Flinders University has made substantial improvement in a prestigious international assessment. The latest Time Higher Education rankings of the world’s top universities has seen Flinders University move from outside the top 400, to the 251 to 300 bracket. Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Stirling says the improvement reflects both a change in ranking methodology and hard work by the University.
Politics and Public Policy
PhD candidate Glory Gatwiri is determined to step up her campaign to relieve women’s suffering in her native Kenya after representing Flinders at the Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis competition.
Flinders University will take part in a ground-breaking national pilot program to help promote and retain more women in the traditionally male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM).
Almost 200 Flinders University students will have the opportunity to take part in 18 projects in the Asia-Pacific region next year under the expanded $20 million New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.
“I told them I would pay for them to go to any university that they could get into, but that after that, they were getting nothing,” says US Congressman Jim McDermott, leaning back in his chair on the 11th floor of Flinders, Victoria Square.
The latest findings on Australian cannabis have just been made available by Flinders’ National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction.
Flinders University’s leadership in Indonesian cultural, language and student engagement will be highlighted at an international convention of Asian scholars in Adelaide next week.
The recent discovery that the Ebola virus can live on in a patient’s eyeballs long after they’re “cured” made the world blink in horror – but did you know cat faeces and raw meat can similarly lodge nasties in the eyes?
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Colin Stirling, reveals in today’s Australian his transformation from stubborn Scottish teenager to internationally acclaimed geneticist, and the key career moments that led him to Australia and Flinders University.