Matthew Flinders - UK Research and Innovation.
The UK’s structures for supporting and nurturing research leaders are woefully underdeveloped, says Matthew Flinders. By Matthew Flinders. 11 February. Research leadership is a castle built on shifting sand. In an age of vast team-science projects.
Matthew Flinders: placing Australia on the map Matthew Flinders (1774-1814) proved that Tasmania was an island and produced its first map. He traced the coasts of the Australian continent, proving that the east, New South Wales, was the same land mass as the west, New Holland.
Matthew Flinders (16 March 1774 - 19 July 1814) was one of the most accomplished navigators and chartmakers of his age.In a career that spanned just over twenty years, he sailed with Captain William Bligh, circumnavigated and named Australia, survived shipwreck and disaster only to be imprisoned as a spy, identified and corrected the effect of iron ships upon compass readings, and wrote the.
The Matthew Flinders University of South Australia is named after the explorer Matthew Flinders, who circumnavigated Australia between December 1801 and June 1803.
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Flinders was born in England on March 16, 1774. He joined the navy at 15 and served under William Bligh on a trip to Tahiti in 1791. He fought against the French in the naval battle of the.
Matthew Flinders A regular writer and presenter for the BBC, he holds a three-year House of Commons Professorial Fellowship (attached to the Restoration and Renewal Programme Team) and is also currently Special Adviser to the House Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Participation.