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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 >>

Lincoln University to host keynote address of royal visit

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:54 am | Lincoln University

The Prince of Wales will visit Lincoln University next week to deliver an address on the state of the environment. More >>

Personal characteristics crucial to paying back farm debt

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 11:59 am | Lincoln University

Banks need to take a different approach to lending to farmers, new Lincoln University research says. More >>

Agricultural nanotechnology project wins research grant

Monday, 14 October 2019, 2:22 pm | Lincoln University

Applying nanotechnology to agriculture to increase productivity and reduce environmental impacts has secured a Lincoln University team a million dollar grant from MBIE’s Endeavour Fund. More >>

Lincoln backs call to arms on climate change

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:17 am | Lincoln University

Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce McKenzie has received a letter from Lincoln University Students’ Association (LUSA) President Kristy Havill, asking that he enable staff and students to attend the School Strike 4 Climate NZ on 27 September. More >>

Facing the future of food

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 9:32 am | Lincoln University

The world of food is changing rapidly. The planet is under pressure, with consumers demanding more ethically-produced, affordable foods than ever before. More >>

Health boards past their use-by date

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:38 pm | Lincoln University

An article* published this month in the Journal of Health Organization and Management raises questions over the way health board members are elected and whether the boards are even needed. More >>

E-scooter users and pedestrians on collision course

Friday, 12 July 2019, 11:22 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University post-doctoral researcher, Dr Helen Fitt, says tensions between e-scooter users and pedestrians are problematic and “not likely to go away”. Dr Fitt and colleague Dr Angela Curl of the University of Otago recently conducted ... More >>