Students from Flinders courses in China who have travelled to Adelaide for their graduation are helping to build influential connections between Australia and China.
Flinders is to receive $450,000 over three years from a major Chinese corporation to further the University’s research into the potential conversion of seaweed.
The relationship between China and Italy, told through the eyes of Italian filmmakers, is the focus of a new Flinders University PhD project.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Barber says research is only one in a range of factors contributing to the process of innovation that universities need to foster.
The outstanding contribution by Dr Arthur Van Deth to the success of a Flinders postgraduate course in China has been acknowledged with a national award.
Dr Melissa Pettigrew has spent nine months in China working to save the Siberian tiger from human impacts.
Territorial tensions in the high seas should be diffused by civilian coastguards rather than armed navy officers.
The leadership change in Pyongyang will likely increase tensions on the Korean peninsula in 2012, according to Professor Malcolm Cook.
The inexorable rise of China will be severely curtailed by its own “Achilles heels” and the parallel rise of India, according to a leading US specialist in international security affairs who spoke at Flinders this week.