New Fulbright Scholarship extends research scope

The Fulbright Scholarships, the most prestigious cultural and educational exchange program between Australia and America, have been significantly enhanced with the establishment of the Fulbright South Australia Scholarship.

It’s not your usual office job

Charlie Huveneers says diving with sharks is never boring. It’s a masterful understatement from the newly appointed shark ecologist at the Port Lincoln-based Lincoln Marine Science Centre.

Shoe phone offers medical device potential

Maxwell Smart, the bumbling comic spy in the 1960s television series Get Smart, frequently used his ‘shoe phone’ to report his latest predicament to The Chief at CONTROL. Now a Flinders University computer scientist has combined the latest telecommunications components to produce the real thing.

Strong demand for Flinders courses – a boon for community and industry

Flinders University has had a significant growth in demand for its engineering and computer science courses in 2009. More than 5000 prospective students will be offered a place in undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Flinders, representing an overall increase in application numbers of around 5 per cent over last year.

Biorefinery model for algal biofuel

South Australian production of biodiesel from microalgae is a step closer with the grant of $1.2 million to Flinders University and South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI).