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Careers Roadshow for Life Sciences

Come along to our Science Careers Roadshow on March 17th, 12-3pm in Joseph Banks Laboratories, First Floor and JBL3c01. This event is dedicated solely to the Schools of Life Sciences, Chemistry and Pharmacy and hosted by the University of Lincoln’s Careers & Employability team. Don’t miss out on information...

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

A giant planetarium, mock crime scene investigation, a special lecture by a TV wildlife expert and the chance to get up close with some reptiles are just some of the activities planned by the University of Lincoln as part of a national festival of science. National Science and Engineering...

Engineering stem cells

Dr Issam Hussain, Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, is working with the School of Engineering to conduct research that has far-reaching implications in regenerative medicine.   Alongside Dr David Waugh, Professor Jonathan Lawrence and Chi Wai Chan, a visiting researcher from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dr...

Detecting mercury in historic plant specimens

A University of Lincoln academic and PhD student have been working to develop innovative and economical methods to detect harmful mercury in preserved plant specimens in museums. Historically, museums and other collectors applied pesticides to botanical materials to prevent insect and fungal damage, commonly using highly toxic compounds of...

Chemical composition of fingermarks

Dr Ruth Croxton is studying the components of fingermarks and what happens to the chemistry of the mark when it is laid down. She hopes that a deeper understanding of the chemical composition of marks may open the way to new and better enhancement methods. She says: ‘There is...