Loughborough is one of the country's leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines. It was awarded the coveted Sunday Times University of the Year 2008-09 title, and is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in national newspaper league tables. In the 2011 National Student Survey, Loughborough was voted one of the top universities in the UK, and has topped the Times Higher Education league for the Best Student Experience in England every year since the poll's inception in 2006. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, the University has been awarded six Queen's Anniversary Prizes.
Immersive 3D training experience unveiled with potential to transform the chemical engineering industry
A Loughborough University computer science expert has collaborated with BP on an immersive training experience that enables safety-critical tasks to be rehearsed in a simulated environment.
Turning breath into words – new device unveiled to give paralysis victims a voice
A new device which transforms paralysis victims' breath into words – believed to be the first invention of its kind – has been developed by academics from Loughborough University.
Breakthrough switching technology could revolutionise the global rail industry
A failsafe track switch designed to eradicate a 200-year-old problem on the railway has been created by engineers at Loughborough University.
Scientists' new chemical blueprint could be the answer to tackling stone theft
Scientists at Loughborough University hope their early trials of a new chemical blueprint technique could assist a crackdown on stone theft.
Direct Vision lorries would save hundreds of lives, says study
A longer, more aerodynamic cab with better vision for lorry drivers could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians, according to a new study by academics at Loughborough University's Design School.
Research on 3-D printed wrist splints boost for arthritis sufferers
A Loughborough University lecturer has developed a computer software concept that will enable clinicians with no experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD) to design and make custom-made 3D printed wrist splints for rheumatoid ...
Revolutionary device makes machining composites as easy as 'cutting through butter'
Loughborough University researchers have developed a device which could revolutionise the way cutting, drilling and milling is done in manufacturing.
Scientists come up with method of reducing solar panel glare
The glare from solar farms could be a thing of the past, thanks to scientists at Loughborough University. Researchers have developed a multi-layer anti-reflection (AR) coating for glass surfaces, which reduces the sun's reflection ...
UK: Households on inadequate incomes increases by a fifth
New research by Loughborough University published today shows the number of households living on an inadequate income has increased by a fifth (900,000) in three years.