Working with business, public and voluntary organisations


New technique for slicing delicate biopsy samples inspired by industrial method for cutting tough manufacturing materials

A pioneering manufacturing technique developed to slice metal ‘like butter’ has been adapted by scientists at Loughborough University to improve the quality of biopsy and other biological tissue samples.

31 March 2017

Game-changing 3D print innovations invented at Loughborough University feature at the heart of new manufacturing centre

An advanced 3D printing technique developed at Loughborough University which is capable of mass-producing up to 100,000 components a day will be at the heart of a new manufacturing centre, officially launched this week.

30 March 2017

Olympic legend Lord Sebastian Coe to become Loughborough University Chancellor

Loughborough University’s Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor, Sir Peter Bonfield, is delighted to announce the nomination of Lord Sebastian Coe as the University’s new Chancellor.

30 March 2017

It’s time to Launch-it! with our business ideas competition

Applications for this year’s student and graduate business competition are now being accepted.

10 March 2017

New water meter app could save 20% on household bills and help tackle global water crisis

A new smartphone and tablet app which monitors home water usage is being created at Loughborough University as part of Europe-wide initiative motivated by global water shortages.

6 February 2017

Spin out acquisition by Merford will accelerate impact of industrial noise control technology

Sonobex, the multi-award-winning spin out from Loughborough University’s physics research base, has been acquired by Merford UK, a leading specialist in industrial noise control. This secures the family company not only more 'brain power', but also brings a revolutionary technology in house: capable of reducing noise using by innovative, novel methods.

2 February 2017

New guidance for bosses supporting employees with cancer announced ahead of World Cancer Day

A report which makes a number of recommendations for employers welcoming back staff who have battled cancer has been announced today to coincide with World Cancer Day.

2 February 2017

£3.2m funding for Midlands-based high performance computing centre

The Midlands Innovation group of universities and Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £3.2million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish HPC Midlands Plus – a centre of excellence in high performance computing (HPC).

2 February 2017

Cost of living for people with sight loss increases significantly with severity and age

The cost of everyday living for a severely sight impaired person of pension age is a hefty 73% more than for a pensioner who is not visually impaired, a new study by Loughborough University has found.

25 January 2017

New national study offers unique insight into life as a young carer

A report by Loughborough University which offers a unique insight into the lives of young carers has been published by the Department for Education (DfE).

13 January 2017

Reducing road fatalities in the Middle East

Loughborough University’s road safety experts have joined forces with Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) Middle East to try and reduce the large numbers of road fatalities in the region.

13 January 2017

New Year’s Honours for Loughborough’s athletes, alumni and honorary graduates

No fewer than 23 Loughborough University linked athletes, alumni and honorary graduates have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

5 January 2017