December 2015 press releases

Respect? Verbal abuse towards football referees still rife, survey finds

An online survey of more than 2,000 football referees has found verbal abuse towards match officials is still rife.

7 December 2015

PhD student shortlisted for Materials Innovation Award

PhD Textiles student, Laura Morgan, has been shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Materials Innovation Award supported by The Clothworkers' Foundation.

Issued on 18 December 2015

PhD student awarded prestigious IMechE Research Scholarship

PhD student, Rebecca Grant, has been awarded the prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers Research Scholarship at the IMechE Vision Awards.

Issued on 17 December 2015

Loughborough University wins popularity contest

Loughborough University is the most popular first choice for students researching their higher education options through course comparison site

Issued on 17 December 2015

New Bishop of Leicester announced at Loughborough University

The Rt Revd Martyn Snow has been announced as the new Bishop of Leicester, at an event held at Loughborough University this morning (15 December).

Issued on 15 December 2015

Dedicated training centre for BIM and pipework to launch in the New Year

A dedicated training centre will open next year to support the building and industrial services industry in tackling the challenges of pipework innovation and energy efficiency installation.

Issued on 15 December 2015

GAME confirmed as title sponsor for graduate led Esports championship

Loughborough graduates behind the UK’s inter-university Esports championship have secured sponsorship from gaming giant, GAME.

Issued on 14 December 2015

Loughborough first university to be awarded new UK Anti-Doping education accreditation

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has today announced its new education accreditation scheme, which sees Loughborough University become the first university to achieve the status.

Issued on 9 December 2015

Campus teaching hub nearing completion

A £3million project to create new teaching space on campus is nearing completion.

Issued on 9 December 2015

New book offers a “Very Alternative” way of dealing with sudden paralysis

Loughborough University has helped to launch a new book that uses humour and graphic design to communicate vital information to people dealing with sudden paralysis.

Issued on 8 December 2015

Loughborough University research to inform cricket helmet safety development

Research by Loughborough University’s Sports Technology Institute will continue to shape the development of cricket helmet safety, following a landmark announcement by the governing body for the sport.

Issued on 8 December 2015

White paper aims to raise standards and accountability of climate services

A Loughborough University professor and community of practitioners have published a draft white paper calling for an ethical framework for the climate services.

Issued on 8 December 2015

Loughborough turn the tables on reigning NBL champions Team Derby

Loughborough Sport kept their 100 percent record going in the 2015/16 AJ Bell National Badminton League (NBL) with a fantastic 4-1 victory over Team Derby at the Sir David Wallace Sports Hall on campus.

Issued on 8 December 2015

LU Arts welcome everyone to attend innovative branding workshops

LU Arts is running a series of exciting branding workshops throughout December and January as part of their Market Town project.

Issued on 3 December 2015

Loughborough University part of £276m UK infrastructure and cities project

Loughborough University has been announced as a partner in a new £276 million research project aimed at ensuring the long-term functioning of the UK’s infrastructure and cities.

Issued on 3 December 2015

Intelligent Energy enters into agreement to develop embedded fuel cell technology for smartphones

Intelligent Energy, the fuel cell technology company originating from Loughborough University research and headquartered at its Science and Enterprise Park, has entered into an agreement with an emerging smartphone OEM to create a tailored development and integration programme for a specific smartphone application.

Issued on 1 December 2015