September 2016 press releases

Expert comment: The problem with football 'agents'

Serhat Yilmaz, Lecturer in Sports Law at Loughborough University, believes that football agency regulations are at the heart of the corruption problem faced by the sport...

30 September 2016

National commission commends Loughborough research as foundation for Living Wage

The Living Wage Commission has established a new, independent basis for setting the Living Wage across the UK, in which Loughborough research plays a central role.

26 September 2016

Loughborough named University of the Year for Sport

Loughborough has been named University of the Year for Sport for the second time by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.

23 September 2016

New report finds parents on minimum wage cannot meet basic family costs

Parents working on the ‘national living wage’ still can’t earn enough to provide an acceptable minimum living standard for their children, warns a new report by Loughborough University.

22 September 2016

EXPERT COMMENT | Is there still a place for fitness wearable tech?

Senior Lecturer in the Measurement of Physical Activity Dr Dale Esliger provides an insight into the future of wearable technology in fitness after a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows a simple diet and exercise plan is more effective weight loss strategy.

21 September 2016

‘Inspiring Success’ stories celebrated at Loughborough University London awards evening

Loughborough University London honoured the achievements of its first Inspiring Success graduating scholars on Thursday September 15 and announced the winners for 2016.

20 September 2016

Plans for new campus accommodation unveiled by University

Loughborough University has revealed plans for potential new accommodation on campus.

16 September 2016

Campaign raising diabetes awareness in Leicestershire ethnic minority communities

A new drive to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes in ethnic minority communities in Leicestershire has been launched.

16 September 2016

Loughborough researchers develop simple saliva test to diagnose asthma

A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient’s saliva has been developed by Loughborough University.

15 September 2016

Loughborough University benefits from record-breaking investment in health research

Loughborough University is to receive a slice of the UK’s largest ever investment into health research announced today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

14 September 2016

Forum held to promote partnership working

A forum to help promote partnership work between the University and landlords across Loughborough was held on campus last week.

9 September 2016

Loughborough graduate wins national round of prestigious design competition

A new portable cooling device to improve vaccine transportation in developing countries has been announced as the UK winner of the 2016 James Dyson Award.

8 September 2016

Fitting finale for 2016 School Games

The 2016 School Games held at Loughborough University have come to a close, after four days of fantastic competition.

5 September 2016

2016 School Games underway at Loughborough University

The 2016 School Games started with a bang last night at Loughborough University with a spectacular outdoor opening ceremony in Shirley Pearce Square.

2 September 2016

Research finds 4-year-olds are not physically ready to start school

New research from Loughborough University has revealed many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school.

2 September 2016

Study reveals gap in the market for wearable technologies that monitor sedentary behaviour

Wearable technology to monitor the time you spend being sedentary could encourage changes in behaviour that helps improve health, research reveals.

1 September 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for University of the Year higher education ‘Oscar’

Loughborough University has been shortlisted for four Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, including the prestigious ‘University of the Year’ award.

1 September 2016