News from 2023
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.