Graduate School Newsletter | June

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In this month’s issue; find out how to submit an abstract for the East Midlands Doctoral Network Conference 2017, we have two funded places available for the 10th Annual Cumberland Lodge Conference, read Lora Altahrawi’s ‘Images of Research Experience’, Rachel Williams wins the Postgraduate Research Award 2017, find out about upcoming research conferences and more.

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The latest issue of the Graduate School newsletter is now available to view online: http://lncn.eu/ju58 

In this month’s issue

Information regarding the Postgraduate Research Survey (PRES), a call for contributions to E|mporium, details of an upcoming research presentation day with the British Federation of Women Graduates, a call for presenters to participate in our Five Slides in Five Minutes challenge, recently published research papers, upcoming research seminars and competitions!

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The latest issue of the Graduate School newsletter is now available to view online: http://lncn.eu/hjpq

In this month’s issue there is a feature on the East Midlands History Network with Rachel Yemm and Abi Dorr, details on how to become a book reviewer for the Graduate School, information on how to nominate for the SU Awards 2017, and important dates for your research diaries.

Don’t forget entries are open for the Images of Research and Three Minute Thesis competitions.

For more details visit; http://graduateschool.lincoln.ac.uk/images-of-research/  and http://graduateschool.lincoln.ac.uk/3-minute-thesis/

Exploring the effect of winter dormancy on cold-blooded cognition

Photo credit: Johannes Hloch
Photo credit: Johannes Hloch

New research explores the effect of winter dormancy on cold-blooded cognition.

Unlike mammals, amphibians who rest up during the winter do not forget the memories they made beforehand – this is the surprising discovery of new scientific research.  The new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, reveals that the processes involved in winter dormancy may have a fundamentally different impact on memory in amphibians and mammals.

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