We are very sad to inform you that Dr Roger Knott, a member of staff who was based in the Department of Computer Science, has died.
15 October 2021
A technician in the Centre for Mathematical Cognition has been nominated for a 2021 Papin Prize, which is dedicated to celebrating technical excellence and innovation in higher education and research.
11 October 2021
Missing piece in solar panel puzzle solved by Loughborough scientists – and it could lead to more efficient technology Silicon-based solar modules dominate the current market. However, they are expensive and have a high carbon footprint.
24 August 2021
Scientists at Loughborough University are analysing a small charcoal-coloured space rock discovered by a local resident to determine its structure and composition in a bid to answer questions about the early solar system and possibly our own origins.
20 July 2021
Computer scientists at Loughborough University have teamed up with multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Cundall, to create an artificial intelligence system that can predict building emissions rates (BER) – an important value used to calculate building energy performance – of non-domestic buildings.
27 July 2021
Are you immune to COVID-19 if you’ve had the vaccine? Is there going to be a ‘third wave’? How accurate are lateral flow tests? Will the coronavirus ever fully disappear? Ponder no more as we have asked your COVID-19 questions to a panel of #LboroExperts from a range of research backgrounds.
15 April 2021
The significant contribution Loughborough University makes to the regional economy and society has been highlighted by Research England’s first Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), released today (Wednesday 31 March).
1 April 2021
Loughborough University's new podcast aims to inspire the next generation of scientists. The podcast will appeal to anyone with an interest in science and will be of particular benefit to those considering returning to university, A-Level students trying to decide what to study at higher education, and students already enjoying uni life wanting career advice.
4 February 2021
Loughborough University scientists have started work on a project that will see human brain stem cells used to power artificial intelligence (AI) devices and bring about a revolution in computing.
29 January 2021
Physicists have discovered a potentially game-changing feature of quantum bit behaviour which would allow scientists to simulate complex quantum systems without the need for enormous computing power.
26 January 2021
A new paper by Dr Hugo Lortie-Gorgues and Dr Matthew Inglish (Loughborough University) and Dr Ut Na Sio (University of Sheffield) suggests that the way that some education studies are presented could give teachers unrealistic expectations about what they might be able to achieve in the classroom.
18 January 2021
Loughborough Chemistry researcher Naomi Howard has been awarded a grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry’s (RSC) Inclusion and Diversity Fund to conduct an 18-month project to investigate why there is such a small number of Black individuals in the field of chemistry after undergraduate level.
21 January 2021
Academics in Loughborough University’s Centre for Mathematical Cognition have been awarded £93,703 by the Nuffield Foundation to design a board game to boost children's early counting abilities.
25 January 2021
To help the general public understand what biofilms are and why they are so important, the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) – which Loughborough University is a research partner of – has launched the #BiofilmAware campaign. To coincide with the initiative, VOLUME has taken a closer look at three of Loughborough biofilm projects that aim to advance this important field of work.
5 January 2021
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