Academic to embark on scientific expedition that will study giant ice shelf and attempt to locate Shackleton’s lost ship
A Loughborough University academic is embarking on a 45-day scientific expedition that hopes to increase understanding of one of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica and locate Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated ship.
Loughborough claims top education award in China
Loughborough University’s ongoing popularity in China with students and their families has been recognised with an award from Tencent, the Chinese tech giant.
Leading surgeon and inspiring students honoured at Loughborough University London graduation ceremonies
Loughborough University London celebrated its third graduation day yesterday (Wednesday 12 December), honouring the achievements of the class of 2018 and one of the country’s top surgeons.
Academics part of £11.2m project assessing the effectiveness of personalised breast cancer screening
Loughborough University academics are to conduct research as part of a large-scale international project investigating whether personalised breast cancer screening is a better screening option for women aged 40 to 70.
Let’s tackle fashion waste and be more clothing conscious this Christmas
It’s less than 20 days until Christmas and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to panic buy because once again gift shopping has been left until the last minute.
Loughborough and Colombian researchers to work together for sustainable peace
A Loughborough University academic is to work with researchers in Colombia on a project that aims to address issues facing the country’s transition from conflict to peace.
Students beat global competition and secure place on renowned accelerator programme with tech start-up
Loughborough students have beaten off competition from around the globe to take part in an acclaimed development programme with their tech idea that creates a new way to discover restaurants and find offers.
Academic appointed to prestigious professorship founded by Sir Peter Ustinov that looks to combat prejudice
A Loughborough University academic has been appointed to a respected international professorship that was established with the aim of combatting intolerance and prejudice.
University signs agreement that will bring master’s and PhD students from Kazakhstan to Loughborough
The University's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, has signed an agreement that will enable high-performing students from Kazakhstan to study at Loughborough University.
World Health Organisation recognises academics’ research into transgender-inclusive sanitation
The World Health Organisation has recognised a collaborative study on transgender-inclusive sanitation that features research undertaken by Loughborough University academics.
Careers Fair enjoyed by more than 6,000 students and hundreds of internationally-respected organisations
More than 6,000 students attended Loughborough University’s Autumn Graduate and Placement Fair and met with representatives from world-renowned organisations such as Samsung, Mercedes and British Airways.
Expert comment: Bitcoin is "10-years-old and still immature"
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the paper which led to the creation of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Professor Alistair Milne, Professor of Financial Economics, discusses the history of this form of electronic cash and shares his thoughts on its future.
Online game aims to save lives by educating children on how to identify storm surges
A Loughborough academic hopes the online game they have developed will help save lives by teaching children how to identify early warnings of coastal flooding.
Film celebrating female mathematicians from all over the globe to be showcased at popular London festival
A film created by a Loughborough University academic and her filmmaker sister that aims to shine a spotlight on female mathematicians is to be played at a popular London festival.
Exciting two-day event to celebrate Fruit Routes harvest
The annual Fruit Routes harvest event is returning to campus later this month and it promises two days of interesting discussion and activities.
Transatlantic partnership will improve understanding of the role of digital storytelling in education
Representatives from the Smithsonian Institution – a network of 19 museums and research centres based across the United States – are to visit Loughborough University’s School of the Arts, English and Drama to formalise a partnership that looks to improve the understanding of the role of digital storytelling in education.
Design School research project to be showcased at London Design Fair
Dr Mark Evans from Loughborough Design School has been invited to exhibit outcomes from a recent Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) project at the 2018 London Design Fair.
Exam success for young asylum seekers tutored by University students
A group of young asylum seekers have excelled in their exams thanks to the support and guidance of Loughborough students.
Loughborough academic and students win awards at X-culture 2018
Wanjun Jia and Xiaomeng Wang - who are Masters students on the International Management programme - have each won a ‘Best Teams’ award at X-Culture 2018 for their international business projects.
Loughborough celebrates new partnership with Bajaj Auto
Loughborough University has signed a three-year partnership with Bajaj Auto, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of motorcycles and three-wheeled vehicles.
Rag shortlisted for four national fundraising awards
Loughborough Students’ Union Rag has been shortlisted for an impressive four national fundraising awards.
Academic involved in major European research project issues tips for beating the heat at work
A Loughborough University academic has issued advice on how to beat the heat at work based on research they are conducting as part of a large European project that aims to improve the safety of millions of workers.
Olympics and Culture explored through exhibition and symposium project
A major touring exhibition and symposium project explores the theme of Olympics and Culture through sharing histories and legacies, questioning and proposing how they might be relevant to communities and cultures today and in the future.
Hundreds attend Fruit Routes summer event and discussed global issues
More than 200 people headed to Loughborough University for the annual Fruit Routes summer event that looked at connecting local and wider issues.
Students head to Canada for final of global construction competition
Four Loughborough University students are flying to Toronto in the hope of global success after reaching the final of an international construction business challenge.
Photo exhibitions in Ghana reveal what drives community food choices
People in Ghana have captured images of what drives what they eat and drink as part of a collaborative international project involving Loughborough University academics – and the photos are being exhibited this week.
Loughborough University partners with CASE to support philanthropy at African Universities
Loughborough University has joined forces with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the world’s leading association for advancement and philanthropy in higher education, to examine the current state of philanthropic support for higher education in Africa.
Loughborough researchers help develop revolutionary biogas system
Researchers at Loughborough University have been collaborating with colleagues in Thailand to develop a small scale biogas system that converts food waste to methane and can be monitored via the internet.
University is partner in new international project on gender equality
Loughborough University is to contribute to a new international project that aims to advance knowledge and sharing on gender equality.
University Designer invited to judge international Design Excellence Awards
Dr Mark Evans has been invited by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) to join the jury for the 2018 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).
Expert comment: ball-tampering in cricket “should not be a surprise”
In wake of the recent scandal, Dr Dominic Malcolm, Reader in Sociology of Sport at Loughborough University, examines how much of a problem ball-tampering is in cricket and if the news should come as a surprise.
International Women’s Day: Loughborough academic puts female mathematicians in the spotlight in short film
A Loughborough University mathematician and her filmmaker sister have created a video for International Women’s Day 2018.
Institute of Advanced Studies to host debate on illiberal democracy in Central and Eastern Europe
An academic debate titled “Is there a future for liberal democracy in Central and Eastern Europe?” will be held at Loughborough University on 9 November, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies.
Loughborough University to debate Catalonia’s battle for independence
An academic debate on Catalonia’s fight for independence is being hosted by Loughborough University on Tuesday October 17.
EXPERT OPINION: Naturally selecting jihad over evolution... How Turkey’s education system is being politicised
Dr Ali Bilgic, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, discusses the recent news that the theory of evolution is gone from school biology textbooks in Turkey.
Terracotta Warriors exhibition featuring Loughborough artist opens in Brussels
A unique exhibition of sculptures based on China’s world-famous Terracotta Warriors opens today (21 September) in Brussels, featuring work by internationally renowned Loughborough University sculptor John Atkin.
International climate change conference to be hosted by Loughborough University
An international climate change conference will bring experts to Loughborough to discuss the threats, solutions and technology associated with the growing environmental phenomenon.
Using Twitter to understand emotional distress during and after large-scale disasters could lead to a more rapid and efficient response, a study has found
Scientists have analysed hundreds of thousands of tweets related to the 2012 superstorm Hurricane Sandy to measure the impact of large-scale disasters on people’s mental health.
Loughborough partners with The New York Times for international democracy forum
Loughborough University is joining forces with The New York Times to be the official knowledge partner for the 2017 Athens Democracy Forum.
Graduate to present talk on experiences in Syria
A Loughborough graduate and campaigner is set to give a talk on her front line experiences as a solidarity activist in Syria.
Scientists foresee sharp rise in deadly heat stress as global temperatures climb
In December 2015, the international community pledged to limit global warming to below 2°C to prevent dangerous climate change. However, new analysis suggests that even if this target is met, the dangers to society posed by heat stress are likely to escalate.27 March 2017
Loughborough research features in international guidelines on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict
A Loughborough University psychologist has provided expert guidance to the Government for its international protocol on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict.22 March 2017
Farming from space: Satellite technology set to tackle China’s worrying irrigation issues
Scientists are set to use cutting edge space technology to tackle the severe water shortages affecting huge quantities of northern China’s agriculture and crop yields.20 March 2017
Using photography to help the people of Ghana make healthier diet choices
Loughborough researchers are hoping photographs taken by women in Ghana of what people eat and drink in their communities will encourage them to make healthier diet choices.30 January 2017
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
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
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
Lab-on-a-Stick: miniaturised clinical testing for fast detection of antibiotic resistance
A portable power-free test for the rapid detection of bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been developed by academics at Loughborough University and the University of Reading.23 August 2016
Loughborough University engineers selected to safeguard and develop China’s sustainable agriculture
A £1 million project to boost sustainable agriculture in China is being led by aerospace engineers at Loughborough University.11 July 2016
Indian students gain invaluable study experience at Loughborough University
Students from three leading Indian universities are gaining valuable postgraduate study experience as part of a funded summer internship at Loughborough University.7 June 2016
Loughborough University helps find India’s engineers of the future
Aspiring engineers from across India have shown their skills to international experts at pair of competitions held in Chennai and Bangalore.27 May 2016
University celebrates International Women’s Day
Loughborough University is opening its campus for a week long schedule of events to coincide with International Women’s Day, 8 March.26 February 2016
Tongan children given a voice in landmark study
A Loughborough professor is leading an international study to support Tonga in developing its first ever safeguarding policies for children and young people.23 February 2016
First International Conference on Geographies of Migration and Mobility set to take place at Loughborough University
With migration continuing to dominate the national media headlines and the agenda of politicians, Loughborough University is set to host an international conference to examine the issues around the subject from an academic perspective.5 February 2016