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Lincoln University Recognises Top-performing Staff In 2020

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 10:49 am | Lincoln University

In times of crisis it takes true leaders to rise to the occasion, and those are among the qualities that Lincoln University has recognised this week in handing out their staff excellence awards. Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce McKenzie said ... More >>

Prestigious Distinguished Professor Title Awarded To Caroline Saunders

Monday, 23 November 2020, 2:08 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Professor of International Trade and the Environment, and Director of the Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit (AERU), Professor Caroline Saunders, has been awarded the University’s most prestigious title of Distinguished Professor. ... More >>

Marsden Fund Boost For Invasive Plant Research

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 1:18 pm | Lincoln University

A research project headed by Lincoln University Plant Biosecurity Distinguished Professor Philip Hulme will focus on finding new methods for managing potentially invasive plant species. The study investigates why some non-native ornamental plants ... More >>

Funding Confirmed For A New CoRE – Bioprotection Aotearoa

Friday, 9 October 2020, 1:51 pm | Lincoln University

A new Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE), Bioprotection Aotearoa located at Lincoln University, has had its funding confirmed by TEC for 7.5 years, through to 2028. Building on the existing Bio-Protection Research Centre (BPRC), the funding allows ... More >>

Government Funding Backs Lincoln University’s Goal To Be Fossil Fuel-free By 2024

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 11:56 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2030 and to cease the combustion of coal by 2024 has received a major boost with confirmation of a $4.576 million investment from the Government’s $200 million Clean Powered Public Service Fund, ... More >>

ClearTech® Set To Deliver Massive Water Savings For Dairy Farming

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 2:34 pm | Lincoln University

The ClearTech effluent treatment system at Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) has saved over 600,000 litres of freshwater in its first full month of operation. The quantity of freshwater saved equates to the average daily water use of about ... More >>

Lincoln University Graduation Cancelled Due To Covid-19

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 3:43 pm | Lincoln University

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation in New Zealand, Lincoln University has decided, with much regret, to cancel its Graduation on 8 October. Lincoln University Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bruce McKenzie, said it was a decision reached with a ... More >>

Lincoln University’s Iconic New Zealand Art Collection Now Available For Viewing Online

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 9:52 am | Lincoln University

Featuring artworks by Llew Summers, Bill Hammond, Doris Luck, Toss Woollaston, Bill Sutton and many other renowned New Zealand artists, Lincoln University’s art collection is now accessible through Living Heritage Tikaka Tōku Iho – the University’s ... More >>

Kiwis Flocking To Free* Postgraduate Courses

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 11:45 am | Lincoln University

Fee waivers and innovative courses offerings are driving increased domestic student postgraduate enrolment numbers at Lincoln this semester. The university’s move to waive tuition fees on its postgraduate certificates, diplomas, and taught master’s ... More >>

Two Lincoln’s Programs Approved By CFA

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 5:29 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University marked a resounding achievement with the approval of two of its programs in the highly-acclaimed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Affiliation Program. The Master of Business (Finance) program recently joins the Bachelor of ... More >>

Call For Gymnastic Coaches To Demonstrate Safe Training Methods

Monday, 3 August 2020, 2:44 pm | Lincoln University

Coaches need to speak-up on how gymnastics can be done safely and successfully in the wake of allegations of psychological and physical abuse in the sport in New Zealand, two experts say. Dr Roslyn Kerr, Associate Professor in sociology of sport at Lincoln ... More >>

Research Finds Meat Consumers Prefer Local

Monday, 3 August 2020, 1:31 pm | Lincoln University

The country of origin is the number one characteristic consumers use when choosing meat, and they mostly prefer their own local products, a new Lincoln University study shows. This emphasis on locally grown meat was identified in new research* by Dr ... More >>

Lincoln University's New Student Social Spaces Opened Today By Hon Poto Williams

Friday, 31 July 2020, 9:17 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University students returning to campus for Semester 2 are celebrating more than just getting back to a ‘new normal’ student life. A vibrant and bustling new student hub, comprising a café, mini-theatre, modern comfortable seating areas, ... More >>

Lincoln Students Stepping Up To Help Rural Contractors

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 10:15 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln students will be able to help ease the pressure on rural contractors struggling to fill the gap a lack of migrant workers is creating in the primary sector due to Covid-19 restrictions. Alongside offering qualifications designed to meet the future ... More >>

Lincoln University Expands Its Commercial-scale Solar Energy Generation

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 4:05 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has completed another step on its journey to achieve carbon neutral status by 2030 with its second major solar array going live last week. Last year Lincoln became the first New Zealand university to adopt commercial-scale solar energy ... More >>

Graham Barrell Retires From LU’s Faculty Of Agriculture & Life Sciences After 44 Years

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 12:00 pm | Lincoln University

Associate Professor Graham Barrell, known for his extensive research on mammalian brain function, retired from Lincoln University on Friday 10 July after 44 years with the University, and a teaching career spanning almost 50 years. Beginning his ... More >>

Lincoln’s Land-based Legacy Delivers For Government

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2:56 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s 142-year record of delivering practical land-based courses is matching the Government’s need to encourage workers into the food and fibre sector. Lincoln is the only New Zealand university included in the Government’s ... More >>

Tuition Fees On Postgraduate Courses Waived To Meet Employment Needs

Friday, 19 June 2020, 3:00 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is endeavouring to meet the need of the thriving food and fibre sector for skilled and qualified workers by waiving tuition fees on a number of postgraduate courses which feed into it. The move also boosts retraining options for those who ... More >>

New use for wool – high-performance PPE masks

Friday, 19 June 2020, 1:31 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln Agritech, a research and development company owned by Lincoln University, has received $290,000 in government funding to create biodegradable wool-based PPE masks for the COVID-19 pandemic response. More >>

Catch Crops After Winter Forage Grazing A Win-win For Farmers, Environment

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 12:02 pm | Lincoln University

Hardy catch crops such as oats are showing major promise for mopping up excess nitrogen after winter grazing and could create a win-win for farmers in terms of their environmental footprint and profitability. Dr Peter Carey, a Lincoln Agritech Field Researcher, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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