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.
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 ...
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.