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Business and public service recognised at graduation

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:28 pm | Lincoln University

The founder of high-profile vodka brand 42 Below, and two long-standing leaders in public service will be given honorary doctorates at next week’s Lincoln University graduation. More >>

Farmer relationship with processor costing NZ

Friday, 23 March 2018, 11:44 am | Lincoln University

New research from Lincoln University shows poor relationships between farmers and their meat processors could be costing New Zealand. More >>

Former Bhutan Minister recognised in alumni awards

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 3:46 pm | Lincoln University

Founder of nationwide financial company Craigs Investment Partners, Neil Craig, and former Bhutan Minister for Agriculture, Forests and Environment, Dr Pema Gyamtsho, will be recognised as outstanding alumni at the Lincoln University Graduation ceremony ... More >>

Shooting champion Russia bound for sports volunteering

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:19 am | Lincoln University

Despite being a newly-crowned national clay target shooting champion, Lincoln University sports scholar Kristy Havill’s love of volunteering is what has earned her a trip to Russia. More >>

Breathe building competition failure examined

Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:35 pm | Lincoln University

Just why the Breathe project never become a reality in the Christchurch inner-city is examined in a new paper by Lincoln University’s Dr Lin Roberts. More >>

Exchange student walks 1470km to Lincoln

Monday, 12 February 2018, 11:52 am | Lincoln University

A US exchange student is bringing new meaning to the notion of walking to school. More >>

Emerging aliens threaten New Zealand’s environment

Friday, 9 February 2018, 9:31 am | Lincoln University

New Zealand’s environment and primary industries are under threat from pests we don’t even know about yet. More >>

Environment and agriculture can both benefit from CPTTP

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 3:11 pm | Lincoln University

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ( CPTTP ) trade agreement has the potential to transform the agricultural sector and at the same time benefit the environment, agribusiness expert Dr Nic Lees of Lincoln University ... More >>

Altitude training could benefit non-athletes

Monday, 29 January 2018, 1:42 pm | Lincoln University

Simulated altitude training is well known for improving athletes’ physical performance, but studies suggest that non-exercisers could benefit from the technique as well. More >>

Singing of anthem proud moment for cricket scholar

Friday, 26 January 2018, 3:31 pm | Lincoln University

Despite New Zealand tumbling out of the U19 Cricket World Cup after a loss to Afghanistan, and an early injury, Lincoln University cricket scholar Connor Sullivan has happy memories of the event. More >>

Importance of intuition in farm decisions revealed

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 3:47 pm | Lincoln University

Two Lincoln University researchers have been examining how farmers make their decisions, the role intuition plays, and how it can be improved. More >>

Student combating tuberculosis with algorithms

Monday, 18 December 2017, 3:03 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln student is hunting for a universal vaccine for over 140 strains of tuberculosis (TB) which kill 1.4 million people every year worldwide, in a computer lab. More >>

Scholarship to attract Māori and Pasifika young leaders

Monday, 18 December 2017, 1:59 pm | Lincoln University

A new Lincoln scholarship is hoping to draw young Māori and Pasifika leaders into tertiary study by reducing some of the costs of living on campus. More >>

Research Shows Kauri Dieback Older Than We Thought

Monday, 18 December 2017, 10:09 am | Lincoln University

Phytophthora agathidicida (PTA), the fungus-like organism that causes kauri dieback, has been in New Zealand much longer than previously thought, a study led by Bio-Protection Research Centre researchers based at Massey University suggests. More >>

Dairy not all about milking it

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 12:35 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University pilot study is backing the importance of environmental and social responsibility, as well as the bottom line, to dairy farmers. More >>

Focus on NZ brands needed in face of trade uncertainty

Monday, 4 December 2017, 2:13 pm | Lincoln University

Uncertainty over Brexit means New Zealand needs to urgently focus on developing brands and differentiating our agricultural exports. More >>

Public invited to Lincoln University Dairy Farm

Monday, 4 December 2017, 12:11 pm | Lincoln University

The Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) its opening its gates, along with a number of others, on December 10 to show off its environmental management. More >>

Workforce robots on the horizon

Monday, 27 November 2017, 9:36 am | Lincoln University

Primary sector and manufacturing employees may find themselves with some interesting new colleagues in the next few years as researchers develop robots that can be trained to work alongside people in factories and the great outdoors. More >>

Lincoln University transformation report sets bold vision

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 6:34 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University today welcomes publication of the Transformation Board Report, which sets out a bold and achievable vision for the institution to become a globally ranked top five university in agriculture, and a top five New Zealand university. More >>

Earthquake emotions captured in tweet research

Friday, 10 November 2017, 9:11 am | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University research will be using Twitter to gauge the emotions of earthquake struck Christchurch residents and help distressed people be supported. More >>



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