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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...

Eye-opening trip to Guatemala inspires PhD student research

University of Lincoln PhD student Ryan Austin went on an enriching and inspirational trip to Guatemala for his MSc Forensic Anthropology course, and is taking his research back in time to make some historic discoveries of the Guatemalan conflict. Ryan’s research topic is ‘Identifying the missing; Utilising Strontium Isotopes for Geolocation; the voice...

Looking to go into postgraduate study?

We spoke to MSc Forensic Anthropology student Ryan Austin who was awarded a Joseph Banks Scholarship to continue his studies here at University of Lincoln. Ryan boasts the positives, saying: “The Forensic Anthropology course and the lecturers are brilliant; it’s a very hands-on course and the lecturers experience is fundamental. “We’ve...

Science students helping families of war crime victims

The skeletal remains of a grandfather executed by soldiers more than 30 years ago during Guatemala’s brutal internal armed conflict have been exhumed and analysed by science students on a unique field trip. The group of postgraduates from the University of Lincoln, UK, were accompanied by programme leader Gillian...

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...

More work to be done in migrant death investigations

A new research paper outlines the issues and challenges associated with migrant death investigations, specifically in the southeast United States. Forensic Anthropologist Dr Meredith Tise, from the School of Life Sciences, focusses on migrants who enter the United States after leaving Latin America or the Caribbean to relocate to...