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Sobering address on state of the environment

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10:04 am | Lincoln University

New Zealand and the world are failing to fulfil many of the basic principles of sustainability and we must face up to our situation in order to avert serious risks, warns renowned conservationist Emetrius Professor Sir Alan Mark. More >>

More work needed to keep cyclists safe

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 4:27 pm | Lincoln University

Bus and cycle lanes may slightly reduce the risk of crashes between bicycles and motor vehicles, but they fail to adequately protect cyclists from the worst accident risk factors on our roads, new research shows. More >>

Identifying insect species crucial

Monday, 28 September 2015, 11:50 am | Lincoln University

Students at Lincoln University are covering the length and breadth of New Zealand to discover new insect species and keep ahead of potential threats to agriculture and the environment. More >>

Lincoln ticking all the boxes

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 3:01 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln ticking all the boxes There’s a lot pointing to Associate Professor Alison Bailey having made the right choice to come to New Zealand and become the new Professor of Farm Management in Lincoln University’s Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce ... More >>

Students learn importance of biodiversity

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9:45 am | Lincoln University

A group of scientists, teachers, students and biodiversity professionals are teaming up at St Peter’s Cambridge this weekend to carry out an ecological survey known as an EcoBlitz. More >>

Making our towns better places

Monday, 21 September 2015, 12:12 pm | Lincoln University

Picnic table makeovers and mazes with native birds were among the winning ideas as Lincoln University’s student Future Leader Scholars turned to an even younger generation to help improve their world. More >>

New genetic test for vine varieties

Monday, 21 September 2015, 11:37 am | Lincoln University

A new type of genetic test being performed by a liquid-handling robot at Lincoln University is taking DNA testing to the next level with its ability to deliver five times the standard amount of data used to identify grapevine varieties. More >>

Hot topics in the paddock

Friday, 18 September 2015, 11:51 am | Lincoln University

Over 200 farmers and rural professionals turned up for a third Farm Focus Day at Owl Farm this week to take part in sessions dealing with topics relevant right now to the struggling dairy industry. More >>

Lincoln Uni’s best brew goes to town

Friday, 18 September 2015, 11:43 am | Lincoln University

A growing taste for craft beer and collaboration between Lincoln University and Thief Brewing Limited will see a student beer served on tap soon in a central city craft beer bar. More >>

Lincoln’s international standing continues to rise

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:59 am | Lincoln University

New Zealand’s specialist land-based university has risen a further 42 places in the world top 500, according to international ranking figures released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2015-16. More >>

Vet injected into new Lincoln role

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 3:13 pm | Lincoln University

Dr Teresa Moore will be taking the helm of the University’s agricultural, horticultural and conservation portfolio of land as Lincoln’s new Director of Farms. More >>

Ambassador builds ties with Lincoln

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 10:18 am | Lincoln University

An ambassador from the ‘food basket of Asia’ recently visited Lincoln University to discuss agribusiness and meet a few fellow countrymen. More >>

Chinese property market study provides NZ insights

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 10:49 am | Lincoln University

Chinese property market study provides NZ insights Increasing population, more demand, higher housing prices and a possible bubble— sounds familiar but it’s not Auckland but China. Annie Wang’s PhD thesis 'House Price Bubble in Urban China: Evidence ... More >>

Owl Farm Focus day provides insights for dairy farmers

Monday, 7 September 2015, 1:23 pm | Lincoln University

An upcoming farm focus day will be an opportunity for the dairy farming community to see a dynamic joint venture demonstration farm in operation and hear from industry experts. More >>

Retailers’ revenge could slow dairy recovery

Monday, 7 September 2015, 11:29 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Agribusiness and Food Marketing Programme Director Nic Lees says two things need to happen for the market prices to recover to anywhere near previous levels. More >>

Chance for Chinese students to Study Abroad

Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:41 am | Lincoln University

Chance for Chinese students to Study Abroad A group of Chinese students have arrived at Lincoln University to take part in a programme that allows them to study in New Zealand for a semester, then transfer the credit to their degrees at home. More >>

Solutions sought for saving summer fruit

Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:29 am | Lincoln University

Solutions sought for saving summer fruit Combating pests and diseases of tree-based crops and summer fruits was the target of the latest MG Marketing ‘Growing You’ workshop held recently at Lincoln. MG Marketing, a co-operative organization that ... More >>

Gearing up to bring Bike Share to campus

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:02 am | Lincoln University

Could cycling serve as a gateway to fitness by inspiring people to pursue more active lifestyles? This is one of the research questions a Lincoln University lecturer wants to answer as she embarks on a plan to bring the Christchurch Bike Share programme ... More >>

New online system streamlines enrolments for Lincoln

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 1:11 pm | Lincoln University

A new online system called MyLinc is set to streamline the enrolment process for students and staff at Lincoln University, making it a positive and pain-free experience that will increase enrolments and provide world-class data security protection. More >>

Scholars start breakfast club at low-decile school

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 9:42 am | Lincoln University

A group of Lincoln University students have been visiting a low-decile Halswell school every Tuesday over the past few months to cook breakfast for the pupils. More >>



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