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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 >>

Lincoln legacy hat trick

Friday, 8 April 2016, 3:51 pm | Lincoln University

Students and parents celebrated today as 596 new degree, diploma and certificate holders received their Lincoln University qualification in two graduation ceremonies, either in person at the Lincoln Event Centre, or in absentia. More >>

Trio’s commitment to Lincoln celebrated

Friday, 8 April 2016, 1:25 pm | Lincoln University

A committed trio more used to working hard behind the scenes had their time in the spotlight this week, as each were presented Lincoln University medals. More >>

Property student prize winner diving into new career

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 1:45 pm | Lincoln University

Claire Burgess is adding another trophy to the cabinet filled with her swimming medals – The Property Institute of New Zealand Student of the Year Prize for 2015, given to the best performing student More >>

Food development facility opportunity for entrepreneurs

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 12:18 pm | Lincoln University

Those looking to be innovative with their food are wanted at the FoodSouth food development pilot plant on the Lincoln campus, but there are no Heston Blumenthal creations on the menu. More >>

Teachers taking learning to next degree

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 10:34 am | Lincoln University

Two Lincoln University staff members will graduate on Friday 8 April, alongside five hundred and ninety-six (596) new degree, diploma and certificate holders who will receive their Lincoln University qualification, either in person at graduation ... More >>

End of an era for ‘tremendous’ Chancellor

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 4:08 pm | Lincoln University

End of an era for ‘tremendous’ Chancellor Lincoln University has announced the retirement of Tom Lambie ONZM as University Chancellor after 12 years in the top job. Pro-Chancellor Tony Hall says “it was with much regret that the Council received ... More >>

Grocery chains’ emergency value can’t be discounted

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:55 am | Lincoln University

Grocery chains’ emergency value can’t be discounted The private expertise making sure grocery shelves are filled everyday needs to be included in emergency planning, new research says. Government agencies could struggle to get food and other supplies ... More >>

Agri-food sector crucial for New Zealanders’ wellbeing

Monday, 21 March 2016, 2:31 pm | Lincoln University

Agri-food sector crucial for New Zealanders’ wellbeing The agri-food sector in New Zealand contributes around one fifth of the country’s GDP according to a new study released by the Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit (AERU) at Lincoln ... More >>

Allowing extinction is inter-generational theft

Monday, 21 March 2016, 10:56 am | Lincoln University

A capacity crowd turned out for the increasingly popular Annual Earth Hour discussion at Lincoln University on Thursday 17 March, where six panellists, astutely led by broadcaster Kim Hill, informed, entertained and challenged their audience. More >>

Missing UE not the end of Lincoln dream

Monday, 14 March 2016, 10:46 am | Lincoln University

Missing UE not the end of Lincoln dream Students increasingly don’t want ‘missing out on University Entrance’ (UE) to be the end of their university aspirations, Lincoln’s 2016 enrolment figures are showing. Recent changes at high school level ... More >>

Award for high performing sport manager

Friday, 11 March 2016, 1:57 pm | Lincoln University

Award for high performing sport manager Athletic Performance Manager Richard Deuchrass’ work at Lincoln was recognised with an ‘Outstanding contribution to enhance sports performance’ award at the Marriotts/Hadlee Sports Awards on 4 March. Richard manages ... More >>

Lincoln’s laboratory in a paddock

Friday, 11 March 2016, 10:53 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University academic staff and postgraduate students are welcoming the conversion of workshops and storage space into a state of the art plant physiology laboratory and controlled environment facility. Chancellor Tom Lambie officially opened the ... More >>

Scholarships support dairy dream

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 10:32 am | Lincoln University

Scholarships support dairy dream Lincoln University students are continuing to reap rewards by focusing on a future in New Zealand’s primary industries. Thirty one of the 55 dairy industry scholarships DairyNZ have given this year have gone to Lincoln ... More >>



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