New vision for thermal imaging lenses

Flinders University researchers have discovered a new low-cost material that can be made into lenses for thermal imaging – pointing to new advanced manufacturing applications for […]

Low energy, low cost polymer production

Chemistry researchers at Flinders University have ‘struck gold’ by discovering a new way to make ‘green’ polymers from low-cost building blocks with just a small amount […]

ARC Fellowship for green chemistry innovator

Professor Justin Chalker’s green chemistry breakthroughs at Flinders University have received a timely boost with his latest project being awarded a $1 million ARC Future Fellowship. […]

When waste products can build a wall

Firing bricks and making mortar and cement is costly, but organic chemists at Flinders University are working on more sustainable alternatives – focusing on building materials […]

Finding ‘good oil’ at sea

To save the world’s fish stocks and oceans, scientists are racing to find  sustainable ways to use fast-growing microalgae to make healthy nutritional products such as […]

Mercury removal made easy

Mercury pollution is a global problem in water, air and soil near goldmines, cement and other heavy industries burning fossil fuels – with removal too expensive […]

Smart coatings in the pipeline

An imaginative approach to polymer surface coating has produced a sustainable way to remove mercury from water – while providing a wide range of protection including […]