May 2016 press releases

Loughborough University supporting New Zealand’s Olympic dreams

Performance psychology and management research conducted in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is being used to help New Zealand's Olympic athletes and teams prepare for the Rio Olympics.

31 May 2016

Degree Show exhibits the work of aspiring artists and designers

Students from Loughborough University’s School of the Arts and Design School are set to exhibit their work across a range of disciplines in end of year shows opening next week.

31 May 2016

Professor Rachel Thomson appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching at Loughborough University

Rachel Thomson, Professor of Materials Engineering, has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching at Loughborough University.

27 May 2016

Loughborough University soars into UK top five

Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2017 Guardian University League Table.

23 May 2016

Olympic champion Ennis-Hill returns to competition at the Loughborough International

Jessica Ennis-Hill kicked off her Olympic title defence by throwing the javelin at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting for the second year in a row.

22 May 2016

EU Referendum: Discover what’s making the media headlines

A real time news audit of the EU Referendum by Loughborough University is lifting the lid on what media coverage the campaign groups, political parties and their key arguments are securing each week.

20 May 2016

Researchers on energy systems are invited to attend free training workshop in India

Loughborough University is inviting researchers to attend a two-week training workshop in India on the development of energy self-sufficient communities.

20 May 2016

Preventing physical and mental decline in older people

Loughborough academics are developing a new digital tool that will enable risks to the physical and mental health of older people to be detected early, and targeted interventions put in place to prevent further decline.

20 May 2016

Ennis-Hill to start Olympic campaign at Loughborough International

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will kick-start the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title at the Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match on Sunday 22nd May.

17 May 2016

Loughborough conducts new study for Race for Life participants

Loughborough University, in partnership with Cancer Research UK, has established STRIDE: Active Fundraising, a new nationwide study exploring the potential benefits to women taking part in the Race for Life.

12 May 2016

Loughborough University tackles food waste with app concept

A smartphone app concept devised by Loughborough University has the potential to prevent an estimated 1.5 million tonnes of food from being wasted each year in the UK.

10 May 2016

Loughborough Sport fall at final hurdle in National Badminton League final

For a second year running it was a case of what could have been for Loughborough Sport as they finished runners-up in the National Badminton League Final, losing out to Birmingham Lions 3-1 in an unbelievably close final.

9 May 2016

Loughborough University announces collaboration on intelligent and versatile wireless technology

Loughborough University engineers will develop unique wireless technology capable of measuring impacts to the body of both athletes and vulnerable patients.

6 May 2016

Loughborough University invites you to join the debate at EU and You event

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to take part in a campus-wide debate at Loughborough University, discussing the UK’s membership within the EU ahead of the referendum on 23 June.

6 May 2016

Government investment of £30m needed in training to boost electric vehicle sales, report warns

Greater investment is needed in specialist electric and hybrid vehicle maintenance and repair training by 2020 or the UK economy could miss out on £51 billion a year.

3 May 2016