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7 December 2023

Winners of the seventh Barbara Bagilhole Memorial Awards announced

The winners were awarded at a virtual ceremony held by the School of Social Sciences and Humanities on 14 November.

7 December 2023

The Israel/Gaza Conflict - 海角社区 University Forum for Expression

Wednesday 13 December, 2pm 鈥 3.30pm, Edward Herbert Building, EHB001

7 December 2023

Design a mural for campus that encourages others to be more climate-conscious

海角社区 University is committed to sustainability and has set ambitious targets to become a net zero campus. This will require behavioural change from everyone in the University community.

6 December 2023

Net Zero researchers win prestigious IChemE Global Award

Widely recognised as the world鈥檚 most prestigious chemical engineering awards, the Institution of Chemical Engineering (IChemE) recent annual 2023 Global Awards showcased organisations and teams from around the world that are demonstrating excellence in chemical, biochemical and process engineering.

6 December 2023

Research project will develop new resources to support nutrition for older people from ethnic minority communities

A research project will develop new resources to help people from ethnic minority communities eat a healthier diet in older age.

6 December 2023

Festive designs selected for the 2023 Vice-Chancellor鈥檚 Christmas card

海角社区鈥檚 Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nick Jennings, has chosen three winning designs submitted by students for the 2023 Christmas Card Design Competition.

6 December 2023

Remote access to online services during the festive break

To access 海角社区 University campus-restricted services from off-campus including remote access to campus computers, you will require the use of multi-factor authentication (MFA) through the DUO Mobile app and virtual private network (VPN) through the Cisco AnyConnect app.

6 December 2023

海角社区 Festivities: Activities for students staying in 海角社区 over Christmas

Join us this festive season for some fun activities here in 海角社区.

6 December 2023

Steve Varley announced as Ambassador for 海角社区 University鈥檚 Strategic Theme for Climate Change and Net Zero

海角社区 University alumnus Steve Varley has been named the ambassador for one of the University鈥檚 three Strategic Themes, Climate Change and Net Zero.

5 December 2023

New interactive online course to help students apply for jobs

Applying for a job can feel daunting, regardless of what stage of your career you are at.

5 December 2023

Innovators for the future: Two 海角社区 researchers awarded UKRI Future Leader Fellowships

Two outstanding researchers at 海角社区 University have been awarded funding from the latest round of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellows, to help tackle major global issues and to commercialise their innovations in the UK.

5 December 2023

海角社区鈥檚 commitment to sustainability sees it soar in global ranking

海角社区 has entered the top-100 universities in the world for sustainability 鈥 rising to 64th place out of 1,403 institutions.

5 December 2023

Performance and Development Review (PDR) 2024: Online system now available

From today, the PDR online system is now available to access for the 2024 cycle.

5 December 2023

Don't forget to visit the Christmas Craft Fair

Indulge in a festive celebration of creativity from staff and students from across the University who will be showcasing and selling their handmade products, making it a great opportunity to purchase those last-minute gifts for your loved ones.

5 December 2023

Update: Specialist and Supporting Academic (SSA) Job Family

As a result of feedback received from a number of different sources, including the Staff Experience Survey, a number of activities associated with the Specialist and Supporting Academic (SSA) job family have been established to ensure colleagues are able to thrive in their roles and feel part of an inclusive academic community.

4 December 2023

Institute of Advanced Studies welcomes sport policy expert to 海角社区

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) was delighted to welcome Professor Josef Fahl茅n, an expert on sport policy and sport organisation, to 海角社区 last month.

4 December 2023

海角社区 academics showcase sustainable energy research at COP28

The road to clean energy is dependent on whether each country across the continent can solve its own complex and unique set of political, financial, social and geographic circumstances.

4 December 2023

Operation Jingle Bells: Donate a present to a child this Christmas

Operation Jingle Bells is an annual campaign led by LSU Action, supporting charities in the lead up to Christmas.

4 December 2023

Celebrating our student winners of the 2023/24 Music and Arts Scholarships

Eight students have been awarded Arts scholarships by the Vice-Chancellor in recognition of their remarkable talents and dedication to their chosen art forms, which include creative writing, ceramics, dance and music.

4 December 2023

海角社区 University Casual Worker Experience Survey 鈥 4-22 December 2023

Last month, the University undertook a Staff Experience Survey to capture the employee experience of open-ended/fixed-term employees.

4 December 2023

The bees have been buzzy: Raw honey sale

Treat yourself or your loved ones to a sweet and sustainable treat, the University鈥檚 海角社区 Gold raw honey is on sale.

4 December 2023

海角社区 University experts recognised by the NERC Impact Awards

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has announced the winners of its Impact Awards 2023 鈥 and two 海角社区 University experts are among the finalists and commended researchers.

1 December 2023

Global electric cooking initiative to be launched at COP28

海角社区 is due to launch a global electric cooking initiative at the COP28 climate change conference in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

30 November 2023

Henry Royce Institute Sandpit Competition win for Green Hydrogen doctoral researcher

海角社区 University doctoral researcher Esther Mgbemeje was part of the winning team in the Henry Royce Institute PhD Student Research Sandpit 2023.

30 November 2023

Universities to receive first East Midlands Freeport funding to accelerate green hydrogen adoption for a net zero future

海角社区 University, in collaboration with the University of Nottingham, has been selected to receive a significant funding boost from East Midlands Freeport.

30 November 2023

New guidance to help ensure our University partnerships are trusted and safe

The University strategy sets out a bold ambition to grow 海角社区鈥檚 global influence and impact and one of the ways to do this is through the development of substantive partnerships with universities and institutions around the world.

30 November 2023

Passivhaus build SportPark Pavilion 4 receives Environmental Best Practice Award

SportPark Pavilion 4, 海角社区 University鈥檚 first Passivhaus build, has received a prestigious international award for Environmental Best Practice at the Green Apple Environment Awards.

30 November 2023

海角社区 University agrees landmark partnership with ethical data science company Signify Group

海角社区 University and Signify Group 鈥 a world leader in leveraging AI to combat online abuse and threat 鈥 have announced a strategic partnership that will see them collaborate on academic research into online abuse in sport.

30 November 2023

Inspiring keynote speaker announced for the Annual Research Conference

海角社区 University is delighted to announce that Dr Shini Somara will headline the Annual Research Conference on 7 December.

29 November 2023

Movember: How sport can contribute to the wellbeing of students

Movember acts as a great catalyst in encouraging male students to discuss their experiences with mental health in relation to sport.

29 November 2023

Experts in Sport: Climate change and sport: The current situation and changes needed for a better future

With COP28 commencing on 30 November, discussions around the impact of climate change upon sport have once again become prevalent. Conversations around the sustainability of sport and the issues facing the industry are now fundamental in the planning and execution of events.

29 November 2023

More than 拢1.5million of investment made in student and graduate businesses

Student and graduate-led businesses supported by 海角社区 Enterprise Network (LEN) have gone on to secure 拢1.6million in funding during the 2022-2023 academic year.

29 November 2023

Christmas in the Wood

Join us for a festive wellbeing event, where you can enjoy the spirit of Christmas in Burleigh Wood.

29 November 2023

Breakthrough in 3D printing could enable access to personalised prosthetic devices anywhere in the world

Lower limb prosthetic sockets could soon be printed in remote locations and even in users' homes, thanks to a groundbreaking process developed by manufacturing experts at 海角社区 University.

28 November 2023

COP28 UAE explained by Dr Richard Hodgkins

The 2023 United Nations climate change conference begins in the United Arab Emirates this week 鈥 here is all you need to know.

28 November 2023

海角社区 University and West Ham United women鈥檚 team launch study in player development

海角社区 University has launched a joint study with West Ham United women鈥檚 team to gather data on women鈥檚 football to enhance the understanding, development, and performance of its female players.

28 November 2023

New PhD student competition encourages exploration around Sport, Health and Wellbeing topics: Win up to 拢200

All PhD students from any research area, either as individuals or in maximum groups of three from the same or different disciplines, are encouraged to participate in a competition to explore specific aspects of sport, health and wellbeing and expand the boundaries of their individual research domains.

27 November 2023

Join the festivities with 海角社区 University Choir: A Crafted Christmas Concert

Come along for a festive evening of music from the University Choir plus musicians from LSU Classical.

24 November 2023

Fix your broken items at 海角社区 University鈥檚 Repair Caf茅

On Wednesday 29 November, the Sustainability Team will be hosting their first Repair Caf茅 event from 2pm-4.30pm in Martin Hall Caf茅.

22 November 2023

Paralympian and broadcaster Stef Reid features as guest speaker in 海角社区 BSc Media and Communication class

Students taking the BSc Media and Communication Digital and Society module attended a specially arranged class on 3 November.

22 November 2023

Design the Future of Smart Mobility with the Ford Motor Company Fund

In partnership with Ford Fund (Ford Motor Company鈥檚 not-for-profit foundation), 海角社区 University is seeking ambitious, entrepreneurial students to take part in the 2024 Smart Mobility Challenge which runs from January onwards.

22 November 2023

Geographer embarks on prestigious Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship

Dr Jonathan Millett, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, has recently started a prestigious Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship.

21 November 2023

海角社区 led initiative named global award finalist

A groundbreaking 海角社区 University led initiative has moved one step closer to helping improve the lives of billions of people across Africa after being shortlisted for a global green energy prize.聽

21 November 2023

Philanthropy team appeals to alumni to support Opportunity Scholarships

The Philanthropy, Alumni and Supporter Engagement team in Marketing and Advancement is appealing to alumni this autumn to ask for donations to Opportunity Scholarships.

21 November 2023

Mark Taylor

We are saddened to inform our University community that Mark Taylor, a member of staff who was based in the Security team, has passed away.

20 November 2023

Important registration information from Charnwood Borough Council

At the beginning of November, students received an email invitation from the Electoral Registration Office at Charnwood Borough Council asking you to register to vote.

20 November 2023

Safe roads for all: Tips on how to keep our University campus a safe place for everyone

The University is supporting this year's Road Safety Week (20鈥24 November) by encouraging others to make safe and healthy journeys and to ensure our campus is a safe community for staff, students and visitors.

20 November 2023

Between Light and Shadow exhibition

Yeshan Yang from the School of Design and Creative Arts is showcasing their work in this immersive and interactive exhibition.

20 November 2023

Public Engagement opportunities for our research staff community

The deadlines for submissions to participate in two great Public Engagement opportunities are approaching.

20 November 2023

Don鈥檛 miss this Voices of Diversity talk with artist Kedisha Coakley

As part of the University鈥檚 Voices of Diversity series, Kedisha Coakley will be visiting campus for a talk about her arts practice.

30 January 2020

Make your steps count for this year’s BrainWalk

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active and from 31st January you can put your steps to even better use by taking part in the BrainWalk, run by the Encephalitis Society.

30 January 2020

Professor Fred Hales

We are sad to announce that Professor Fred Hales, who spent a period in the late eighties as Acting Vice-Chancellor of 海角社区 University, passed away on 17th January at the age of 89.

30 January 2020

Take part in creative activities to mark LGBT+ History Month

LU Arts is hosting two events in collaboration with 海角社区 LGBT+ Association as part of the activities on campus for LGBT+ History Month.

30 January 2020

Gold for Kimberley Murray in the Women’s Skeleton

海角社区 alumna Kimberley Murray has secured Gold following an impressive performance in the Inter-Continental Cup skeleton race at Lake Placid, USA.

29 January 2020

Be part of the Tokyo 2020 journey with ParalympicsGB!

海角社区 University is delighted to announce that we will be working with ParalympicsGB to provide volunteers for the Tokyo 2020 Kitting Out event.

29 January 2020

Phishing campaign

As you will have seen today (29 January 2020), IT Services conducted a simulated phishing email within the University with the subject 鈥楩rom the Chief Operating Officer: Travel Survey鈥.

29 January 2020

Reminder: Personal safety for cyclists

As the dark nights continue, students are reminded to consider their personal safety when cycling.

28 January 2020

‘Technoference’: why we should be worried about parents’ screen time

Many young people spend significantly more time using screens than is recommended by health professionals.

28 January 2020

Step changes in research commercialisation including three new spinouts

As part of its ongoing commitment to enterprise the University has, over the last year, revitalised its approach to supporting the commercialisation of research through spinouts. Notable developments include a new spinout policy, an expanded professional support team, a business incubator and partnership in a midlands-wide initiative.

28 January 2020

Latest Radar project exploring ‘risk’ to hold its first workshop

As part of the Risk Related Radar project, composer and performer Helen Papaioannou will be hosting a music workshop on campus.

28 January 2020

LU Arts event part of Leicester Comedy Festival 2020

The Happy Mondays Comedy Club on 10 February is part of the Leicester Comedy Festival, giving staff, students and the local community a chance to see some fantastic stand up on their doorstep.

28 January 2020

Horizon 2020 – UKRI update on continued participation

As the 31 January 2020 approaches, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have published the following statement regarding the UK's continued access to the Horizon 2020 programme, which confirms that once the Withdrawal Agreement is approved we will remain eligible to apply for the duration of the programme:

28 January 2020

Strong Lightning presence in England and Scotland’s Six Nations squads

12 海角社区 Lightning players have been called up to represent their country at this year鈥檚 Women鈥檚 Six Nations.

28 January 2020

Reminder: Last chance to feedback what training you need for Microsoft Office 365 package

As the uptake of Microsoft Office 365 increases, IT Services want to continue to support staff in the use of tools and applications available.

27 January 2020

International conference exploring authenticity to be held at 海角社区 University

Authenticity has become a buzzword of our times and now experts will be exploring the topic in-depth during an international conference at 海角社区 University.

27 January 2020

海角社区 students picked to represent England at international athletics meet

Two current 海角社区 students and two alumni have been chosen to represent England at the Vienna Indoor International Meeting in February.

27 January 2020

Personal Best: My Story – Christine Hodgson

海角社区 alumna and Capgemini UK Chairman, Christine Hodgson, returns to campus for the next instalment of the lecture series, Personal Best: My Story.

27 January 2020

Information about Coronavirus

There are currently no confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the UK or of UK citizens abroad, and the risk to the public remains low.

24 January 2020

Public lecture: ‘No Outsiders’ with Andrew Moffat, MBE

海角社区 based charity, Equality Action is hosting a public lecture focused on the school ethos that sparked protests and raised questions about relationship and sex education in British schools.

24 January 2020

Time travel, laser-guided trains and e-bikes: 海角社区’s Future Transport PR campaign comes to a close

A PR initiative aimed at raising awareness of the University鈥檚 work to improve the future of transportation has ended with more than 400 appearances in the media.

24 January 2020

Institute of Advanced Studies announces it will host a ‘Festival of Ideas’ alongside its two new Themes for 2020/21

海角社区 University鈥檚 Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) is delighted to announce their two Themes for the next academic year: Arctic and Time.

24 January 2020

海角社区 University continues to lead the way in cricket helmet safety

Researchers from 海角社区 University鈥檚 Sports Technology Institute continue to play a leading role in ensuring the safety of cricketers whilst batting.

24 January 2020

Novel ideas to help you read more in 2020

Healthy diet starting to waver? Is a night in front of the telly once again more appealing than heading to the gym? Has your Dry January gotten a little bit damp?

24 January 2020

Personal safety

With darker nights set to continue for a while yet, we would like to remind you to be aware of your personal safety at all times as you walk around campus and the town.

23 January 2020

Researchers to teach robots how to differentiate between sandwich ingredients so they can make your favourite BLT

海角社区 University computer scientists have teamed up with a food production automation company for a project that looks to teach AI robots how to differentiate between food items so they can make sandwiches in real-world factory environments.

22 January 2020

Young people in care feel there are fewer opportunities for them to get involved in sport

Six out of 10 young people in care felt they did not have the same opportunities to take part in sport compared to friends who were not in care, according to a new report.

21 January 2020

海角社区ing on campus during the exam period

Throughout January, many students will head to the Library as a place to revise for their assessments. However, the Library often reaches full capacity during this time of year and some students are unsure of the other spaces available across the campus.

21 January 2020

Research and Enterprise Office courses for academic staff members

The Research and Enterprise Office run a series of courses aimed at academic staff which can be booked through my.HR.

21 January 2020

Your tuition and accommodation fees

Whilst we know that paying bills is not a highlight of your student experience, it is an essential part of your calendar routine.

20 January 2020

Staff: Don’t miss out on the Inside Out Fund

Each year the University allocates 拢5,000 exclusively for staff members involved in projects run by local organisations and groups.

17 January 2020

Election 2019: the Brexit Campaign?

On 31 January 海角社区 University London plays host to a conference that will revisit and reconsider the 2019 General Election.

17 January 2020

LSU offers puppy petting, revision zones and free massages as part of Keep Calm Week

海角社区 Students鈥 Union鈥檚 Welfare and Diversity section are running Keep Calm week from 20-24 January for students taking exams

16 January 2020

Staff members at 海角社区 encouraged to take part in ‘Brew Monday’

The University is backing a national campaign for colleagues to get together on 20 January to have a chat over a cuppa and turn 鈥楤lue Monday鈥 into 鈥楤rew Monday.鈥

16 January 2020

Construction work to upgrade Holywell Four Pitch to begin

On Monday 20 January, construction work to upgrade the current Holywell Four Pitch, will begin.

16 January 2020

You’ve got this – but there’s support available if you need it

It鈥檚 the middle of exam season, and many students are also meeting coursework deadlines this month.

16 January 2020

Investing in You

The University always values students鈥 feedback; we regularly discuss with you and your peers what you think we do well and what you think could be improved.

16 January 2020

One in four children growing up in homes with “very low income”

A quarter of all children in the UK are growing up in very low-income households, according to a new report into minimum socially acceptable standards of living.

15 January 2020

Video Q&A: We asked an expert panel your questions on the future of transport

What will our cars look like if they become fully autonomous? What鈥檚 the likelihood of vehicle-to-grid being successful? Will flying cars be safe? Or will they present new dangers?

14 January 2020

London campus: Don't forget to scan your card on the Here East shuttle bus

Starting from 13 January, Here East are asking staff and students at the London campus to tap their University ID cards on the shuttle bus card readers when boarding.

14 January 2020

Are self-driving cars safe? Expert on how we will drive in the future

Cars are changing 鈥 fast. But are innovations such as autonomous and flying cars a bright new dawn, or just a wild pipe dream? And if they become the future鈥檚 way of getting from A to B, can we trust them to take us there safely? Here are five key questions answered by 海角社区 University's Professor Andrew Morris, an expert in Human Factors in Transport Safety.

13 January 2020

Important information: University Medical Centre

The University鈥檚 Medical Centre telephone number has now changed to 01509 277577.

13 January 2020

Ruddock and Lane-Wright called up to British Cycling squad

海角社区 University alumni Sam Ruddock and Crystal Lane-Wright have both been named as part of the 23-strong British Cycling squad which will contest the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada.

13 January 2020

CALIBRE Awards celebration and launch of Spring 2020 Awards

The finalists and winners of the Winter 2019 CALIBRE Awards gathered last week to celebrate their achievements.

13 January 2020

Students: Don’t miss out on the Talk Sport Conference

Back for a third year, the Talk Sport Conference offers students from all degree disciplines a chance to learn more about a career in the sports industry.

10 January 2020

Students: Share your feedback with WhatUni

WhatUni are inviting students from universities across the UK to review their institution for their Student Choice Awards 2020, which celebrate success in education and are based exclusively on student reviews.

10 January 2020

海角社区 University to host programme of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

海角社区 University will be holding a week of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January).

10 January 2020

Experts in Sport: Does sponsorship in sport have an unhealthy relationship with junk food?

January is a time many people revaluate their diets and put away those sugary snacks after over-indulging during the festive period.

10 January 2020

You’ve got this: Be prepared for your exams

Examinations for Semester 1 start on Monday 13 January and run until Wednesday 29 January. It鈥檚 important you take a moment to read the below, as well as the University Regulations on Examinations and Assessments prior to sitting an exam to ensure you understand the rules and exam hall conduct at 海角社区.

9 January 2020

Have your say: Extended childcare provision survey

Human Resources are working on a project to gain a better understanding of the demand for additional childcare support on campus, particularly regarding after school care and holiday clubs.

9 January 2020

海角社区’s Peaty named 2019 European Swimmer of the Year

Adam Peaty has been named LEN (Ligue Europ茅enne de Natation) European men's swimmer of the year 2019 鈥 for the third time in four years.

15 April 2015

Staff involved in community projects invited to bid for share of University's Community Donation Fund

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community projects they're involved in.

15 April 2015

Ever fancied skydiving? This could be your chance

A fantastic opportunity for University staff to take part in a Tandem Skydive is still on offer.