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.
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.
A Flinders University-led expedition involving the WA Museum has found the fossilised remains of a prehistoric bird, possibly a wedge-tailed eagle, in a cave on the Nullarbor Plain
Two Flinders researchers have been nominated for Australia’s premier scientific awards, the Eureka Prizes.
Quiet achievements by two Flinders University scientists have been thrown into high relief with the presentation of the Unsung Heroes of Science Awards for 2011.
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.
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.
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 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.