Future Fellowship fuels nerve research

Ground-breaking research on how human cells communicate has earned Flinders University neuroscientist Dr Damien Keating a prestigious Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council.

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.

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).

NT medical program now a reality

The signing of a letter of intent regarding the Northern Territory Medical Program by Vice-Chancellor Michael Barber and Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover, in the presence of Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon, was an historic occasion for the two Universities as it confirmed the collaborative partnership that has developed around this initiative.

New smart building boosts medical education

State-of-the-art facilities, including a video-conferencing suite and a lecture theatre with clinical simulation capabilities, are key elements of a new $1.7 million home base for Flinders University’s Rural Clinical School program in the Hills, Mallee and Fleurieu region.