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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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