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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 >>

Tourism Reset Would Hurt Agricultural Exporters

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 2:31 pm | Lincoln University

The Government’s proposal to reduce future international tourism visitor numbers post-COVID to concentrate on higher spending visitors may solve one problem but create others. Research by Lincoln University’s Dr Rob Radics, Dr Muhammad Umar, and Associate ... More >>

Pop-up Vaccination Centre A ‘shot In The Arm’ For Lincoln University Campus Community

Friday, 15 October 2021, 12:36 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is pitching in to take the Canterbury region’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout to the next level by hosting a drop-in vaccination event for students, staff and their families and friends on Monday 18 October. Run in partnership with Canterbury ... More >>

Beetlemania At Bug Museum

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 1:09 pm | Lincoln University

It’s been a hard day’s night for Lincoln University Entomology Research Collection Curator John Marris and his team, who recently completed the mammoth task of adding 14,000 new beetle specimens to the university’s collection. The beetles, gifted ... More >>

New Ministerial Appointment To Te Whare Wānaka O Aoraki Lincoln University Council

Monday, 27 September 2021, 11:27 am | Lincoln University

Tauranga dairy farmer and kiwifruit grower David Jensen has been appointed to Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University’s Council by Education Minister Hon Chris Hipkins. Beginning his four-year term on 8 September 2021, Mr Jensen fills the vacancy ... More >>

Gene therapy receives US FDA approval

Monday, 20 September 2021, 3:08 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University researchers have received US FDA approval for in-human clinical trials of their gene therapy for the treatment of CLN5 Batten disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disease affecting children. The CLN5 form of Batten disease appears early in a child’s ... More >>

Lockdown Leaves $283 Million Unspent In Canterbury

Friday, 30 July 2021, 12:30 pm | Lincoln University

New research has found a $283 million difference in retail spending in Canterbury between 2019 and 2020 due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. Covid-19, the effect of lockdowns on retail expenditure and displacement effects on the regional economy , was co-authored ... More >>

Hon Dr Megan Woods Opens New Agricultural Sciences Facility for Lincoln University

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 2:29 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University today officially opened the first of two new science buildings, marking a significant milestone along a journey that began more than 10 years ago, following the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes. <img src="" ... More >>

Hon Grant Robertson Unveils Redeveloped Lincoln University Gym And Recreation Centre

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 12:53 pm | Lincoln University

Designed to be an integral part of Lincoln University’s celebrated student experience, the recently redeveloped Whare Hākinakina LU Gym was officially opened today by the Minister for Sport, Hon Grant Robertson. At an unveiling ceremony, Acting Vice-Chancellor ... More >>

Lincoln University’s Annual Report For 2020 Is Now Available

Friday, 28 May 2021, 10:40 am | Lincoln University

The 2020 Annual Report provides information on the University’s financial and service performance and importantly the progress it has made towards its strategic goals. The University’s Strategy 2019-2028 has been particularly significant following ... More >>

Choosing Not To Have Children Because Of Climate Change

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 10:02 am | Lincoln University

New research finds people may choose not to have children because they do not want to contribute to climate change. “No future, no kids–no kids, no future? An exploration of motivations to remain childfree in times of climate change”, was co-authored ... More >>

Lincoln Graduation Returns To Town After 11 Years Away

Friday, 7 May 2021, 9:41 am | Lincoln University

The first Lincoln University Graduation at the Christchurch Town Hall since the Christchurch earthquakes also includes a celebration after last year’s COVID-19 cancellation. Lincoln graduates and graduands (those yet to graduate) will be back ... More >>