Research Highlights Archive

 

Professor Craig SimmonsBoost for Murray–Darling groundwater research

The partnership approach to groundwater research has been strengthened, with the Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) announcing $1 million...

 

Hats off to new Flinders fellowsProfessor Craig Simmons has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Two Flinders University affiliates have been inducted as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering...

 

associate-professor-jochen-kaempfFood for fish: research finds Tasmanian upwelling 

New research at Flinders has identified an area of upwelling – a site where complex natural dynamics bring up deep-sea water... 

 

Jochen winsConservation award for guardian of the Gulfs 
Flinders oceanographer Associate Professor Jochen Kaempf has won the Conservation Council of South Australia’s Jill Hudson Award for Environmental Protection...

 


Scope Science: Groundwater Video for scope science groundwater

When you think of water you probably think of rainclouds, lakes, rivers, and the ocean. Join Dr Eddie Banks from Flinders University... watch

 

Big benefits from new piggery waste treatmentProfessor Howard Fallowfield is helping develop a system to make the pork industry more sustainable.

Flinders University’s new integrated waste treatment and algae growing system at Roseworthy Piggery, north of Adelaide, aims to make pork production more sustainable...

 

(L-R) NCGRT Director Craig Simmons with State Water Minister Ian Hunter and Onkaparinga Council Mayor Lorraine RosenbergInterpretive trail highlights importance of groundwater

A groundwater interpretive trail has been developed by the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT) to highlight...

 

Climate change to put dunes on the move

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...

 

Flinders leads water security study on remote island

For the 1600 Indigenous residents who live in Milingimbi, a remote island off the coast of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory...

  

UK Social Sciences Academy honours Flinders geographer

Flinders human geographer Professor Iain Hay has been appointed to the prestigious Academy of the Social Sciences in the UK...

 

 

Securing the future of regional SA

Flinders University is part of a newly-formed cooperative of regional councils, agriculture, natural resource management and development bodies, research institutes and industry partners...

 

Measuring water flow in the endangered Coorong

Flinders University groundwater expert Dr Margaret Shanafield is digging deep to find out how much water should be released upstream to replenish...

 

Scientists to explore water resources beneath Adelaide

Most Adelaide residents are acutely aware that they live in the driest state on the driest inhabited continent, and many still remember water...

 

Vast freshwater reserves found beneath the oceans

Scientists have discovered huge reserves of freshwater beneath the oceans kilometres out to...