Loughborough Research Blog

Loughborough Research Blog

Research insights from Loughborough University, one of the top 20 research-led universities in the UK.

Citations count

All academic researchers know they are never far away from a citation count. And while citations undoubtedly do count, there is much debate about what a count of citations actually counts for. At Loughborough, we’ve been working hard to increase the influence of our research on other researchers and the field more generally, and citation […]

Trump baby balloon: why humour is such a powerful form of protest

An inflatable “baby” Donald Trump is expected to be the star attraction in London as protestors take to the streets to register their dissatisfaction with the visit of the US president on July 13. Protestors have much to motivate their mobilisation against Trump: from the controversial separation of families at the US-Mexican border, to his […]