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City Blueprint in tatters

Friday, 24 June 2016, 3:14 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln property expert says the Christchurch Blueprint drawn up after the earthquakes is in tatters, in light of recent reports of efforts to stop retail being developed in the prescribed “innovation precinct”. More >>

Sport scholar loving UK cricket OE

Friday, 24 June 2016, 12:55 pm | Lincoln University

Snow balls, not no-balls, were Jeremy Benton’s introduction to an English summer of cricket. More >>

Turning up the heat on climate change strategies

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:03 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is bringing a New Zealand perspective to an international study on how urban planners and designers are dealing with the threat of climate change. More >>

Doctor to rub shoulders with Kiwi rugby elites

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:12 am | Lincoln University

An orthopaedic surgeon who works with Japan’s under-20 rugby team has come to Lincoln University to get more experience working with professional rugby players. More >>

NZ needs UK in EU

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:44 am | Lincoln University

If the Brexit goes ahead New Zealand could lose its best ally in its struggle against European agricultural protectionism. More >>

Cheap food has high price

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:00 am | Lincoln University

A report into European farming policy ‘ Does the CAP still fit?’ , co-authored by Lincoln University Professor of Farm Management Alison Bailey, says there is overwhelming evidence at local, national and global levels that food systems need to change. More >>

Firm funding for world-leading research farm

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:35 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s Ashley Dene Research and Development Station is welcoming the signing of five sponsorship agreements to the value of $850,000, contributing to the creation of a world-leading farm systems research facility. More >>

People and pīngao weaving connections

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:20 am | Lincoln University

A three year project aimed at bringing together Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) and Western Science to reverse the decline of an endangered native sedge culminated in a gathering of scientists, conservationists, iwi and weavers from around New Zealand ... More >>

People and pīngao weaving connections

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:32 am | Lincoln University

A three year project aimed at bringing together Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) and Western Science to reverse the decline of an endangered native grass culminated in a gathering of scientists, conservationists, iwi and weavers from around New Zealand ... More >>

Study tracks hunting experience

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:12 am | Lincoln University

Would big game hunters enjoy their hunting trips more if they had to stick to a bag limit? That’s one of the questions a Lincoln University Environmental Management Professor is seeking to answer in a research study on hunter satisfaction. More >>

Scholars’ sacrifices spotlighted

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:49 am | Lincoln University

A bitter winter, strange food and homesickness weren’t enough to deter scholarship students Greg Joseph and Randel Esnard from the tiny Caribbean island nation of St Lucia in their pursuit of master’s degrees from Lincoln University. More >>

Wee puzzle for soil researcher

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 2:12 pm | Lincoln University

Unexpected and conflicting results from research around irrigation practices and their influence on greenhouse gas emissions have Lincoln University PhD student Jen Owens contemplating a more complex scenario and a few possible explanations. Ms Owens ... More >>

The economics of butterfly farming

Friday, 3 June 2016, 3:34 pm | Lincoln University

Karl Rich has been helping to farm an altogether more delicate animal than those usually associated with agribusiness. More >>

Fungi workshop first of its kind

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:37 am | Lincoln University

Some of the world’s leading experts in fungal biology and the study of pest and weed invasions met recently at a workshop organised by researchers from the Bio-Protection Research Centre. More >>

Lincoln University welcomes 2016 budget news

Friday, 27 May 2016, 2:26 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robin Pollard, says the specialist land-based university welcomes the 2016 budget announcement as “not only an encouraging budget for universities, this is a good budget for the future of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Young gun Kristy targeting Ireland world champs

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:53 pm | Lincoln University

Shooting star Kristy Havill’s sporting universe began at 10-years-old with a big bang — the sound of a shotgun reducing a flying clay disc to smithereens. More >>

Role in Indonesian agricultural project formalised

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:18 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln’s part in a US$106m (NZD$156m) project to sustainably manage and help spread technology through Indonesian agriculture was formally recognised last week. More >>

NZ should be milking it in organic market

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:11 pm | Lincoln University

Consistent growth in the demand for organic produce over the last four decades is a missed opportunity New Zealand dairy farmers can’t afford to ignore any longer, says organics stalwart Bob Crowder. More >>

Vineyard device saves back, wet feet and time

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:40 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln engineering student Mike Liao has designed a machine to make work easier and more efficient in vineyards. More >>

Another rugby dynasty growing at Lincoln

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:40 am | Lincoln University

Members of another high-achieving family rugby dynasty are following in the wake of alumni All Black siblings Sam and George Whitelock at Lincoln University. More >>

 

 

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