The College of Social Science boasts a number of new and innovative facilities featuring up-to-date technologies for learning, research and outside consultancy. The College is proud to be able to offer these spaces to undergraduates as learning environments from the very start of their course through to PhD level.
The new Sarah Swift building is home to the Clinical Suites which simulate hospital and home environments, and feature the latest in artificial patient technologies, as well as the new psychology labs including a dynamic 3D body scanner. The building itself is the result of a recent £19m investment from the university and is home to the Schools of Health & Social Care and Psychology.
The Human Performance Centre, which is part of the School of Sport and Exercise Science, works with elite athletes using technologies such as motion capture and pysiological testing to help athletes maximise their performance. The specialist laboratories, undertake physiological and biomechanical assessment and are equipped for both teaching, research and also outside consultancy.
Lincoln Law School also features a new Moot Court located in the refurbished Bridge House where students can utilise the mock-court environment as part of their studies and assessments. With a judges bench, witness stand, clerks desk, as well as prosecution and defence solicitors benches the Moot Court allows students to explore the key principles of modern legal practice in a variety of courtroom roles.
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The clinical suites in the Sarah Swift building are used by the School of Health and Social Care to simulate real hospital and home environments, and feature the latest in patient simulation technology.
Students have access to simulated male, female, and infant patients that feature realistic anatomy and clinical functionality, as well as CPR mannequins to help develop clinical and decision-making skills during scenarios and clinical practice. The replicated ward environment is of an NHS standard and features realistic patient bays, as well as clinical equipment and consumables to provide a realistic workspace.
The suites are located in the new Sarah Swift building and are available as learning environments for students on the Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Midwifery, Paramedic Science, and Occupational Therapy courses.
The Human Performance Centre is used by the School of Sport and Exercise Science and these specialist laboratories, feature modern equipment in order to undertake physiological and biomechanical assessments.
The labs are equipped for both the teaching of students, academic research, and also outside consultancy with businesses and elite athletes. The equipment used ranges from treadmils and ergometers, through to gas and lactate measuring equipment, motion detection, impact analysis, and an endless pool.
The labs are located in the same building as the university sports centre, where the School of Sport and Exercise Science is also based, and are available as learning environments for students on the Health and Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sport, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport Development and Coaching, Strength and Conditioning in Sport, Sport Science, and Sport Therapy courses.
The Psychology Labs in the Sarah Swift building are used by the School of Psychology for research projects in areas such as forensic psychology, perception and cognition, development and social behavior, and autism.
Students have access to equipment such as a dynamic 3D body scanner, an eye-tracker, Psychophysics, Molecular lab, and driving simulator to use in their both their own research as well as at a postgraduate level as part of one of the many research groups in the school.
The labs are located in the new Sarah Swift building and are available as learning environments for students on the Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods courses.
The Moot court is used by Lincoln Law School and is a mock-court environment which students can utilise as part of their studies.
The Moot Court is located in the refurbished Bridge House and features judges bench, witness stand, clerks desk, as well as prosecution and defence solicitors benches to simulate the environment of a working court room. The Moot Court therefore allows students to explore the key principles of modern legal practice in a variety of courtroom roles.
The Moot Court is available as a learning environment for student on the Law, Law and Criminology, Law and Business, Criminology and Criminal Justice, International Business Law, and International Law courses.