University of Lincoln

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Name: University of Lincoln
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

What can the Twitter storm over Benefits Street teach us?

A new research project involving researchers from our Department of Psychology will investigate how social media can play its part in both inciting discrimination against and building understanding of marginalised communities.The CuRAtOR (Challenging ... [Published University of Bath - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Empathy and trust in communicating online

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced the successful proposals to be funded under the Empathy and Trust In Communicating ONline (EMoTICON) call. While the study of trust and empathy in social situations is an established area of ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: Over 50 people protest in Lincoln over Gaza conflict

Comments (1)More than 50 people are protesting in Lincoln city centre over the Gaza conflict.Holding placards, banners and handwritten signs, both men and women have gathered to shout and chant against the violence affecting Gaza.One of the speakers shouting ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Why was Quadrant given Government grant?

Why was the Quadrant project given grant money?The announcement regarding the funding from the Local Enterprise Partnership:1) Grantham southern relief road2) Boston Quadrant housing and road3) University of Lincoln Boole technology centre4) A grant scheme ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Chloe-Louise Cole

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 ByChloe-Louise tells us about her background, interest in sustainability and what the future might hold.Tell us briefly about your background and your current role.I’m from Cambridgeshire and, as I had only lived in one town, ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dawn heads Lincoln business forum

Dawn Sendall has taken over the reins at a Lincoln business group. Dawn is the new chairperson of the Brayford Business Forum, one of four membership groups which represent traders based in Lincoln’s Business Improvement District – which is managed by ... [Published Business Link - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Gainsborough development wins an award

Winner of this year's Construction Project of the Year at June's Lincolnshire Energy Saving Awards, the Cross Street Development, was built by a specialist sustainability team, Woodhead Living, in partnership with Longhurst Group, West Lindsey District ... [Published Green Building Press - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

D'awww! Ability to recognise cute faces hardwired from the age of three

From fluffy kittens to doe-eyed dogs, most of us can’t help but melt at the sight of a cute critter. Now, UK scientists have revealed that children as young as three are able to recognise cute babies and animals. The study may help us to understand why ... [Published BBC Focus Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln study on why children find puppies and kittens 'cute'...

Comments (0)Children as young as three can identify features that make babies, puppies and kittens cuter than their adult counterparts, according to a Lincoln study.Researchers believe the findings could help teach children about safe behaviour around ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why Your Toddler REALLY Finds His Baby Sister So Cute

Even pre-schoolers are drawn to certain baby-like features in a person or animalYou may go all mushy over the latest puppy or baby vid on YouTube – but even kids as young as three recognise the typical features that make a person or animal ‘cute’.That’s ... [Published Mother and Baby - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

University of Lincoln - Science and art bring back to life 300 million-year-old specimens of a primitive reptile-like vertebrate

Release date- 21072014 - Paleontologists have provided a new cranial reconstruction of a long-extinct limbed vertebrate (tetrapod) from previously unrecognised specimens found in coal deposits from the Czech Republic.... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Young children know all about cuteness

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –London, July 22 (IANS) Know why your young one goes overboard the moment he/she sees that lovely kitten or a beautiful puppy? Because "cuteness" gets ingrained into his/her mind as early as age three ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 22 2014]

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Commenting on the successful proposals, ESRC Chief Executive Professor Paul Boyle said: "As a new generation grows up in a world where digital interaction is the norm, there is so much to understand about how our identities and relationships are shaped by our online activities. I'm delighted that the ESRC is funding these projects, backing researchers from a variety of disciplines and institutions to address these fascinating issues, and building UK research capacity in these areas for the future."
...As a recent study noted, "if the policy requires that the deposit must be done at the time of acceptance, deposit rate is significantly higher" . Instead of causing additional financial burden of overhead, deposit-on-acceptance will likely save institutions a great deal of money that would otherwise...
Secretary of its Lincolnshire branch, Nick Parker, said: "Ultimately, there are protests taking place everywhere in the world against the slaughter in Gaza...."
"The Brayford Waterfront provides a great backdrop for many events, such as the Lincoln Festival, Scoot to the Waterfront and the forthcoming Lincs:Evolution 2014, but it would be great to have more. Ideas might include a 1940s weekend or more activities on the Brayford Pool itself, bearing in mind health and safety rules, of course. I am also keen to encourage more tourists into the area, which is only a short distance from the historic Glory Hole and mainstream shopping."

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Brothers Cider announces ‘Taste of Somerset’ tour [Published Talking Retail - 6 hours ago]
What can the Twitter storm over Benefits Street... [Published University of Bath - 10 hours ago]
Israeli attacks designed to “terrorize” Gaza po... [Published Electronic Intifada - 18 hours ago]
Statement: Legal experts and human rights defen... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Empathy and trust in communicating online [Published Individual.com - Jul 28 2014]
Empathy and trust in communicating online [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 28 2014]
Open access: effective measures to put UK resea... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
VIDEO: Over 50 people protest in Lincoln over G... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 26 2014]
VIDEO: Over 50 people protest in Lincoln over G... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
LETTER: Why was Quadrant given Government grant? [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
Severity and risk are not the same when it come... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 25 2014]
Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Chloe-Loui... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 24 2014]
MP Karl McCartney pitches Lincoln potential to ... [Published The Lincolnite - Jul 24 2014]
Dawn heads Lincoln business forum [Published Business Link - Jul 24 2014]
Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Seth Kirby [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 23 2014]
Gainsborough development wins an award [Published Green Building Press - Jul 23 2014]
D'awww! Ability to recognise cute faces hardwir... [Published BBC Focus Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Lincoln study on why children find puppies and ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Jul 22 2014]
University of Lincoln launches £3k chemistry sc... [Published Gradplus.com - Jul 22 2014]
Why Your Toddler REALLY Finds His Baby Sister S... [Published Mother and Baby - Jul 22 2014]
Director of Indian Institute of Technology, Del... [Published Government of Mauritius - Jul 22 2014]
Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Ilaria Ber... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 22 2014]
University of Lincoln - Science and art bring b... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 22 2014]
Young children know all about cuteness [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 22 2014]
Quirky World ...Robber holds up bank branch... ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 22 2014]
Even at three children can recognise cuteness [Published Pune Mirror - Jul 21 2014]
Three-year-olds know when something is cute: Study [Published Sun News - Jul 21 2014]
Meet the Blue & Green Tomorrow team: Tom Revell [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 21 2014]
Babies think dogs are 'cuter' than humans [Published Wired.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Cranial reconstruction of 300 million-year-old ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 21 2014]
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Statement: Legal experts and human rights defen... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Palestinians walk past the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (Photo: Lefteris Pitarakis, AP) The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian ...
The Week In Numbers: Drugs In Your Water, A Spa... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jun 13 2014]
The SeaOrbiterIllustration by Jacques Rougerie 2016 : year by which a French team hopes to finish an ambitious ocean-going laboratory that would rival the Starship Enterprise in scope 4 hours : battery life of a jetpack for divers 31 days ...
This Newfound Species Has The Highest-Pitched C... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jun 10 2014]
A female SupersonusUniversity of Lincoln Supersonus can hit the high notes. One species in this newly discovered genus of katydid hailing from the rainforests of Ecuador and Colombia can produce mating calls of a higher pitch than previously recorded ...
New insect with nature’s highest-pitched call [Published EarthSky - Jun 06 2014]
Female supersonus. Image courtesy of University of Lincoln In the rainforests of Colombia and Ecuador, an international team of scientists have discovered a new genus with three new species of katydid with the highest ultrasonic calling songs ever ...
[tt] NS 2970: Friendship (4 articles) [Published TranshumanTech - May 31 2014]
NS 2970: Friendship (4 articles) http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229700.400-friendship-do-animals-have-friends-too.html et seq.1. Do animals have friends, too?* 26 May 2014 by Robin DunbarRobin Dunbar is the director of the Social and Evoluti ...
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