The impacts of humans, through protracted hunting, were probably decisive in the extinction of Australian megafauna around 40,000 years ago, but climate change and fire activity probably fuelled the process.
A space education program led by Flinders University that will allow 400 secondary students to determine a scientific issue and task an Airborne Research Australia aircraft to collect the data they need has been awarded almost $1 million through the Australian Space Research Program, announced by Innovation Minister, Senator Kim Carr.
Flinders University biomedical engineer Professor Karen Reynolds has finessed her earlier State award by being named Australian Professional Engineer of the Year at the 2010 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards in Canberra on November 24.
Flinders University Professor Keryn Williams’ 25-year mission to decrease the burden of blindness has earned her a major National Heath and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship.
Flinders University’s newest building and its builders, Mossop Constructions, have received a national award from the Master Builders’ Association.
Flinders law and international relations student Philippa Ward has won the 2010 Henry Fong Award for her contribution to increased understanding of global citizenship.
Flinders University has appointed Mr Shane McGregor to the new position of Vice-President (Strategic Finance and Resources).
Flinders University research projects into sleep apnea, superbug drug resistance and colorectal cancer are among 10 projects to receive $8.44 million in National Health and Medical Research Council funding announced today.
Dr Rod Watkins, Director of Strategic Development in the Department of Optometry and Vision Science at Flinders, has been appointed a Fellow of the National Vision Research Institute.