College of Science Research Talk at Riseholme Campus

On Friday 23rd November 2018, various delegates within the College of Science research teams will deliver updates on their project findings. Featuring news from the Schools of Engineering, Life Sciences, Computer Science and the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology, the agenda for the proceedings can be viewed online. The event will start at 8:30am, with an …

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 …

Agri-tech goes intergalactic at Riseholme

The Riseholme Campus of the University of Lincoln has joined the UK’s national network of monitoring stations measuring intergalactic cosmic rays to provide farmers and agri-tech researchers with near real-time data on soil moisture levels. Grasslands at the campus have been fitted with cutting-edge meteorological and soil monitoring instruments as part of the national Cosmic-ray …

LIAT’s very own Thorvald featured on BBC’s Countryfile

BBC One’s flagship Sunday evening programme, Countryfile, this week featured the pioneering work of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT). As part of the show’s Lincolnshire programme, Director of LIAT Professor Simon Pearson, introduced the University’s Thorvald robot, which is designed to support a range of agri-tech experiments in the field. The image below is …

Lincoln secures share of £16 million to address global agricultural challenges

Scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, will lead three pioneering research projects as part of a new wave of government funding aimed at solving some of the world’s greatest agricultural challenges. The new agri-tech projects, which will support innovation in farming and food production, have been awarded a share of £16 million funding through …