Lincoln University works with a number of partner organisations providing expertise and research in a number of areas.
The South Island Dairying Development Centre (SIDDC)
This is a partnership between Lincoln University, DairyNZ, South Island Dairy Farmers (represented by the South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) network), Ravensdown, Plant & Food Research and LIC.
SIDDC’s focus is to accelerate the development of South Island dairying for all parties, especially South Island Dairy farmers. SIDDC provides a cluster of expertise, resources, and services delivering innovative, practical research, technical, education, extension and training support to dairy farmers.
For more information see the SIDDC website.
Agriculture and Life Sciences Partnership for Excellence
Lincoln University has also joined Massey University, key agricultural industry groups (predominantly Beef and Lamb New Zealand and Dairy NZ). The Agricultural Marketing and Research Development Trust (AGMARDT) and the horticultural industry in the Agriculture and Life Sciences Partnership for Excellence.
This is a joint project looking to build human capacity and capability in agriculture in a way that integrates the research and educational activities of the universities with industry. For more information contact Professor Caroline Saunders.
Building Research Capability in the Social Sciences (BRCSS)
Lincoln University is also one of the consortium members in a new initiative Building Research Capability in the Social Sciences (BRCSS) designed to build the capability of the tertiary education social science sector.
Bio-Protection Research Centre
Bio-Protection Research Centre is one of seven Centres of Research Excellence (CoRE) in the country.
The role of these centres is to support leading edge, international standard innovative research that fosters excellence and contributes both to New Zealand's national goals and to knowledge transfer.