As we go through life, our health and wellbeing is impacted by a variety of factors that in turn affect our growth and development.
New figures released today show 3.6 million children are still living in poverty in the UK, down 200,000 (-2%) on the year before.
A cast of stars from the NFL have descended on campus as the University and Loughborough College kick-started a new partnership with the American football giant.
Recently published UK government plans proposed that by 2030, 90% of children leaving primary school in England should reach the expected standards in reading, writing and maths, compared with 65% in 2019.
Have you ever felt stressed or anxious while staring at your maths homework? Did the idea of your maths teacher asking you a question in class fill you with dread?
A 12-year-old schoolboy has co-created a digital tool that lets pupils catch up on their lessons and homework.
A new study could improve the chances of success for the UK’s ‘Generation Z’ athletes – the future Olympic medal hopefuls – by helping to them improve skills such as dealing with adversity, becoming more independent and improving their communication.
If humans and other animals were living in the same environment, why didn’t other animals evolve like us? – question submitted by Sami, aged 13, London, UK.
Academics at Loughborough University have helped shape ground-breaking pregnancy guidance from UK Sport – the first of its kind to support Olympic and Paralympic athletes and sport governing bodies.
Loughborough University and the Laurus Trust are joining forces as part of a new initiative that aims to support the sporting stars of the future.
A new study designed for schools in England will aim to increase female participation in football.
The LTA has partnered with Loughborough University to support the delivery of a series of virtual events for the upcoming Parents in Sport Week (4 – 10 October 2021).
Over the past 15 months we have avoided hugs and handshakes, stayed at home and quarantined, and experienced important life events alone. We have been reduced to family bubbles – keeping away from friends, acquaintances and even other family members.
A final-year Textiles student has created an interactive play experience for children with special educational needs.
Adolescents who stopped studying maths exhibited greater disadvantage - compared with peers who continued studying maths - in terms of brain and cognitive development, according to a new study.
New figures released today reveal that even before the pandemic, in some parts of the UK, the majority of children are growing up in poverty once housing costs are taken into account.
Loughborough University academics have secured a second prestigious British Academy small grant to explore care experienced young people’s engagements with sport clubs and coaches.
Responding to young people that come into contact with the Youth Justice System as ‘children’ and not ‘offenders’ can enhance lives, reduce offending, promote safer communities and lead to fewer victims, a new report states.
Three in 10 people in the UK do not have the necessary income to achieve a socially acceptable standard of living, according to a new report.
Mathematics education research has repeatedly shown that children’s early counting abilities are an essential precursor to wider mathematical learning.
The way that some education studies are presented could give teachers unrealistic expectations about what they might be able to achieve in the classroom, according to new research.
Two Loughborough psychologists have put together a plan for how secondary school teachers can use the COVID-19 pandemic to help explain psychological concepts.
Mothers in some of the poorest communities in Peru are at risk of being unable to adequately feed their babies with nutritious foods because of the impact of coronavirus.
Maths anxiety is the feeling of tension and fear that many people experience when called on to work out a sum.
Storybooks and tutoring could be important tools for improving young children’s maths skills, according to a new review.