News from 2021
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.