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Arable Horizons: agri-tech experts explore tomorrow's farming technologies
Experts in agricultural robotics will lead an interactive industry event exploring tomorrow's farming technologies as part of a new series examining some of the UK's most exciting and innovative research fields. read more...
Published: 24th April 2017, 10:52am
Understanding the science of asthma
A free public lecture will examine the underlying science behind asthma - a condition that affects one in 11 people in the UK and costs the NHS billions of pounds every year but which largely remains a mystery to scientists, doctors and sufferers. read more...
Published: 21st April 2017, 12:15pm
Academia and industry combine to develop cutting-edge radar system for space travel
A new research partnership has been launched which will see university engineers working alongside a leading satellite technology company to develop a pioneering new radar system. read more...
Published: 20th April 2017, 1:24pm
Eye movement research could hold the key to early Parkinson's diagnosis
The way people with Parkinson's use their eyes to complete simple tasks in both the real world and working at computers is being investigated by neuroscientists - and the findings could help early diagnosis and improve their quality of life. read more...
Published: 12th April 2017, 12:14pm
Improving healthcare commissioning for probation: mapping the landscape
Healthcare services available to people on probation and how they access them will be examined as part of a new research project. read more...
Published: 4th April 2017, 2:53pm
Discovery that 'size matters' in cell-to-cell communication could unlock new methods for disease diagnosis and treatment
Size really does matter when it comes to the mechanisms that cells use to communicate with each other, according to pioneering new nanobiotechnology research which has important implications for the diagnosis and treatment of disease. read more...
Published: 27th March 2017, 12:00pm
Rare cricket family sheds light on how extinct Jurassic species evolved into the modern acoustic insects we know today
World-first research into a rare family of insects will help scientists understand how the common bush-crickets we are familiar with today developed their highly specialised acoustic functions. read more...
Published: 17th March 2017, 8:43am
New project to help students overcome barriers to academic success
The University of Lincoln, UK, is contributing to a major new £485,000 project designed to ensure that students confronted by challenging circumstances during their time at university can get the most from their studies. read more...
Published: 13th March 2017, 10:07am
Could your pet contribute to pioneering animal research?
Pet owners are being invited to sign up to an academic database which is used to recruit participants for pioneering pet-friendly animal behaviour research. read more...
Published: 6th March 2017, 9:46am
New briefing series looks ahead to the future of farming
A new series of breakfast briefings detailing the latest agri-tech research and how it will impact on farming in the future has commenced in Lincolnshire. read more...
Published: 23rd February 2017, 2:07pm
It takes two to tango: beetles are equal partners in mating behaviour
Beetles that copulate with the same mate as opposed to different partners will repeat the same behaviour, debunking previous suggestions that one sex exerts control over the other in copulation, new research has found. read more...
Published: 22nd February 2017, 1:52pm
Leading nanoscientist joins Physics team at Lincoln
A leading nanoscientist, whose pioneering work has major implications in a range of industries from dentistry to engineering, has joined the University of Lincoln as Deputy Head for the School of Mathemati... read more...
Published: 22nd February 2017, 8:53am
Geography professor to lead international climate change research at Lincoln
An internationally-renowned expert in climate science and meteorology has joined the University of Lincoln, UK, where he will lead multi-national research projects examining the effects of climate change on our weather systems and global landscapes. read more...
Published: 6th February 2017, 1:48pm
Animals retain long-term memory of the biggest and best sources of food
New research shows that red-footed tortoises can remember the location of their favourite food sources and the biggest stashes for at least 18 months. read more...
Published: 1st February 2017, 10:11am
Scientists move step closer to developing major new drug in fight against antimicrobial resistance
Scientists have for the first time determined the molecular structure of a new antibiotic which could hold the key to tackling drug resistant bacteria. read more...
Published: 31st January 2017, 11:25am
Agri-tech goes intergalactic at Riseholme
The Riseholme Campus of the University of Lincoln has joined the UK's national network of monitoring stations measuring intergalactic cosmic rays to provide farmers and agri-tech researchers with near real-time data on soil moisture levels. read more...
Published: 26th January 2017, 9:24am
New research explores the effect of winter dormancy on cold-blooded cognition
Unlike mammals, amphibians who rest up during the winter do not forget the memories they made beforehand - this is the surprising discovery of new scientific research. read more...
Published: 12th January 2017, 10:16am
New research sheds light on why plants change sex
Plants with a particular breeding system change their sex depending on how much light they receive, new scientific research has revealed. read more...
Published: 10th January 2017, 11:11am
Out in the cold: why are the oldest people the most excluded?
People over the age of 85 are significantly more likely to suffer social exclusion than those in the 65 to 84-year-old bracket, according to new research. read more...
Published: 4th January 2017, 12:45pm
Evolution of ideas: scientists to decode genetic story of Newton's apple
Scientists will connect two of the most important scientific theories of all time - the law of universal gravitation and the theory of evolution - by unravelling the genetic code of the apple which inspired Isaac Newton's greatest discovery 350 years read more...
Published: 22nd December 2016, 9:34am
Variation in butterfly eggs is driven by female promiscuity
The eggs of some butterfly and moth species vary to give females control over the paternity of their offspring, according to new research published today. read more...
Published: 21st December 2016, 10:29am
A social network for fish: improving understanding of welfare in scientific studies
Researchers have won a major new grant award for a study that will help to improve the welfare of live fish used in scientific tests. read more...
Published: 20th December 2016, 10:48am
Geomorphological science roadmap can help mitigate severe storm and flood damage
A group of world-leading geomorphologists have laid out how their discipline can help policymakers and practitioners develop more effective storm and flood-damage limitation and mitigation strategies. read more...
Published: 14th December 2016, 9:25am
Research aims to support farmers to bring back saltwater-damaged land after coastal flooding
Researchers from the University of Lincoln are embarking on a major new study to work out the true economic cost of coastal flooding and how farmland damaged by saltwater can best be brought back into use to support Lincolnshire's agricultural indust read more...
Published: 13th December 2016, 11:51am
Pets could save NHS up to £2.45 billion a year: new report quantifies economic benefits of UK pets
Pets account for millions of pounds worth of economic activity in the UK and may reduce NHS costs by nearly two and a half billion pounds, according to a new report published today. read more...
Published: 6th December 2016, 10:38am
Making art accessible to visually impaired people
An innovative new project will explore the best ways to curate and design exhibitions to make them more accessible to blind and visually impaired people. read more...
Published: 30th November 2016, 4:06pm
New research to explore public's role in Parliamentary decision-making
A social scientist from the University of Lincoln, UK, will have rare access to Parliament to examine the relationship between the British public and the processes which shape political decision-making. read more...
Published: 29th November 2016, 3:28pm
Showcasing the future of farming
Scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, have been showcasing their research on the future of farming at some of the world's biggest agri-tech events this month. read more...
Published: 25th November 2016, 2:28pm
Reshaping our ideas of bacterial evolution
The shape of bacteria does not influence how well they can move - this is the surprising finding of new research which could have major implications for the future of the scientific and medical industries. read more...
Published: 22nd November 2016, 11:20am
A pig's life: how mood and personality affect the decisions of domestic pigs
The judgements and decisions a pig makes are governed by their mood - whether good or bad - and their personality type, according to new research published today. read more...
Published: 16th November 2016, 9:36am
New School of Geography to help map out future for a safe and healthy inhabited Earth
The UK's newest academic department for teaching and research in Geography will lead the way in advancing knowledge of the inhabited Earth, environmental health, water and climate change. read more...
Published: 20th October 2016, 3:20pm
New mobile robot to support agri-tech experiments in the field
Scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, have taken delivery of an advanced new mobile robot to support agri-tech experiments at the University's agricultural field station. read more...
Published: 19th October 2016, 8:59am
LiGHTING the way for research: hundreds turn out for science showcase
Scientific research which is changing the world we live in today has been opened up to the public as part of a showcase celebrating developments across all areas of science. read more...
Published: 4th October 2016, 9:08am
Hearing the same sound twice in each ear helps insects locate their mates, new research reveals
An incredibly advanced hearing system which enables a group of insects to listen to the same sound twice with each ear, helping them to locate the sound's origin with pinpoint accuracy, has been discovered by scientists at the University of Lincoln, read more...
Published: 30th September 2016, 10:29am
New research to offer blueprint for oral drug delivery
Scientists are working to develop a blueprint for a new generation of nanomedicines that could soon make it possible for patients to take medicines such as insulin orally rather than via injections. read more...
Published: 29th September 2016, 1:26pm
Lincoln scientists celebrate the genius of Sir Isaac Newton
Scientists and mathematicians from the University of Lincoln, UK, will be among the speakers at a unique festival celebrating the genius of Sir Isaac Newton. read more...
Published: 19th September 2016, 4:33pm
Diabetes UK to fund major new study aiming to prevent kidney disease
Charity funding has been awarded for a major new study which will aim to prevent glucose-induced damage to kidney function in people with diabetes. read more...
Published: 12th September 2016, 9:57am
Men's hidden body fat fears fuelling gym attendance
Men's hidden fears about body fat are fuelling gym attendance motivated by feelings of guilt and shame rather than a desire to build muscle, new research has shown. read more...
Published: 9th September 2016, 12:31pm
No evidence of long-term welfare problems with electronic containment of cats
A study by animal welfare specialists has provided new evidence that using electronic containment systems to restrict where pet cats venture does not result in long-term wellbeing problems. read more...
Published: 9th September 2016, 11:05am
One-day science extravaganza illuminates world-changing research
Skeletons, robots and life-size terracotta warriors will be among the fascinating figures greeting visitors at an extraordinary one-day science showcase hosted by the University of Lincoln, UK, this September. read more...
Published: 7th September 2016, 4:07pm
Gamblers more prone to violent behaviour, research shows
Men who gamble are more likely to act violently towards others, with the most addicted gamblers the most prone to serious violence, new research has shown. read more...
Published: 7th September 2016, 3:54pm
Multi-million pound research project to examine the resilience of the UK pig industry
More than £2 million has been awarded to scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, to lead the most comprehensive study of the British pig industry ever conducted. read more...
Published: 5th September 2016, 11:24am
Networking in a virtual world: unlocking the potential of video conferencing
The key to unlocking the true potential of video conferencing lies in recognising its limitations, according to new research. read more...
Published: 2nd September 2016, 2:09pm
3.7 million Euros for European innovation research
Universities from seven European countries will help businesses embrace innovation as part of a 3.7 million Euro project to support regional development across Europe. read more...
Published: 1st September 2016, 8:45am
Children aged three to ten become latest "Summer Scientists"
Around 260 children have been given a taste of scientific research when they became 'summer scientists' this week, helped by staff and students as part of a major public research event. read more...
Published: 26th August 2016, 9:55am
"Where do I sign?": better e-petition systems could boost digital democracy at local level
E-petition systems used in local government across the UK could help to improve political participation and debate - but only if current systems are overhauled, according to new research by leading public policy scholars. read more...
Published: 24th August 2016, 11:40am
The rights of men: medieval charter from King Edward I authenticated
Medieval scholars at the University of Lincoln, UK, have authenticated a 700-year-old king's charter that put an end to a tax scandal blighting the historic city. read more...
Published: 12th August 2016, 9:15am
Presenting the future of proton therapy
A leading scientist making major strides in medical imaging, which could make proton therapy a viable treatment for many more cancer sufferers, will present his latest findings - including a new type of proton imaging - at a prestigious conference ne read more...
Published: 9th August 2016, 2:04pm
"Us versus them" social traits may have evolved in monkeys before humans
Our closest primate relatives may have evolved "us versus them" social traits as a means to cope with competition from rival groups of monkeys long before this behaviour first occurred in humans, new research suggests. read more...
Published: 21st July 2016, 10:36am


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