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Cat owners invited to take part in our School’s research

Researchers at the School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, are inviting cat owners to take part in groundbreaking research.  Due to the enigmatic nature of this species, detecting pain in cats reliably is inherently challenging, limiting our capacity to be able to quickly and efficiently treat cats in...

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...

New study reveals how your emotions may affect your cat

A new study has, for the first time, investigated whether cats look to their owners for guidance on how to behave in certain situations. The research explored cats’ communicative behaviour towards humans using a social referencing paradigm in the presence of a potentially frightening object – an electric fan...