JOINT Fund series: The #Lollybin Part 2

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Supported by the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Vicky Lofthouse (Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation) and Dr Debra Lilley (Senior Lecturer, Loughborough Design School) co-created the #Lollybin – a coffee cup recycling method. The #Lollybin resulted from a JOINT fund project, which drew on user-centred research and stakeholder analysis to identify, design and test behaviouralRead more

JOINT Fund series: Build a bike challenge

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On 4 July 2019, 30 organisations at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) district took part in Loughborough University London’s ‘Build a Bike’ charity challenge, in partnership with Bikeworks. This event was supported by the JOINT Fund scheme and organised by Dr Anna Grosman, Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Fiona Meeks, Institute for Innovation andRead more

JOINT Fund series: The Fair Energy Mark 2

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As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Laura Santamaria, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation, leads the ‘The Fair Energy Mark’ campaign to address and raise standards in the energy sector by design. This is part two of her research project. Earlier this year, we at Loughborough ran workshops with the local community atRead more

Applications for Chevening Scholarships 2020/21

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We are pleased to announce that applications for 2020/21 Chevening Scholarships and some Fellowships will open Monday 5 August 2019. Chevening is the UK’s government’s flagship international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. It is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. Chevening provides two type of awardsRead more

JOINT Fund series: The Fair Energy Mark 1

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As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Laura Santamaria, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation, leads the ‘The Fair Energy Mark’ campaign to address and raise standards in the energy sector by design. In 2017, Hackney Citizens set to win justice for those in debt because of fuel poverty*, and as a responseRead more

Deadline approaching for 2019 Community Donations Fund applications

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The Loughborough University London Community Donations Open Fund will close for applications on Tuesday 30 April 2019. The purpose of the Open Fund is to support the social, educational, cultural and physical wellbeing of people living close to the Olympic Park. Organisations and groups based near the Olympic Park are invited to bid for upRead more

Inspiring Success

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Inspiring Success is an annual, two-part initiative, designed to provide employability support and funding for unemployed or underemployed graduates from Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

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The new PhD loan – what we know so far

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The UK Government has recently announced that it will introduce a new doctoral loan for PhD students beginning their studies in the 2018-19 academic year.

Though the specifics have not yet been finalised, this is what we know so far:

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