Current Students and Staff

Coronavirus - Information for staff and students

6 April 2022

Staff encouraged to attend upcoming event supporting the University’s Wellbeing Framework

On 27 April, the University will be hosting an afternoon event to discuss wellbeing at Loughborough.

6 April 2022

Loughborough crowned best university in the world for sports-related subjects for sixth year running

Loughborough has been named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects for the sixth year running by the global QS higher education league table.

6 April 2022

Javelin legend Backley inspires Loughborough throwers

Last weekend saw the return of one of Loughborough’s greatest sporting alumni as former javelin world record holder Steve Backley visited campus.

6 April 2022

Last chance to nominate someone for the Loughborough Academic Awards 2022

There’s still a short window of time to nominate a student or staff member who has gone above and beyond to improve the academic experience at Loughborough.

5 April 2022

IT Services: Notice of intermittent connectivity on Monday 11 April

IT Services will be carrying out work to upgrade the campus firewalls between 6am-10am.

5 April 2022

Calling all Schools and Departments: Can you offer a short-term internship to our student community?

The Careers Network would like to hear from Schools and Departments that may be able to offer a short-term internship to a Loughborough student.

4 April 2022

University Strategy approved

The University’s new strategy, Creating Better Futures. Together, has been formally approved by University Council at its meeting on 31st March.

2 April 2022

Dignity, Strategy, Regret – Putin's actions explained

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is an attempt to regain dignity and stave off the threat he sees moving in from the West, according to international relations expert Dr Afzal Ashraf.

1 April 2022

Applications now open for the Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust: £100,000 available to support good causes in Charnwood

Do you know an organisation or cause based in Charnwood that could benefit from funding?

1 April 2022

Staff invited to listen to experts on China at upcoming panel event

Loughborough University staff are welcome to join an upcoming online Q&A event with China experts.

1 April 2022

Planned network outage: Loughborough Design School - 7 April

On Thursday 7 April, there will be a full day outage on the eduroam Wi-Fi and wired network service in the Loughborough Design School.

1 April 2022

Student success in national tech competition

Lara Pearson, Toby Oates and Luke Eason have been named winners of the Tech Titans competition.

31 March 2022

Ukraine war: Turkey’s unique role in peace negotiations

After more than a month of fighting, a fresh round of negotiations between Russia and Ukraine has begun in Istanbul in the hope that progress can be made. Following weeks of fruitless talks in Belarus, negotiations were hosted by the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who made a short opening statement telling both sides: “The world is waiting for good news, and good news from you.”

31 March 2022

Students: Get involved in the arts competition raising awareness about disabilities

The ‘What my disability can do!’ project, run by LU Arts and the Students’ Union Disability Student Network (DSN), aims to educate and raise awareness about disabilities on campus.

31 March 2022

Lightning set for Franklin’s Gardens return

Loughborough Lightning Rugby will return to cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens for their upcoming Allianz Premier 15s match versus Harlequins Women.

31 March 2022

Venture Crawl 2022 goes global

Over 1,000 student entrepreneurs from universities all over the world took part in the annual event in March.

31 March 2022

Being anxious about studying maths doesn’t mean you’re not good at it, but it can result in negative outcomes, says expert

Have you ever felt stressed or anxious while staring at your maths homework? Did the idea of your maths teacher asking you a question in class fill you with dread?

30 March 2022

University launches podcast about the impact of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

A new podcast has been launched which examines the impact the conflict in Ukraine is having on the world as well as assessing the future implications for the global economy and our everyday lives.

29 March 2022

Vladimir Putin: risk-taker who is gambling his country’s future

In the early 1990s, when he was deputy mayor of St Petersburg, Vladimir Putin was known to a member of the city’s legislature, Viktor Talanov. A psychologist by profession, Talanov prepared a study of Putin in which he concluded that one of his subject’s fundamental psychological characteristics was a very high tolerance of risk.

28 March 2022

Register your place now: ‘Spotlight on… A distinctive, inclusive Loughborough experience’

The Enhanced Academic Practice team is delighted to announce the return of another ‘Spotlight on...’ session.

FINAL YEAR PROJECT STUDENTS BOOK NOW!

Bookable remote sessions on MS Teams featuring Theresa's 'tips & tricks' for data analysis and Q & A

Posted by Lisa Harris on Tuesday, 5 Apr 2022 at 8:17

Participants needed - Support homelessness women's health

MA student project exploring ways of supporting the health of homelessness women.

Posted by Cecilia Landa-Avila on Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022 at 12:46

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED - Influence of diet in the days before exercise on neuromuscular performance, nutrient status and inflammation. We are currently recruiting for our study looking at the influence of diet in the days before exercise on neuromuscular performance, nutrient status and inflammation. Participants will undergo a 10-day dietary intervention and visit the lab on 4 occasions plus a familiarisation session (5 hours total time). We are looking for both males & females who undertake resistance exercise 1-2 times per week, are aged between 18-40yrs and for females either no hormonal contraception or the monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. All participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort. For more information or to express your interest in participating, please contact e.j.hansell@bisonpeoservices.com Notice description We are currently recruiting for our study looking at the influence of diet in the days before exercise on neuromuscular performance, nutrient status and inflammation. Participants will undergo a 10-day dietary intervention and visit the lab on 4 occasions plus a familiarisation session (5 hours total time). We are looking for both males & females who undertake resistance exercise 1-2 times per week, are aged between 18-40yrs and for females either no hormonal contraception or the monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. The exercise in this study is strength based, and is designed relative to the participant - there are no endurance-based exercises. All participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort, and we provide the snacks needed to complete the allocated diet (including chocolate). For more information or to express your interest in participating, please contact e.j.hansell@bisonpeoservices.com

Posted by Emily Hansell on Monday, 28 Mar 2022 at 15:31

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS AFTER ACL RECONSTRUCTION

Participants needed for a study of long-term deficits in knee muscle function and size after ACL reconstruction with a hamstring tendon graft. £45 reimbursement upon study completion! Info: T.Valencic2@bisonpeoservices.com

Posted by Tamara Valenčič on Monday, 28 Mar 2022 at 14:20

Call for participants for glucose metabolism study

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) offers continuous information on glucose levels in interstitial fluid (fluid found in the spaces around cells) every 15 min automatically, thus providing a comprehensive 24-h glycaemic (blood glucose) profile. Research is required to examine the accuracy of CGM for assessing blood glucose. This study aims to compare glucose values assessed using CGM with those attained via venous blood sampling to provide a better understanding of the validity of CGM.

Posted by Zhuoxiu Jin on Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022 at 15:45

FREE MS Teams Sessions on Academic Language

The Academic Language Support Service is running more MS Teams sessions over the next 2 weeks on various topics related to academic language.

Posted by Renee Wang on Friday, 18 Mar 2022 at 13:31

Research Assistant for Climate Compatible Growth programme

Required for 6 hours of casual work per week starting as soon as possible and until 31st March 2022.

Posted by Sara Wilson-Gallaher on Monday, 14 Mar 2022 at 14:16

Holywell Stadium Access Point/Pathway Restrictions

Holywell Stadium Access Point/Pathway Restrictions

Posted by Ryan Stevens on Friday, 11 Mar 2022 at 15:05

Retreat in Daily Life - Guided Retreat - further information

March 21 - 25 Online or in person. Perfect for busy people

Posted by Melinda Wilson on Wednesday, 9 Mar 2022 at 16:19

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED for a VIRTUAL REALITY STUDY

We are currently recruiting participants for a virtual reality study investigating pedestrians’ behaviour in complex traffic scenarios.

Posted by Elena Fratini on Wednesday, 9 Mar 2022 at 14:30

Removal of persistent chat rooms in Cisco Jabber - from 10th May

From Tuesday 10th May 2022, Cisco Jabber will no longer support persistent chat rooms function.

Posted by Gav Martin on Wednesday, 6 Apr 2022 at 9:10

What do you think about heat pumps? Participants needed

Invitation to take part in research about attitudes towards heat pumps by completing an anonymous online questionnaire.

Posted by Charlotte Shields on Thursday, 31 Mar 2022 at 13:08

Participants needed - Support homelessness women's health

MA student project exploring ways of supporting the health of homelessness women.

Posted by Cecilia Landa-Avila on Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022 at 12:46

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED - Influence of diet in the days before exercise on neuromuscular performance, nutrient status and inflammation. We are currently recruiting for our study looking at the influence of diet in the days before exercise on neuromuscular performance, nutrient status and inflammation. Participants will undergo a 10-day dietary intervention and visit the lab on 4 occasions plus a familiarisation session (5 hours total time). We are looking for both males & females who undertake resistance exercise 1-2 times per week, are aged between 18-40yrs and for females either no hormonal contraception or the monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. All participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort. For more information or to express your interest in participating, please contact e.j.hansell@bisonpeoservices.com Notice description We are currently recruiting for our study looking at the influence of diet in the days before exercise on neuromuscular performance, nutrient status and inflammation. Participants will undergo a 10-day dietary intervention and visit the lab on 4 occasions plus a familiarisation session (5 hours total time). We are looking for both males & females who undertake resistance exercise 1-2 times per week, are aged between 18-40yrs and for females either no hormonal contraception or the monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. The exercise in this study is strength based, and is designed relative to the participant - there are no endurance-based exercises. All participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort, and we provide the snacks needed to complete the allocated diet (including chocolate). For more information or to express your interest in participating, please contact e.j.hansell@bisonpeoservices.com

Posted by Emily Hansell on Monday, 28 Mar 2022 at 15:31

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS AFTER ACL RECONSTRUCTION

Participants needed for a study of long-term deficits in knee muscle function and size after ACL reconstruction with a hamstring tendon graft. £45 reimbursement upon study completion! Info: T.Valencic2@bisonpeoservices.com

Posted by Tamara Valenčič on Monday, 28 Mar 2022 at 14:20

Call for participants for glucose metabolism study

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) offers continuous information on glucose levels in interstitial fluid (fluid found in the spaces around cells) every 15 min automatically, thus providing a comprehensive 24-h glycaemic (blood glucose) profile. Research is required to examine the accuracy of CGM for assessing blood glucose. This study aims to compare glucose values assessed using CGM with those attained via venous blood sampling to provide a better understanding of the validity of CGM.

Posted by Zhuoxiu Jin on Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022 at 15:45

Holywell Stadium Access Point/Pathway Restrictions

Holywell Stadium Access Point/Pathway Restrictions

Posted by Ryan Stevens on Friday, 11 Mar 2022 at 15:05

Call for Expressions of Interest in Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard sche

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from Early Career Researchers who are interested in applying to the Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard Scheme

Posted by Kate Clift on Thursday, 10 Feb 2022 at 10:56

Electric Vehicle Charging Etiquette

Please can we remind all users of the electric vehicle charge points to move their vehicle once the charge is complete.

Posted by Elliott Brown on Thursday, 10 Feb 2022 at 10:49

Teaching and Learning Training Sessions 24th January – 3rd February

You can now sign up for workshops on Learn, Vevox, MS Teams, Panopto/ReVIEW, inclusive practice and many more.

Posted by Matt Aldred on Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022 at 11:57