Inspiring Research

December 2014

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

2014 RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
As the year is coming to a close, it is time to reflect on the numerous research achievements at Flinders in 2014.

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE FOR FLINDERS ACADEMIC
Dr Amy Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology was awarded the Bruce Veitch Award for Excellence in Indigenous Engagement at the joint Australian Archaeological Association / Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology annual conference.

TIM FLANNERY LAUNCHES NEW FLINDERS PALAEO LABS
Internationally acclaimed writer, scientist and explorer Tim Flannery launched a $1.1 million palaeontology research, learning and teaching space at Flinders University on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

COLLABORATION SUCCESS LEADING TO NEW NETWORKS
A chance conversation between a doctoral researcher and an established researcher has led to a five year collaboration on a project that enabled Dr Luciana d’Arcangeli, Cassamarca Lecturer in Italian, to present her work on three separate continents.

FELLOWSHIP HONOURS INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES RESEARCH
Emeritus Professor Andy Butcher has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, one of the highest honours available for achievement in the humanities in Australia. 

A FLINDERS AUSTRALIAN-INDIAN RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
Working in collaboration with Indian colleagues from the Punjab University Patiala, Flinders University researchers Dr Alison Wotherspoon, School of Humanities and Creative Arts, Professor Phillip Slee, and Dr Grace Skrzypiec, both from the School of Education, have just returned from their third research trip to India.

IS TECHNOLOGY THE KEY TO FASTER RECOVERY?
Researchers from Flinders University and the Repatriation General Hospital are taking part in the world’s largest trial looking at whether computer games, iPad apps and interactive games such as the Wii can help people recover from falls, strokes and brain injuries.

FLINDERS RESEARCHERS WIN PRESTIGIOUS SOCIOLOGY AWARDS
Two Flinders researchers have been recognised at The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) awards 2014.


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