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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
Social media garden is first step in creating 'emotional' buildings
A Twitter-reactive garden could provide a prototype for the future development of 'smart' buildings that can adapt to our emotional state. read more...
Published: 3rd June 2014, 4:00pm  (updated 15th September 2014, 11:18am)
Exhibitions offer chance to view work of exciting new artists
Postgraduate artists, designers and conservators from across the University of Lincoln's College of Arts will display their work in a series of free public exhibitions opening this weekend. read more...
Published: 10th September 2014, 8:37am
Showcase of latest advances in medical imaging for revolutionary proton therapy cancer treatment
Advances in medical imaging technology which could make proton beam therapy a viable treatment for many more cancer sufferers will be described on an international stage. read more...
Published: 4th September 2014, 4:20pm
Electronic training collars present welfare risk to pet dogs
The results of a recent study have revealed that the immediate effects of training pet dogs with an electronic collar cause behavioural signs of distress, particularly when used at high settings. read more...
Published: 4th September 2014, 8:42am
Mum's hormones could make female magpie chicks more adventurous
Female magpies have been shown to be more adventurous than their male siblings, according to new research. read more...
Published: 2nd September 2014, 8:33am
Art up close: new exhibition reveals power in detail
An eclectic exhibition which invites audiences to scrutinise the finer details in the work of more than 100 international artists will travel from Bangkok to open in London this September, before showing in Lincoln later in the year. read more...
Published: 1st September 2014, 9:11am
Intelligent navigation system to personalise shopping trips
A ground-breaking indoor navigation system is being developed to help improve people's experiences of a range of businesses, including supermarkets, hospitals and leisure parks. read more...
Published: 19th August 2014, 11:33am
Population density and testes size: more than meets the eye
A team of researchers has discovered that changes in population density can affect the size of animals' testes and therefore impact on reproduction. read more...
Published: 13th August 2014, 8:41am
Awake within a dream: lucid dreamers show greater insight in waking life
People who are aware they are asleep when they are dreaming have better than average problem-solving abilities, new research has discovered. read more...
Published: 12th August 2014, 11:31am
Children become 'summer scientists' at the University of Lincoln
Around 250 children have been given a taste of scientific research when they became 'summer scientists' at the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 11th August 2014, 8:35am
Tortoises master touchscreen technology
Tortoises have learned how to use touchscreens as part of a study which aimed to teach the animals navigational techniques. read more...
Published: 6th August 2014, 10:34am
Navigating the technical challenges of truly self-driving cars
Self-driving cars may not be the stuff of fantasy anymore but there is a long way to go before we can programme vehicles to take us to the pub and back, according to a leading expert in vehicle control and safety. read more...
Published: 4th August 2014, 8:53am
New research links anxiety to seizures
New research by clinical psychologists from the UK and US has revealed psychogenic seizures which could be mistaken for epilepsy are linked to feelings of anxiety. read more...
Published: 1st August 2014, 1:23pm
Legal highs research will feature on Channel 4
A team of chemists from the University of Lincoln, UK, will be showcasing their unique testing methods to identify substances in 'legal highs' in an upcoming episode of Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies. read more...
Published: 31st July 2014, 8:32am  (updated 31st July 2014, 9:26am)
Women's professional self-identity impacts on childcare balance, but not men's
Research shows that a mother's self-identity impacts on the amount of time she and her partner spends caring for their child. read more...
Published: 31st July 2014, 9:23am
What can the Twitter storm over Benefits Street teach us?
A new research project will investigate how social media can play its part in both inciting discrimination against and building understanding of marginalised communities. read more...
Published: 28th July 2014, 2:15pm
Memorial performance remembers tragedy of the Beechey boys
The tragedy of a World War One family which lost five sons to the conflict will be remembered by a unique performance in the rural Lincolnshire village where they lived.The Beechey family, whose home was in the village of Friesthorpe, near Li... read more...
Published: 23rd July 2014, 11:59am
Children as young as three recognise 'cuteness' in faces of people and animals
Children as young as three are able to recognise the same 'cute' infantile facial features in humans and animals which encourage caregiving behaviour in adults, new research has shown. read more...
Published: 22nd July 2014, 8:22am
Science and art bring back to life 300 million-year-old specimens of a primitive reptile-like vertebrate
Paleontologists have provided a new cranial reconstruction of a long-extinct limbed vertebrate (tetrapod) from previously unrecognised specimens found in coal deposits from the Czech Republic. read more...
Published: 21st July 2014, 8:46am
Acclaimed literary scholar to address digital skills workshop for researchers in women's writing
The American author, historian and publisher recognised as a leader of the contemporary feminist movement will join a number of literary scholars from across the UK at a digital skills workshop hosted by the University of Lincoln. read more...
Published: 16th July 2014, 9:39am
What Happens Now? International conference addresses questions raised by contemporary literature
Literary scholars from 15 countries across the globe will gather in Lincoln this month for a major international conference exploring the new directions of 21st century literature. read more...
Published: 10th July 2014, 3:09pm
Trio of researchers join Royal Society's national science exhibition
Three pioneering research projects involving scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, will feature in a major public exhibition by The Royal Society. read more...
Published: 30th June 2014, 5:00pm
Some dogs find kennels exciting, not stressful
New research suggests that dogs who spend a short time in boarding kennels may not find it unduly stressful and could in fact find the change of scenery exciting. read more...
Published: 25th June 2014, 8:34am
Screening tool may under-report malnutrition risk in hospitalised frail older people
A number of frail, older hospital patients in the UK who are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition may currently go unreported, according to the findings of a new clinical study. read more...
Published: 20th June 2014, 12:43pm
Conservators reveal how Bletchley Park huts would have looked to Turing and co
The historic World War Two codebreaking huts at Bletchley Park have opened to the public following extensive research by expert conservators at the University of Lincoln. read more...
Published: 20th June 2014, 8:55am
Mental toughness: why reaching the top in football is all in the mind, not the feet
As a youthful England football team prepares to take on Uruguay in World Cup 2014, new research has uncovered the rare mental attributes needed for talented young players to rise to the top of the English Premier League pyramid. read more...
Published: 19th June 2014, 8:35am  (updated 19th June 2014, 9:42am)
The role robotics could play in future food production
A team of computer scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, is co-organising an international workshop on recent advances in agricultural robotics. read more...
Published: 16th June 2014, 8:54am
Scientists discover why Diplodocus did not put all her eggs in one basket
A team of scientists have suggested reasons why the largest dinosaurs ever to have walked the Earth produced smaller eggs than might be expected. read more...
Published: 12th June 2014, 8:27am
Africa in focus at research forum's first symposium
Human rights, infrastructure and natural resources across Africa will be discussed by leading UK academics at a symposium later this month. read more...
Published: 10th June 2014, 1:04pm  (updated 10th June 2014, 1:05pm)
'Never Again!' - New exhibition brings rare wartime cartoons into public view
As the world commemorates the centenary of the First World War, a fascinating selection of rare postcards and trench publications will go on show to the public for the first time. read more...
Published: 9th June 2014, 11:05am
Newly discovered insect 'Supersonus' hits animal kingdom's highest-pitch love call
In the rainforests of South America, scientists have discovered a new genus and three new species of insect with the highest ultrasonic calling songs ever recorded in the animal kingdom. read more...
Published: 6th June 2014, 8:27am
Prestigious research prize awarded for study of theatrical travels
A specialist in modernist theatre and performance from the University of Lincoln, UK, has been awarded a prestigious prize by the Society for Theatre Research. read more...
Published: 4th June 2014, 8:49am


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