Research and Innovation in the heart of the UK

It is an exciting time to join the University. Our strategy ‘Creating Better Futures. Together’ sets out the direction for Loughborough over the next decade.

It is a strategy that puts collaboration, meaningful partnerships, interdisciplinary working and a strong sense of community at its heart.

At Loughborough we aim to build on our excellent reputation to drive a vibrant research and innovation culture. Our strategy highlights our focus on maximising our impact for research and innovation through three interdisciplinary themes:

Sport, health and wellbeing

Climate change and net zero

Vibrant and inclusive communities

The three themes will shape our direction of travel and cement our ambitions for delivering excellent research that drives impact locally, nationally, and globally, along with our growing international profile and enhanced support for student and staff entrepreneurship.

The Research and Innovation Office is central to the success of achieving our ambition. The significant investment in people and systems will allow us to be agile, responsive and dynamic, delivering an excellent service that will be the beating heart of our vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture.

Our aim

Two researchers in the National Centre for Combustion and Aerothermal Technology take measurements in a laboratory

We aim to deliver a nurturing, inclusive and collegiate research and innovation environment that combines high quality fundamental and applied research and drives real world impact, underpinned by high standards of research integrity.

Our expertise will be engaging, accessible and purposeful, creating new knowledge and intellectual property, within state-of-the-art facilities and a dynamic and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Join us

We are investing heavily in the growth and development of Research and Innovation and are recruiting to a large number of roles to strengthen our high-performing team, along with additional investment in new systems and process improvements.

The scale of our ambition, commitment to change and opportunity to make a real difference mean that now is the time to join Loughborough and be part of an exciting and ambitious research and innovation team in the heart of the UK.

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