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Lincoln’s international focus a sign for the Times

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 11:25 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is being recognised for its global reach. It has placed 86th in the world for the International Outlook criteria in the prestigious 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings More >>

Call to arms to avert climate change species losses

Friday, 9 September 2016, 11:48 am | Lincoln University

A group of international scientists is calling for a coordinated global effort to help predict how climate change will affect species and to protect future biodiversity. Changes in global temperatures are already having an impact on the diversity and ... More >>

Wine industry adapting to climate change

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 12:14 pm | Lincoln University

Current and future adaptation strategies will be crucial for the wine industry in the face of climate change, and effective action will require a combination of disciplines, technologies and approaches. More >>

How will you manage your farm’s footprint?

Friday, 2 September 2016, 11:00 am | Lincoln University

With the impending release of the ‘Healthy River’s Plan for Change’, Owl Farm’s next Farm Focus Day on Wednesday 14 September will include a session on changing environmental legalisation. Mike Scarsbrook from DairyNZ will set the context and ... More >>

Dialogue has commenced on refreshing Lincoln University

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:25 pm | Lincoln University

This week a workshop of members of the Lincoln University Council and the Senior Management Group addressed two matters that are critical to the University’s future: the essential characteristics of specialist land-based tertiary education, and the ... More >>

Financial sting from honeybee loss

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:29 pm | Lincoln University

Financial sting from honeybee loss New Zealand agriculture stands to lose $295-728 million annually if the local honeybee population continues to decline, according to a new study into the economic consequences of a decline in pollination rates. ... More >>

Shark liver and giant squid on seal sea-food-and-eat-it diet

Monday, 25 July 2016, 11:33 am | Lincoln University

A first of its kind study may make selfie-snapping tourists take a step back from the seemingly indolent New Zealand fur seals scattered around our craggy coastlines. More >>

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 >>



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