The ‘Climate Action Heroes’ project links climate action with economic regeneration. It aims to empower young people to imagine and create desirable futures for themselves and their community as they progress into adulthood. The project also feeds into CUK’s strategy for influencing the London 2021 Mayoral elections’ stand on climate action and economic regeneration withRead more
For the past two years, Loughborough University London has delivered a training programme within the SAIS 2 (Southern Africa Innovation Support Program) in Pretoria, South Africa. The aim of this project is to catalyse new businesses and foster the culture of local and regional entrepreneurship. Meet the team Professor Mikko Koria is the Director ofRead more
Dr Ksenija Kuzmina, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation and Dr Vicky Lofthouse, Lecturer in Industrial Design, will be Guest Editors for a Special Themed Section in Sustainability, which will explore Sustainable Design Education and Implementation. Sustainability invites submissions responding to the themes below for a Special Issue of the journal. This Special IssueRead more
Dr Adaku Jennifer Agwunobi is our first Black doctoral researcher to complete her PhD, and the first doctoral researcher to complete their PhD within the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. What’s more, Dr Agwunobi also completed her PhD in an impressive 2 years and 10 months – pretty exceptional, right?
In this blog, hear from Dr Agwunobi in her own words as she reflects on her PhD experience at Loughborough University London.
Loughborough University provides our students with an environment that encourages them to become innovators and leaders in their fields of study. In celebration of this, we wanted to highlight some recent notable achievements from our PhD students. Alan Brejnholt (Institute for International Management) Alan has had immense success recently with Sustainability. Published only justRead more
Despite national flour shortages some of our intrepid Loughborough University London PhD students have taken a break from the books to express their PhD through the art of baking as part of the ‘Bake your PhD’ competition. The judges, who were of course torturously unable to taste the creations, have deliberated. The competition was fierce.Read more
The Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) research and practice center (based at London’s UCL) is enabling students for the first time to explore the multi-disciplinary field of Disability, Design and Innovation. Taught across three top institutions: UCL, Loughborough University London and the London College of Fashion, students will experience a fast-paced learning environment, whereRead more
Dr Ida Telalbasic, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation, delivered a Masterclass on Service Design for Entrepreneurship: Tools, Methods, and Approaches for Venture Creation at the Techcelerate Programme for Imperial College London. For the third year in a row, Dr Ida Telalbasic has delivered a Masterclass on Service Design for Entrepreneurship to post-doctoral researchersRead more
The Institute for Sport Business are conducting a social network analysis (SNA) of funders, organisers and implementers in the Sport for Development (SfD) and Olympic Movement (OM) networks in Africa and Europe. The project is funded by the Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) and is being conducted in partnership with Loughborough University London (Dr Steve Swanson, Dr Holly Collinson, and Professor James Skinner) and the University of Johannesburg (Professor Cora Burnett-Louw). This survey asks you to indicate your professional relationships and identify roles within the SfD sector.
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
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
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
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
Dr Kun Fu, Elizabeth Nyeko, Professor Mathew Hughes and Dr Yogachandran Rahulamathavan lead a project supported by the JOINT Fund that aims to improve our understanding of the current energy business context under the influence of digital technologies, and the role of key stakeholders in the energy ecosystem. This research project explores their experiences ofRead more
Dr Yang Zhao (Lecturer within Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Dr Rohit Dasgupta (Senior Lecturer and Programme Director within the Institute for Media and Creative Industries) share the progress of their research project. The research is on the ‘Digitalisation advantage: Harnessing the power of digital innovations to improve healthcare access’, supported by the JOINTRead more
As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Emily Hayday leads research that intends to better understand the perceptions, attitudes and experiences of key stakeholders towards social impacts through/within Esport. This blog shares the progress of the research so far: Aims of the project This research is being undertaken by the Institute for Sport BusinessRead more
The JOINT fund initiative has supported Dr Vicky Lofthouse (Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation) and Dr Debra Lilley (Senior Lecturer, Loughborough Design School) to co-create the Lollybin – a coffee cup recycling. We are a bit excited about our new bins… Coffee. We in the UK love it. But coffee has a problem. AroundRead more
Qi Peng joined the Institute for Sport Business in 2015 and became the first Doctoral Researcher to successfully complete a PhD degree earlier this month. Qi’s PhD, entitled The Institutional Change Process in the Chinese Sport Sector: An Organisational Analysis on the Chinese Football Association Reform examined the impact of policy changes on sport organisations throughRead more
As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Holly Collison and Dr Ksenija Kuzmina share their progress on their ‘Women in the Workforce: Exploring working women’s relationship with physical activity and exercise’ research. Aims of the project: The objective of this study is to better understand the relationship and experiences working women have with physicalRead more
In March, the first 10 projects funded under Loughborough University London’s innovative JOINT Fund came together to share their progress. Each week we will be posting this year’s projects on our blog. The first blog is Dr Philipp Kern’s who is investigating management challenges of Multinational companies (MNCs) emerging from developing nations. Multinational companies (MNCs)Read more
A new co-authored book, Sport, Education and Corporatisation: Spaces of connectivity, contestation and creativity (Routledge, 2019), has recently been released by Dr Geoffery Kohe (School of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Kent) and Dr Holly Collison (Institute for Sport Business, Loughborough University London). Sport, Education and Corporation specifically examines strategic political and economic alliances formedRead more
FindAMasters and FindAPhD have launched the Postgrad Awards to honour and reward excellence in postgraduate teaching, supervision, learning and research. FindAMasters and FindAPhD want to reward exceptional people whose dedication, determination and passion for their work is outstanding! The award categories are: Master’s teacher of the year PhD supervisor of the year Master’s student ofRead more
Dr Aidan McGarry, Reader in International Politics within the Institute for International Governance and Diplomacy, has written an article on ‘Why are Roma also hated?’ in partnership with The Conversation. Roma are one of the most marginalised and persecuted groups in Europe, and anti-Roma attitudes are on the rise. In many societies, it is perfectlyRead more
Are you a Doctoral Researcher at Loughborough University or Loughborough University London? Make sure to complete the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) by 17th May 2019! PRES is a national survey conducted by institutions across the UK and globally. The survey allows you to provide feedback about your experience which helps us to keep doingRead more
open evenings are a way of finding out more about your options once you have
completed (or nearly completed) an undergraduate degree.
us from 5-7pm on Thursday 14 March 2019
to find out about the postgraduate taught, research and enterprise
opportunities at Loughborough University London.
Recently Loughborough University London’s doctoral researchers celebrated journal publications by two of their own.
Dr Tim Oliver and Dr Andrew Brinkley have given their advice on how to Brexercise in The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Brexit blog.
Earlier this month, the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance held an event entitled ‘Is London Calling Brexit?’. In this blog, Dr Tim Oliver provides some details of the event.
Dr Anna Grosman, Lecturer (US eq. Assistant Professor) within the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Loughborough University London, has recently released a new publication in Journal of World Business entitled ‘Lost in translation? Corporate governance, independent boards and blockholder appropriation’.
Loughborough University London is hosting the Academy for Design Innovation Management (ADIM) International Research Conference next summer 2019 (19-21 June 2019). This is being organised by Dr Erik Bohemia in collaboration with ADIM’s international partners, such as Hong Kong Polytechnic, OSLO Metropolitan University and Middle East Technical University.
Join us from 5-7pm on Thursday 15th November to find out about our postgraduate taught, research and enterprise opportunities.
Dr Ksenija Kuzmina (Institute for Design Innovation) and Dr Holly Collison (Institute for Sport Business) have worked with Sport England and the Loughborough University student community to identify areas where the sport industry could encourage women to be more physically active and engaged in sport.
Dr Nicola Chelotti, Lecturer within the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance, has written a blog for us on some of the questions both the UK and the EU face over the Irish border and their future relationship.
Are you considering studying for a postgraduate research degree? The UK Government has recently introduced a new loan for doctoral researchers to help fund a PhD.
Last month, our Programme Director for MSc Sport Business and Innovation, Dr Allan Edwards, visited New Delhi to talk about our programmes and research opportunities.
Thursday 8th March is International Women’s Day 2018. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress. To recognise the campaign, in today’s blog post we are celebrating the work and stories of some of our inspirational female researchers.
Loughborough University London and Radar – LU Arts’ contemporary programme that commissions artists to respond to academic research – are co-hosting an event to mark the launch of a £1m project that examines the 1947 Partition of India and its influence on community identity in the UK.
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: