Year 12 Science and Maths Academy at Flinders (SMAF) is a project that aims to provide an exciting, collaborative venture which will enhance and support the teaching of Stage 2 Physics, Chemistry and Specialist Mathematics closely aligned with pathways to University.
SMAF commenced in February 2011 and has been developed in collaboration with southern high schools, the Southern Knowledge Transfer Partnership Office and Flinders Centre for Science Education in the 21st Century.
For more information on Year 12 Science and Maths Academy at Flinders
Claire described to students the various arms of research that happen under the umbrella of Analytical Chemistry here at Flinders University: Energetic Materials, Forensic Analysis, Mineralogy and Archaeology as well as Plants and Environment.
She also described how knowledge of acids and bases is vital in Analytical Chemistry, and she explored how this effects the absorption of common drugs such as aspirin and paracetamol.