November 2016 press releases

Judy Murray inspires Loughborough University tennis students

On Tuesday 29th November, Judy Murray spent the day at Loughborough University taking part in two coaching workshops and a question and answer session, with both proving inspirational for all involved.

30 November 2016

Loughborough’s Earn to Learn scheme could keep more jobs UK-based

Graduate jobs are on the decline as companies look to outsource their middle management roles. But one academic’s surprise solution could not only stop the flow of UK jobs going overseas, but also provide current students with financial assistance and improved career prospects.

30 November 2016

Lightning beaten by shock Saxons comeback

Loughborough Lightning suffered a shock defeat at the hands of National Badminton League newbies Suffolk Saxons, who produced the mother of all comebacks to beat last season’s finalists 3-2. Almost down and out in both the fourth and fifth events of the night, the south coast outfit showed tremendous resilience to overhaul the Loughborough University side, and could prove to be the surprise package of 2016/17.

28 November 2016

Judy Murray to deliver tennis workshop and Q&A at Loughborough University

The mother of both the men’s singles and doubles world number ones, Judy Murray, will visit Loughborough University on Tuesday 29th November to deliver a Tennis On The Road workshop alongside lead coach Kris Soutar.

23 November 2016

Loughborough academic wins national “I’m a Scientist” competition

Dr Laura-Anne Furlong, a Vice-Chancellor’s Lecturer in Biomechanics at Loughborough's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has been voted a winner in the national “I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!” competition.

22 November 2016

Formula 1 engineer backs Loughborough student who beat cancer to land a career in racing’s top flight

Loughborough student James Allitt was given an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of one of the best Formula 1 engineering factories in the world

21 November 2016

The world’s largest-ever online ‘sleep census’ reveals a sleep-deprived planet

Bed manufacturer Sealy UK, together with Loughborough University’s Clinical Sleep Research Unit (CSRU), has conducted the world’s largest and most comprehensive online sleep study ever, revealing a sleep deprived planet, and a female UK ‘sleep debt’ of 10 days a year.

18 November 2016

Loughborough University hosts ‘A Weekend of Weird’

A series of special events celebrating literature, film, music, art and performance is heading to Loughborough next weekend.

17 November 2016

Rail industry breakthrough technology Repoint wins IET Innovation Award

Repoint, a radical new track switch product developed by Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group, has won a prestigious IET Innovation Award in recognition of its potential to support increased levels of day-to-day rail traffic across the network.

17 November 2016

New policy must be adopted to protect cancer patients’ work rights

A Loughborough academic has called for cancer patients to be given similar work rights to pregnant women.

15 November 2016

Twitter analysis shows US election is too close to call

In depth analysis of US public emotion on twitter has revealed the Presidential candidates are neck and neck as America goes to the polls.

8 November 2016

Capturing how the world really ‘feels’ about the US presidential election

Loughborough University academics are using their unique EMOTIVE computer program to capture people’s feelings towards the US presidential election on Twitter.

3 November 2016

Loughborough University and StreetGames join forces to tackle school holiday hunger

Loughborough University academics are working with the national charity StreetGames to tackle the problem of school holiday hunger for children in the UK.

2 November 2016