Screen graduate gets Mad Max mentor

Flinders graduate Amy Gebhardt has been chosen by legendary Australian film director and producer Dr George Miller to make a short film about the Australian summer experience for the YouTube and Screen Australia initiative, Map My Summer.

Australia should think regionally on climate change

Australia should look to bilateral and regional partnerships for progress on climate change given the political risks and costs of pursuing unilateral action at home, according to Flinders University political scientist, Professor Malcolm Cook.

Flinders looking forward with confidence

Flinders University is well positioned to successfully meet the challenges of a more competitive higher education sector from 2012, according to Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber, whose contract has been extended by University Council until the end of 2014.

Avoiding another GFC

New forms of regulation that prevent a recurrence of the GFC but do not unnecessarily inhibit the market are required to deal with modern global capitalism, according to Professor Robert Holton, who is leading a three-day masterclass at Flinders University Victoria Square.

What’s next for problem gamblers?

Trials of electronic card systems that self-limit the time and money a gambler can spend on pokie machines have shown some promising preliminary results, but fundamental issues would need to be resolved before they could be introduced, according to the director of the Flinders Centre for Gambling Research, Professor Malcolm Battersby.

Fulbright turns on the lights for laser research

Flinders honours nanotechnology graduate and 2003 University Medal-winner Dr Jacek Jasieniak is one of 26 Australian Fulbright Scholars announced at the 2011 Fulbright Presentation Dinner at the Adelaide Festival Centre on March 10.