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Exploring the 'afterlife' of some of science's most important papers
The world's leading scientific historians will meet at the Royal Society in London to explore the fascinating stories behind how some of the most important academic papers ever written survived over the centuries. read more...
Published: 28th May 2015, 3:32pm
Finding fault: study of Maglev train suspensions paves way for simpler industrial fault detection through AI
A new approach of industrial fault detection based on Artificial Intelligence has been studied on the electro-magnetic suspension of floating Maglev trains and could be applied to other safety-critical control systems, scientists believe. read more...
Published: 22nd May 2015, 12:54pm
Owning a pet dog can help parents of children with autism
A new study has highlighted the potential for pet dogs to reduce stress in parents of children with autism. read more...
Published: 21st May 2015, 8:43am
Real-time data sharing can make airports greener
Aviation engineering experts have revealed a new framework that could reduce delays, improve efficiency and cut pollution at major international airports. read more...
Published: 19th May 2015, 8:47am
Could a new computer programme help your baby stay healthy?
A new computer programme will help health visitors to calculate the likelihood of babies becoming overweight in later life. read more...
Published: 18th May 2015, 12:32pm
British Council grant supports research into sustainable future for Egypt
Grant funding from the British Council will enable an international team of researchers to address pressing environmental issues affecting poor communities living in underdeveloped areas of Egypt. read more...
Published: 18th May 2015, 10:37am
Pets on Prozac - drug treatment can help anxious dogs
Dogs who suffer with separation anxiety become more optimistic when taking the animal equivalent of Prozac during behavioural treatment, according to the results of an innovative new study. read more...
Published: 14th May 2015, 8:50am
One gene closer to helping sufferers of rare genetic disorder
A new study has separately confirmed and significantly built on recent research, identifying mutations of a gene that causes the uncommon but potentially fatal Adams-Oliver syndrome. read more...
Published: 12th May 2015, 8:48am
Iridescent animals shine to startle predators
Animals which appear to shimmer and shine may have evolved these qualities as a way to startle predators, new research suggests. read more...
Published: 23rd April 2015, 12:17pm
Video games in care homes: connecting older adults, or exposing age-related vulnerability?
Introducing video games as a means of bringing older adults in long-term care together may not always be an easy task, according to new research. read more...
Published: 20th April 2015, 2:21pm
A place in the country: What makes rural living attractive?
Researchers have launched a new study examining what makes a place in the country attractive for house-hunters planning a move to rural Lincolnshire. read more...
Published: 17th April 2015, 1:08pm
Quality of research recognised by doubling of funding
The share of national research funding awarded to the University of Lincoln will almost double following a major review of research standards across the UK's universities. read more...
Published: 26th March 2015, 10:19am
Floor washing robots - revolutionising cleaning for big businesses
Floor washing robots could soon be used to clean large industrial and commercial premises, following a European research collaboration totalling 4.2 million Euros. read more...
Published: 24th March 2015, 9:49am
Airships - the future of aviation?
Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have completed a three year investigation into stratospheric passenger airships as part of a multi-national engineering project designed to provide a future sustainable air transport network. read more...
Published: 23rd March 2015, 8:49am
The historic struggle for women's political rights
A historian from the University of Lincoln, UK, sheds light on the struggle for women's political rights as part of a new television series currently being aired on the BBC. read more...
Published: 5th March 2015, 9:42am
The eyes have it! Cats put sight over smell in finding food
Cats may prefer to use their eyes rather than follow their nose when it comes to finding the location of food, according to new research by leading animal behaviourists. read more...
Published: 26th February 2015, 3:46pm
Dolphins set up home in the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age
The bottlenose dolphin only colonised the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age - about 18,000 years ago - according to new research. read more...
Published: 18th February 2015, 9:16am
Lincoln historian joins the landmark unification of four Magna Carta manuscripts
The four original surviving Magna Carta manuscripts have been brought together in one place for the first time since their creation 800 years ago, and a University of Lincoln historian has been invited to study the momentous collection. read more...
Published: 3rd February 2015, 1:13pm
Novel technology could combat flight pollution
A breakthrough propulsion technology to provide greener air transport could be developed after the underlying engineering was declared a success. read more...
Published: 2nd February 2015, 8:48am
£600,000 project to cut medication prescription risks
A ground-breaking project to reduce the risk of patients being prescribed the wrong medication is set to be rolled out across 150 East Midlands GP practices following a major funding award. read more...
Published: 30th January 2015, 9:11am
Preserved fossil represents oldest record of parental care in group of prehistoric reptiles
A fossil specimen discovered by a farmer in China represents the oldest record of post-natal parental care, dating back to the Middle Jurassic. read more...
Published: 19th January 2015, 2:33pm
Lincoln Cathedral and Architectural Theory: Exploring one of Europe's greatest Gothic buildings
An inaugural public symposium exploring the medieval architecture of one of Europe's most celebrated Gothic buildings - Lincoln Cathedral - will take place at the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 9th January 2015, 8:50am
Illuminating exhibition places spotlight on sustainable design
An illuminating exhibition has opened in China showcasing a spectacular collection of 100 lights created from waste materials by a designer from the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 7th January 2015, 2:48pm
Study reveals Barbary Macaques form male bonds
Male Barbary macaques form social bonds similar to human friendships to protect against disease and death, an international study has revealed. read more...
Published: 16th December 2014, 4:16pm
Cast Court conservation puts historic sculptures back on display
London's Victoria & Albert Museum opened the doors to its newly refurbished Italian Cast Court this autumn, following a revealing programme of research by expert conservators. read more...
Published: 12th December 2014, 8:55am  (updated 12th December 2014, 9:03am)
Drivers of sexual traits: age and a whole lot more
Many male animals have multiple displays and behaviours to attract females; and often the larger or greater the better. read more...
Published: 26th November 2014, 11:49am
Innovative breakthrough in 'cancer seeing' technology wins coveted industry accolade
An international research team developing world-first technology for use in cancer treatment, using proton beams to localise treatment and cause less damage to healthy tissue, has won a global competition recognising the best innovations in engineeri read more...
Published: 21st November 2014, 10:35am
Meet Linda the robot at The Collection
Visitors to The Collection in Lincoln can meet a very special robot during EU Robotics Week later this month. read more...
Published: 13th November 2014, 1:32pm
Students to design better future for communities in Nepal
Architecture students will use their design skills to benefit disadvantaged communities in Nepal thanks to the launch of a pioneering new initiative at the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 7th November 2014, 9:19am
Advancing healthcare research from the cell to the community
A research institute connecting health-related studies spanning laboratory-based science to frontline medical interventions is working to address healthcare challenges affecting patients and communities locally, nationally and internationally. read more...
Published: 6th November 2014, 3:21pm
Mediterranean diets have lasting health benefits
The health benefits of switching to a Mediterranean style diet and upping the amount of time spent exercising for a period of just eight weeks can still be seen a year after stopping the regime, a new study has shown. read more...
Published: 6th November 2014, 2:21pm
How the shape of eggs can help explain the evolutionary history of birds
The eggs of amniotes - mammals, reptiles and birds - come in a remarkable variety of shapes and sizes. read more...
Published: 5th November 2014, 12:36pm
Barbary Macaque Project in National Geographic
The November issue of National Geographic magazine has a feature story, Monkeys of Morocco, that focuses on a unique research project led by a researcher from the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 31st October 2014, 3:41pm
Computer game could help visually-impaired children live independently
Researchers are to begin testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children lead independent lives. read more...
Published: 31st October 2014, 9:22am
Lights out: research shows urgent need to address instability of world's power supplies
A new study reveals the urgent need to address instabilities in the supply of electrical power to counteract an increase in the frequency and severity of urban blackouts. read more...
Published: 28th October 2014, 10:44am
New smart key software enhances security for homes and businesses
Computer scientists and security specialists have created an innovative electronic smart key system that aims to provide a safer and more flexible security system for homes and businesses. read more...
Published: 27th October 2014, 11:29am
Sex-loving, meat-eating reptiles have shorter lives
Snakes and lizards that want to live longer should abstain from sex until late in life, and be vegetarian, according to new research which investigated how reproductive intensity and diet affects reptile lifespan. read more...
Published: 23rd October 2014, 10:00am
'Designer' nanodevice could improve treatment options for cancer sufferers
Cancer diagnostics and treatment options could be drastically improved with the creation of a 'designer' nanodevice being developed by researchers from the UK, Italy, the US and Argentina. read more...
Published: 21st October 2014, 2:27pm
Psychology roadshow travels to Horncastle
Psychology research exploring aspects of human behaviour ranging from how our memory works to the ways we interact with animals, will be showcased to the public this weekend in a roadshow by the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 17th October 2014, 9:35am
Cancer treatment researchers shortlisted for global engineering award
An international research team developing world-first technology for use in cancer treatment has been named as a finalist in a global competition to recognise the best innovations in engineering, science and technology. read more...
Published: 13th October 2014, 1:33pm
New professor at forefront of microbial research
The lead academic in a major research project which aims to improve our understanding of how microorganisms survive has joined the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 2nd October 2014, 3:07pm
First evidence that reptiles can learn through imitation
New research has for the first time provided evidence that reptiles could be capable of social learning through imitation. read more...
Published: 30th September 2014, 10:03am
Get into the flow: how Ryder Cup golfers can have the edge on the course
Elite golfers can recognise when they enter 'the zone' and can control the experience to perform at their peak for longer, new research has revealed. read more...
Published: 25th September 2014, 8:58am
Look into my eyes: children can be trained to improve recognition of other people's emotions
Children can learn to better recognise other people's emotions through games which emphasise the significance of the eyes and the mouth in conveying feelings, new research has shown. read more...
Published: 24th September 2014, 12:11pm
Researching renal disease in diabetes sufferers
Understanding and ultimately preventing renal damage in diabetes sufferers is a key aim for two new academics at the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 24th September 2014, 10:07am
Justice, Mercy and the Law: Lincoln historian explores the medieval origins of modern democracy
On the eve of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta - the charter recognised as laying the foundations of modern democracy - new research by a medieval historian from the University of Lincoln, UK, reminds us that 2015 also marks 750 ye read more...
Published: 24th September 2014, 8:41am
Students stand up against sexism
Students from the University of Lincoln, UK, will be given training on how to stand up to sexist behaviour as part of a new research project on tackling gender-based discrimination. read more...
Published: 24th September 2014, 8:37am
'Honeybee' robots replicate swarm behaviour
Computer scientists have created a low-cost, autonomous micro-robot which in large numbers can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees. read more...
Published: 19th September 2014, 9:39am
Putting dementia carers in control
Experts will explore how improved support and powers for people caring for loved-ones with dementia can improve quality of life for both patients and carers around the UK. read more...
Published: 18th September 2014, 9:01am


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