LED glasses step into the light

Light therapy glasses – spectacles that use inbuilt light emitting diodes (LEDs) to assist in resetting the body’s natural clock – are a step closer to commercial availability with the award of a grant from the Federal Government’s Commercialisation Australia fund.

Flinders robots make war games final

A first-year Flinders University science student has played an integral part in the development of super-smart robots that will come under the watchful eyes of high-ranking international defence officials at a war games event in November.

Federalism’s flickering fortunes

A revival of Australia’s system of federalism through stronger co-operation between States and Commonwealth was another casualty of the latter phase of Kevin Rudd’s prime ministership, according to a Flinders University political analyst.

Nothing fishy about tuna breeding award

The Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), of which Flinders University is a major research partner, has won the CRC Association’s Excellence in Innovation award for research that has enabled the breeding and rearing of Southern Bluefin Tuna in land-based hatcheries.

Oil leases a threat to fishery ecosystem

The issuing of oil drilling licences off the coast of South Australia poses a serious potential threat to the ecosystem that underpins the nation’s most valuable fishing industry, a Flinders University oceanographer has said.

Six Teaching and Learning Citations for Flinders

A program that takes students of health professional courses to remote Indigenous communities has won an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citation for a team of Flinders academics, and is one of six citations made to the University.