Artist's impression of a New Zealand burrowing bat, Mystacina robusta, that went extinct in the 1960s. The new fossil find, Vulcanops jennyworthyae, is an ancient relative of burrowing or short-tailed bats. Illustration by Gavin Mouldey.

Giant extinct bat discovered in NZ

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found by an international team of scientists. […]

Rehab device to help this sporting life

An Adelaide invention that communicates sport injury rehabilitation in real time is set for more trials and export markets. The prototype, delivered through Flinders University’s innovative […]

Can a happy gut help the mind?

Research is supporting the idea that eating a balanced diet and promoting gut health can optimise brain function and mood. Nutrition plays a vital role in […]

Social media can help children

Constructively using social media and online chatrooms may help Australian school students rise in international PISA rankings, according to a Flinders University expert in teacher education. […]

Defence research supports national security

Flinders University will play key roles in two new national defence research programs – one with the first Counter Improvised Threats Grand Challenge and others under […]

School’s out for autism teachers

Up to 50 schools are better equipped to teach children living with autism as a result of a State Government-funded program at Flinders University. The special […]

True locals make Coffin Bay their home

When dolphins are in a safe, bountiful environment, they don’t venture far – despite having the capability to range over vast ocean distances. And within such […]

Headstart to careers in STEM

From shipbuilding and defence to medical devices and clean technologies, much anticipation surrounds the future wave of jobs in South Australia – particularly in science, technology, […]