
Alumni duo create the next-generation smart sports mouthguard
Robert Paterson (Product Design Engineering 2017) and Thomas Quinn (Electronic and Electrical Engineering 2018) are the Co-Founders of ORB Innovations, who have created the world’s first smart sport mouthguard that allows contact & combat sport athletes to track their performance and wellness with heart rate and head impacts. It’s the world’s first mouthguard that monitors both physiology and biomechanics.
Kitt Medical wins London Mayor’s Entrepreneur Award – and £20,000 investment
Alumnus Zak Marks first shaped the idea of a ‘defibrillator for allergies’ while studying at Loughborough. He went on to design ‘ana’ (now Kitt Medical) during the final year of his Industrial Design degree. Kitt recently won the London Mayor’s Entrepreneur Award - and its £20,000 prize will go towards taking its life-saving idea to market. His idea of a kit for treating anaphylaxis incidents being available in public places came from a lifetime with a severe nut allergy.
Alumna Earps helps England storm to Euro 2022 final following impressive semi-final performance
The UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 tournament is drawing to a close – and one key player you’ll be seeing in the final is Loughborough alumna, England goalkeeper Mary Earps.
ACT Medical founder Joseph Bentley accepted for Enterprise Fellowship at Royal Academy of Engineering
Alumnus and ACT Medical founder Joseph Bentley (Product Design and Technology 2021) has won an 1851 Enterprise Fellowship at the Royal Academy of Engineering as he continues to develop his award-winning system for reducing the number of deaths from knife wounds.
Loughborough Fund supports students to participate in RedBull’s Soapbox Race to celebrate women in engineering
Four students from the University recently took part in RedBull’s Soapbox Race at Alexandra Palace in London. They were supported with a £250 grant from The Loughborough Fund.
Photos shared as we celebrate graduation through the years
Graduation ceremonies for 2022 Loughborough graduates took place from 19-22 July 2022 on the Loughborough University campus.
Wheelchair Rugby hero, now supporting humanitarian effort in Ukraine, awarded honorary degree
Commodore David Pond, the former Chief Executive of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) and Loughborough alumnus, has been awarded an honorary degree by the University.
Alumna celebrates longstanding service to Librarianship
Mano Ganeser (Library and Information Studies, 1989) has been a proud librarian ever since graduating from Loughborough. In December 2021, she retired after 54 years of working in various libraries around the UK. With her longstanding service, she is believed to be one of the longest ever actively serving librarians.
Loughborough alumnus Wightman wins stunning World Championship gold
Loughborough University alumnus Jake Wightman produced a stunning performance in the Men’s 1500m to win gold at the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Share photographs from your graduation as we celebrate #LboroGrad
Graduation ceremonies for 2022 Loughborough graduates are taking place from 19-22 July 2022 on the Loughborough University campus.
Supporting Black people in the construction industry: an insight into alumnus Amos Simbo’s company, network, and passion for engineering
Alumnus Amos Simbo has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, having studied at the University from 2008-2011. Amos travelled to the UK from Zimbabwe in 2005, chasing his passion for engineering and entering the University through clearing.