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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 >>

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 >>