Dutch support for disaster zone phone software

Software developed by Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen which enables mobile phones to communicate during a disaster will be freely available to the public by the end of the year thanks to the support of the Dutch NLnet Foundation.

Flinders honours Dr Brendan Nelson

One of Flinders University’s most distinguished medical graduates, Dr Brendan Nelson, will cross the stage with 1515 students at this week’s graduation ceremonies.

Flinders opposes cuts to medical research funding

It would take a decade to recover the lost research capability of Australian universities if the Federal Government was to cut $400 million in medical research funding, according to Flinders University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber.

A window into the weird and wonderful

The web-making strategies of spiders, the sexual proclivities of squid, the effects of human tourism on bottle-nosed dolphins and the fight-back by the iconic Darwin’s finch against a voracious parasite are among the phenomena that will be described at a national conference on animal behaviour Flinders University from April 11 to 13.

Flinders Rotaract students head north

Student members from the newly established Rotaract Flinders University club will be rolling up their sleeves at Edinburgh this weekend to dispatch goods collected for developing countries by Donations In Kind.

Jakarta office for Flinders

Flinders University has officially opened an office in Jakarta to assist in servicing and strengthening the University’s extensive network of Indonesian collaborators and alumni.

International competition to be felt by low earners

The collapse of trade unionism and historical systems of collective bargaining pose a threat to labour market standards both internationally and in Australia, according to eminent UK expert in industrial relations Professor William Brown, who will present a seminar at Flinders University Victoria Square on April 5.