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 …

LIAT and CLA present: Agri-Robotics in Action – Technology for a Farming Future

On Tuesday 24th April 2018, the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT), University of Lincoln and the CLA will host a seminar to shed light on how agri-robotics could shape the future of farming. LIAT’s latest research projects on agri-robotics, soil science and water will be discussed, along with the benefits and outcomes of these …

£4.78m to Advance Agritech Innovation

Agritech innovation has been given a funding boost of £4.78 million to turn cutting-edge research into commercially attractive technology. The fund will be delivered by the newly formed Ceres Agritech Knowledge Exchange Partnership, which aims to pool the research expertise of five universities and three agricultural research centres with support and expertise of commercial partners. …

University of Lincoln to host Lincolnshire Young Farmers Club Event

On Thursday 26th April 2018, the University of Lincoln’s Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT) will welcome Lincolnshire Young Farmers to their interactive event on soil health, held at the University’s Riseholme Campus.  LIAT’s Soil Scientist, Dr Iain Gould, will demonstrate to attendees the variability of soils across the county, as well as showing the best methods to assess the …