October 2015 press releases

Most male fans are in favour of more active involvement of women in football

A national survey has shown that most men interested in football in Britain would welcome more women into the sport as fans, coaches, board members and match officials.

21 October 2015

Rumbold receives prestigious international doctoral award

University graduate Dr James Rumbold has received a prestigious international award today for his PhD dissertation.

20 October 2015

Loughborough University unveils world’s first lab-in-a-briefcase

Academics at Loughborough University hope to boost early detection rates of cancer in developing countries with their portable lab-in-a-briefcase that can operate even at high temperatures.

Issued on 30 October 2015

Talented poet goes back to her roots

Talented poet and Loughborough University English graduate, Shruti Chauhan, will be going back to her roots when she performs at Loughborough Students’ Union next week.

Issued on 30 October 2015

Academic publishes new book exploring Organisational Resilience

Dr Ran Bhamra’s latest publication exploring organisational resilience develops Loughborough University’s expertise in one of its core themes, Secure and Resilient Societies.

Issued on 29 October 2015

Halloween Cheap Thrills! Zero Budget Film Festival

The CheapThrills! Zero Budget Film Festival is back for a third year in Loughborough with a Halloween special later this month.

Issued on 27 October 2015

Business Minister officially opens Advanced Technology Innovation Centre

Business Minister, Anna Soubry, officially opened the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) today. She was joined by senior representatives of Charnwood Borough Council, Leicestershire County Council and the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership, all key partners in the expansion of Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP).

Issued on 26 October 2015

Loughborough students take action to improve life in Brazil’s largest favela

Six students at Loughborough University are hoping to empower the youth of Rio by raising enough funds to purchase a building in Brazil to house a hostel, community centre and DJ school.

Issued on 23 October 2015

Remembrance memorial at Loughborough University campus

Loughborough University and Loughborough Students’ Union have joined forces to create a memorial on campus to honour those who have lost their lives serving their country.

Issued on 22 October 2015

Tackling the under-representation of BME coaches in professional football

New figures on the numbers of black and ethnic minority (BME) football coaches employed at professional clubs or undertaking coach education qualifications will be revealed today, Wednesday (21 October).

Issued on 21 October 2015

Study shows links between major weather events

New research has found the UK's most costly weather events are very likely linked rather than independent as previously thought.

Issued on 20 October 2015

New poet in residence announced

The School of the Arts, English and Drama have announced Helen Calcutt as this year’s poet in residence.

Issued on 19 October 2015

LU-MIT Entrepreneurship Exchange inspires students to turn big ideas into reality

Six students from Loughborough University’s Wolfson School gained invaluable insight into the world of successful entrepreneurship as part of a two-week exchange.

Issued on 19 October 2015

New study to look at factors affecting child growth and development

Loughborough University has been awarded a major grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate the impact of ethnicity, social standing and economic situation on the growth and development of children and adolescents.

Issued on 16 October 2015

Loughborough University awarded £3.9 million to revolutionise electronic communications circuitry

Loughborough University has been awarded £3.9 million to develop a totally new way of designing and fabricating high frequency communications circuitry.

Issued on 16 October 2015

Loughborough rises to 12th place in ‘Table of Tables’

Loughborough University has risen again in the Times Higher Education 2016 ‘Table of Tables’, taking 12th place.

Issued on 15 October 2015

Loughborough researcher searching for ways to build a million new homes

A Loughborough University researcher hopes his study into house construction could revolutionise the way homes are built in the UK.

Issued on 14 October 2015

Loughborough University to continue to act as England Netball’s training base

Loughborough University is pleased to announce that England Netball have confirmed they will continue to use its facilities for senior team training.

Issued on 13 October 2015

Loughborough cricketers to play in international Twenty20 event

Loughborough’s cricketers are heading to India this month to represent England Universities in the prestigious Red Bull World Twenty20 Finals.

Issued on 12 October 2015

Vice Chancellor launches campus wide safety campaign

With the academic year now well underway, the University is kick-starting a safety awareness campaign to make sure that everyone on campus stays safe.

Issued on 12 October 2015

Loughborough University London students and staff complete first-ever Rag event

A team of students, LSU London and University staff have completed the first ever Rag event, abseiling down the Acelormittal Orbit in a bid to raise money for charity.

Issued on 7 October 2015

Loughborough plays its part in innovative new running garment

Loughborough University has played a major role in the latest wearable technology development, which aims to help recreational runners improve their performance.

Issued on 7 October 2015

The Building Societies Association and the School of Business and Economics launch first-ever Masters for customer-owned financial firms

The Building Societies Association (BSA) and the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University have launched the first UK Masters programme geared specifically for those who work in a customer-owned or mutual financial services firm.

Issued on 7 October 2015

University Fruit Routes project is back!

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes project is back and is kicking off with Harvest Festivities. This year, the celebrations will be taking place in town as well as on campus.

Issued on 6 October 2015

Loughborough University announces Community Donations Fund arrangements for academic year 2015/16

Loughborough University is delighted to kick off the first round of its Community Donations Funds programme for the academic year 2015/16.

Issued on 6 October 2015

Loughborough Lightning sign England International Sasha Corbin

Loughborough Lightning have confirmed the signing of England international mid-court player Sasha Corbin for the forthcoming season.

Issued on 5 October 2015

Loughborough University to sponsor Indian College League cricket tournament

Loughborough University is delighted to be joining forces with The Chopras to provide an exciting new cricket tournament for some of India’s leading colleges.

Issued on 2 October 2015

Making sense of maths: new e-learning programme to support teenagers born very prematurely

A new web-based e-learning programme to boost the maths skills of teenagers born very prematurely is to be developed with the help of Loughborough University.

Issued on 1 October 2015

University Professor announced as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced that Professor Colin Garner, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering, at Loughborough University has been elected as a new Fellow of the Academy.

Issued on 1 October 2015