Tag Archives: Loughborough University

Dr Will Johnson of Loughborough University: the concept of ‘healthy obesity’ is inherently flawed

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The on-going debate over whether ‘health obesity’ exists is diverting attention away from effective medical research as academics continue to use the confusing classification. The concept – which relates to people with high BMI but … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to host ATP Challenger Tour event in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has today announced the creation of a new $100,000 ATP Challenger Tour event, to be staged at Loughborough University. The event is one of two new ATP Challengers to … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s classroom resource ‘Murder Mystery in a Box’ gets support from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Royal Society of Chemistry has granted the University £2,000 to support a science project designed to engage school students. ‘Murder Mystery in a Box’ is a classroom resource created by Loughborough University staff in … Read the full press release

Loughborough University awarded record 23 Scholarships to academically gifted students in need of support

Leicestershire, UK, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A record number of scholarships have been awarded this academic year (2017/18) to students that face challenging personal and financial circumstances in order that they can study at Loughborough. Alumni and friends have generously … Read the full press release

New guidance on handling nanomaterials for manufacturers and workers in construction or demolition

Leicestershire, UK, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Self-cleaning windows, very high strength concrete and thin, lightweight, super-efficient insulation – just three examples of new building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies that manipulate materials atom by atom. These unlock new … Read the full press release

Learning Curve: Author Chris Evans delved into the Loughborough University FC’s unusual approach and the untapped world of university football

Leicestershire, UK,, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As with many sports teams at Loughborough University, the football team juggle getting good grades with achieving results on the pitch. In fact Loughborough’s players are leading the way for a new breed of … Read the full press release

Loughborough University arts project to explore how music and geography interact

Leicestershire, UK, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative Loughborough University arts project is to explore how music and geography interact. Radar, the University’s contemporary arts programme that engages with academic research, has announced it will be working with academics from the Department … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to build 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC)

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider. It … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to research on how Forest Schools can benefit children’s development

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Forest Schools are a growing phenomenon in the UK, but what impact does getting children outside of the classroom have on their overall development? Researchers at Loughborough University hope to find out. The ‘Forest School’ … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Animation Academy: The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport exhibition at the National Football Museum

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University’s Animation Academy is joining forces with the National Football Museum to present ‘The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport’. The exhibition is in residence for three months and begins with a Symposium on animation, … Read the full press release

Report: Loughborough’s graduates among the best paid in the country

LEICESTERSHIRE, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough’s graduates are among the best paid in the country, especially those who have studied communication, business or architecture – a Government survey has revealed. According to the Department for Education’s latest report, titled Longitudinal Education Outcomes, … Read the full press release

Loughborough Students’ Union Action received the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK

LEICESTERSHIRE, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Action has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017, the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK. This week, the award was presented at a ceremony held at … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: daily movement programme has the potential to boost children’s chances in the classroom

LEICESTERSHIRE, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a daily movement programme can improve children’s physical development levels and has the potential to boost their chances in the classroom, researchers from Loughborough University have found. Academics from the University’s School of Sport, Exercise and … Read the full press release

New multi-million pound National Centre in Combustion and Aerothermal Technology to be built at Loughborough University

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Work officially began yesterday (12th June) on the new multi-million pound National Centre in Combustion and Aerothermal Technology at Loughborough University. Representatives from the University, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), Rolls-Royce, Charnwood Borough Council … Read the full press release

Loughborough University on General Election 2017: the two main political parties dominated campaign media coverage

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The media offered ‘presidential’ coverage of the 2017 General Election, focussing their attention on May and Corbyn, analysis by Loughborough University has found. In contrast to the 2015 election, where minor parties commanded significantly higher … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: repeated exposure to vegetables at mealtimes worked when trying to improve child’s diet

Parents should not give up on encouraging their children to eat their greens. Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This is the advice of researchers at Loughborough University who found that ‘repeated exposure’ to vegetables at snack and mealtimes worked … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s Textiles course students to display their work at Fashanne 2017

Final-year students on Loughborough’s Textiles course are preparing to join universities from across the Midlands to display their work at Fashanne 2017. Leicestershire, UK, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded by BBC presenter Anne Davies, Fashanne is a fashion award ceremony for … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: Workshop to debate the ways in which readers, publishers, archivists, and curators engage with the computer screen

Leicestershire, UK, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 31 May, Loughborough’s School of Arts, English and Drama will host an event examining the significance of the screen in relation to arts and literature. Organised by the DH@Lboro research group, the … Read the full press release

£11 million allocation among 14 UK universities to develop research in robotics and artificial intelligence

LEICESTERSHIRE, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University will contribute to a new £11 million programme aimed at developing research into robotics and artificial intelligence. The project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), is split into two categories.The … Read the full press release

Loughborough University enters Women’s Super Rugby competition

LEICESTERSHIRE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has today announced the 10 clubs that have been offered places in the new Women’s Super Rugby competition, with Loughborough University being one of them. Kick-starting in September 2017, the … Read the full press release

Loughborough University receives 95% satisfaction rating in independent student survey

Leicestershire, UK, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University has once again been ranked first for overall student satisfaction in the UK and globally in an independent survey. The Student Barometer and International Student Barometer allow students to give universities feedback on … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: Ricardo Rail led consortium to develop the first installation of a radical new track switch product

Leicestershire, UK, 31-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group has today announced that a consortium led by Ricardo Rail Ltd will develop the first installation of a radical new track switch product. Repoint is a patented ultra-high availability/maintainability track … Read the full press release

Loughborough University unveils plans for sport-specific accommodation for elite athletes on campus

Leicestershire, UK, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University has revealed plans for potential new accommodation on campus. Around £40 million would be invested in the project, creating sport-specific accommodation to secure Loughborough’s place as a training centre for elite athletes. It … Read the full press release

Loughborough University develop new test to diagnose asthma from patient’s saliva

Leicestershire, UK, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient’s saliva has been developed by Loughborough University. Around 5.4 million people currently receive treatment for asthma in the UK, of which 1.1 million are children.To … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to receive part of UK’s health research investment on cardiovascular, respiratory and lifestyle conditions

Leicestershire, UK, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University is to receive a slice of the UK’s largest ever investment into health research announced today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. A regional consortium featuring Loughborough University and the University of Leicester, and … Read the full press release

Media coverage of the EU Referendum highly ‘presidential’ – Loughborough University report

LEICESTERSHIRE, 14-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Media coverage of the EU Referendum is highly ‘presidential’, with David Cameron and Boris Johnson grabbing the headlines, the latest report by Loughborough University finds. Over the last month the Tories have dominated, with four of … Read the full press release

Two teams from Loughborough in this year’s Engineering YES final

Two teams from Loughborough have secured a place in this year’s Engineering YES final, a national competition that encourages engineering enterprise. LEICESTERSHIRE, 14-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Engineering YES aims to raise awareness of the commercialisation of engineering ideas and encourages enterprise amongst … Read the full press release

Loughborough University works with adidas to help develop sports tops for children that keep them cool during exercise

LEICESTERSHIRE, 16-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough researchers have been working with leading sports brand adidas to help develop sports tops specifically for children that help keep them cool during exercise. Led by Professor George Havenith from the University’s Environmental Ergonomics Research … Read the full press release

Ashby Square News’ entire product range rebranded as part of Loughborough University’s Market Town project

Leicestershire, UK, 09-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — It was a rather unusual day of business for Loughborough newsagent, Ashby Square News on Saturday (6 February 2016). The shop’s entire product range was rebranded as part of Loughborough University’s Market Town project, an … Read the full press release

Loughborough University extends deadline for its Special Projects Fund until Friday 19 February

Leicestershire, UK, 09-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has extended the deadline for its Special Projects Fund and will now be accepting bids until Friday 19 February. The Special Projects Fund is one of four rounds offered by the University as … Read the full press release