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.
White Sharks – the world's largest predatory fish – have the impressive ability to follow the direction of the sun to hunt their prey, new research from Flinders University reveals.
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Lobster lovers rejoice; for you could soon see lobster-infused chips, dips, crackers and seasonings stocked on your supermarket shelves.
A 7,500-year-old underwater water well that has been partially excavated from a site on Israel's Mediterranean coast near Haifa will give important insights into the Neolithic society that once lived there.
The monetary value of volunteering in Australia is worth much more than originally calculated, new figures from Flinders University researcher Lisel O'Dwyer show.
In Australia's competitive private housing market, the chances of securing a property without references or a hefty bond are slim to none.
In an age when a significant number of parents won't let their child walk down the street to post a letter because of "stranger danger", it's ironic that many pay little attention while media organisations spend hours of ...
Chandeliers, gold taps and ornate drapes are classic hallmarks of the world's most luxurious hotels, right? Wrong, according to Flinders University sociologist Eduardo de la Fuente.
(Phys.org) —The hunt is on to find the rightful parents of a fossil egg that reputedly belongs to an extinct ancient bird from the Australian Ice Age.
(Phys.org) —The instability of coastal sand dunes – already an issue for Adelaide's suburban beaches – is likely to worsen as sea levels rise with global warming, according to Flinders University Professor Patrick Hesp.