Doing the sums on STEM

National experts gathered at Flinders University this week to innovate STEM teaching. The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME), from 26 to 28 September, […]

No yolk! Colin Raston uncooks egg, wins Ig Nobel!

Flinders University can boast an Ig Nobel prize! Professor Colin Raston has been honoured with the coveted award for inventing a device that can change the structure of proteins, famously demonstrated by uncooking an egg.
The feat of science that has “made people laugh, then made them think” has earned him and his team a “baby” Nobel, a prize almost as famous as its Swedish namesake.

Flinders scientist wins coveted science prize

The Verco Medal – the highest honour bestowed by the Royal Society of South Australia – has been awarded to Flinders University’s internationally-esteemed palaeontologist, Professor John Long.

Ancient fishes had abs

The discovery of ancient fishes with rippling abdominal muscles shows that palaeontology still holds an important role in modern science.