Original thinkers from Flinders are very much to the fore in the sixth Adelaide Festival of Ideas, which has opened with the theme of ‘Pushing the Limits’.
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High quality, innovative teaching by staff at Flinders University has been acknowledged by the award of eight Citations for Contributions to Outstanding Student Learning from the Federal Government’s Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).
Flinders University will be the catalyst for much discussion on international matters – from the intractable conflict on Cyprus to the mass movement of refugees – when conference delegates from around the world converge on Adelaide over the next week.
There are huge potential benefits to the agricultural sector from a Flinders University research project that will trial the use of lupin crops as a way of eliminating accumulated herbicide and pesticide residues in the soil.
The long-running debate over what drove most of the world’s Ice Age megafauna to extinction has taken a dramatic turn with new research published in June in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
Flinders University’s newest buildings featured prominently in Friday’s South Australian Architecture Awards presented by the Australian Institute of Architecture.
Eminent plant scientist Professor David Day has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Flinders University.
Finding the most efficient and sustainable solution to irrigating crops is more complicated than most people think.
The United States will need to match its rhetoric with action and move to eliminate its own nuclear weapons if the world is to make meaningful steps towards nuclear disarmament, according to Associate Professor Andrew O’Neil.