Little penguins pushed to the brink

The latest floods have drowned out memories of drought in many parts of Australia, but ecosystems and native species are still battling with the effects of […]

Native bird studies take flight

The lives of the endangered southern emu-wren and one of Australia’s smallest falcons the nankeen kestrel will be better understood thanks to a strategic research investment […]

Give our wildlife a holiday, too

Flinders University ecologists are calling on summer holiday-goers to not interfere with wildlife and damage habitats, notably for shy animals such as little penguins. A new […]

Recognition for Save the Koala projects

Once limited to science-fiction, drones and facial recognition technology are now being harnessed to help save Australia’s koalas. A Flinders University College of Science and Engineering […]

Baby birds tune in from the egg

Ever wondered why birds are born to peep, chirrup and sing? Surprisingly international avian experts have shown this to be true, after finding fluctuations in bird […]

Early career researchers forge ahead

Animal behaviour, water resources and Indigenous archaeology are just some of the fields of research at Flinders to receive support from the 2015 Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Researcher Awards.