Institutes, Centres and Groups

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Bringing Together Research Expertise

Researchers at the University of Lincoln collaborate through a dynamic range of Institutes, Centres, and Groups which together form a rich, collegiate environment where research carried out by our academics, students, and partners is nurtured.

Whether exploring global health challenges or technological advancements for agriculture, these centres are hubs for pioneering new studies which bring together expertise from across the University to produce research that is changing the world.

Explore or research Institutes, Centres, and Groups via the A-Z list below.


Research Institutes

Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT)

Lincoln International Institute for Rural Health (LIIRH)


Research Centres

Autism Research Innovation Centre (ARIC)

Centre for Creativity and Culture (C4CC)

Charlotte Scott Research Centre for Algebra 

Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU)

Eleanor Glanville Centre

Lincoln Centre for Autonmous Systems (L-CAS)

Lincoln Centre for Environmental and Justice

Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health (LCWPH)

Lincoln Parliamentary Research Centre (ParliLinc)

Lincoln Sleep Research Centre (LiSReC)

Medieval Studies Research Centre

National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM)

Research Centre for Computational Physics


Research Groups

Advanced Functional Materials

Animal, Behaviour, Cognition, and Welfare

Cancer and Ageing

Chem Bio-Interface

Clinical Pharmacy and Practice

Collaboration Laboratory (co_Lab)

Community Organisation Research Group (CORU)

Conflict and Disaster

Critical Heritage and Place Consumption

Development and Social Behaviour

Diabetes, Metabolism and Inflammation

Drug Discovery, Design and Delivery

Evolution and Ecology

Extrasonic Practice

Forensic and Clinical Research

Global and Transregional Studies

Healthy Ageing 

Industrial Digitalisation and System Intelligence

Interactive Technologies Laboratory (intLab)

Intercultural Performance

Laboratory of Vision Engineering

Law and Society

Lincoln Economics and Finance

Machine Learning Group (Mlearn)

Marketing and Supply Change

Mental Health, Health and Social Care

Microbiology and Biotechnology

Nineteenth Century Research Group

Novel Analytical Methodologies

Perception, Action and Cognition


Primary and Secondary Education Cluster

(Re) Constructing Musics

Regional Innovation and Enterprise

Responsible Management

Rural Visions

Sustainable Built Environments

Sustainable Energy and Power Systems

Tertiary Education Group

21st Century Research Group


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