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5 March 2024

Sustainability Fortnight

Loughborough University will be hosting a dedicated Sustainability Fortnight (11-22 March) for staff and students.

4 March 2024

Staff – take part in the University’s Travel Survey

The University’s Travel Survey is now live.

4 March 2024

Alumna Caudery wins “unbelievable” world title in Glasgow

Pole vault star Molly Caudery won a sensational gold medal at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow this weekend.

4 March 2024

Institute of Advanced Studies welcomes leading tribology expert to Loughborough

Engineer, researcher and tribology expert Dr Jonny Hansen will be at the University next week presenting a public lecture on electric vehicle (EV) tribology and technology.

4 March 2024

Politics students named ambassadors for the Vibrant and Inclusive Communities Strategic Theme

Students Ghanim and Ahmad Muhammad Al-Muftah have been appointed as the University’s Strategic Theme Ambassadors for the Vibrant and Inclusive Communities theme.

4 March 2024

Trans and Non-binary Support and Advice: New drop-in service for staff

In response to feedback from colleagues, we are trialling a drop-in service to replace bookable sessions to increase accessibility and reach a wider range of staff.

1 March 2024

Understanding how the brain works can transform how school students learn maths

School mathematics teaching is stuck in the past. An adult revisiting the school that they attended as a child would see only superficial changes from what they experienced themselves.

1 March 2024

Hydrogen Award win for Loughborough's world-first lead-acid battery-electrolyser

The world’s first lead-acid battery-electrolyser - invented, designed and prototype manufactured in Loughborough University’s Green Hydrogen Research Group – has been recognised with a prestigious award at the 2024 Hydrogen Awards.

1 March 2024

Staff Experience Survey 2023: The results

In November, the University ran the Staff Experience Survey for the second year to understand the satisfaction of colleagues across the institution.

1 March 2024

Share your research in public places at Pint of Science Loughborough

The international science outreach festival Pint of Science is returning to Loughborough in May and PhD students, technical and research staff from across the University are encouraged to get involved.

29 February 2024

Student Leadership Elections: Run to be an LSU Executive Officer

Throughout March, the Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Student Leadership Elections are taking place. Students will be able to vote to elect Executive Officers for the upcoming academic year.

29 February 2024

Wellbeing workshops for University Mental Health Day

Prioritising your wellbeing is important and to mark University Mental Health Day on 14 March, Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity will be hosting activities to help you put your wellbeing first.

29 February 2024

Social media workshops to help raise the profile of your research

Building on the success of our previous social media workshops, the University has partnered with The Brand Education once again to offer two practical and interactive modular workshops for academics.

29 February 2024

Sustainable Fashion Show: Reclaiming the Runway

In collaboration with LU Arts, the theme for the Sustainable Fashion Show 2024 is Reclaiming the Runway, focusing on environmental impact, diversity and inclusivity, and community connection.

29 February 2024

Families living with Noonan Syndrome call for more social support and medical awareness

Families living with Noonan Syndrome say there is a pressing need for more social support and awareness of the rare genetic condition.

28 February 2024

Huge medal haul for Loughborough athletes at the British National Track Championships

Loughborough’s performance cyclists returned home with 13 medals after a hugely impressive British National Track Championships in Manchester.

27 February 2024

Loughborough expands access to AI and data science programmes with half a million pounds funding boost

Loughborough University has been awarded almost £0.5 million to support students looking to retrain or upskill in artificial intelligence (AI) and data science, which will address a shortage of specialists in the UK, whilst also improving diversity in the sector.

27 February 2024

Join The Conversation – online workshop

Academics and Doctoral Researchers are invited to attend an online training session with The Conversation blogging platform on Wednesday 6 March, from 2-4pm.

27 February 2024

University research and innovation feature among finalists of Leicestershire Innovation Awards 2024

Loughborough University has seven finalists across seven categories in the Leicestershire Innovation Awards 2024.

27 February 2024

Loughborough University’s world-first lead-acid battery-electrolyser nominated in all three Academic Excellence categories of the 2024 Hydrogen Awards

Loughborough University’s world-first lead-acid battery-electrolyser has three nominations in the 2024 Hydrogen Awards which celebrate outstanding international achievements related to hydrogen adoption, implementation, and forward-thinking across various industries and sectors.

27 February 2024

Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust – applications open

The Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust once again invites local charitable and voluntary organisations to apply to its annual fund.

27 February 2024

Volunteers needed to help shape research on active living and travel in Loughborough

Researchers from Loughborough University are inviting volunteers to share their thoughts on ways to make it easier to keep active and travel around Loughborough.

26 February 2024

Measles – Have you had your MMR vaccine?

Our University community are encouraged to check if they are fully vaccinated against measles to ensure our staff and students are protected against the virus.

26 February 2024

Loughborough University commits to international student experience by signing up to the UK Agent Quality Framework (AQF)

Loughborough University has joined universities across the country in signing up to the Agent Quality Framework to commit to adequate standards for the applicant journey for international prospective students.

26 February 2024

Don’t miss the launch of the Talent Match Summer Internships

Careers Network are launching Talent Match Summer Internships, an 8-12 week full time paid work opportunity, which will take place from July to September.

26 February 2024

Callout for staff volunteers to survey butterflies on campus

Would you like to survey butterflies at Holywell Park?

26 February 2024

New ‘Cost of a Child in Scotland’ research published ahead of final vote on Scottish Budget finds costs are still outstripping additional Holyrood support for families

A new report published today has found a huge gap remains between the cost of raising a child in Scotland and actual family incomes, despite the significant impact of Scottish government policies and lower childcare costs.

25 February 2024

BUCS Big Wednesday is coming to Loughborough University

Loughborough University is delighted to be hosting one of the biggest events in the student sport calendar, for the first time since 2015.

23 February 2024

Changes to the internal vacancies process for staff

From 27 February, members of staff at Loughborough University and Imago Ltd with a my.HR account (eg those who are not casual workers or University Teachers) will need to accept and apply for jobs within my.HR.

23 February 2024

Experts in Sport: Coaching, Skills Acquisition, and Virtual Reality in Sport

Recognising that athletes vary in their technique and skillset is integral to performance development within sport. But how has research around this topic been informed by the advent of virtual reality and how far has it influenced the landscape of sport?

23 February 2024

Take part in this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition

Loughborough University’s Doctoral College is excited to announce this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition for Doctoral Researchers.

23 February 2024

High Commissioner of Kenya visits Loughborough University

Earlier this week, colleagues and students welcomed His Excellency Ambassador Manoah Esipisu, the High Commissioner of Kenya to Loughborough University.

22 February 2024

Book now for March’s Inaugural Lecture event at our London campus

Loughborough University extends a warm welcome for everyone to attend these engaging public events, delivered by its Professors on campus.

22 February 2024

Student Volunteering Week 2024: Loughborough students contribute to local community

Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) ran many events to celebrate and contribute to Student Volunteering Week, from 12-18 February.

22 February 2024

Reminder: Teaching Awards applications are open

There’s still time to apply for the 2024 Teaching Best Practice Awards and the Teaching Innovation Awards, with applications being accepted until 5pm, 4 March 2024.

22 February 2024

Ready, Steady, Save! Student Money Week: Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn how to save money and spend smart

This year for National Student Money Week (4-8 March), the Loughborough Student Success Academy will be running a variety of exciting events including a Student Money Fair.

22 February 2024

'You think like a woman!' Professor Ksenia Chmutina, Claudia Parsons Memorial Lecture Series

The Claudia Parsons Memorial Series returns for international Women’s Week 2024 with Professor Chmutina’s lecture entitled ‘You think like a woman!’: A personal reflection on failures, friends, and a fight for justice from a disaster scholar perspective.

22 February 2024

Progress to Postgrad event: Elevate your future at Loughborough University

Part B and C students are invited to this event showcasing the opportunities provided by Loughborough University’s postgraduate study options.

21 February 2024

Your chance to contribute to this year’s Learning and Teaching Conference

This year, the Loughborough University’s Learning and Teaching Conference will take place on 16 April in the James France building at the Loughborough campus.

21 February 2024

Upcoming changes: Microsoft 365 links shared externally will require multi-factor authentication

Starting 1 March 2024, external guests must set up multi-factor authentication (MFA) to access shared links.

21 February 2024

Speech Bubble: Performance poetry event featuring Loughborough University staff and students

LU Arts is running a performance poetry event featuring student performers alongside guest poet Charly Cox. Speech Bubble will be held on Monday 4 March from 7.30pm in The Lounge, LSU.

21 February 2024

Women in Science celebrated at University event

Loughborough University recently marked the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science by bringing together female scientists from across the University at an event on campus.

20 February 2024

How to have an effective Professional and Development Review (PDR)

This year’s PDR cycle is now underway and it’s your opportunity to reflect on the last year and to plan for the year to come with a supportive colleague. 

20 February 2024

CREST contributes to ‘Physics Powering the Green Economy’ report

The Institute of Physics launched its report on ‘Physics Powering the Green Economy’ at a reception at its Headquarters in London on 8 February 2024, which was attended by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.

20 February 2024

Elena Sepede

We are very sad to inform you that Elena Sepede, a much-loved colleague, has died following a battle with cancer.

20 February 2024

Loughborough swimmers shine at 2024 World Aquatics Championships

Loughborough University swimmers showcased exceptional performances at the Doha 2024 World Aquatics Championships, securing an impressive haul of medals.

19 February 2024

Imago Venues partners with Harrison in £4m transformation of Burleigh Court Hotel & Conference Centre

Imago Venues have partnered with leading venue brand, Harrison, to refurbish the Burleigh Court Hotel and Conference Centre, located at the Loughborough University campus.

19 February 2024

Serious doubts raised over WhatsApp’s misinformation strategy – new report

Personal messaging users have varying interpretations of the tags ‘forwarded’ and ‘forwarded many times,’ leading to the potential spread of misinformation, according to a new report.

19 February 2024

Reminder: A planned series of short internet outages – Wednesday 21 February (PM)

IT Services will be carrying out essential maintenance to upgrade the campus routers on Wednesday, 21 February from 1pm-5pm.

19 February 2024

Library launches new website

The Library is pleased to announce the launch of its new and improved website.