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Revitalising heritage for contemporary student space

Friday, 12 February 2016, 3:28 pm | Lincoln University

Students have a new space to call their own with the completion of a dedicated, fit-for-purpose student venue at Lincoln University’s Te Waihora campus. Lincoln University Students Association (LUSA) President Aimee Kingsbury says “The Workshop”, ... More >>

Adding plantain to the diet makes a positive impact

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:32 pm | Lincoln University

By Janette Busch Farmers raising livestock in New Zealand have traditionally used pastures containing a mixture of perennial ryegrass and white clover. This has served them well over the years but with the more intensive farming practices used currently ... More >>

NZ small dairy farmers content with their lot

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:15 am | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University research has found many small dairy farmers are content with the size of their operation, despite the constant calls for economic growth. More >>

Rethink needed over dairy farm planting incentives

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 1:13 pm | Lincoln University

The cost and benefits of planting trees to help mitigate environmental effects of dairy farming need to be shared by us all for it to succeed, a new study says. Evaluation of an agri-environmental program for developing woody green infrastructure within ... More >>

Sauvignon researcher to speak at Celebration

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:40 pm | Lincoln University

The inaugural International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration 2016, to be held in Marlborough on 1-3 February, provides an opportunity for Lincoln University’s research in the viticulture and oenology (wine science) fields to be presented to a distinguished ... More >>

Special pathway leads to success

Monday, 1 February 2016, 11:14 am | Lincoln University

Anna Yu Dong is one of the first graduates from a special collaborative 3+1+1 pathway devised by Lincoln University and the New Zealand College of Business (NZCB). The pathway enables people from partnered institutes with three year bachelor’s degree-equivalent ... More >>

Lincoln professor ranks amongst world's top science minds

Friday, 29 January 2016, 2:51 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University Professor has been listed as one of the world’s Most Influential Scientific Minds for the second year running. Professor of Plant Biosecurity Philip Hulme also made it on to the prestigious list in 2014. Professor Hulme was recognised ... More >>

Canterbury-raised academic to head Lincoln University

Friday, 29 January 2016, 10:35 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University – New Zealand’s specialist land-based university – today announced the appointment of its new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robin Pollard. More >>

Linwood College buzzing after EcoBlitz

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 2:40 pm | Lincoln University

Over 100 Linwood College students had the opportunity to engage in ‘real science’ during a recent ecological survey carried out at the school, an event which the College’s Head of Science says may create pathways to university education not previously considered. More >>

Time to take stock as tourism trends upwards

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 9:26 am | Lincoln University

With New Zealand tourism on the upswing, the industry is in a good position to take stock of its future direction, says Lincoln University Professor David Simmons. According to the just-released State of the Tourism Industry 2015 report, the industry is enjoying ... More >>

Irish learn from Kiwi dairy dilemmas

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 2:57 pm | Lincoln University

The Irish dairy industry is keeping a close eye on New Zealand’s dairy dilemmas as its ramps up its own production with quota restrictions now gone, a Lincoln expert says. Professor of Agricultural Economics, Alan Renwick, recently joined Lincoln ... More >>

Oasis amidst the dairy paddocks

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 1:11 pm | Lincoln University

A new study is showing dairy and conservation sites can co-exist, and its findings are contributing to an ongoing project restoring natural biodiversity into a dairy farming environment. More >>

New accommodation planned to meet high demand

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 2:36 pm | Lincoln University

New accommodation planned to meet high demand Lincoln University is moving to meet high levels of demand for student accommodation, creating 65 new beds by commissioning new relocatable buildings and refurbishing existing ones. It is intended to create ... More >>

Celebrating soils in the Hub

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 10:36 am | Lincoln University

Scientists, students, local government and industry representatives gathered at Lincoln University last week to celebrate the International Year of Soils at a workshop that focussed on the profound importance of soils globally and to New Zealand. More >>

Research farm conversion an unrivalled opportunity

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 3:29 pm | Lincoln University

The creation of a new Research and Development Station at Lincoln University’s Ashley Dene farm is being described as an unrivalled opportunity for collaboration between industry research bodies, in the interests of sustainable, profitable farming. ... More >>

Symposium explores the future of plant protection

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 3:02 pm | Lincoln University

Leading New Zealand scientists met at Lincoln University last week to discuss research that will strengthen New Zealand’s agriculture sector and help protect the environment. The symposium, organised by the Bio-Protection Research Centre, brought together ... More >>

Spotlight on state of lake

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:31 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Professor Ken Hughey says it will take decades, if not generations, to stop the degradation at Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere, but the right processes must be implemented now for restoration to occur. More >>

Lincoln University crucial to meeting Māori aspirations

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:49 am | Lincoln University

24 November 2015 - for immediate release Lincoln University crucial to meeting Māori aspirations Newly appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) Māori and Communities, Dr Charlotte Severne, says Lincoln has a crucial role in meeting Māori development ... More >>

Sound science point of difference for Waipara winemakers

Friday, 20 November 2015, 1:11 pm | Lincoln University

More than two decades of soil science work in the Waipara area has been brought together in a document launched at a Vineyard Soils Day at Black Estate Vineyard this week. More >>

Lincoln on the Tibetan Plateau

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 4:27 pm | Lincoln University

There may be a shortage of Yaks in the New Zealand high country but Lincoln University experts will be using data from there to better understand grasslands in the shadow of the Himalayas. More >>

 

 

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