LiGHTS Nights 2016 festival comes to the University of Lincoln

Skeletons, robots and life-size terracotta warriors will be among the figures greeting visitors at a one-day science showcase hosted by the University of Lincoln today.

LiGHTS Nights is a celebration of how science and technology impacts on our daily lives and will take place on the University of Lincoln’s Brayford Pool campus and in venues across the city on Friday, September 30.

The programme of events, which will feature exhibitions, tours, public lectures, workshops, screenings and performances, begins at 11am today and will run until 10pm.

More than 40 scientific workshops, talks and exhibitions will take place as part of the event, which will invite people of all ages to learn more about research projects that are changing the world.

The event is spearheaded by Professor Carenza Lewis, Professor for the Public Understanding of Research at the University of Lincoln.

Professor Lewis said: “This day-long event represents a unique opportunity for the public to meet our researchers and find out what they really do for society, in interactive and engaging ways.”

For more information and to make last minute bookings, visit the website.