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.
Iridescent animals shine to startle predators
Animals which appear to shimmer and shine may have evolved these qualities as a way to startle predators, new research suggests.
Difficulties of introducing video gaming in long-term adult care
Introducing video games as a means of bringing older adults in long-term care together may not always be an easy task, according to new research.
Floor washing robots revolutionising cleaning for big businesses
Floor washing robots could soon be used to clean large industrial and commercial premises, following a European research collaboration totalling 4.2 million Euros.
Airships – the future of aviation?
Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have completed a three year investigation into stratospheric passenger airships as part of a multi-national engineering project designed to provide a future ...
Cats put sight over smell in finding food
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Dolphins set up home in the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age
The bottlenose dolphin only colonised the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age - about 18,000 years ago – according to new research.
Novel technology could combat flight pollution
A breakthrough propulsion technology to provide greener air transport could be developed after the underlying engineering was declared a success.
Preserved fossil represents oldest record of parental care in group of prehistoric reptiles
New research details how a preserved fossil found in China could be the oldest record of post-natal parental care from the Middle Jurassic.
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
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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
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'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.