Zebras out, pandas in at Flinders

You may have thought Wang Wang and Funi were safely accommodated in their luxury headquarters at the Adelaide Zoo, but it seems they may have gone for a walk – quite a long walk.

Flinders welcomes new role for Mitsubishi site

Flinders University welcomes the State Government’s announcement that the former Mitsubishi site will have a strong focus on sustainable and clean technologies, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber, said today.

Historic dry dock to give up its secrets

A team of archaeologists from Flinders University will excavate and document the Randell Dry Dock at Mannum, a major 19th century facility that once serviced the hectic riverboat trade on the River Murray.

Responding to disaster in advance

Health systems are typically set up to operate under everyday circumstances, and when tested by disasters such as bushfires or pandemics, their capacity to cope can diminish rapidly.

Archaeology conference mines new and old trends

Australia’s mining boom of recent years has spawned a surge in unmet demand for archaeologists, according to Flinders lecturer and Chair of the Australian Archaeological Association’s 2009 Conference, Dr Alice Gorman.

Flinders awarded prestigious Fulbright Chair

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission has awarded the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science to Flinders University, following a national, competitive selection process. Flinders University will host the Chair for five years, from 2011.

Send city kids to the bush

Giving every urban secondary student the opportunity to live and learn in a country school and community for a term or semester could help revitalise rural Australia, according to Professor John Halsey.