Hume still enlightening after 300 years

David Hume is among the best known names in Western philosophy, but appreciation of the influential Scottish thinker’s work tends to be fragmented, according to world-renowned Hume scholar Dr Stephen Buckle.

Dutch support for disaster zone phone software

Software developed by Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen which enables mobile phones to communicate during a disaster will be freely available to the public by the end of the year thanks to the support of the Dutch NLnet Foundation.

Flinders honours Dr Brendan Nelson

One of Flinders University’s most distinguished medical graduates, Dr Brendan Nelson, will cross the stage with 1515 students at this week’s graduation ceremonies.

Flinders opposes cuts to medical research funding

It would take a decade to recover the lost research capability of Australian universities if the Federal Government was to cut $400 million in medical research funding, according to Flinders University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber.