Tagged: Lincoln

Lincoln-Canterbury merger: What’s in it for Canterbury? - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Sep 04, 2016

In all the talk about a merger being the potential salvation for Lincoln University, I’ve yet to see anybody explain why Canterbury would want to merge with them. Canterbury merged with the old Christchurch teacher’s college while I was there. That college had a a bit of a commerce faculty; I think some of the folks who had there … Read More

Government announces new Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs) - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles May 08, 2014

The NZ government today announced the country’s next Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs), who between them will receive just under $35 million per year for 6 years starting in January 2015. They are: The Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery, hosted by University of Auckland MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, hosted … Read More

AgResearch moving house – let's have the full picture - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Aug 01, 2013

Further details of AgResearch’s plans to move (large) parts of its operation to create ‘hubs’ were released yesterday. As I had suspected earlier this involves substantially reducing operations in some parts of the country. One hub will be created at Lincoln, which I introduced earlier; the Grasslands campus at Palmerston North is also to be expanded. Read More

Ag Science hub to form near Christchurch, New Zealand - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Apr 30, 2013

Now updated with images from concept drawings: see end of article. A large agricultural science hub based on AgResearch has been announced to be established near Lincoln University, a few kilometres from Christchurch. AgResearch is New Zealand‘s largest non-University scientific research organisation, based in a number of centres throughout the country, including Palmerston North and … Read More

Strengthening Secondary/Tertiary Collaboration - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 07, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Secondary-Tertiary meeting, organised by Sabina Cleary of UC Ed Plus with the support of the Canterbury Science Teachers Association. This meeting involved teachers from secondary schools around Christchurch with staff from the three main tertiary institutions (University of Canterbury, Lincoln University and Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology) to discuss various aspects of … Read More