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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 >>

Young gun Kristy targeting Ireland world champs

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:53 pm | Lincoln University

Shooting star Kristy Havill’s sporting universe began at 10-years-old with a big bang — the sound of a shotgun reducing a flying clay disc to smithereens. More >>

Role in Indonesian agricultural project formalised

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:18 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln’s part in a US$106m (NZD$156m) project to sustainably manage and help spread technology through Indonesian agriculture was formally recognised last week. More >>

NZ should be milking it in organic market

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:11 pm | Lincoln University

Consistent growth in the demand for organic produce over the last four decades is a missed opportunity New Zealand dairy farmers can’t afford to ignore any longer, says organics stalwart Bob Crowder. More >>

Vineyard device saves back, wet feet and time

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:40 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln engineering student Mike Liao has designed a machine to make work easier and more efficient in vineyards. More >>

Another rugby dynasty growing at Lincoln

Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:40 am | Lincoln University

Members of another high-achieving family rugby dynasty are following in the wake of alumni All Black siblings Sam and George Whitelock at Lincoln University. More >>

Landing the right way up

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:57 am | Lincoln University

An understanding of global issues and the desire to find out exactly how they can contribute to solving these through getting the right tertiary education has landed 14 secondary school students a trip to Lincoln University this July. ‘Land the ... More >>

Planning and preparing to prevent poor performance

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:30 pm | Lincoln University

Owl Farm’s fourth and final Farm Focus Day for the 2016/17 season on Wednesday 25 May will be an opportunity to review the season, and for others in the dairy industry to benefit from the hard lessons learned on farm. More >>

Questions raised about cost of tourism

Friday, 13 May 2016, 11:04 am | Lincoln University

More discussion is needed about who should fund extra infrastructure to cope with an influx of tourists, says Lincoln University tourism lecturer Michael Shone. More >>

New building law ‘a brave move’

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 12:19 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University senior lecturer Ann Brower is applauding the Government’s passing of a new earthquake safety building law after she spent years lobbying for change. More >>

The money’s in the honey

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 2:24 pm | Lincoln University

A dawning realisation that unused blocks of manuka covered land could be an untapped source of sustainable income is attracting a steadily increasing number of students of all ages in Northland to train in apiculture. More >>

Phosphorus recovery a game of snakes and ladders

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:01 am | Lincoln University

Phosphorus recovery a game of snakes and ladders Research into improving phosphorus recovery and overall use efficiency remains urgent in the face ongoing and future supply and price volatility, says Lincoln University Professor of Biogeochemistry ... More >>

Weather forecasting crucial in Polar Regions

Friday, 6 May 2016, 11:49 am | Lincoln University

With all eyes on the Polar Regions as the world looks to remote areas for resources and new tourist destinations, we must develop a greater understanding of polar weather patterns and sea ice conditions, says a Lincoln University researcher. More >>

Hammer thrower looking to nail World Champs

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 1:47 pm | Lincoln University

Hammer thrower looking to nail World Champs She may not be able to pronounce the name but hammer throwing Lincoln University elite sports scholar Lauren Bruce is booked in for the World Under-20 Athletic Championships champs in Bydgoszcz, Poland, ... More >>

Saying it with socks

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:39 pm | Lincoln University

Hand knitted woolly socks, a pack of pineapple lumps and a personal letter are winging their way to international students coming to study at Lincoln University, a uniquely Kiwi way of saying welcome. International and Student Engagement Director Dee Coleman ... More >>

Change Maker’s quest for cruel disease’s cause and cure

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 10:19 am | Lincoln University

World leading researcher into Batten disease, Lincoln University Professor David Palmer, is giving a public lecture as part of the Change Maker series on campus on April 28 at 6pm, entitled Animal models used to develop human medical treatment.Gene ... More >>

Time to stop and smell the rosé

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 11:09 am | Lincoln University

As New Zealand winemakers start to focus on producing quality rosé, Kiwis’ perceptions of the beverage may need a shake-up, says a Lincoln University researcher. More >>

Fertile ground for enhancing farming software

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 12:02 pm | Lincoln University

Farmers are fairly enthusiastic about using the latest digital technologies to run their businesses, but there is still room for improvement in the agricultural software area, preliminary Lincoln University research suggests. More >>

Push to make cycling a way of life

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:11 pm | Lincoln University

A group of transport and health experts are teaming up with a Lincoln University academic to encourage a stronger cycling culture in Canterbury. More >>

Exciting prospects ahead for Lincoln

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 9:57 am | Lincoln University

New Chancellor Tony Hall says Lincoln University has a bright future, with increasing student numbers and a big collaborative project in its planning stages. More >>

 

 

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