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.
Hearing capabilities of bushcrickets and mammals
A detailed review of the functional mechanics of katydid (bushcricket) hearing, draws distinct parallels between the ear of the bushcricket and tetrapods.
Factors that drive sexual traits
Many male animals have multiple displays and behaviours to attract females; and often the larger or greater the better.
How the shape of eggs can help explain the evolutionary history of birds
The eggs of amniotes - mammals, reptiles and birds – come in a remarkable variety of shapes and sizes.
Research shows urgent need to address instability of world's power supplies
A new study reveals the urgent need to address instabilities in the supply of electrical power to counteract an increase in the frequency and severity of urban blackouts.
New smart key software enhances security for homes and businesses
Computer scientists and security specialists have created an innovative electronic smart key system that aims to provide a safer and more flexible security system for homes and businesses.
Sex-loving, meat-eating reptiles have shorter lives
The health risks and benefits of vegetarianism have long been discussed in relation to the human diet, but newly published research reveals that it's definitely of benefit to the reptile population. That, ...
'Designer' nanodevice could improve treatment options for cancer sufferers
Cancer diagnostics and treatment options could be drastically improved with the creation of a 'designer' nanodevice being developed by researchers from the UK, Italy, the US and Argentina.
First evidence that reptiles can learn through imitation
New research has for the first time provided evidence that reptiles could be capable of social learning through imitation.
New research shows how Ryder Cup golfers can have the edge
Elite golfers can recognise when they enter 'the zone' and can control the experience to perform at their peak for longer, new research has revealed.
'Honeybee' robots replicate swarm behaviour
Computer scientists have created a low-cost, autonomous micro-robot which in large numbers can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees
Mum's hormones could make female magpie chicks more adventurous
Female magpies have been shown to be more adventurous than their male siblings, according to new research.
Intelligent navigation system to personalise shopping trips
A ground-breaking indoor navigation system is being developed to help improve people's experiences of a range of businesses, including supermarkets, hospitals and leisure parks.
Population density and testes size: More than meets the eye
A team of researchers has discovered that changes in population density can affect the size of animals' testes and therefore impact on reproduction.
Tortoises master touchscreen technology (w/ Video)
Tortoises have learned how to use touchscreens as part of a study which aimed to teach the animals navigational techniques.
Navigating the technical challenges of truly self-driving cars
Self-driving cars may not be the stuff of fantasy anymore but there is a long way to go before we can programme vehicles to take us to the pub and back, according to a leading expert in vehicle control and ...