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Last Build Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:13:55 GMT


Will You Find Mr Darcy this Valentine's Day?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 7:35:19 GMT

Valentine's Day is traditionally the day to celebrate a great love - and the University of Lincoln is pushing its passion for learning with a new competition that aims to inspire the next generation of scholars through famous quotes about education.

Dyslexia Does Not Reduce Pass Rates for UK GP Licensing Exam

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:43:35 GMT

UK GPs with dyslexia are just as likely to pass the knowledge component of the licensing exam as their counterparts, a new study has found.

Research Centre Opened by One of Britain's Most Eminent Mathematicians

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 9:12:50 GMT

A new research centre named in honour of a pioneer of mathematical education for women has been officially opened by one of the most senior mathematicians in Britain.

Business Experts Set to Tackle the Rural Digital Divide

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 11:58:16 GMT

A team of researchers at the University of Lincoln, UK, have been awarded £200,000 as part of an international project to tackle the digital divide between rural and urban areas in the North Sea region of Europe.

International Video Art Exhibition Launches in Lincoln

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 14:27:08 GMT

A video art exhibition exploring the theme of hormone use and abuse both in the past and in the present opens its doors in the Project Space Plus gallery at the University of Lincoln today (Friday 2nd February 2018) as the UK celebrates LGBT History

Research highlights need for better support for thousands of informal dementia carers

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 14:14:51 GMT

Directly involving the thousands of family members and friends who serve as 'informal carers' for people with dementia in the evaluation of patients' symptoms and behaviour could offer improved insights for healthcare professionals and help alleviate

How Does Seawater's 'Stickiness' Affect Marine Microbes at the Foundations of the Global Food Chain?

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 15:35:46 GMT

Scientists have been awarded grant funding of almost $1 million (US Dollars) to measure the effect of how changes in the viscosity - or 'stickiness' - of seawater impacts the smallest types of marine life.

Students' Achievements Celebrated at Graduation Ceremony

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 7:42:10 GMT

A new chapter has begun in the lives of more than 800 University of Lincoln students who graduated at Lincoln Cathedral.Undergraduate and postgraduate students from across the University's four academic colleges received their awards in two c...

UK Regional Weather Forecasts Could be Improved Using Jet Stream Data

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 9:00:29 GMT

Weather forecasters could be able to better predict regional rainfall and temperatures across the UK by using North Atlantic jet stream data, according to new research.

New Digital Skills Curriculum to Equip Workforce for Industry 4.0

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:42:58 GMT

Academics and employers will work together to develop a new digital skills curriculum to serve the innovation needs of major industries ranging from food manufacturing to renewable energy.

Lincoln Joins Network of Leading UK Robotics Research Centres

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 8:01:17 GMT

The University of Lincoln has been added to a growing national network of the UK's leading robotics research centres.