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.
A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient's saliva has been developed by Loughborough University.
A portable power-free test for the rapid detection of bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been developed by academics at Loughborough University and the University of Reading.
New research into the most effective way of lifting fingerprints from polymer banknotes has been led by scientists at Loughborough University.
Breakthrough railway technology masterminded by Loughborough University engineers has entered into the next stage of development with industry backing.
Loughborough University engineering experts have developed a simple prototype wooden press to make biomass briquettes - and help empower disadvantaged women in India.
Academics at Loughborough University hope to boost early detection rates of cancer in developing countries with their portable lab-in-a-briefcase that can operate even at high temperatures.
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.
A failsafe track switch designed to eradicate a 200-year-old problem on the railway has been created by engineers at Loughborough University.
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.
Scientists at Loughborough University hope their early trials of a new chemical blueprint technique could assist a crackdown on stone theft.