ARC Fellowship for green chemistry innovator

Professor Justin Chalker’s green chemistry breakthroughs at Flinders University have received a timely boost with his latest project being awarded a $1 million ARC Future Fellowship. […]

Fixing up Earth crucial to exit COVID-19

Ecosystem restoration can assist in COVID-19 recovery if it is closely integrated with socioeconomic, health and environmental policies, scientists say in a new article in The […]

Wheat plants yield a mechanism to flourish

Triggers for food crop growth are complex and new research by South Australian plant scientists is investigating one way wheat responds to common stresses such as […]

Flex begins its first passenger trip with Minister for Transport, the Hon Stephan Knoll on board.

Driverless shuttle trial advances

Stage two of an innovative driverless passenger shuttle trial at Tonsley plans to offer on demand technology for local residents, introduce high-tech infrastructure to improve autonomous […]

High-tech look inside opalised fossil

Palaeontologists are using the Flinders University micro-CT scanner and 3D printing to reconstruct a small dinosaur preserved as opal for more than 100 million years in […]

Big bird bones show slow breeding

Big bones from the extinct ‘thunder bird’ or dromornithid, excavated in the northern reaches of the Flinders Ranges and near Alice Springs, have yielded new insights […]

Southern Right Whales in the Great Australian Bight. Photo: Dr Kerstin Bilgmann

Sea secrets surface in the Bight

Oceanographers have discovered more about why the eastern Great Australian Bight supports a year-round abundance of marine predators, including different whale species and white sharks which […]