Australia’s mining boom of recent years has spawned a surge in unmet demand for archaeologists, according to Flinders lecturer and Chair of the Australian Archaeological Association’s 2009 Conference, Dr Alice Gorman.
The Australian-American Fulbright Commission has awarded the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science to Flinders University, following a national, competitive selection process. Flinders University will host the Chair for five years, from 2011.
Giving every urban secondary student the opportunity to live and learn in a country school and community for a term or semester could help revitalise rural Australia, according to Professor John Halsey.
Flinders University has teamed with Microsoft to provide its 16,000 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students with a suite of online services, including free email.
The Global Financial Crisis has created an even greater imperative for Australia and China to drive the Copenhagen meeting to an agreed solution on climate change, according to Flinders University academic, Dr Maryanne Kelton.
A project that aims to counter diabetes-related eye damage by identifying the condition’s underlying genetic risk factors has won Flinders University researcher Dr Kathryn Burdon a grant of more than $952,000 from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
A consortium led by Flinders University with the support of leading defence contractor Thales is one of only ten to have been shortlisted from an international field to take part in a global war games challenge, it was announced today.
Flinders University has appointed a senior Australian Research Council executive, Professor Phyllis Tharenou, to lead its revamped Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Medical students are more likely to experience depression than the general population and perceive there is a stigma attached to mental illness – a new study shows.