Loughborough part of successful AHRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership
Loughborough University London is part of a consortium of universities in London and the south east that form a national Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) focusing on the arts and humanities disciplines.
- The University of Brighton
- Kingston University
- University of Roehampton
- University of Surrey
- University of the Arts London
- Brunel University
- Loughborough University London
- University of Westminster
We are delighted to be part of the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership and look forward to supporting its impact and success. Loughborough University London will bring a unique contribution to the development of the partnership by offering fantastic industry links and a fresh perspective on interdisciplinary researchProfessor Steve Rothberg, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Loughborough University London’s participation in the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership offers exciting opportunities for aspiring researchers to benefit from our research excellence in design innovation, media, communication and social change. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is constantly being transformed by cultural and creative innovation, and is the ideal location for researchers to witness the power and significance of the arts and humanities. Participants in this regeneration range from community-based arts initiatives through to global, cultural institutions.Professor David Deacon, Acting Dean for Loughborough University London
The AHRC is delighted to announce its renewed commitment to the Doctoral Training Partnerships model. Our support for the next generation of arts and humanities researchers is critical to securing the future of the UK arts and humanities sector, which accounts for nearly a third of all UK academic staff, is renowned the world over for its outstanding quality, and which plays a vital part in our higher education ecosystem as a whole. We were extremely pleased with the response to our call, which saw high-quality applications from across the UK from a variety of diverse and innovative consortia, each with a clear strategy and vision for the future support of their doctoral students.Professor Edward Harcourt, AHRC Director of Research
We are thrilled to receive this endorsement from the AHRC of TECHNE’s vision for its development over the next five years. We will build on the strengths of the original Doctoral Training Partnership, and our collective commitment to valuing interdisciplinary research, to deliver a rich, diverse and stimulating environment for doctoral students in the arts and humanities.Professor Katie Normington, TECHNE Director
Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport.
The University has been awarded five stars in all areas according to the independent QS Stars university rating scheme. It has also been named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey and University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019 and the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2019, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 7th in The UK Complete University Guide 2019. It was also named Sports University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2017.
Loughborough has risen to 5th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’ 2019 and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.
Specialising exclusively in postgraduate-level study, Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers cutting-edge master’s and PhD degrees, as well as business collaboration, research and enterprise opportunities.
The seven specialist institutes at Loughborough University London include: Design Innovation, Digital Technologies, Diplomacy and International Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Management, Media and Creative Industries, and Sport Business. Close industry partnerships with a wealth of leading businesses and creative organisations means teaching and learning is informed by real-life challenges and driven by true industry pressures.