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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 >>

Wine industry adapting to climate change

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:14 pm | Lincoln University

Current and future adaptation strategies will be crucial for the wine industry in the face of climate change, and effective action will require a combination of disciplines, technologies and approaches. More >>

How will you manage your farm’s footprint?

Friday, 2 September 2016, 11:00 am | Lincoln University

With the impending release of the ‘Healthy River’s Plan for Change’, Owl Farm’s next Farm Focus Day on Wednesday 14 September will include a session on changing environmental legalisation. Mike Scarsbrook from DairyNZ will set the context and ... More >>

Dialogue has commenced on refreshing Lincoln University

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:25 pm | Lincoln University

This week a workshop of members of the Lincoln University Council and the Senior Management Group addressed two matters that are critical to the University’s future: the essential characteristics of specialist land-based tertiary education, and the ... More >>

Financial sting from honeybee loss

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:29 pm | Lincoln University

Financial sting from honeybee loss New Zealand agriculture stands to lose $295-728 million annually if the local honeybee population continues to decline, according to a new study into the economic consequences of a decline in pollination rates. ... More >>

Shark liver and giant squid on seal sea-food-and-eat-it diet

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:33 am | Lincoln University

A first of its kind study may make selfie-snapping tourists take a step back from the seemingly indolent New Zealand fur seals scattered around our craggy coastlines. More >>

Honest Kiwi democracy drawing tourists

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 12:38 pm | Lincoln University

The honesty of our Government impacts more on tourist numbers than earthquakes, or even the 2007 global financial crisis, a new study shows, and it is something we need to keep working on. More >>

Convention centre decision offers security

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 3:05 pm | Lincoln University

The Government’s decision to downsize the Christchurch Convention Centre should not prevent the new facility from providing security to investors and a major boost to the South Island tourism industry, says Lincoln University tourism lecturer Dr ... More >>

When computers became part of NZ farming

Monday, 18 July 2016, 2:15 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s role in making the computer one of the essential tools on the farm is told in a new book by Dr Peter Nuthall, an Honorary Associate Professor in Lincoln’s Department of Land Management and Systems. More >>

Do possums howl at the moon?

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 10:15 am | Lincoln University

Knowing if nocturnal pest mammals are more affected by the phases of the moon or by illumination could bring New Zealand one step closer to being pest free and save control agencies significant sums of money. More >>

Lincoln to host NZ-China water research centre

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:41 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has been named by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce as one of three successful applicants to host a New Zealand-China Research Collaboration Centre, receiving a total of $1.25 million worth of funding over three years. More >>

 

 

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