Bioveterinary Science

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New sniffer dog research could “save lives”

A team of scientists has provided the first evidence that dogs can learn to categorise odours and apply this to scents they have never encountered before. The research reveals how the animals process odour information and is likely to have a profound impact on how we train sniffer dogs....

Students visit Animal Inside Out exhibition in Newcastle

University of Lincoln Life Sciences students see the world’s most amazing creatures like they’d never seen them before. The Animal Inside Out: A Body Worlds Production is an unforgettable exhibit featuring real-life animals from gorillas to giraffes, elephants to dogs, all preserved through plastination. This is a process used in anatomy...

Chris Packham to be Visiting Professor at University of Lincoln

TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham has been appointed a Visiting Professor at the University of Lincoln, UK. The award-winning conservationist, photographer and environmental campaigner will deliver lectures and workshops to students in Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences, sharing his expertise and insights on wildlife conservation. The host of...

Professor Daniel Mills on US radio station

Daniel Mills, Professor of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine in the School of Life Sciences, spoke about canine cognition and the bond between dogs and humans on Radio Times. Professor Mills was in the US to deliver a lecture at Penn Vet Working Dog Centre in Philadelphia. To listen to the...