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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="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/f4de6df6022014bba793.jpeg" ... 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 >>

Domestic Enrolments Up 35% At Lincoln University

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 1:03 pm | Lincoln University

The numbers of domestic students enrolled at Lincoln University for Semester 1 are substantially higher than at the same time last year. A total of 894 domestic equivalent full-time students (EFTS) are enrolled at the University, an increase of 231, or ... More >>

Conference Focuses On New Future For Pastoral Industries

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 9:20 am | Lincoln University

An international virtual conference that focuses on cultivating a shift towards more sustainable and ethical grazing systems will involve presentations from experts all over the world. Hosted by Lincoln University, the series includes six weekly ... More >>

Future Professionals Keep Improving

Friday, 5 March 2021, 12:16 pm | Lincoln University

With former scholars such as Black Cap Kyle Jamieson securing multi-million dollar sports contracts, researchers at Lincoln have been trying to figure out why some athletes go professional and others stay in the amateur ranks. A new study* looks ... More >>

Future Professionals Keep Improving

Friday, 5 March 2021, 12:11 pm | Lincoln University

With former scholars such as Black Cap Kyle Jamieson securing multi-million dollar sports contracts, researchers at Lincoln have been trying to figure out why some athletes go professional and others stay in the amateur ranks. A new study* looks ... More >>

New Flagship Science Facility Spotlights Positive Outlook For Lincoln University

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 9:24 am | Lincoln University

Significant growth in domestic student numbers, clear Government support and a raised awareness of the importance of the agritech industry to New Zealand’s economic development have all factored into Lincoln University’s increased profile as a ... More >>

Positive Attitude Minimises Agricultural Sector COVID Losses

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 12:02 pm | Lincoln University

A new study* has found a strong ‘can do’ attitude and cooperative spirit in the agricultural industries were significant factors in minimising losses and uncertainties during the COVID restrictions last year in New Zealand and Australia. Co-authored ... More >>

Flexitarian Diet More Likely After Leaving Home

Friday, 29 January 2021, 10:38 am | Lincoln University

New research finds some young adults feel they can only embrace a meat-reduced plant-based diet, or flexitarianism, when they leave home and have more control over what they eat. The findings indicated a conscious shift away from parental eating habits when ... More >>

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 >>





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