Dr Lucy Easthope

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Lucy Easthope a keynote speaker at a Philadelphia symposium

Dr Lucy Easthope from the School of Life Sciences will lead a conference in Philadelphia, USA this week on mass graves and archives. This symposium, which features innovative scholars and practitioners from archives, digital humanities, forensic science, anthropology, and crisis management, centres on these cross-cutting questions about ethics, agency, cultural risk, and...

Research will help inform pre-flood planning

A team of researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, are working with the residents of Canvey Island in Essex to record the unique history of those families affected by the North Sea Flood of 1953. Postgraduate Forensic Anthropology students from the University’s School of Life Sciences will delve...

Research will feed into protecting vulnerable people from fraud

A PhD researcher from the University of Lincoln, UK, was invited to attend a prestigious conference that brought together key parties to look at how to protect vulnerable customers in the banking industry. The ‘Collaborate, Innovate, Protect’ Conference, hosted by Barclays in Canary Wharf, London, involved a number of...

Lincoln supporting girl power in the sciences

The University of Lincoln, UK, is spearheading equality and opportunity for female academics, providing numerous funding schemes, inspirational lectures and mentoring programmes. A new report details the University’s successes since signing up to the Athena SWAN charter, which encourages institutions to develop employment practices to advance the representation, plus...

Award for collaborative activity

A book, which included a chapter by disaster response expert Dr Lucy Easthope from the University of Lincoln, has won an award from the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). ‘Disaster and Politics: Materials, Experiments, Preparedness’ (Wiley-Blackwell 2014) was awarded the Amsterdamska Award for ‘a...

Academic writes emergency planning guidance

A new planning guide for emergencies in higher education institutions has been written by Dr Lucy Easthope, from the School of Life Sciences. The document ‘Resilience in Higher Education’ aims to provide information, advice and resources. It has been reviewed and updated from original guidance funded by HEFCE and...