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Lincoln backs call to arms on climate change

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:17 am | Lincoln University

Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce McKenzie has received a letter from Lincoln University Students’ Association (LUSA) President Kristy Havill, asking that he enable staff and students to attend the School Strike 4 Climate NZ on 27 September. More >>

Facing the future of food

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 9:32 am | Lincoln University

The world of food is changing rapidly. The planet is under pressure, with consumers demanding more ethically-produced, affordable foods than ever before. More >>

Health boards past their use-by date

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:38 pm | Lincoln University

An article* published this month in the Journal of Health Organization and Management raises questions over the way health board members are elected and whether the boards are even needed. More >>

E-scooter users and pedestrians on collision course

Friday, 12 July 2019, 11:22 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University post-doctoral researcher, Dr Helen Fitt, says tensions between e-scooter users and pedestrians are problematic and “not likely to go away”. Dr Fitt and colleague Dr Angela Curl of the University of Otago recently conducted ... More >>

Lincoln honoured to host speech contest

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 1:55 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University will be hosting 61 speakers from 28 Canterbury and West Coast high schools and colleges competing in the Waitaha Regional Ngā Manu Korero Speech competition on June 28. More >>

PhD research to enhance future livestock production systems

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:06 pm | Lincoln University

Seven Lincoln University PhD students are looking at using benefits from the natural environment to enhance future livestock production systems. More >>

Insurance settlement launches campus rebuild

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 12:11 pm | Lincoln University

A $45 million earthquake insurance settlement allowing work on significant campus improvements to begin is a key highlight of Lincoln University’s 2018 Annual Report. More >>

Lincoln supporting Climate Change Bill

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 1:29 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Associate Professor Anita Wreford says many of Lincoln’s activities are at the forefront of the push to address climate change. Dr Wreford recently became the programme lead for the Impacts and Implications Programme in the Deep South National ... More >>

Future of food and farming examined in public lecture

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 11:04 am | Lincoln University

Newly-honoured Lincoln University Distinguished Professor Steve Wratten will be giving a free public lecture on the future of food and farming on May 30. More >>

PBRF results highlight Lincoln’s research focus

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 10:35 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has again come out on top in one of the leading national research quality measures. More >>

Graduation a celebration of achievement

Monday, 29 April 2019, 3:20 pm | Lincoln University

Honorary doctorates for Synlait co-founder John Penno and naturalist Hugh Wilson will be among nearly 600 awards presented at the 2019 Lincoln University Graduation on May 3. The ceremonies will also feature posthumous awards to two victims of the ... More >>

Student numbers back to pre-earthquake levels

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:23 am | Lincoln University

The effects of the Canterbury earthquakes on student numbers at Lincoln University may finally be over. More >>

‘We are one whānau’ – Lincoln student president

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 4:49 pm | Lincoln University

The Lincoln University community is reeling from last Friday’s devastating terror attacks in Christchurch and offering as much support and solace as possible to students, staff, alumni, partners and friends. More >>

Lincoln on board for climate change strike

Friday, 15 March 2019, 1:50 pm | Lincoln University

Environmental sustainability is a particularly hot topic at Lincoln University today, as students and staff take part in the School Strike 4 Climate. More >>

Long-term effects of ‘youthquake’ in spotlight

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 2:19 pm | Lincoln University

As the 10-year anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes draws near, a Lincoln University academic is conducting the first in-depth study of the legacies of the spontaneous collective student action that took place in the aftermath of the disasters. More >>

Kiwi start-up bowls the Australians over

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 12:55 pm | Lincoln University

Cutting-edge technology aimed at minimising waste in the food processing industry has received major recognition at Australia’s largest agricultural technology event. More >>

Mahika kai central focus of mātauraka Māori at Lincoln

Monday, 4 February 2019, 3:02 pm | Lincoln University

The importance of mahika kai is emphasised in a new course being delivered this semester at Lincoln University. More >>

Farmers financially prepared for setbacks

Monday, 21 January 2019, 3:14 pm | Lincoln University

Farmers are well-placed to survive any potential financial uncertainty from major setbacks such as global warming, new Lincoln University research has found. More >>

Lincoln only NZ university in sustainability rankings

Friday, 18 January 2019, 12:21 pm | Lincoln University

For the second consecutive year Lincoln is the only New Zealand university ranked in the UI Green Metric World University Rankings, which measure sustainability. More >>

More scholarships offered to attract Māori and Pasifika

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:11 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is continuing its drive to increase Māori and Pasifika representation in tertiary study, by introducing a suite of scholarships in 2019. The $5000 scholarships are intended to assist those passionate about agriculture, science, tourism, Mātauraka ... More >>



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