Flinders University’s expertise in nanotechnology will be employed as part of an $87 million project aimed at transforming Australia into a global solar energy powerhouse.
Professor Joe Shapter, Dean of the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Flinders University has been recognised as an innovative science educator with an international award.
Flinders Centre for Nanoscale Science and Technology is launching NanoConnect, a pilot program to demonstrate to businesses how nanotechnology could help improve their products and processes.
Flinders University has awarded its first-ever Best Student Paper Award to seven higher degree research students specialising in a range of fields – from sustainable solar panels to the increasing problem of piracy in Somalia.
Flinders University students will be the first in Australia to have the opportunity to undertake research at one of the world’s leading nanotechnology institutions under agreements signed with the National Institute of Materials Science in Japan.
Professor David Lewis, Director of Flinders University’s Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, has been chosen to take part in Austrade’s Visiting Researcher Program to Europe in 2011.
Flinders honours nanotechnology graduate and 2003 University Medal-winner Dr Jacek Jasieniak is one of 26 Australian Fulbright Scholars announced at the 2011 Fulbright Presentation Dinner at the Adelaide Festival Centre on March 10.