Find out more about our research on the Influencers@Lincoln podcast

04 August 2022 | News

Influencers@Lincoln, hosted by lecturer Dr Hafsa Ahmed and broadcast on Plains FM, highlights some of the world-class research at Lincoln University.


Dr Hafsa Ahmed

Dr Ahmed is a lecturer in the Lincoln University Department of Global Value Chains and Trade, and an applied researcher with expertise in stakeholder ecosystems and engagement.

She says the podcast provides a platform for the dissemination of knowledge in an attempt to promote greater collaboration between stakeholders.

Find out more about Influencers@Lincoln.




From thoughtscapes to landscapes (0:29:28)  
Professor Pablo Gregorini discusses his research into the role of animal foods in healthy, sustainable and ethical diets. He also shares the exciting innovative approaches being used by the team at the Centre of Excellence for Designing Future Productive Landscapes.

Red meat sector emissions – myth versus reality (0:29:54) 

Professor Derrick Moot leads the Dryland Pastures Research programme at the university and recently summarised the work of a number of scientists to highlight that land use and productivity changes in the red meat sector mean absolute emissions and emissions per unit of product have declined by 30% and 40% respectively since 1990.


Professor Michael Hamlin specialises in the effects of human physiology and is an expert on altitude/hypoxic training. He discusses how his work in sport and exercise can be used for recovery techniques post-surgery, combating diabetes and cancer, and understanding concussion.

Dr Mohini Vidwan, who has developed a career crafting matrix, shares information about the journeys of various accountants, from the first Māori accountant to the women accountants who became trailblazers across the world.
Dr Helen Fitt's work focuses on tourist mobilities, and particularly tourists’ use of land transport. Dr Fitt has worked on a variety of projects in this area, including exploring the possible implications of driverless cars for an ageing society, the use of electric vehicles in tourism and shared mobility. She believes that improving transport systems can contribute to improving the environment, health, and society.