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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 >>

Electric Cars Could Provide A Spark For Tourism

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 10:31 am | Lincoln University

Electric cars could help the tourism industry improve its impacts on local communities and environments and become a renewed source of pride for New Zealand, Lincoln University post-doctoral researcher Dr Helen Fitt says. Dr Fitt has launched a research project ... More >>

Lincoln University Research Yields Important New Tool To Slash Nitrate Leaching From Dairy Cows

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 11:02 am | Lincoln University

The latest research from Lincoln University’s Pastoral Livestock Production Lab offers new hope to dairy farmers in the search for tools to reduce nitrate leaching to the waterways, with the genetic disposition of the cows themselves delivering ... More >>

Lincoln University Strongly Positioned For The Future

Friday, 29 May 2020, 2:58 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University’s 2019 Annual Report shows it is strongly positioned for the future, with an ambitious programme of campus development projects beginning during the year. The University’s total insurance claim was settled in 2019, providing ... More >>

New Science Facility For Lincoln University

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 10:05 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has welcomed Ministerial endorsement of its business case for the construction of a new science facility that will deliver fit-for-future learning and research spaces. Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce McKenzie said it was ... More >>

Plant flammability has a history

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 11:19 am | Lincoln University

A large team of researchers from Lincoln University, the University of Auckland, and Auckland University of Technology has shown, in an article* published in the prestigious journal Nature Plants , that the flammability of plant species generally ... More >>

Lincoln University Announces The Reappointment Of Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce McKenzie

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 11:07 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University today announced the reappointment of Professor Bruce McKenzie to the position of Acting Vice-Chancellor. Holding the role since January 2019, Professor McKenzie has been a well-respected, long-time member of the university community. ... More >>

Zero Carbon Bill Inspires New Zealand’s First Energy Demonstration Farm

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:13 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has partnered with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to build New Zealand’s first Energy Demonstration Farm, with an aim to find sustainable energy solutions to meet the Government’s carbon reduction requirements. The Energy ... More >>

Lincoln University Graduation Ceremony Postponed

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 5:05 pm | Lincoln University

Due to the emerging situation regarding COVID-19, Lincoln University has decided, with much regret, to postpone its graduation ceremony on 24 April. All qualifications will be conferred and mailed to graduands, and the university hopes to hold a celebratory ... More >>

New Zealand Losing The War Against Weeds

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 2:56 pm | Lincoln University

New research* highlights how the lack of success in controlling weeds on agricultural and conservation land is challenging New Zealand’s position as a global leader in biosecurity. This is despite weeds costing New Zealand billions of dollars every ... More >>

Lincoln leads the way in ditching single-use coffee cups

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 9:27 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln is set to become the first university in the country to fully eliminate single-use coffee cups from campus as it continues its push towards greater environmental sustainability. More >>

Public surveyed on state of the environment

Monday, 3 February 2020, 10:16 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has released the findings of its 9th Public Perceptions of New Zealand’s Environment survey. More >>

CBD foot traffic approaching pre-earthquake levels

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:37 pm | Lincoln University

A survey of the Christchurch central business district (CBD) by Lincoln University students reveals pedestrian numbers are approaching those of pre-earthquakes 2008. More >>

Less weight can mean more muscle

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:17 pm | Lincoln University

New research shows training with less weight, but with lower oxygen, can be as effective as heavy lifting at the gym. More >>

Wikipedian in Residence first for Southern Hemisphere uni

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:43 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln is amplifying its open access research drive by employing the first ever Wikipedian in Residence at a Southern Hemisphere university. More >>

Pollution solution presented at Waterways Conference

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 2:29 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University PhD student Parsa Mohajeri is battling a key issue in protecting New Zealand’s freshwater. More >>

Personality important in farmer anxiety

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 12:42 pm | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University research shows analysing a farmer’s personal characteristics is important when dealing with their anxiety. More >>