Flinders salutes a legal pioneer

Flinders University has been saddened by the news of the death on August 25 of Elliott Johnston QC, one of Adelaide’s most distinguished and distinctive legal figures, who played a key role in the development of the Flinders Law School.

Flinders students at leading edge of nano field

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.

Flinders opposes cuts to medical research funding

It would take a decade to recover the lost research capability of Australian universities if the Federal Government was to cut $400 million in medical research funding, according to Flinders University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber.

Jakarta office for Flinders

Flinders University has officially opened an office in Jakarta to assist in servicing and strengthening the University’s extensive network of Indonesian collaborators and alumni.

Flinders looking forward with confidence

Flinders University is well positioned to successfully meet the challenges of a more competitive higher education sector from 2012, according to Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber, whose contract has been extended by University Council until the end of 2014.

NT medical program now a reality

The signing of a letter of intent regarding the Northern Territory Medical Program by Vice-Chancellor Michael Barber and Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover, in the presence of Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon, was an historic occasion for the two Universities as it confirmed the collaborative partnership that has developed around this initiative.

New smart building boosts medical education

State-of-the-art facilities, including a video-conferencing suite and a lecture theatre with clinical simulation capabilities, are key elements of a new $1.7 million home base for Flinders University’s Rural Clinical School program in the Hills, Mallee and Fleurieu region.