Flinders University is flying the flag in the 2015 SA Science Excellence Awards with five finalists in an impressive field.
Flinders University ground water researchers are using World Water Day 2015 to promote the importance of Australia’s vast groundwater reserves.
The partnership approach to groundwater research has been strengthened, with the Murray–Darling Basin Authority announcing $1 million for the Flinders based National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training.
Grants worth almost $7 million have been awarded to Flinders in the Australian Research Council’s 2015 funding program – announced for the first time at Flinders University Victoria Square today.
Two Flinders University affiliates have been inducted as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).
A groundwater interpretative trail has been developed by the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training to highlight the importance of groundwater in regional communities.
Just over 1600 students will receive their degrees during the University’s 2014 April graduation ceremonies and three prominent Australians will be honoured by Flinders.
For the 1600 Indigenous residents who live in Milingimbi, a remote island off the coast of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, drinking water is a scarce and precious resource.
Flinders University groundwater expert Dr Margaret Shanafield is digging deep to find out how much water should be released upstream to replenish the endangered Coorong Wetlands.