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Standing on their own four feet: New research shows why cats are more independent than dogs
Domestic cats do not generally see their owners as a focus of safety and security in the same way that dogs do, according to new research published today. read more...
Published: 3rd September 2015, 2:33pm
New research institute to improve productivity in agri-food sectors
Seeking to support and enhance productivity in the agri-food sectors, the University of Lincoln has today announced the creation of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology. read more...
Published: 24th August 2015, 11:32am
"I keep thinking it's Wednesday" - why do we find it hard to keep track of days of the week?
Mondays really do make us blue, Fridays are the happiest day of the working week and 'dull' midweek days are easily muddled up - and it's all due to how the artificial seven-day cycle we live by shapes the way we think, new research has sh read more...
Published: 20th August 2015, 3:47pm
Unequal healthcare funding provokes 'moral disgust', pioneering brain scan research shows
Areas of the brain associated with social and moral disgust are triggered when healthcare funding is split unequally, researchers from the UK and Australia have found. read more...
Published: 18th August 2015, 12:07pm
Re-thinking 'adaptive radiation' - one of biology's most important concepts
A lizard lineage which has evolved over the last 19 million years has helped scientists to re-think one of the most important concepts of modern biology. read more...
Published: 10th August 2015, 9:48am
New database could make airport ground movements quicker, greener and cheaper
A new system for calculating the quickest and most fuel efficient routes for moving aircraft on the ground could transform the way our airports operate, according to new research. read more...
Published: 29th July 2015, 1:55pm
"Don't talk about golf" - how caddies help elite golfers stay in the zone
The support offered by caddies can help elite golfers stay 'in the zone' even under the pressure of major championships, new research has revealed. read more...
Published: 15th July 2015, 5:02pm
Wildlife in built-up areas: an undervalued part of our urban ecosystems
Urban wildlife such as deer, foxes and badgers should be cherished for the ecological benefits they bring to towns and cities, rather than feared as potentially harmful pests, scientists argue in a new report. read more...
Published: 15th July 2015, 8:40am
Social computing experts help create bespoke social media analytics service
Social computing researchers have teamed up with a top London creative marketing and communications agency to create a new social media analytics programme. read more...
Published: 14th July 2015, 8:40am
Research will help inform pre-flood planning
A team of researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, are working with the residents of Canvey Island in Essex to record the unique history of those families affected by the North Sea Flood of 1953. read more...
Published: 8th July 2015, 9:47am
World-first in showing clinical-quality Proton CT for treatment of cancer
An international team of researchers will for the first time be able to demonstrate clinical-quality Proton CT to improve Proton Therapy in the treatment of cancer - moving a step closer to this improved treatment method being used to help those suff read more...
Published: 7th July 2015, 1:17pm
New research outlines more effective diagnosis for people with heart conditions
Research detailing more effective electrocardiogram (ECG) diagnosis has won an award at the International Conference on Medical and Health Science. read more...
Published: 2nd July 2015, 8:34am
HMS Victory to be re-painted in Battle of Trafalgar colours after 210 years
The UK's National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) has announced a historically accurate re-painting of HMS Victory, the most celebrated ship in naval history, in collaboration with the University of Lincoln's expert conservators Crick Smith. read more...
Published: 1st July 2015, 8:48am
Computer vision and mobile technology could help blind people 'see'
Computer scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology which could enable blind and visually-impaired people to 'see' through their smartphone or tablet. read more...
Published: 25th June 2015, 8:47am
Linda the robot stars on TV's Gadget Man
A robot called Linda developed by computer scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, has appeared on Channel 4's Gadget Man. read more...
Published: 23rd June 2015, 8:44am
High-tech nanofibres could help nutrients in food hit the spot
New research outlines how the creation of 'nanofibres' could provide new and improved products and delivery systems for supplementary foodstuffs. read more...
Published: 17th June 2015, 8:46am
Breakthrough points to cure for debilitating heart and lung disease
A protein that targets the effects of a faulty gene could offer the first treatment targeting the major genetic cause of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). read more...
Published: 15th June 2015, 4:00pm
Exploring the deep-time roots of plant diversity
The origin of vascular plants, more than 400 million years ago, changed the surface of our planet forever. read more...
Published: 11th June 2015, 9:00am
Robotic harvesting of broccoli could be coming to a field near you
A project involving 3D camera technology currently being developed at the University of Lincoln, UK, could result in a fully automatic robotic harvesting system for broccoli. read more...
Published: 10th June 2015, 9:07am
Why crystals could be the shape of future pharmaceuticals
Scientists from across the UK and Europe are working together to build a better understanding of the chemical processes behind the creation of crystals with the aim of developing new ways to produce pharmaceuticals. read more...
Published: 8th June 2015, 12:58pm
'Vampire' plants can have positive impact up the food chain
New research has revealed that parasitic 'vampire' plants that attach onto and derive nutrients from another living plant could benefit the abundance and diversity of surrounding vegetation and animal life. read more...
Published: 4th June 2015, 8:45am
Time Team archaeologist joins University of Lincoln
Leading archaeologist, lecturer and television presenter Carenza Lewis is to join the University of Lincoln, UK, in a new role connecting the public with cutting edge research in the arts and humanities. read more...
Published: 3rd June 2015, 8:54am
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


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