Tag Archives: Loughborough University

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

Loughborough University announced its first round of community donations for the academic year

A number of different community initiatives including a Christmas food bank, a gardening project and sporting activities have been supported by Loughborough University in its first round of community donations for the academic year. Leicestershire, UK, 3-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: Intelligent Energy to develop embedded fuel cell technology for emerging smartphone OEM

Leicestershire, UK, 3-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Intelligent Energy, the fuel cell technology company originating from Loughborough University research and headquartered at its Science and Enterprise Park, has entered into an agreement with an emerging smartphone OEM to create a tailored development and integration … Read the full press release

Loughborough University makes sure everyone on campus stays safe with the launch of safety awareness campaign

With the academic year now well underway, the University is kick-starting a safety awareness campaign to make sure that everyone on campus stays safe. Leicestershire, UK, 13-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The University is home to thousands of students and staff … Read the full press release

Autumn Wave 2014 Student Barometer ranked Loughborough first in the UK and globally for overall satisfaction

Loughborough ranked as the top university for student satisfaction both in the UK and globally in an independent survey.   LEICESTERSHIRE, 11-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In the Autumn Wave 2014 Student Barometer for students from home, Loughborough was ranked first in … Read the full press release

Loughborough University led studies combat sedentary behaviour in primary schools

How best to combat sedentary behaviour (prolonged sitting) in primary schools and encourage children to become more active has formed the basis of two new pilot studies in the UK and Australia. Leicestershire, UK, 20-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Led by … Read the full press release

Political strategists, journalists, academics gathered in Westminster for Loughborough University conference on the media coverage of 2015 General Election campaign

Political strategists, journalists and academics gathered in Westminster this week for a Loughborough University conference focussing on the media coverage of the 2015 General Election campaign. Leicestershire, UK, 20-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Held over two days on 13-14 July in … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: Volunteers wanted for new study into wearable technology

Leicestershire, UK, 24-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — This study, part of a student research project, will look into whether wearable technology can be used to help you to become more physically active by reducing the amount of time spent sitting. Criteria … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: The Daily Express and Daily Star declared for UKIP before the UK General Elections

The Daily Express and Daily Star have already effectively declared for UKIP, say Loughborough University researchers. Leicestershire, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The formal political declarations of national newspapers on the eve of polling day are an important ritual in UK … Read the full press release

Loughborough Students’ Union’s annual music festival Freefest to welcome staff, students and local residents on Bank Holiday Monday

Leicestershire, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough Students’ Union’s annual music festival Freefest returns on Bank Holiday Monday! (4 May 2015) This year, the Student’s Union has teamed up with LU Arts to bring you an extended week long of creative … Read the full press release

Loughborough University runners to support the Anthony Nolan charity at London’s Green Belt Relay

Loughborough University runners are taking on London’s Green Belt Relay to raise money to support the Anthony Nolan charity. The 220 mile, 22-stage race takes place on 16 – 17 May. Leicestershire, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading the team of staff … Read the full press release