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Visiting Professor Chris Packham Lends His Voice to Global Insect Crisis and Urges Young People to Make Friends With Bugs

Published: 15th February 2019

In response to recent news of declining numbers in global insect populations, naturalist, TV presenter and Visiting Professor Chris Packham shares his thoughts and urges the next generation to be a voice for the Earth's future.

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Lincoln Expert will Tackle Global Food Security Issues

Published: 14th February 2019

A UK expert in advanced food manufacturing systems will share his insights as key note speaker at a major international workshop designed to address the challenges facing India’s food industry.  The presentation will draw upon his research

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Lonely Parts Club – Mechanical Miss Seeks Museum Meet Ups

Published: 13th February 2019

5ft 2in red-head with an interest in arts and heritage seeks friendship and conversation – but nothing too serious as being a tour guide at The Collection keeps her busy.

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University of Lincoln Pledges Commitment to Local Community

Published: 12th February 2019

The University of Lincoln has signed the new Civic University Agreement – a pledge to put Lincoln and Lincolnshire at the top of its list of priorities.The agreement is a key recommendation in a report published by the Civic University...

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Lincoln Announced as One of 24 Universities Selected to Offer Innovative Parliamentary Studies Module in 2019-20

Published: 8th February 2019

The University of Lincoln has today (Friday 8th February 2019) been announced by the UK Parliament as one of 24 universities which will offer the innovative and unique Parliamentary Studies module in the next academic year. The aim of the...

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European research supporting rural well-being through community archaeology

Published: 7th February 2019

A project aimed at boosting well-being in rural communities will involve thousands of members of the public in excavating archaeological finds under lawns and flowerbeds across Europe.The Community Archaeological in Rural Environments...

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Lincoln to launch world's first Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics

Published: 4th February 2019

A new advanced training centre in agri-food robotics will create the largest ever cohort of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) specialists for the global food and farming sectors, thanks to a multi-million pound funding award, it was announced tod

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Plans Submitted for Lincoln’s New £21 Million Medical School Building

Published: 31st January 2019

Detailed plans have been submitted for a state-of-the-art new medical school building at the University of Lincoln, UK, in another significant step forward for medical education in the region.

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Children Looking at Screens in Darkness Before Bedtime are at Risk of Significantly Reduced Sleep, Study Finds

Published: 29th January 2019

Pre-teens who use a mobile phone or watch TV in the dark an hour before bed are at risk of not getting enough sleep compared to those who use these devices in a lit room or do not use them at all before bedtime.The study by researchers from t...

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Students Invest in their Future with Real-World Fund

Published: 28th January 2019

Students at the University of Lincoln are running a live investment fund to put their newly acquired finance skills into practice.The Lincoln International Business School’s Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF) mimics the structure of a re...

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Precision pest control: smartphone app is the farmer’s newest weapon in crop protection

Published: 22nd January 2019

Scientists are creating a new smartphone app to help farmers tackle the pests destroying their crops, and it could soon have a major impact on the way information about the natural world is gathered, stored and accessed worldwide.

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