April 2016 press releases

BBC presenter and physicist talks bubbles, the ocean and women working in STEM

Dr Helen Czerski, physicist and oceanographer, is set to present a guest lecture on 11 May as part of Loughborough University’s Claudia Parsons lecture series.

28 April 2016

Reducing heart disease risk among kidney transplant patients

Researchers at Loughborough University, the University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals are to develop exercise programmes for kidney transplant patients in an effort to reduce their risk of heart disease.

28 April 2016

Unique head restraint and car seat system could reduce whiplash injuries

A reactive head restraint and car seat system designed to reduce whiplash in rear-end vehicle collisions has been unveiled by engineers at Loughborough University.

26 April 2016

Loughborough University leaps to 7th in The Complete University Guide 2017

Loughborough University has leapt to its highest ever ranking of 7th place in The UK Complete University Guide 2017 – the fastest riser in the top 20 and the top ranked university in the Midlands.

25 April 2016

New study asks - how are you sleeping?

Loughborough University’s Clinical Sleep Research Unit and bed brand, Sealy, are conducting a comprehensive worldwide sleep study exploring the sleep habits of people across the globe.

21 April 2016

Loughborough Hockey secure promotion to the top flight

After a whirlwind weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Loughborough Students Men’s 1st XI secured promotion to England Hockey’s top league.

19 April 2016

Revolutionary 3D printed fashion to be developed at Loughborough University

Personalised 3D printed fashion - manufactured within 24 hours - is the end goal of a new project led by Loughborough University that’s set to change the way we shop for clothes.

18 April 2016

Graduate launches campaign to end wrap rage for good with handy new invention

Loughborough graduate and founder of Version 22, Simon Lyons, is set to launch his Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to push his product, Nimble, into mass manufacture.

18 April 2016

University lecturers and market stall holders trade places for arts project

Loughborough University lecturers and local market traders are swapping places this month as part of an innovative arts project.

15 April 2016

Loughborough’s student experience a hit at Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough University has won two 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, both recognising the incredible student experience on offer at the campus.

15 April 2016

Loughborough University and Defence Medical Services become research partners

Loughborough University hosted a special event this week to celebrate the start of a new research partnership with the Defence Medical Services (DMS).

14 April 2016

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry headlines Loughborough Lightning’s international players

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to announce that Ellyse Perry, Sophie Devine and Dane van Nierkerk will play for the team in 2016.

14 April 2016

Loughborough University invention could help prevent another Brussels style attack

As the world reels from the Brussels bombings, a device created at Loughborough University could provide the answer to safeguarding the travelling public.

13 April 2016

Can a hot bath improve your health?

Scientists at Loughborough University have set out to uncover the health benefits of a hot bath.

12 April 2016

MIT host Loughborough University in Trans-Atlantic sport challenge and academic exchange

Loughborough University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have competed in the latest Trans-Atlantic sporting challenge - a three day tennis match taking place on MIT’s iconic campus in Cambridge, Boston.

8 April 2016

Barrister explores institutional sexism and women’s rights in guest lecture

Charlotte Proudman is set to present a guest lecture at Loughborough University, on tackling institutional sexism in the legal profession.

8 April 2016

Loughborough launches crowdfunding appeal to support high achieving students on their university journey

Loughborough University is asking its graduates and supporters to contribute to a scholarship fund through a crowdfunding appeal to help the next generation of Loughborough students.

7 April 2016

University supports Travis Perkins plc in the search for innovation

Loughborough University has joined up with building and construction giant, Travis Perkins plc, in their search for new ideas following the launch of the first ever Travis Perkins Innovation Awards.

6 April 2016

Loughborough Lightning land four England cricket internationals for inaugural Kia Super League

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to announce that four England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Women’s Performance Squad members will play for the team in the first edition of the Kia Super League this summer.

6 April 2016

Loughborough University selected to monitor natural driver behaviour in unique EU experiment

The real behaviour of Europe’s road users will be revealed for the first time as part of a naturalistic driving study involving Loughborough University.

5 April 2016