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.
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.
Graduate research yields better video games
Research by two graduates from the University of Lincoln, UK, will be discussed at the world's leading conference on entertainment computing.
Research discovers new 'type specimen' for the Asian elephant
Findings from a scientific historian at the University of Lincoln have helped experts at the Natural History Museum to designate an animal painted by Rembrandt as the new 'type specimen' for the Asian elephant ...
New technique can find machinery gremlins 100 times faster
Cost and time savings will be made with the development of a new algorithm that is more robust and efficient at detecting faults in industrial machines.
Antioxidants are essential for bird embryo growth
(Phys.org) —As children we are told the importance of eating plenty of fruit and vegetables, but now scientists have confirmed that antioxidants found in these food groups are essential for the growth of ...
Smarter video searching and indexing
A new framework being created by a PhD student and academics from the University of Lincoln, UK, will enable people to search for videos on the internet, using images rather than text.
Bat vision system could help protect buildings
Vital data on bat behaviour is being analysed by a computer vision system developed by the University of Lincoln and Lincolnshire Bat Group.