A fascinating marine ‘herstory’ has given insights into the first women to sail around the world. The adventurous life of French woman Jeanne Barret, who dressed […]
Early French voyages, led by commanders like Baudin, Bougainville, Lapérouse, D’Entrecasteaux, Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d’Urville, were the first to name, describe and beautifully illustrate many […]
A book can be the best solution to finding that ‘just right’ Christmas present. As South Australia celebrates the 125 years since women won the right […]
Aspects of Australia’s history texts have been shaped by what the colonial writers didn’t see – especially when it came to their first contact with Indigenous […]
Australia’s giant ‘wombat’, the Diprotodon, is described as the world’s largest marsupial, weighing more than 2.5 tonnes at almost 3m long. Award-winning Flinders University science writer […]
Investigating the life of seminal Australian female naturalist Edith Coleman is an ongoing labour of love for Flinders University researcher Dr Danielle Clode. Since the award-winning […]
Australian museums and Outback fossickers can thank the events of 100 million years ago for their fossil treasures and high-quality opals, says Flinders science writer Danielle Clode.
The visit to Australia by a French president is not first contact, but another chapter in a long history, writes Flinders academic Dr Danielle Clode.
The eucalypt may be a uniquely and specifically Australian tree, but it’s also an international emigrant, says Flinders writer and academic Dr Danielle Clode.