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Loughborough University partners with Darktrace to deliver new AI and cyber security focused doctoral research posts
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, is partnering with Loughborough University to provide funding, resources and expertise for five new Doctoral Researcher posts at the university. This will focus on cross-disciplinary research in the intersection of artificial intelligence and cyber security, helping to ensure a future pipeline of talent in two vital areas for the UK’s tech and innovation economy.
Loughborough expands AI and data science programme scholarships for underrepresented students thanks to new partnership with Visa and the Office for Students
The University is delighted to announce that Visa, a world leader in digital payments, has partnered with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) to co-fund data science and artificial intelligence (AI) scholarships for underrepresented students in postgraduate conversion courses based at Loughborough and the University of Leeds.
UK’s AI ‘twin’ will use big data to show the way to net zero
A new research project will develop a digital ‘twin’ of the UK that harnesses artificial intelligence and big data to meet its net zero target. Funded by a £2.5 million research grant from UK Research and Innovation, the project will be putting artificial intelligence to use to reduce emissions from land use.
School of Science research and innovation recognised at Insider Made in the Midlands Awards
Companies with strong links to Loughborough University’s research and innovation portfolio have won top accolades at this year’s Insider Made in the Midlands Awards, with Millitec Food Systems, Intelligent Energy, Plastic Energy among those shortlisted.
School of Science among the Loughborough University winners at this year's LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards
Loughborough University’s research and innovation activities enjoyed outstanding success at the LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards, receiving six awards including five of the 10 categories, as well as the overall Innovator of the Year – a closed category selected from all winners. School of Science staff were among those whose research was recognised.
Loughborough University awarded £5.8m to create a suite of DIGILabs to support STEM students
The Office for Students recently announced new capital funding for universities for the financial years 2022-23 up to 2024-25 to support investment in new buildings, facilities and equipment for universities and colleges in England.
New Loughborough research will use Artificial Intelligence to help reduce maternal harm amongst mothers from black ethnic groups
Researchers from Loughborough University are to develop a machine learning system capable of identifying factors that contribute to harm during pregnancy and birth for mothers from black ethnic groups.
New AI system predicts building energy rates in less than a second
Computer scientists at Loughborough University have teamed up with multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Cundall, to create an artificial intelligence system that can predict building emissions rates (BER) – an important value used to calculate building energy performance – of non-domestic buildings.
Distinguished Loughborough Alumnus to give careers Q&A
One of Loughborough’s most successful graduates, Dipesh Patel, will be sharing his career insights and work in leadership, tech, AI and internet of things in this one-off online Careers Q&A which is open to all students and staff to attend on Thursday 25 February, 5.00pm-5.45pm.
Loughborough University in the top three UK universities on StudentCrowd
Loughborough has been announced as one of the top three universities in the UK, as voted for by students on StudentCrowd, a website that enables students to give feedback on their university experience and provide information for prospective students.
Girls into STEM residential goes online
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Loughborough's annual Girls Into STEM event was moved online and opened out nationally to Year 9, 10 and 11 students interested in learning more about STEM subjects. It aimed to demonstrate where STEM careers can lead, provide information about university life and give participants advice on choosing their future options. 400 students took part.
Loughborough named 'University of the Year' at the 2020 WhatUni Student Choice Awards!
Loughborough University has been named 'University of the Year' at the 2020 WhatUni Student Choice Awards - and also came first for facilities, sports and societies, as well as winning Silver in the 'Job Prospects' category.
AI technology developed at Loughborough University could reveal the next big names in football as it takes player performance analysis to a new dimension
Computer scientists at Loughborough University have developed novel artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that are set to transform the way football clubs analyse team and individual players’ performances on the pitch.
Apply now – new courses in artificial intelligence and data science
The Office for Students (OfS) has today launched a campaign to fill 2,500 new places on postgraduate artificial intelligence and data science conversion courses. Loughborough University has launched its MSc in Data Science this year.
Loughborough University awarded OfS funding to develop AI and data science conversion courses
Loughborough University has been named as one of eighteen successful recipients of funding from the Office for Students (OfS) to launch conversion courses specialising in artificial intelligence (AI) and data science. The new programme is set to launch in Autumn 2020.
Researchers to teach robots how to differentiate between sandwich ingredients so they can make your favourite BLT
Loughborough University computer scientists have teamed up with a food production automation company for a project that looks to teach AI robots how to differentiate between food items so they can make sandwiches in real-world factory environments.