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Hope for dogs with separation related problems

New research being undertaken by staff at the School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, hopes to simplify treatment for dogs with separation related problems. Does your dog get distressed when left alone? If so, the Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare group from the School of Life Sciences, University...

Life Sciences research features on international radio

Natalia Albuquerque featured on the show discussing the groundbreaking study which found that dogs can recognise emotions in humans by combining information from different senses. This ability had never previously been observed outside of humans. The research was carried out as part of collaboration between the School of Life...

Life Sciences Undergraduate Showcase

From Life Sciences to Chemistry and Engineering, the University of Lincoln’sCollege 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...

Owning a pet dog can help families of children with autism

A new study has highlighted the potential for pet dogs to reduce stress in parents of children with autism. A team of psychologists and animal behaviour experts at the University of Lincoln, UK, in conjunction with charities Dogs for the Disabled and the National Autistic Society, discovered a significant...

Barking mad… Does speaking to their pet make dog-owners happier?

A new study aims to expand on previous research, which assessed dog owners’ tendencies to reveal certain thoughts, feelings and emotions to their pet versus their long-term partner. The purpose of the new investigation is to examine any differences between the quality of life experienced by dog-owners and non-dog...