News from 2021
Newton's apple tree continues to bloom on campus two years after planting
Just over two years ago the Department of Mathematical Sciences celebrated the planting of a direct descendant from Sir Isaac Newton’s apple tree. Two years on, thanks to the dedication of the campus Gardens team, the tree is blooming and growing well.
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.
Professor Robin Hudson passed away on 12th January 2021
It is with great sadness we have to inform that Professor Robin Hudson passed away at home on 12th January 2021 after a long illness. Professor Hudson had been with the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University from 2005, first as a part-time Professor, and then as a Visiting Professor.
Corals, wound infection detection, and theoretical physics...exploring how Loughborough academics are tackling major issues related to biofilms
Biofilms are central to our most important global challenges – from antimicrobial resistance and food safety, to water security – and they have a significant economic, social, and environmental impact.
New theory for how snowflakes grow
Scientists have discovered what drives the delicate and complex microcosm of tiny terraces, pyramids and craters found on the surface of ice. These miniature structures, hidden beneath a thin premelting layer of water, develop and evolve because of a dynamic interplay between the gas, liquid and solid phases – which exist simultaneously.