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.

Australia should work with China on climate change

The Global Financial Crisis has created an even greater imperative for Australia and China to drive the Copenhagen meeting to an agreed solution on climate change, according to Flinders University academic, Dr Maryanne Kelton.

Flinders receives $5.85 million in NHMRC grants

A project that aims to counter diabetes-related eye damage by identifying the condition’s underlying genetic risk factors has won Flinders University researcher Dr Kathryn Burdon a grant of more than $952,000 from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Summer scholarships come to robots’ defence

A consortium led by Flinders University with the support of leading defence contractor Thales is one of only ten to have been shortlisted from an international field to take part in a global war games challenge, it was announced today.