Coronavirus: not the first global health crisis to impact sport
Coronavirus has plunged the global sporting calendar into disarray. Football fixtures across Europe have now been postponed, including the Euro 2020, English Football League and the English Premier League. Such scenarios remove revenues from gate takings, significantly affect sport media broadcasters and leads to knock-on effects for sponsors and advertisers.
Campus-wide charity drive aims to donate 26,500 items to local and national good causes and cut the amount of household waste going to landfill
Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union and several local and national good causes are joining forces this month in a bid to gather and donate tens of thousands of items to those in need.
Early childhood development among the Maasai in Kenya to be explored as part of a new study
Early childhood development and education in Kenya will be explored by academics at Loughborough University as part of new research.
Five minutes of exercise each day may help reduce risk of hip fractures in postmenopausal women
As we age, our bones lose strength, but research at Loughborough University has shown that just five minutes of exercise each day may benefit hip strength in postmenopausal women.
Future Transport Campaign: University launches new drive to promote game-changing research and innovations
Loughborough University is celebrating the academics and projects that look to revolutionise vehicles and the way we travel as part of a two-month initiative focussed on the future of transport.
Experts in Sport: Let’s talk about the menstrual cycle
The menstrual cycle has for too long been a taboo subject when it comes to sport.
How will Brexit impact the Premier League?
As the British government braces itself to leave the European Union on October 31st - unless something different happens before the end of the month - question marks remain over the true lasting impact, if any at all, that this will have on UK businesses and its assets.
Loughborough University launches ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast
Loughborough University has officially launched its new ‘Experts in Sport’ podcast, led by the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.
A digital detox does not improve wellbeing, say psychologists
A 24-hour period of abstinence from your smartphone induces cravings, but mood and anxiety remain stable, say psychologists.
Loughborough University partners with cancer charity for event that encourages people to ‘check their lumps for bumps’
Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union and CoppaFeel! are joining forces this March for an all-day event that looks to improve early detection rates of breast and testicular cancers by encouraging people to learn how to self-check.
From talking cats to time travel… here’s what I recommend you read this World Book Day
It’s World Book Day and what better way to celebrate than getting your specs on, a bookmark out and stuck into a novel you’ve never read before.
Arts Degree Show to showcase work of emerging artists
Students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit a wide range of work at the 2018 Arts Degree Show, which opens to the public on 9 June.
New 10-day Arts Festival to bring top industry names to Loughborough
Renowned creatives, the history of food, poetry and an artist that once destroyed all their belongings…
Loughborough University and the British Heart Foundation partner for Valentine’s Day event that aims to increase cardiac arrest survival rates
Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union and the British Heart Foundation are joining forces on the most heart-themed day of the year to try and increase cardiac arrest survival rates.
Expert comment: Will French ban on free refills of sugary drinks have any impact?
France has introduced a new law banning restaurants and other catering outlets from offering unlimited sugary drinks in a bid to reduce obesity.
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...