New DNA lab builds SA forensics capacity

A laboratory dedicated to forensic DNA research to be opened at Flinders today will increase South Australia’s capacity in research and postgraduate education in forensic science.

Raimond Gaita to give public lecture

The concept of the university as a distinctive tertiary institution is now defunct, according to author and philosopher Raimond Gaita. Yet with writer’s festivals, public lecture series and festivals of ideas all flourishing, he says that there is a need to reassess the role of the universities in cultural life more generally.

Forum told of seaweed’s bioproduct potential

Commercial viability of high-value macroalgal (seaweed) bioproducts for human health is a step closer with a research collaboration between Flinders University biotechnologists and Australian Kelp Products.

New ponds take the waste out of wastewater

Research by Flinders University’s School of the Environment has shown that a shallow, high-rate pond system to treat wastewater will slash the loss to evaporation as well as boosting the rates of removal of bacterial and viral pathogens.

A path to independence

To the casual eye, it’s a broad concrete path sloping up from the Flinders University Ring Road to the Health Sciences building – to students, staff and visitors with disabilities, it’s a vital contribution to their independence.

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.