Bees: Not Simply Pollinators

Honeybees are vital pollinators and their decline has been documented thoroughly across the news in recent years. Our Brayford Campus is now home to an observation hive, installed here as part of a research project looking into insect cognition. We spoke with Elisa Frasnelli, Lecturer in Life Sciences at the University of Lincoln, about the bees and why we […]

January Sustainability Round Up

This January our sustainability theme was “Stay Warm for Less”.  We promoted various ways in  which you can keep warm without having a huge environmental impact. You can see some of our tips in the slideshow below: We also promoted the University’s Thermal Comfort Policy which can be found here. Student Life created a fantastic […]

December Sustainability Round Up

In December, the Environment team promoted the Switch Off Campaign, to encourage our University staff and students to switch off all unnecessary appliances, PCs and monitors over the Christmas break. Staff and students had the ability to download checklists from either our website or from email signatures. As well as this, the campaign was circulated […]

Sustainability Campaign Calendar launched

This year, our Environment Team launched our first ever year-round campaign calendar around sustainability at the University of Lincoln.   After starting off the Academic year with a campaign around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, or Global Goals), October was spent with a focus on recycling, holding events on campus and educating students on […]