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Doctoral College

Timely but useful chatter from the Doctoral College - guest contributions welcome.

Frittata

Recipe provided by Fran Baldwin – Loughborough Sport Performance Nutrition Team 2 servings / £1.15 per serving / 40 minutes Nutritional information per serving: 328 Kcal 12.9g Carbohydrate 24.7g Protein 19.5g Fat Ingredients: 6 eggs 4 asparagus spears 1 small sweet potato 4 cherry tomates, chopped in half Splash of milk Pinch of black pepper to […]

Muesli Bites

Recipe“This tasty recipe was developed by Dr Hazel Wallace (@thefoodmedic).” provided by Fran Baldwin – Loughborough Sport Performance Nutrition Team 10 servings / 20p per serving / 20 minutes cook time Nutritional information per cookie: 179 Kcal 31g Carbohydrate 4g Protein 4g Fat Ingredients: 100g Oats 180g Oat Flour (Blitz Oats in Food Processor) 175g […]

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January Bootcamp by Writing Gym

Written by Chloe Blackwell, PhD researcher, Social and Policy Studies This January, I attended the Lboro Writing Gym’s second writing bootcamp. The bootcamp spanned across three days (9:30-15:30), with 3 writing sessions in the morning and 2 writing sessions in the afternoon. After the morning writing sessions and lunch, bootcamp attendees went for a walk […]

Safe Journey to the Transportation Research Board

Written by Nicolette Formosa – Doctoral Researcher The world is on the move, and so is a team of researchers from Loughborough University. Our transportation networks connects us to one another, not only physically, but also through initiatives to improve the transport experience. One such initiative is the Transportation Research Board (TRB), a program which […]

Consultation Results on the idea of ‘Sustainable Theses’

Written by Prof Elizabeth Peel (APVC Doctoral College) The Doctoral College Strategy talks about the 3 Vs – Vitality, Visibility and Value. In line with valuing everyone involved with our doctoral research students we ran a short consultative survey November to December 2019 to gauge opinion about potentially moving towards electronic thesis submission at the University. […]

LSU Advice is here to help

Written by Catherine Messinger. Whilst of course we hope that your journey as a researcher goes smoothly, we understand that the road to getting a PhD is made up of its own unique challenges. Our team of advisors are here to provide specialist support during any confusing periods. Our advisors are available via email or […]

Day 5 – Lottie Tour Loughborough University

Written by Jennifer Glover. Today is the final day of Lottie’s adventure and she wants to do something new to add to the magazine. Lottie saw a brand new hall for students called Claudia Parsons. Lottie found out that it is 100 years since women were first allowed to study engineering at Loughborough University. Lottie […]

Day 4 – Lottie Tour Loughborough University

Written by Jennifer Glover. Today Lottie is looking at two new and really cool engineering activities, 3D printing and plastic material testing. Tami is a product design engineer and she was really excited to show Lottie how creative engineering is, comparing her work to Alison. Then Tom showed Lottie materials engineering, a degree that wasn’t […]

Day 3 – Lottie Tour Loughborough University

Written by Jennifer Glover. Today Lottie is interviewing 2 postgraduate engineers, Rodrigo a Chemical engineer and Dimitra an Aerospace engineer. This means they are working towards a doctorate and will become Doctors. Lottie is working to find out the difference between the work of Ruth who was carrying out computer-controlled experiments and Sarah who is […]

Day 2- Lottie Tour Loughborough University

Written by Jennifer Glover. Today Lottie is interviewing two more engineers. Ellis an eletrical engineer and Seyi an aeronautical engineer. Lottie is excited to meet Seyi this morning as she wants to know what programming is. Lottie knows programming is important and used for all things that contain computers like mobile phones, cars and tellies. […]