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Flinders University

With a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates, Flinders University aspires to create a culture that supports students and staff to succeed, to foster research excellence that builds better communities, to inspire education that produces original thinkers, and to promote meaningful engagement that enhances our environment, economy and society. Established in 1966, Flinders now caters to more than 26,000 students and respectfully operates on the lands of 17 Aboriginal nations, with a footprint stretching from Adelaide and regional South Australia through Central Australia to the Top End.


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Best books of 2023: our experts share the books that have stayed with them

Plan your summer reading or catch up on what you missed with The Conversation’s selection of the best books of the year.
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‘I feel like I’ve been able to create more awareness’: what is it like for Indigenous men at top-ranked universities?

Politicians talk about how they want to see more Indigenous graduates but we don’t often hear from Indigenous students about their experiences. New research talks to four young Indigenous men.
A flock of vultures (Cryptogyps lacertosus) and Australian ravens watch and wait (left), as an adult eagle Dynatoaetus pachyosteus feeds on the carcass of a dead Diprotodon (centre), while a younger bird seeks to join in. In the nearby treetops, a second adult D. pachyosteus feeds its hungry chick (right). John Barrie

Giant eagles and scavenging vultures shared the skies of ancient Australia

New fossils reveal Australia was once home to a much greater diversity of huge eagles and vultures, which died off alongside ‘giant wombats’ and ‘marsupial lions’.


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