August 2016 press releases

Loughborough to be a key partner in new ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Loughborough University is part of a Midlands consortium to receive funding to train the next generation of world-leading social scientists.

23 August 2016

Lab-on-a-Stick: miniaturised clinical testing for fast detection of antibiotic resistance

A portable power-free test for the rapid detection of bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been developed by academics at Loughborough University and the University of Reading.

23 August 2016

University expertise in childhood inactivity helps guide new Government strategy

Recommendations on how to tackle childhood inactivity made by Loughborough University and the British Heart Foundation National Centre (BHFNC) have been included in the Government’s new obesity strategy – released today (August 18).

18 August 2016

Multimedia Content: A-Level results day at Loughborough University

A-Level results day is a hectic date in the Loughborough University calendar and this year has been no different.

18 August 2016

Study to explore the scale of physical activity and nutritional health messaging at major sporting events

A new study examining the promotion of health messaging at major sporting events, such as the Olympics, will be led by Loughborough University.

18 August 2016

Students vote Loughborough most popular choice on results day

Loughborough University has been voted the most popular choice for students on A Level results day.

18 August 2016

University funding supports local community groups

Loughborough University has supported a variety of different community groups in its latest round of donations.

17 August 2016

New research sheds light on the real experience of calling the GP surgery

Pioneering research into GP receptionist interaction with the public over the telephone has revealed how patients have to ‘push’ for effective service.

16 August 2016

Ryan guides Fiji to first ever Olympic medal, and it’s gold!

Loughborough University alumnus Ben Ryan guided Fiji to their first ever Olympic medal as they thrashed Great Britain to win Rugby Sevens gold.

12 August 2016

Loughborough Legends' advice for Rio athletes

Loughborough University's sporting legends have shared their advice and good luck messages with all Loughborough athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a video launched today (Friday 5 August).

5 August 2016

Poverty costs UK £78 billion per year, research reveals

A new report – co-authored by Loughborough University – reveals that dealing with the effects of poverty costs the UK £78 billion a year, £1,200 for every person.

1 August 2016

Scientists trial fingerprint development method for Britain’s new polymer banknotes

New research into the most effective way of lifting fingerprints from polymer banknotes has been led by scientists at Loughborough University.

13 July 2016

New mobile cooling device will ease vaccine transportation in developing countries

Vaccine transportation in developing countries could be drastically improved thanks to an innovative mobile cooling device designed at Loughborough University.

8 July 2016