Flinders University

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.

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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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Fish fossil hunter poles apart

It's a white Christmas with a difference for an international gang of scientists heading from McMurdo Base to the Transantarctic Mountains in a gruelling hunt for fossils older than dinosaurs.

dateDec 12, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Super seeds promise better crops

South Australian research that improves wheat, pastures and other crop yields has sown the seeds for global distribution deals and a timely partnership with an innovative US agricultural technology company Indigo Ag Inc.

dateNov 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Radical chemistry research makes waves

SA Young Tall Poppy of the Year, Flinders University's Dr Justin Chalker, has been part of an international research effort which opens the door to new drug development and a range of other applications in biochemistry.

dateNov 10, 2016 in Biochemistry
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