Fossil discovery another piece in the puzzle

Scientists from the NT Museum and Flinders University have discovered the remains of a giant hippo-like animal near Alice Springs, a find that will shed new light on the Territory’s prehistoric past.

Science teachers must be supported: Report

Governments and the higher education sector must join forces to boost the qualifications of high school science teachers in South Australia, according to the authors of a Flinders University study that has revealed many teachers are not qualified to teach the subjects for which they are responsible.

An eye for the genetic causes of disease

Ground-breaking research in teasing out which genes are contributing to complex eye diseases has won Dr Kathryn Burdon a Young Tall Poppy Award for Science at the recent South Australian awards.

Teaching motive an award-winning approach

Dr Derek Dalton’s novel approach to teaching his Crime, Law and Trauma topic has earned him a prestigious Citation for Contributions to Outstanding Student Learning from the Federal Government’s Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).