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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 >>

Mission to help disability centre in Tonga

Monday, 8 June 2015, 2:45 pm | Lincoln University

A group of Lincoln University students hope their upcoming mission trip to Tonga will help raise awareness of the challenges faced by Pacific Islanders with disabilities. More >>

Biowaste key ingredient for growing profits

Friday, 5 June 2015, 3:07 pm | Lincoln University

Biowaste key ingredient for growing profits New research at Lincoln University suggests biowaste can be utilised on former pine plantations to generate big economic returns. Four years of research in a greenhouse environment found the waste, which might include ... More >>

Rethink needed over how altitude affects athletes

Friday, 5 June 2015, 12:07 pm | Lincoln University

An athlete’s performance may be affected by altitude at a level hundreds of metres lower what was previously thought, a new study suggests. Lincoln University Associate Professor Mike Hamlin was one of the authors of the “Effects of altitude on performance ... More >>

Helping to beat Cook Islands obesity epidemic

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 1:58 pm | Lincoln University

Helping to beat Cook Islands obesity epidemic Many of the resources we take for granted in New Zealand schools are scarce in the Cook Islands, says Lincoln University ecology professor Steve Wratten. Following a recent trip to Rarotonga to talk about ... More >>

Recognition for unselfish Fellow

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 9:49 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Professor of Systems Biology Don Kulasiri has had international recognition of his work, being made a Fellow of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (MSSANZ). More >>

Lincoln scholars intent on educating young minds

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:06 pm | Lincoln University

A group of first-year Lincoln University students have ended their semester by coming up with ideas on how to educate Kiwi high school pupils about pressing world issues. The 58 students are Lincoln’s first Global Challenges Scholars, acting as ambassadors ... More >>

Growing knowledge through collaboration

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:06 am | Lincoln University

Growing knowledge through collaboration A collaborative workshop to help food producers gain specialist knowledge and skills was held at Lincoln University yesterday. Entitled “Growing You”, it is part of a series covering topics such as sustainable weed ... More >>

New Zealand ‘brand’ not being seen

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 12:46 pm | Lincoln University

Many overseas consumers are unaware their food originates in New Zealand, undermining attempts to promote our “clean and green” and premium brand image, a new study finds. More >>

Wine, tourism industries should keep eye on China

Monday, 25 May 2015, 3:49 pm | Lincoln University

Wine, tourism industries should keep eye on China As Chinese tourists flock to our shores, the New Zealand wine industry could help enhance their visits by catering more specifically to their needs and tastes, Lincoln University research suggests. ... More >>

New role focuses on University’s Māori development

Monday, 25 May 2015, 11:06 am | Lincoln University

Ben Matthews is passionate about Māori development and helping Māori reach greater heights in the education and agribusiness worlds. A descendant of Ngāpuhi, Tauranga Moana and Ngāti Porou, he is the new Māori Development Coordinator for Lincoln ... More >>

Budget funding boost welcomed

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:44 pm | Lincoln University

Budget funding boost welcomed A 20 per cent increase in tertiary funding for agriculture announced in today’s budget is being welcomed by Lincoln University Deputy Vice-Chancellor International and Business Development Jeremy Baker. The increase is part of an $85.8 ... More >>

 

 

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