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New Council member part of Rwanda’s recovery

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 1:34 pm | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University Council member, Emeritus Professor James McWha, could not turn down an opportunity in 2013 to help Rwanda recover from that terrible time by setting up its only public university. More >>

Biosecurity Award recognises innovative Māori network

Friday, 4 August 2017, 6:29 pm | Lincoln University

Biosecurity Award recognises innovative Māori network A national Māori Biosecurity Network led by researchers at Lincoln University has been recognised in the inaugural New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. Te Tira Whakamātaki meaning ‘the watchful ones’, ... More >>

Geopark could be ideal prospect for Kaikoura

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 1:57 pm | Lincoln University

Turning Kaikoura’s unique geological features into a geopark could be a perfect way to harness the region’s natural beauty and sustain its economy, says Lincoln University Master of Planning student Josi Kaloumaira. More >>

Time to stop pest plants jumping the garden fence

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 1:56 pm | Lincoln University

Time to stop pest plants jumping the garden fence Many of our most noxious weeds including old man’s beard, Japanese honeysuckle, English ivy, wild ginger, and buddleia have jumped the garden fence to now threaten our native biodiversity. A ... More >>

Research Adds Cautionary Note to Seal Success Story

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 12:09 pm | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University research* is highlighting conservation issues around the recovery of the New Zealand fur seal after centuries of overexploitation. More >>

Sports scholar sets world rowing first

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 12:12 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University sports scholar Sam Bosworth has become the first male coxswain to win a Women's World Rowing event. This is in the wake of a recent rule change in international rowing which allowed him to be selected as cox for the New Zealand ... More >>

Sleeping with the ‘enemy’ raises extinction risk

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:08 pm | Lincoln University

Weta might be saying no to interspecies ardour, but human-induced environmental change is looming as a matchmaker. New research has been looking at a paradox animals at risk of extinction face - breeding themselves out of existence. Sleeping with the ... More >>

Scholarship Winner Environmental Enthusiast

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 12:18 pm | Lincoln University

The 21 year-old grew up on a small dairy grazing block on the edge of Mt Pirongia, Waikato, and is in the third year of a Bachelor of Science degree with a Conservation and Ecology major at Lincoln University. He was recently awarded a Southern Environmental ... More >>

Lincoln experience important chapter in success story

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:53 pm | Lincoln University

Young Farmer 2017 winner Nigel Woodhead says his time at Lincoln University opened doors for him which contributed to his success. More >>

Weeds Head for The Hills as Climate Warms

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 9:18 am | Lincoln University

Tuesday 11 July 2017 - Scientists are warning that alpine plants are at risk of extinction as climate change, skiing and mountain tourism spread weeds to higher altitudes. More >>

Ecosystem understanding crucial in agriculture

Friday, 7 July 2017, 2:45 pm | Lincoln University

Ecosystem understanding crucial in agriculture The future of agriculture rests on the next generation of leaders understanding interactions among species, Associate Professor Adrian Paterson, Head of Department Pest-management and Conservation at ... More >>

Lincoln University well ranked and striving for excellence

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 10:44 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has welcomed a placing of 71st in the new Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific University Rankings, amongst the 243 universities in the region. More >>

Female graduate at Young Farmer final

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 12:18 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University graduate is one of only four women to ever compete in a Grand Final of the Young Farmer of the Year, starting this Thursday in the Manawatu. More >>

Lincoln University and AgResearch welcome new funding

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 12:06 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University and AgResearch are welcoming an announcement today by Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Paul Goldsmith, ensuring the go-ahead of the $206 million Joint Facility for learning and research to be based on Lincoln ... More >>

Climate change threat to native spider

Monday, 12 June 2017, 2:56 pm | Lincoln University

Climate change threat to native spider Climate change may threaten one of our more reclusive native animals, according to Lincoln University research. Trapdoor spiders are found throughout New Zealand, springing out from their concealed burrows to capture ... More >>

Lincoln University Rebounds

Monday, 12 June 2017, 9:32 am | Lincoln University

A financial surplus for the first time in a decade and a comprehensive ongoing programme of organisational change are two of the reasons behind a significant turnaround at Lincoln University. More >>

Lincoln University Rebounds

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 12:00 pm | Lincoln University

A financial surplus for the first time in a decade and a comprehensive ongoing programme of organisational change are two of the reasons behind a significant turnaround at Lincoln University. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robin Pollard, said the excellent ... More >>

Scientists identify global ‘game-changers’ for biosecurity

Monday, 29 May 2017, 2:21 pm | Lincoln University

We need to prepare for more incursions of pests, diseases and weeds driven by our rapidly transforming world, scientists have cautioned in a recent study. More >>

English skills needed to reap diversity benefits

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:21 am | Lincoln University

A ‘paradox of diversity’ is raised in new research showing the potential benefits diversity brings to a society are only fully realised when foreign-born citizens speak the mainstream language. More >>

Fresh produce an emerging food safety challenge

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 2:10 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln expert is reminding the public to put their fruit and veges in the fridge and wash them to avoid food poisoning. More >>

 

 

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