Society’s need for righting a wrong, real or perceived, is as strong today as it was when a small town in America’s south hanged an elephant for ‘murder’ in 1916, according to playwright Caleb Lewis.
A lifelong love of fantasy and scribbling has morphed into a promised writing career for Dr Benjamin Chandler, who has just landed a two-book contract with publisher Random House Australia.
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’.
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).
One of the most intractable diplomatic problems facing the world today will be a focus of the 8th International Conference on Greek Research being hosted by Flinders from July 2 to 5, 2009.
As a teenage exchange student in an isolated town in northern Iceland, Hannah Kent found the story of Agnes Magnusdottir, the last person executed in Iceland for murder, playing on her mind.
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.
You can convey a lot about climate change in 90 seconds, and a Flinders University competition is asking students in South Australia and the Northern Territory to do just that.
Eminent plant scientist Professor David Day has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Flinders University.