Lights Night 2016


The University organised LiGHTS Night, a celebration of how science and technology impacts our daily lives. The one day programme was filled with workshops, exhibitions, free talks, lectures, tours, quizzes and more.

Here’s how the College of Arts got involved:

Virtual Reality Workshop | Co_LAB

“Participants of the workshop had the chance to immerse themselves in virtual 3D environments through a variety of games and interactive demonstrations of the latest VR headsets (including HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR). The workshop aimed to highlight the creative potential of Virtual and Augmented Reality, with participants encouraged to contribute to our emerging practice-based research in this exciting area. We also invited previous co_LAB participants to join us as co-facilitators of the workshop, providing an opportunity to reflect on their experiences, discuss their concepts with the general public, and to act as student ambassadors for co_LAB.” (Co_Lab Blog)

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3d Scanning and the 2,000-year-old Terracotta Army | Crick Smith Conservation

An extraordinary collection of 20th centaury terracotta warriors which have been reproduced by conservation students using technologies including 3D printing.

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Conservation in Action | Dr Lynda Skipper

This was a showcase of how painting and stonework spanning, 1,000 years are being preserved.

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Postgraduate Open Day

Choosing to continue your study at the University of Lincoln can help you to further your career, develop your knowledge, enhance your salary, or even prepare you to start your own business.

PG open day

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

MB3201 Minerva Building

2pm – 6pm


Postgraduate Admissions Advice Lounge | 2pm – 5pm

  • Information about postgraduate programmes
  • Advice about funding, scholarships, and the £10,000 postgraduate loans scheme
  • Speak to the programme leader


Teacher Training Opportunities | 4.30pm – 6pm

Meet the School of Education and partner Schools at our PGCE drop-in.


PhD Clinic | 5pm – 6pm

Our PhD Clinic will offer students the opportunity to find out about PhD study, funding options and how to write a research proposal.


To book your place, visit


If you have any questions about this event, please email