Flinders University, (The Flinders University of South Australia), is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century. The university has established a reputation as a leading research institution with a devotion to innovation. It is a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks among the leading universities in Australia. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked among the nation's top 10. It is also ranked within the world's top 400 institutions in both Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
A new theory suggests depletion of trace elements in the oceans was a factor in three major mass extinction events in the past 600 million years, according to new research led by Flinders University's Professor John Long.
Flinders engineering students Laith Al-Shimaysawee and Ali Al-Dabbagh have developed ground-breaking new technology for detecting human life using remote cameras.
The lure of a hidden Irish settlement near Kapunda has been drawing Susan Arthure back to Baker's Flat for a long time – and this week, she plans on finally finding it.
VIRUSES specifically designed to battle superbugs are being trialled in a South Australian hospital.
With half of Australia's 185,000-strong Italian migrant population now over 65, issues concerning aged care, including access to services, are becoming more pressing for the Italian community, a new book says.
A Flinders demographer this week will tell the government of Timor-Leste that the population 'bubble' caused by soaring birth rates after independence in 2000 could potentially lead to an economic dividend for the young island ...
Flinders University is keen to work towards a world-first autonomous rail transport system that has the potential to make its Bedford Park campus more accessible then ever before.
In a world first, a Flinders University designed wastewater treatment system has been accepted as an alternative to existing passive lagoon systems for use in South Australia.
Sharing the simple things in life – like having a cup of coffee, gardening or renovating – are most important to couples in a long-term relationship, a Flinders University study shows.
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