News from 2021
School of Social Sciences and Humanities students awarded LU Arts’ Music and Arts Scholarship 2021/22
We are thrilled to announce that Molly Chambers, Elizabeth Eastgate and Muren Lin were all awarded scholarships by the Vice-Chancellor for their remarkable talents and were selected based on their ability, passion, commitment and potential in their chosen art forms.
Written evidence to the UK Parliament Women and Equalities Committee published
Dr Ali Bilgic, Reader in International Relations and Security at Loughborough University has prepared a report on Female asylum-seekers experiences of detention in the UK.
New Visiting Professor joins the School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Loughborough University are excited to announce that Pragya Agarwal has been appointed as Visiting Professor of Social Inequities and Injustice within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Loughborough University to host Humanities in the 21st Century event
Loughborough University is excited to host an all-day research event in which our academics will be joined by Professor Edward Harcourt, the UKRI Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Director of Research, Strategy, and Innovation to discuss Humanities in the 21st Century and to explore links between humanities and other fields.
What is COP26 and why should I care about it?
This November, the UK is hosting COP26 in Glasgow – but what actually is COP26 and why should we care about it?
Loughborough University launches campaign to highlight research linked to COP26
Loughborough University today launches its COP26 campaign to highlight the work being done by academics and researchers which supports the United Nation’s biggest climate change targets.
New doctoral training centre on equality and diversity
We are pleased to announce that the University is establishing a new mini-Centre of Doctoral Training (mini-CDT) to support research into Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This Centre is led by Dr Line Nyhagen (Reader in Sociology) and will involve sociology staff together with a multidisciplinary team across the university to promote research in this important area.
Loughborough University launches new Liberal Arts degree course for 2022
Loughborough’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities is now offering students an opportunity to study a brand new, innovative undergraduate degree programme in Liberal Arts which will commence in September 2022.
New study shows how online endorsement could help address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
A third of the UK adult population intend to use social media and personal messaging to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new, large scale, multi-university study involving Loughborough researchers has found.
Loughborough English expert to lead international project that will investigate how AI can make digital cultural records more accessible to users
Senior Lecturer in English and Digital Humanities at Loughborough, Dr Lise Jaillant, is leading an exciting international project.
New report provides evidence-base for Child First approach in youth justice systems
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.
Dr Paul Maddrell delivers lecture on ‘The Preventability of the Holocaust’ for Holocaust Memorial Day
The lecture discusses some of the key historical events which led to the Holocaust, such as the First World War, the Nazi takeover of power and establishment of a dictatorial regime, the outbreak of the Second World War, and the invasion of the Soviet Union.