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‘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 >>

Marsden fund success for Lincoln researcher

Friday, 18 November 2016, 2:12 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University lecturer Dr Amanda Black has been awarded a three-year grant from the Marsden Fund to explore how Māori knowledge can improve New Zealand biosecurity. Biosecurity is a worldwide issue. Invasions of unwanted organisms are rising through ... More >>

Mid-season pulse check

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 1:10 pm | Lincoln University

Owl Farm’s final Farm Focus Day of 2016 takes place on 16 November. “As usual we have a great calibre of speakers on hand to share progress to date, and to look towards the future,” says Farm Demonstration Manager Doug Dibley. More >>

Outcome of Tertiary Education Commission investigation

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 4:14 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University moved quickly to address Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) concerns raised in the investigation of four courses offered by the Lincoln University Telford Division and regrets the situation that arose. Students who have successfully completed ... More >>

Technology enhances outdoor experience

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 2:14 pm | Lincoln University

Does using a cellphone in the great outdoors destroy the unique experience of getting back to nature? More >>

Owl Farm’s first Annual Public Open Day

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 12:19 pm | Lincoln University

Owl Farm in Cambridge is opening its gates to urban communities for its inaugural Open Day on Saturday 15 October, 11am until 4pm. More >>

Lincoln’s international focus a sign for the Times

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 11:25 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is being recognised for its global reach. It has placed 86th in the world for the International Outlook criteria in the prestigious 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings More >>

Call to arms to avert climate change species losses

Friday, 9 September 2016, 11:48 am | Lincoln University

A group of international scientists is calling for a coordinated global effort to help predict how climate change will affect species and to protect future biodiversity. Changes in global temperatures are already having an impact on the diversity and ... More >>

 

 

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