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

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

JOINT Fund series: The #Lollybins

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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

The first Institute for Sport Business doctoral researcher completes PhD degree

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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

JOINT Fund series: This Woman Does!

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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

Landmark book critically challenging intersections of sport, education and corporatisation

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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

Postgrad Awards

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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

Why are Roma also hated?

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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

PRES 2019

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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

EduMAP Final Conference

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EduMAP (Adult Education as a Means to Active Participatory Citizenship) is a Horizon 2020 research project focusing on adult education among young adults at risk of social exclusion.

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Trends in fitness

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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.

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International Women’s Day 2018

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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. 

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LU Arts: Remembering the 1947 partition of India

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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.

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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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