The achievements of our researchers will determine our international standing among the world’s universities and deliver outcomes that make our world a better place.
Research and creative endeavour have been core to Flinders University’s identity since inception.
We will increase our research intensity through targeted investment in areas with potential for significant impact.
Flinders will proactively engage with business, industry, government and non-government organisations to deliver outcomes that promote economic development and change lives for the better.
We will maximise our ability to translate research into innovations for industry and society by commercialising our intellectual property, driving improvements in public policy, and improving professional and personal practices.
The impact of our research will further build our global reputation and create opportunities for strategic international collaborations with high quality partners in academia and industry.
Our research-based students will be equipped at the highest level in their discipline. They will be provided with opportunities to gain experience in business, industry, government and community sectors. Developing personal enterprise and transferable skills will unlock career opportunities well beyond their specific areas of expertise.
Flinders’ research will be carried out at the highest levels of ethical standards.
Be a community of outstanding scholars engaged in world-leading research that extends the boundaries of knowledge.
Address challenges of local, national and global significance to deliver outcomes that change lives for the better.
Embed research and critical thinking as core skills for every Flinders graduate.