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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...

Chemical suicides research presented at international seminar

Research from an undergraduate student is to be presented at an international seminar on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) incidents. Christina Martell, 21, is a third year Life Sciences undergraduate who has been investigating the forensic implications of chemical suicides. The CBRN Centre has asked for Christina’s research...

Take the next step with a postgraduate masterclass

The University of Lincoln is offering a series of free masterclasses in more than 20 different subject areas, giving visitors the chance to get a flavour of postgraduate study. If you have ever considered undertaking a Master’s level qualification to enhance your skills, build your knowledge or to boost...

Disaster response expert swells ranks

An expert in mass fatality disasters has joined the growing team of scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK. Dr Lucy Easthope has advised governments, corporations and relief agencies in the aftermath of major incidents, including the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes in New Zealand, as well as developing...

Lincoln academics showcase their research in America

In May 2013 Dr Mark Baron and Leonie Elie went to Los Angeles, California to attend the 121st meeting of the California Association of Criminalists (CAC). Dr Baron presented an oral abstract about cutting edge fuel adulteration research using Raman spectroscopy as well as a related poster by his...

Identifying Afghanistan’s war dead

A forensic anthropologist has contributed to a special report which outlines steps Afghanistan can take to help identify the victims of the country’s 35-year conflict. Gillian Fowler, from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Lincoln (UK), has been involved with the Afghan Forensic Science Organisation (AFSO)...