Lincoln University academics are discussing IT and nitrogen fixing in vineyards at community events this week..
Dr Stuart Charters is presenting at the Career and Transition Educators (CATE) Mini-Conference on Friday 20 November, in Christchurch. This conference brings together the Careers Advisors and Transition Educators from Secondary Schools. This year’s conference is themed ‘Get Wired, Get Digital’, and focuses on training and career pathways in the IT industry.
There will be speakers from industry, as well as tertiary and training institutions. Dr Charters will be speaking about his work in the industry, particularly in regard to the role IT plays in the Primary Industries, and the work in this space being done at Lincoln University.
His latest endeavour has been developing and launching the Master of Applied Computing at Lincoln University which aims to transition people into a career in tech in just one year.
Professor Derrick Moot’s latest speaking engagement is at an event for Waipara Organic Grape Growers discussing nitrogen fixing legumes as a method of enhancing fertility in Marlborough vineyards.
This is at Renwick Sports Centre, Friday 20 November, from 10am to 12pm.
Professor Moot is head of the Dryland Pastures Research Programme, and his work with legumes has transformed farm practices in New Zealand and internationally.
Learn more about studying agriculture at Lincoln here.