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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published: 16th July 2014, 9:39am
Charitable donations the catalyst as science laboratories near completion
State-of-the-art science facilities at the University of Lincoln are nearing completion thanks to two substantial charitable donations.
Published: 14th July 2014, 3:09pm
Twitter tech used in award-winning garden
Expertise from the University of Lincoln has once again contributed to a win at one of the world’s most prestigious flower shows.
Published: 11th July 2014, 4:13pm
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.
Published: 10th July 2014, 3:09pm
New £7 million technology centre for Lincoln
Up to 140 new jobs will be created with the development of a multi-million pound technology centre following a funding bid led by the University of Lincoln.
Published: 8th July 2014, 8:38am
Become an ultimate Dungeon Master through Twitter
A new fantasy videogame that will give players the power to generate their own levels through Twitter has been launched.
Published: 7th July 2014, 4:44pm
Historic studios to inspire new wave of film makers
A landmark of the British film industry will open its doors to professional and aspiring film makers later this year when the University of Lincoln launches the UK’s first university film school to be housed within a fully functional commercial film
Published: 7th July 2014, 4:38pm