Current Students and Staff

24 July 2024

Loughborough research fellow attends prestigious Lindau Nobel event

Dr Luana Olivieri, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellow, passed a multistage international selection process and was one of 650 young scientists from over 90 nations selected to attend the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in physics. Her attendance was also supported by the German Research Foundation.

24 July 2024

“If I can put down the best version of myself, I think I can medal” – Freya Colbert eyes podium places

Rewind the clock twelve years and you’d find a fresh-faced eight-year-old cheering on the British swimmers from the stands at London 2012.

24 July 2024

Rehabilitation research centre-stage at Royal Society showcase

Pioneering science and technology with the potential to transform the future of personalised rehabilitation will be showcased at Jodrell Bank Observatory next month.

24 July 2024

Olympics 2024 opening ceremony: Expert explains why it’s important and what we can expect to see

The Olympics is just around the corner and as is tradition, the start of the Games will be marked with an opening ceremony.

23 July 2024

Loughborough appoints Government Chief Scientific Adviser as Honorary Distinguished Professor

Professor Dame Angela McLean DBE FRS, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA), has been appointed as an Honorary Distinguished Professor at Loughborough University.

23 July 2024

Postponed: University network and datacentre downtime – Wednesday 24 July

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the essential maintenance work by IT Services which required downtime to the eduroam Wi-Fi and wired network and most key services planned for Wednesday 24 July will now be delayed until September.

22 July 2024

Waste Paper Opera: Dead Cat Bounce

Radar is supporting this free event at Nottingham Contemporary, including performances by members of the Loughborough University community.

22 July 2024

Atmospheric Forces Artist Residency

Radar hosts Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer at Loughborough University as they develop their new work, 'Atmospheric Forces'.

22 July 2024

“I'm going to win a medal…I have no doubt in my mind” – Daniel Wiffen (VIDEO)

Loughborough swimmer Daniel Wiffen has sent a warning to his rivals ahead of Paris by stating he’s “going to win a medal” this summer.

22 July 2024

IT outage: Researcher discusses how issue continues to impact airlines and NHS

Andrew Peck, a cyber resilience PhD researcher at Loughborough University who, prior to joining the institute, had a career delivering IT solutions to big industry, healthcare and government, shares his thoughts on the ongoing IT outage issues.

22 July 2024

Completion of migration to Microsoft Teams Phone service

IT Services is pleased to announce that the IT project to migrate users to the Microsoft Teams Phone service has been completed.

22 July 2024

Breaking into the Olympics: Expert weighs in on controversial sport debuting at Paris Games

The world of sport is buzzing with excitement and debate as breaking – a competitive form of breakdancing – prepares to make its Olympic debut at the Paris 2024 Games.

22 July 2024

Loughborough commits to Sport England’s Going for Green Pledge

Loughborough University has underlined its commitment to sustainability in sport by signing Sport England’s Going for Green Pledge.

22 July 2024

Experts in Sport: Cycling performance and elite racing

How has Loughborough contributed to research within the scope of cycling and how is the University equipped to develop world-class athletes?

19 July 2024

Honorary degrees and University medals awarded to trailblazers and role models at Loughborough’s graduation ceremonies

Six inspiring individuals were awarded honorary degrees for their remarkable achievements at this week’s ceremonies, alongside four outstanding members of staff who were presented with medals for their services to Loughborough University.

19 July 2024

IT outage causes issues across the globe: cyber resilience researchers react

Andrew Peck, a cyber resilience PhD researcher at Loughborough University who, prior to joining the institute, had a career delivering IT solutions to big industry, healthcare and government, and Professor Oli Buckley, an expert in cyber security, have reacted to the IT outage news.

19 July 2024

Loughborough academic sees the UK moving to a more Mediterranean style of living as heat waves increase

A Loughborough University academic has prophesised that we could see the UK turn to a more Mediterranean style of living to deal with a rise in the number of heatwaves, claiming that air conditioning is not necessarily the answer.

19 July 2024

Loughborough University wins incredible 43rd consecutive BUCS title

Loughborough University has continued its phenomenal record in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition following confirmation of an unprecedented 43rd consecutive title.

18 July 2024

Is Paris under external threat this summer? (VIDEO)

As host city Paris ramps up for the biggest sporting spectacle on earth, all eyes will undoubtedly be on those vying for podium places.

Tai Chi training - Call for participants

We are looking for participants

Posted by Qian Qian on Wednesday, 17 Jul 2024 at 8:00

How Does Dual-tasking Affect Performance? Call for Participants

How does dual-tasking Affect Performance

Posted by Cheryl Lim on Friday, 5 Jul 2024 at 16:43

Decommissioning of JISC Online Surveys V2

Jisc Online Surveys v2 (www.onlinesurveys.ac.uk) will be decommissioned on Wednesday 31 July 2024. Existing surveys in v2 will be deleted.

Posted by Sasha Dosanjh on Friday, 21 Jun 2024 at 15:50

Participants needed - echocardiography study

How do blood pressure and body fat percentage affect your cardiac function? We are seeking participants for a MSc research project that investigates how blood pressure and body fat percentage impact diastolic and systolic function assessed through echocardiography.

Posted by Dahui Wi on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 9:13

Calling for Participants (Intervention Study on Cross Education of Strength)

We are still recruiting participants to participate in our unique intervention research, which exploring the mechanism of cross-education of strength from neuromuscular physiology perspectives. What is Cross-Education of Strength? Cross-education of strength is a phenomenon where training one limb can lead to strength gains in the untrained, opposite limb. This fascinating effect has potential applications in rehabilitation, sports training, and overall fitness improvement.

Posted by Nur Khairunisa Binti Abu Talip on Monday, 17 Jun 2024 at 9:44

Special Assessment Period (SAP) revision sessions

Dedicated mathematics support sessions will be held for the Special Assessment Period (SAP) in the Mathematics Learning Support Centre.

Posted by Manisha Mistry on Wednesday, 5 Jun 2024 at 10:49

Participants Needed - physical activity and sedentary behaviour research

How do physical activity and sedentary behaviour affect your immune and hormonal systems under stress? We are looking for participants to participate in a research project here at Loughborough university that investigates how physical activity and sedentary behaviour affects your immune and hormonal systems under stress.

Posted by Callum Young on Wednesday, 15 May 2024 at 14:39

Is your child starting Reception?

Do you live in England? Is your child starting school this September? Share your views about children starting school and the challenges they may face.

Posted by Laura Valadez-Martinez on Wednesday, 8 May 2024 at 15:58

Civil Service Careers Support - Mentors Available

Find out more about how to apply for roles in the UK Civil Service including the Civil Service Fast Stream (CSFS). Civil Service roles are advertised throughout the year with the Fast Stream currently expected to open for applications for the 2025 intake in October.

Posted by Steph Hutchinson on Wednesday, 14 Feb 2024 at 10:31

HMRC Tax Specialist Scheme Launching soon

Find out more about graduate employment - the HMRC Tax Specialist Programme (TSP).

Posted by Steph Hutchinson on Wednesday, 15 Nov 2023 at 16:26

Planning for Retirement

We have a new Planning for Retirement workshop running on the 12th of August and the 20th of August. 12th of August in person - 09.00 - 12.00 Rutland Building, Upper First floor, Room 1.01. 20th of August Online - 13.00 - 15.30 - Teams link bookable via MYHR. For anyone interested in looking at their retirement plans/ future.

Posted by Sally-Anne Taylor on Monday, 22 Jul 2024 at 11:45

Staff Managed Desktop Service - Preparing for the Windows 11 upgrade

Commencing in Autumn 2024, IT Services will be rolling out the latest Microsoft Operating System, Windows 11 to devices on the staff-managed desktop service.

Posted by IT Services on Wednesday, 17 Jul 2024 at 10:10

Tai Chi training-Call for participants

16-form Tai Chi has been created to enhance ankle function. Simplified Tai Chi for strong ankles awaits you. Come join us to embark on your Tai Chi journey!

Posted by Qian Qian on Monday, 15 Jul 2024 at 8:05

Decommissioning of JISC Online Surveys V2

Jisc Online Surveys v2 (www.onlinesurveys.ac.uk) will be decommissioned on Wednesday 31 July 2024. Existing surveys in v2 will be deleted.

Posted by Sasha Dosanjh on Friday, 21 Jun 2024 at 15:50

Decommissioning of Cisco telephone system

The IT project to migrate users to the Microsoft Teams Phone service will be completed at the end of July.

Posted by IT Services on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 11:04

Participants needed - echocardiography study

How do blood pressure and body fat percentage affect your cardiac function? We are seeking participants for a MSc research project that investigates how blood pressure and body fat percentage impact diastolic and systolic function assessed through echocardiography.

Posted by Dahui Wi on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 9:13

Loughborough University Nursery Telephone Number Change

The contact number for the LU Nursery will be changing on the 25th June 2024.

Posted by Steve Powell on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 8:59

Calling for Participants (Intervention Study on Cross Education of Strength)

We are still recruiting participants to participate in our unique intervention research, which exploring the mechanism of cross-education of strength from neuromuscular physiology perspectives. What is Cross-Education of Strength? Cross-education of strength is a phenomenon where training one limb can lead to strength gains in the untrained, opposite limb. This fascinating effect has potential applications in rehabilitation, sports training, and overall fitness improvement.

Posted by Nur Khairunisa Binti Abu Talip on Monday, 17 Jun 2024 at 9:44

Participants Needed - physical activity and sedentary behaviour research

How do physical activity and sedentary behaviour affect your immune and hormonal systems under stress? We are looking for participants to participate in a research project here at Loughborough university that investigates how physical activity and sedentary behaviour affects your immune and hormonal systems under stress.

Posted by Callum Young on Wednesday, 15 May 2024 at 14:39

Participants needed for Echocardiography study

This study will investigate the impact of age and blood pressure on cardiac function.

Posted by Ella Tomsett on Tuesday, 14 May 2024 at 16:39