Loughborough Research Blog

Loughborough Research Blog

Research insights from Loughborough University, one of the top 20 research-led universities in the UK.

From L-R, Dr Atul Gaur, Dr David Kerr (wearing mask), and Dr Kaddour Bouazza-Marouf (standing up, wearing glasses).

Giving a voice to the paralysed

There is currently no cure for permanent paralysis, but assistive technology has played an important role in helping to improve the quality of life of those with paralysis.

By Mariordo Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The VW emissions scandal

The admission by Martin Winterkorn the CEO of VW that the company had deliberately fitted ‘defeat device’ software to falsify the results of emissions tests in both the US and Europe has sent shock waves through the car industry.

Professor Elizabeth Stokoe

Professor Elizabeth Stokoe‘s research uses conversation analysis to explore communication across a variety of contexts – including police interrogation, commercial sales, hostage negotiation, family mediation, and dating.

Dr Piotr Kaminski

Dr Piotr Kaminski is a Research Associate at CREST (Loughborough University) where he is working on the development of sputtering techniques for use in photovoltaic technologies.