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Climate change threat to native spider

Monday, 12 June 2017, 2:56 pm | Lincoln University

Climate change threat to native spider Climate change may threaten one of our more reclusive native animals, according to Lincoln University research. Trapdoor spiders are found throughout New Zealand, springing out from their concealed burrows to capture ... More >>

Lincoln University Rebounds

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:32 am | Lincoln University

A financial surplus for the first time in a decade and a comprehensive ongoing programme of organisational change are two of the reasons behind a significant turnaround at Lincoln University. More >>

Lincoln University Rebounds

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 12:00 pm | Lincoln University

A financial surplus for the first time in a decade and a comprehensive ongoing programme of organisational change are two of the reasons behind a significant turnaround at Lincoln University. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robin Pollard, said the excellent ... More >>

Scientists identify global ‘game-changers’ for biosecurity

Monday, 29 May 2017, 2:21 pm | Lincoln University

We need to prepare for more incursions of pests, diseases and weeds driven by our rapidly transforming world, scientists have cautioned in a recent study. More >>

English skills needed to reap diversity benefits

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:21 am | Lincoln University

A ‘paradox of diversity’ is raised in new research showing the potential benefits diversity brings to a society are only fully realised when foreign-born citizens speak the mainstream language. More >>

Fresh produce an emerging food safety challenge

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 2:10 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln expert is reminding the public to put their fruit and veges in the fridge and wash them to avoid food poisoning. More >>

NZ’s first Yunus Social Business Centre to be at Lincoln

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 12:48 pm | Lincoln University

Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus will sign a Memorandum of Understanding at Lincoln on Monday, 10 April, to operate a social business centre at the University. More >>

‘Transformation’ underway

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:40 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s eight-strong Transformation Board has held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Sir Maarten Wevers. More >>

Lincoln moves ahead with renewed vigour and confidence

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:40 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is in good shape to set a path for the future. “In 2016 our focus was firmly set on achieving the fitness of the University for the 2017 academic year,” said Chancellor Tony Hall. “The appointment of Vice-Chancellor, Professor ... More >>

Strength training carries weight for obese teens

Monday, 20 February 2017, 3:53 pm | Lincoln University

Strength training is a must-do for obese teenagers and even outperforms cardio when it comes to health benefits. That’s according to Lincoln University Sport and Recreation Associate Professor Mike Hamlin, who has evaluated existing research on how exercise ... More >>

Creativity needs encouragement in Christchurch

Friday, 17 February 2017, 4:02 pm | Lincoln University

The creativity that brought us projects like the Re:Start Container Mall, the pallet pavilion and a cycle-powered cinema could now be stymied in the face of big block developments and over-planning. More >>

Public mostly positive about environment

Friday, 17 February 2017, 1:10 pm | Lincoln University

New Zealanders perceive the state of the natural environment to be adequate or good, and people consider themselves well informed about environmental issues, according to Lincoln University’s 8th Public Perceptions of New Zealand’s Environment survey. More >>

Lincoln University’s transformation gathers pace

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:18 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s focus on improving its sustainability is paying off. The University embarked on a fitness programme in August 2016, and that resulted in a strong last quarter result showing financial performance well ahead of forecast with a positive ... More >>

Research pops cork on lunar–effect wine theory

Monday, 13 February 2017, 1:42 pm | Lincoln University

If your wine does not taste as good as it did yesterday don’t blame the moon. More >>

New senior appointments at Lincoln University

Friday, 13 January 2017, 3:35 pm | Lincoln University

New senior appointments at Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Pollard welcomed senior appointments made this week at Lincoln University. He commented that considerable thought had been given to the positions and appointments, including ... More >>

Lincoln offers strong support for students – audit

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 1:10 pm | Lincoln University

An external academic audit has found that Lincoln University students receive excellent support during their transition to University life, are well looked after throughout their studies, and enjoy a “strong and effective voice” on campus. More >>

Fragrant oil source not to be sniffed at

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:50 pm | Lincoln University

Native vegetation and bio-waste could be key players in New Zealand’s economic future as the transformation of degraded lands into value producing, biodiverse ecosystems becomes a necessity and a reality. More >>

Ongoing insurance settlement delivers significant sum

Monday, 5 December 2016, 1:58 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University and its insurers have agreed to a further $25 million partial settlement of its earthquake related insurance claims. More >>

Global influence hat trick for Lincoln professor

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 3:39 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Professor of Plant Biosecurity Philip Hulme has been named on the annual list of Highly Cited Researchers for the third year running. Every year, over 1000 scientific publications refer to Professor Hulme’s research. Professor ... More >>

Batting around Banks Peninsula

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:43 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University summer scholar Karina Hadden is preparing to comb Banks Peninsula for long-tailed bats and hopes members of the public can help with possible sightings. More >>

 

 

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