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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
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
Leading the way in animal welfare
A dog rescue charity has confirmed changes it made to visitor policy have improved animal welfare following a joint study with animal behaviour experts from the University of Lincoln, UK. read more...
Published: 29th May 2014, 12:22pm
Whale communication could explain how extreme ultrasonic bushcrickets transfer sound
Ultrasonic bushcrickets could be using a similar method to communicate as that used by whales, according to newly published research. read more...
Published: 19th May 2014, 8:29am
Marriage makes men seem less competent, study shows
Single men are perceived to be significantly more competent than their married counterparts, according to new psychology research presented today (Thursday 8th May 2014). read more...
Published: 8th May 2014, 3:12pm
Lincoln's Cathedral and University work together to support scholarship in the city
A partnership between two of Lincoln's landmark institutions has been strengthened with the appointment of a Special Collections Librarian for the University of Lincoln and Lincoln Cathedral. read more...
Published: 29th April 2014, 2:28pm
'Visionary concept' for sustainable science museum receives international recognition
A blueprint for a new Natural Science Museum in one of Europe's most historic cities, created by a dynamic team of architectural designers from Lincoln, has been commended by a panel of international experts. read more...
Published: 28th April 2014, 9:06am
Study to examine welfare aspects of cat containment
The first study of its kind will assess the impact that electronic containment systems may have on cat welfare. read more...
Published: 23rd April 2014, 9:08am
Project will preserve community memories of Lincoln Cathedral
A project involving researchers at the University of Lincoln and the team at Lincoln Cathedral will see members of the public using a new Smartphone application to preserve and share their memories of events associated with local historic sites. read more...
Published: 4th April 2014, 9:48am
"Printed" robot MARC to be showcased at national engineering event
A 3D-printed robot will be one of the star attractions at an annual event aimed at inspiring the next generation of manufacturers and engineers. read more...
Published: 26th March 2014, 8:52am  (updated 27th March 2014, 8:43am)
Pets and their therapeutic effects
A prestigious Veterinary journal has published a feature in which Professor Daniel Mills and Dr Sophie Hall discuss the therapeutic effects of companion animals. read more...
Published: 21st March 2014, 9:07am
Conservators begin work at historic site of King Charles I arrest
A team of student conservators from the University of Lincoln, UK, has been commissioned to restore a historic ceiling in the Archbishop of York's former Palace at Southwell Minster, the famous setting for the capture of King Charles I more than 350 read more...
Published: 20th March 2014, 3:19pm
Research shows smoking harms your chances of recovering from fractures
Bone healing cells in non-smokers are of a better quality, more active and quicker at dividing than those of smokers, according to new research. read more...
Published: 12th March 2014, 8:48am
New research to explore genetic causes of aggressive behaviour in dogs
A new study by academics at the University of Lincoln, UK, is looking at genetic factors that may contribute to impulsive aggression in dogs. read more...
Published: 11th March 2014, 8:45am
Going nuclear - in a small way
A detailed assessment of a new, smaller type of nuclear reactor has been published to help policymakers decide on the best way to meet the growing demand for energy. read more...
Published: 7th March 2014, 8:39am
Griffin the grey parrot appears to understand benefits of sharing
A study into whether grey parrots understand the notion of sharing suggests that they can learn the benefits of reciprocity. read more...
Published: 26th February 2014, 3:55pm
Study of jaw mechanics sheds new light on early tetrapod feeding habits
A study of the jaws of one of the earliest known limbed vertebrates shows the species still fed underwater, not on land. read more...
Published: 26th February 2014, 8:41am
Exploring local life on the Home Front
A landmark BBC series exploring the local stories behind The Great War will be screened this week, with a leading media historian from the University of Lincoln playing a central role in revealing untold stories from across the UK. read more...
Published: 25th February 2014, 1:07pm
Seasonal flu vaccine may cut stroke risk
Having the seasonal flu jab could reduce the risk of suffering a stroke by almost a quarter, researchers have found. read more...
Published: 20th February 2014, 9:19am
United Nations recognises postgraduate's talent for sustainable design
An architectural designer from Lincoln will travel to the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York to present her pioneering proposals for a sustainable care home as the winner of a global design competition. read more...
Published: 10th February 2014, 10:26am
It's ERWIN the friendly robot
A 'friendly robot' called ERWIN will be used to help scientists understand how more realistic long-term relationships might be developed between humans and androids. read more...
Published: 6th February 2014, 8:49am
The science behind our appreciation of art
From the mystery of the Mona Lisa's smile, to the shock of a shark suspended in formaldehyde, the question of what defines a piece of art as a great work has raged for centuries. read more...
Published: 5th February 2014, 2:41pm
The killer whale's survival during the Ice Age
New research reveals how the Ice Age was extremely detrimental to the ocean's top predator and has significantly affected diversity among today's living populations. read more...
Published: 5th February 2014, 8:49am
Students present at world-leading conference
Two Life Sciences PhD students were chosen to present their research at an international conference for analytical chemists. read more...
Published: 4th February 2014, 9:47am


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