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New research sheds light on why plants change sex

Plants with a particular breeding system change their sex depending on how much light they receive, new scientific research has revealed. The ability of plants to flower one year as male and the next as female, or vice versa, is well documented in ‘dioecious’ plants, however the causes of...

First year Biology students visit home of Charles Darwin

First year Biology students from the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences visit Down House the home of Charles Darwin. The theme for the field trip was ‘plant adaptation, conservation and evolution’ and spent two days away in Kew. Students visited the home of Charles Darwin, Kew Gardens,...

Life Sciences at Lincoln ranked number 1 in NSS

Life Sciences at Lincoln has ranked number one in the latest National Student Survey! Our third year students have rated us number one in the UK for Biochemistry, Bioveterinary Science and Animal Behaviour & Welfare, and Zoology in the National Student Survey. The National Student Survey is completed by final year...

Life Sciences Undergraduate Showcase

From Life Sciences to Chemistry and Engineering, the University of Lincoln’s College of Science hosts another remarkable showcase of our undergraduate students. Good luck to everyone on getting back their marks over the next few days. Here is a little look into a few of our students we spoke to...

Five paid-for Studentships in Life Sciences on offer! Apply now

We’re offering a variety of PhD projects across biological sciences including: Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare, Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Evolution and Ecology, Microbiology, Forensic Anthropology, Biology and Zoology. Of the ten advertised projects, five applicants, on five projects will be selected for funding, contingent upon the strength of...