David Hume is among the best known names in Western philosophy, but appreciation of the influential Scottish thinker’s work tends to be fragmented, according to world-renowned Hume scholar Dr Stephen Buckle.
An Australian research team led by Flinders University researchers has discovered two new genes that could open the way to new treatments for blinding glaucoma.
A public forum aimed at finding common ground in debates about children and the media will be held at Flinders University Victoria Square on Friday.
Flinders University has further strengthened its pursuit of research excellence with the appointment of Professor Jeri Kroll as the Dean of Graduate Research.
Professor David Lewis, Director of Flinders University’s Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, has been chosen to take part in Austrade’s Visiting Researcher Program to Europe in 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.