Wildlife losses drive global change

Lincoln University senior ecology lecturer Dr James Ross has just returned from Sweden, where he attended a conference aimed at identifying crucial questions for future wildlife research. The conference was part of a wider project called the Global Challenges University Alliance (GCUA), initiated by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Lincoln University has recently joined […]

Lincoln fellowship

Lincoln’s Fellowship Honours a World Leader Founder and Chairman of ANZCO Foods, Sir Graeme Harrison, has continued his support for Lincoln University through the establishment of a Research Fellowship to work alongside the recently appointed Sir Graeme Harrison Professorial Chair in Global Value Chains and Trade. The Research Fellowship does more than just boost the […]

OECD Trade Leader Joins Lincoln Team

Lincoln University has announced the appointment of Crawford Falconer to the inaugural Sir Graeme Harrison Professorial Chair in Global Value Chains and Trade. Mr Falconer is currently leader of the OECD Services Trade and Global Value Chains/Trade in Value Added (TIVA) projects, where he is overseeing two major research streams on services trade restrictions and […]

New Zealand’s bioprotection continues to be a priority

Media Release 7 May 2015 The Bio-Protection Research Centre – a Centre of Research Excellence located at Lincoln University – has had its funding confirmed for another five years, by the Hon Steven Joyce, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, today. Established in 2003, the Bio-Protection Research Centre’s (BPRC) primary goal is to strengthen […]

Dairy Audit results unacceptable

Media Release 1 April 2015 Federated Farmers is disappointed in the findings released today by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment in their compliance operation. Andrew Hoggard, Federated Farmers Dairy Chair, says “It is not a great look for our industry to have this number of dairy farmers not meeting the minimum employment requirements. […]

Sustainable Farming Fund backs web-based education on plant nutrients

Media Release 1 April 2015 Federated Farmers says a web-based education resource, to educate students on the value of plant nutrients will help the next generation of New Zealanders understand how agriculture systems work. The Sustainable Farming Fund has just announced $93,000 funding to develop the resource for students in years 5 – 8. Federated […]