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This Week at Loughborough | 3 May

2 May 2021

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Happy Mondays: Pin-a-poem workshop with Overhear (SOLD OUT)

3 May, 7 – 9pm, Online

Create a poem in response to a place that inspires you.

***This event has SOLD OUT***

This workshop will encourage participants to explore Loughborough University’s East Midlands campus in a new and social-distancing-compliant way, with the end result of writing a campus poem. For selected students, their finished work will be recorded and digitally pinned to locations in and around Loughborough University for others to collect. Find out more details on the event page.

Universities of the Future: Develop the Skills Employers Want!

5 May, 2 – 8pm/8 May, 3 – 7pm, Online

Covid has fast-accelerated changes to the ways universities work – moving to virtual teaching, on-demand support and/or having to think outside the box in their offer to students, graduates, parents, staff, schools and all who interact with them.

Join us for this unique, virtual challenge event powered by Personal Best and the Careers and Enterprise Networks to create collaborative solutions. 

During this challenge event, you will:

  • Work collaboratively with peers across the University from all Schools (including our London campus)
  • Build your confidence and start to develop a personal brand 
  • Learn to fail fast, build resilience and solve real-world problems with creative solutions
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and agility in your approach to generating ideas
  • Pitch effectively to sell yourself to a range of employers, researchers, exciting new start-ups and special guests on our judging panel

There will also be exciting awards and prizes up for grabs too. Find out more information on the events page.

WAVE-AI: Digitalisation – Demonstrating the Art of the Possible

6 May, 10 – 11am, Online

Hot on the heels of the launch of the UK digitalisation roadmap, IDE is running a webinar series to demonstrate the art of the possible when digitalisation is applied in an intelligent, targeted and agile manner to specific engineering challenges. Each webinar will focus on a collaborative, proof of concept project, funded by IDE, showcasing

WAVE-AI (Warranty Analysis through Virtual Engineering and AI) demonstrates the application of an innovative Auto-Machine Learning platform to predict failures in connected vehicles by modelling historic warranty data. Led by Kortical and supported by Ford Motor Company. Find out more on the events page.

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