Prof Simon Pearson Discusses Advanced Agriculture and Food Industries at STS Forum, Kyoto

Professor Simon Pearson, Director of the Lincoln Institute of Agri-food Technology at the University of Lincoln, was invited to deliver a talk at the annual Science and Technology in Society forum on Monday 8th October 2018. Topics discussed were centred around ‘Advanced Agriculture and Food Industries’. The Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum aims …

BBSRC Seeding Catalyst Award Call for Applications

The University of Lincoln has been successful in securing a second round of Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ICSF) Seeding Award funding (managed by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council), which will be spent through an ‘open competition’, and must address the objectives of the Transforming Food Production challenge. Seeding Award funding will support a small …

LIAT Partnership Set to Cool Down Cost of Retail Refrigeration

A 24-month project which hopes to tackle the high cost of retail refrigeration has been led by a consortium comprising the University of Lincoln UK, Tesco Stores Ltd, the Grimsby Institute and Intelligent Management Systems Ltd. The full-scale project is called the Development of Dynamic Energy Control Mechanisms for Food Retailing Refrigeration Systems. The cost of …

New Research Network to support the UK’s Food Manufacturing Digital Economy

A new project has been launched to examine how the Internet of Things (IoT) could transform the food industry through innovations such as ‘smart’ cooking appliances, data-driven supermarket refrigeration networks and enhanced food traceability systems. The Internet of Food Things (IoFT) Network Plus will bring together data and computer scientists, chemists, and economists to investigate …

Undergraduate Research Project into Aerial Mapping to inform Precision Agriculture

A student at the School of Geography has been provided the opportunity to collaborate with researchers from his own School, as well as the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT), after he received a bursary for an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme (UROS). Bart Hill, a Geography BSc (Hons) student, was successfully awarded a bursary of approximately …