Flinders will offer a new $8000 per year scholarship to a science, information technology or engineering undergraduate student in 2013.
Even with better funding, rural schools would still face a fundamental lack of properly prepared and engaged teaching staff and leaders.
Optometrists from Flinders University will soon be able to diagnose and manage eye diseases in rural and remote communities – all from the comfort of their computer chair.
A revolutionary software program which allows mobile phones to communicate when normal phone lines are down has earned Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen a place in the finals of an international competition.
A new, open source, mobile phone technology that promises to revolutionise telecommunications has been given a USD400,000 boost from the prestigious philanthropic Shuttleworth Foundation.
Flinders University is leading a radical new education program that will see nine student teachers undertake a six-month placement in schools in South Australia’s Riverland and South East.
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.