Flirty finches live up to their name

Galápagos Islands finches that helped Charles Darwin develop his theory of natural selection are showing clear signs of further evolutionary development. The latest study by researchers […]

Trouble in Darwin’s paradise

A parasite killing Darwin’s finches on the famed Galápagos Islands is causing a dramatic escalation in Darwin’s theory of natural selection, new research has revealed.

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.

Birds thrive in new nest

The first flocks of birds to move into Flinders University’s state-of-the-art Biology Discovery Centre are thriving in their new surrounds.

A window into the weird and wonderful

The web-making strategies of spiders, the sexual proclivities of squid, the effects of human tourism on bottle-nosed dolphins and the fight-back by the iconic Darwin’s finch against a voracious parasite are among the phenomena that will be described at a national conference on animal behaviour Flinders University from April 11 to 13.