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Research on identifying water values wins award

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:08 pm | Lincoln University

How do you measure how much clean freshwater means to you? Lincoln University researcher Dr Sini Miller’s doctoral thesis has earned her a top accolade by identifying how much people are willing to pay for it. Assessing values for multiple and conflicting ... More >>

Young basketball ace on a high

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 4:49 pm | Lincoln University

A young basketball player is following in the footsteps of some of the country’s top athletes as he embarks on his first year of a sports scholarship programme at Lincoln University. More >>

New role gives support to Māori and Pacific students

Monday, 23 February 2015, 1:56 pm | Lincoln University

Jo Frew is not averse to tapping on the shoulder of students at Lincoln University if she does not recognise the face and feels she should. She is Lincoln’s new Māori and Pacific support coordinator and her role, to help those students achieve success, ... More >>

Lincoln scholars set to tackle the big issues

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:13 am | Lincoln University

First year Lincoln University students Maddy Albertson and Chester Potter want to make a difference in the world, especially when it comes to the pressing problem of climate change. Both have been awarded Global Challenges Scholarships and will ... More >>

MBIE report backs primary sector careers

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 4:02 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor Business Development, Jeremy Baker, has welcomed the findings of a Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) report which shows particularly favourable prospects for those exploring primary ... More >>

Boosting food production through phosphorus

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 4:03 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is joining forces with a prominent Chilean university research institute to address pressing issues involving the essential role of phosphorus in global food production. More >>

Action needed now to minimise drought losses

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 10:54 am | Lincoln University

Farmers need to act now if they are to cope with the effects of a predicted drought in Canterbury, Lincoln University experts say. More >>

Kiwi farmers still self-reliant

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:22 pm | Lincoln University

Farmers are choosing to keep making their own decisions as there is no immediate extra profit in having formal governance boards and committees, according to a recent Lincoln University survey. More >>

Dual purpose to multi-purpose: a win-win for dairy farmers

Friday, 16 January 2015, 9:42 am | Lincoln University

Dairy farmers throughout New Zealand will benefit from recent research undertaken by Dr (Paul) Long Cheng and Dr Jeffery McCormick from the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Lincoln University. More >>

Weta waste part of student's summer job description

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 12:15 pm | Lincoln University

It might seem Lincoln University student Morgan Shields got the short end of the stick when the Department of Ecology was handing out summer scholar assignments—his involves collecting weta droppings. More >>

Smell of success: insect pests avoid boosted pasture grasses

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:00 pm | Lincoln University

A recent study from the Bio-Protection Research Centre has shown for the first time that pasture grasses containing beneficial microorganisms are less attractive to soil-dwelling insect pests. More >>

Unique forestry course takes root

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 12:03 pm | Lincoln University

A unique new Lincoln University forestry course will be delivering cutting-edge training in a Northland school next year. Subject to funding, LincolnFirst Telford, a division of Lincoln University, will run the inaugural course at Kaikohe’s Northland College ... More >>

Determining the origin of insect pests

Monday, 15 December 2014, 3:53 pm | Lincoln University

Researchers in the Bio-Protection Research Centre at Lincoln University are developing a new way to reveal the birthplace of unwanted insect pests – information that is vital for managing pest incursions. More >>

Cruise consternation continues

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 4:00 pm | Lincoln University

Recent media reports show the cruise ship debate is still alive and well in Akaroa, but the situation could be helped by more certainty and transparency, Lincoln University tourism researcher Dr Michael Shone says. More >>

‘Not there yet’ for primary industry education

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:56 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor Business Development, Jeremy Baker, says that while there are encouraging signs of changing perceptions concerning primary sector qualifications and careers, a recent Ministry of Education report suggests ... More >>

Lincoln IT day installs interest in pupils

Friday, 28 November 2014, 4:54 pm | Lincoln University

The robots might not match the Terminator but it was hoped the students controlling them might one day use the catchphrase ‘’I’ll be back’’ at the Lincoln University Include IT Day this week. More >>

Exotic flying spiders dominate land after fires

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:28 pm | Lincoln University

There may be another reason to be careful during the heightened fire risk of a dry summer in addition to the danger posed to people and property — big foreign flying spiders. More >>

Methane consuming microbes combat climate change

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 11:32 am | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University scientist is thinking small to help solve a big problem—climate change. More >>

The last generation: Handing down the farm not always easy

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 1:33 pm | Lincoln University

Many farmers have a significant problem with regard to succession planning, meaning the majority of their children will be unable to receive an adequate farm-based income or continue farming. More >>

Lincoln technology on show to Chinese President

Friday, 21 November 2014, 4:54 pm | Lincoln University

Chinese President Xi Jinping was among the dignitaries viewing cutting-edge agri-technology developed at Lincoln University to tackle global issues on his visit to Auckland today. More >>

 

 

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