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Advancing Technology: New Project Targets Methane Reduction In Dairy Effluent Ponds

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 5:03 pm | Lincoln University

A new project led by Lincoln University and Ravensdown marks the next step towards providing farmers with a cost-effective tool to reduce methane emissions from effluent storage ponds. Emissions from effluent ponds are the second-largest source of on-farm ... More >>

Extreme Weather A Critical Concern For The Next Decade Of Farming, Experts Say

Monday, 5 February 2024, 10:28 am | Lincoln University

Climate change, extreme weather events and water quality are considered the three biggest challenges likely to affect agriculture in Aotearoa for the next 10 years, according to primary industry experts in a new study funded by Our Land and Water ... More >>

Strong Growth In Student Enrolments At Te Whare Wānaka O Aoraki Lincoln University

Monday, 8 May 2023, 10:36 pm | Lincoln University

The number of students choosing to study at Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University has increased again in 2023, continuing the University’s strong growth trajectory since the pre-COVID era (2019). As of 1 May, 3,288 students were enrolled at Lincoln, ... More >>

Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi | Children’s University 0f Graduate Numbers More Than Quintuple In Four Years

Friday, 9 December 2022, 1:56 pm | Lincoln University

As Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi | Children’s University celebrates the graduation of another high-achieving cohort of young scholars, the future of tamariki seeking lifelong learning couldn’t be more promising. Launched in 2019 with a graduating ... More >>

Te Whare Wānaka O Aoraki Lincoln University Jumps Ahead In World University Rankings

Wednesday, 12 October 2022, 2:43 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has leaped one full level in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2023, also advancing its ranking from fifth-equal to fourth-equal out of the eight New Zealand universities. In jumping to the 401-500 ... More >>

Lincoln University Research Into Climate-resilient Plant Production Receives Government Funding

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 3:13 pm | Lincoln University

Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University has been granted $10.7 million from the Government’s Endeavour Fund to research how volatile chemicals produced by fungi (FVOC) can be applied in agriculture to increase plant resistance to stress. ... More >>

Don’t Be A Sheep – Break New Ground With Dietary Diversity For Ewes

Tuesday, 30 August 2022, 9:43 am | Lincoln University

Constantly feeding pregnant ewes the same type of food can cause stress and compromise animal production, health and welfare. But a diverse diet is a boon during the lambing process, leading to reduced oxidative stress and healthier, “happier” lambs. ... More >>

Te Whare Wānaka O Aoraki Lincoln University Launches World-firstresearch Centre To Solve Toughest Biosecurity Challenges

Monday, 8 August 2022, 11:17 am | Lincoln University

A new Centre of Excellence announced by Lincoln University will bring together more than 100 of the world’s top biosecurity researchers and stakeholders to solve some of the toughest challenges facing the agriculture, forestry and environment sectors ... More >>

New Provost To Lead Strategic Direction In Education And Research At Lincoln University

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 12:30 am | Lincoln University

Renowned researcher in marine biosecurity and prominent member of the global academic community, Professor Chad Hewitt, has been appointed to a newly-created Provost position at Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University. As Provost, Professor Hewitt will ... More >>

Concussion Research On Young Women Rugby Players First In Field

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 1:35 pm | Lincoln University

Nicole Spriggs wants to make rugby safer with the help of the Prebbleton U17 Girls team. The Lincoln University Kinesiology and Exercise Science PhD candidate is researching the impact of the collisions the team takes over a whole season, and she is deliberately ... More >>

Lincoln University Renames Building In Honour Of Bruce & Gill Ross

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 3:40 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University renames building in honour of first Vice-Chancellor, Emeritus Professor Bruce Ross Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University has renamed its former Commerce building in honour of Emeritus Professor Bruce Ross and Mrs Gill ... More >>

Human Activity Driving Global Plant Evolution

Monday, 21 March 2022, 11:02 am | Lincoln University

Urbanisation is changing the evolution of plants in cities worldwide, including in Christchurch, new research shows. Global Urban Evolution Project (GLUE) , a ground-breaking study involving Lincoln University ecology senior lecturer William Godsoe, has found ... More >>

Animal Agriculture ‘essential To Global Food System’

Monday, 7 March 2022, 9:49 am | Lincoln University

Animal foods can form part of a healthy, sustainable and ethical lifestyle, despite increasing claims to the contrary, says Lincoln University Professor of Livestock, Pablo Gregorini. His recent article, Animal source foods in healthy, sustainable ... More >>

3D Food Printing On The Menu For Summer Scholar

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 3:05 pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln undergraduate has had a taste of a new concept in food production after completing a 10-week summer scholarship using 3D printing technology on campus. Sahiti Peddisetti, who is about to begin her final year of a Bachelor of Science (Food Science), ... More >>

Certification A Milestone On Lincoln University's Journey To Carbon Zero

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 1:16 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has gained Toitū Envirocare carbonreduce certification to help it track its progress towards becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and achieving carbon zero by 2050. The certification involves an audit to certify the measurement of the ... More >>

New Research Tackles Safety Issue In Rugby

Monday, 31 January 2022, 11:33 am | Lincoln University

A new study monitoring the Lincoln University Rams premier rugby men’s side over a season found surprisingly few injuries from tackling. Profiling the tackle and its injury characteristics in premier New Zealand club rugby union players over a ... More >>

Electric Vehicles Could Change The Great Kiwi Road-trip

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 11:20 am | Lincoln University

Don’t dismiss the electric vehicle (EV) when it comes to going on the great Kiwi road-trip. Lincoln University researchers Helen Fitt and Niamh Espiner reckon they will go the distance and spark changes in how we take our holidays. They conducted ... More >>

Vaccination Mandate For Lincoln University Campus Access

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 5:05 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has confirmed COVID-19 vaccinations will be mandatory for all students, staff, contractors, tenants and visitors accessing its campus and university-owned farms. The requirement will apply from 14 February 2022. This allows time for the ... More >>

Lincoln University Scientists Develop Game Changinggreenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Technology

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 9:23 am | Lincoln University

Renowned Lincoln University scientists, Emeritus Professor Keith Cameron and Professor Hong Di, have delivered another breakthrough technology with an immediate benefit for the dairy farming sector to combat global climate change. Developed in partnership ... More >>

Advocating Household Climate Actions Reduces Support For More Effective Policy

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 12:14 pm | Lincoln University

Telling people how to save energy lowers their support for government policy on climate change, new research has found. Lincoln University’s Dr Jorie Knook co-authored Priming for individual energy efficiency action crowds out support national climate ... More >>





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