The University of Lincoln is an English university founded in 1992, with origins tracing back to the foundation and association with the Hull School of Art 1861. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II founded the university's main campus at Brayford Pool in 1996, providing economic revitalisation and elevation to Lincoln. The Independent described the university as "the best thing to happen to Lincoln since the Romans". There are further campuses in Riseholme, Holbeach and Hull. The University of Lincoln is the younger of the two Higher Education institutions in Lincoln, the older being Bishop Grosseteste University College, a university college.
Cranial reconstruction of 300 million-year-old specimens of a primitive reptile-like vertebrate
(Phys.org) —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.
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.
Scientists discover why Diplodocus did not put all her eggs in one basket
(Phys.org) —A team of scientists have suggested reasons why the largest dinosaurs ever to have walked the Earth produced smaller eggs than might be expected.
Newly discovered insect 'Supersonus' hits animal kingdom's highest-pitch love call
(Phys.org) —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.
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.
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.
Pets and their therapeutic effects
A prestigious Veterinary Record journal has published a feature in which Professor Daniel Mills and Dr Sophie Hall discuss the therapeutic effects of companion animals.
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.
Study of jaw mechanics shows tetrapods still fed underwater
A study of the jaws of one of the earliest known limbed vertebrates shows the species still fed underwater, not on land.
Reciprocal behaviour in non-human primates a balancing act between fairness and empathy (w/ Video)
A study into whether grey parrots understand the notion of sharing suggests that they can learn the benefits of reciprocity.
'Friendly' robots could allow for more realistic human-android relationships
Two 'friendly' robots, including a 3D-printed humanistic android, are helping scientists to understand how more realistic long-term relationships might be developed between humans and androids.
New research warns world to prepare for blackout
(Phys.org) —Living without electricity in today's technological world may be difficult to imagine. Yet the reality of living without computers, mobile phones and entertainment systems, and managing a transport ...
Video games as performance art
A new Videogames Research Network, supported by funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been created to bring together games developers, performance practitioners and academics to explore new concepts in ...
Why breed specific legislation does not protect the public from dangerous dogs
Research conducted by animal behaviour experts challenges the basis of breed specific legislation designed to protect the public from 'dangerous' dogs.
Big brains are all in the genes
Scientists have moved a step closer to understanding genetic changes that permitted humans and other mammals to develop such big brains.