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Harvard fellowship for Lincoln lecturers

Monday, 3 August 2015, 2:35 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln husband-and-wife team have just returned from a nine-month research sabbatical at Harvard University in the United States. More >>

Temporary projects leave long-lasting legacy

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 11:08 am | Lincoln University

The temporary projects which popped up on newly vacant land around Christchurch after the earthquakes have a lot more value to a traumatised public than we may think. Dr Andreas Wesener, a lecturer in Urban Design at the School of Landscape Architecture ... More >>

Donation makes big difference to Tongan school

Monday, 27 July 2015, 11:48 am | Lincoln University

A Tongan high school teacher visited Lincoln University recently to collect a donation of five microscopes that will allow her students to participate in hands-on learning. More >>

Lincoln leading food safety and security discussion

Friday, 24 July 2015, 12:17 pm | Lincoln University

Key issues around future food security challenges will be discussed at a workshop at Lincoln University next month. More >>

Joint PhD with Chinese Academy

Monday, 20 July 2015, 2:23 pm | Lincoln University

20 July 2015 - for immediate release Joint PhD with Chinese Academy High-calibre post graduate students from China could soon be completing parts of their PhD at Lincoln, boosting an already high proportion of doctoral candidates among the student ... More >>

Expert’s visit fruition of relationship cultivation

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 1:37 pm | Lincoln University

Expert’s visit fruition of relationship cultivation Feijoas and Kiwifruit have been on the menu as Lincoln hosted a plant specialist recently to initiate closer working ties around food production with a Chinese province of 90 million people. ... More >>

Soil maps lead way to better farming

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 10:03 am | Lincoln University

Soil maps lead way to better farming Producing detailed soil maps of New Zealand farms could help improve food production across the country, as well as reduce nitrate leaching, a Lincoln University report suggests. A group of Lincoln students recently ... More >>

Lincoln University begins search for new Vice-Chancellor

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 1:24 pm | Lincoln University

14 July 2015 - for immediate release Lincoln University begins international search for new Vice-Chancellor More >>

Residential property problem looming for CBD

Friday, 10 July 2015, 10:17 am | Lincoln University

Residential property problem looming for CBD A Lincoln University property expert says demand for office space is being met by projects already underway or outside the core CBD so residential property is the only hope now for large areas of central ... More >>

High Christchurch car numbers hurt green prospects

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 10:27 am | Lincoln University

High Christchurch car numbers hurt green prospects Christchurch needs to address how many cars are on its roads if it wants to become a green city, a visiting expert at Lincoln University says. Dr Sergi Nuss Girona recently gained his PhD on low-carbon ... More >>

Choosing the right crew for Antarctic expeditions

Monday, 6 July 2015, 1:58 pm | Lincoln University

Choosing the right crew for Antarctic expeditions A Lincoln University PhD student is conducting a research study that aims to determine the individual characteristics best suited for people embarking on winter Antarctic missions. The unique environment ... More >>

Booze left on the shelf after 2011 earthquake

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:42 pm | Lincoln University

New research taken from the scanning of goods in Christchurch supermarkets is showing we didn’t turn to the bottle to cope with the earthquakes — at least not immediately. Lincoln University Senior Marketing Lecturer Dr Sharon Forbes used bar code scanner ... More >>

Lincoln University’s Vice-Chancellor Resigns

Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:21 pm | Lincoln University

26 June 2015 - for immediate release Lincoln University’s Vice-Chancellor Resigns Dr Andrew West today resigned as Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln University. More >>

Farm debt pressures being surveyed

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 11:28 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University researchers want to know how farmers and their families are dealing with being in debt and the stress it can bring. Bruce Greig, Dr Kevin Old and Dr Peter Nuthall, from the University’s Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce, are ... More >>

Student body more feminine

Monday, 22 June 2015, 12:42 pm | Lincoln University

Student body more feminine A bastion of blokedom has been breached — Lincoln University has gone girly. This year student numbers show if you check the names on the gumboots outside the Library you are more likely to find Hannah than Hamish scrawled on them. ... More >>

Principal Māori academic appointed

Friday, 19 June 2015, 2:40 pm | Lincoln University

19 June 2015 - for immediate release Principal Māori academic appointed Lincoln University – New Zealand’s specialist land-based University – today announced the appointment of Professor Hirini Matunga (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mamoe, Ngāti Porou, ... More >>

Agricultural Economics strengthened at Lincoln

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 12:59 pm | Lincoln University

Agricultural Economics strengthened at Lincoln New Zealand’s specialist land-based university today announced the appointment of Dr Alan Renwick as Professor of Agricultural Economics to further strengthen Lincoln University’s teaching and research. Dr ... More >>

United Nations uses research to highlight global issue

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 3:05 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Professor Steve Wratten is one of a multi-national cohort whose work is being used by the United Nations to show how enhancing nature’s services in agriculture can help feed a burgeoning world population. Professor Wratten, who ... More >>

Helping to grow knowledge in garden rooted in past

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 2:33 pm | Lincoln University

Helping to grow knowledge in garden rooted in past Lincoln University experts are helping to seed 21st century know-how into a Banks Peninsula iwi market garden with roots dating back to the 19th century. The University is supporting a collaborative ... More >>

Partnership reaches ‘important milestone’

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 10:09 am | Lincoln University

Partnership reaches ‘important milestone’ A Chinese dairy company and its New Zealand subsidiary have established a new research and development centre at Lincoln University following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing last year. Lincoln ... More >>

 

 

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