New insights into vaccination debate

Governments wielding a ‘big stick’ for compliance is unlikely to solve the problem of making parents vaccinate their children. Flinders University and research colleagues are investigating […]

World of tomb raiders catches international eye

Flinders student Liam McGeagh has received a high commendation in the international Undergraduate Awards for his research on fighting the burgeoning illicit antiquities trade. Enrolled in […]

African immigrants long for equality in society

Many African immigrants are wary of the Australian media’s coverage, a PhD’s study has found. While migrants from African countries comprise 6.3% of Australia’s population, there […]

Atrial fibrillation is the most common serious cardiac arrhythmia. Photo: J Heuser, creative commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Heart-felt help for remote communities

Aboriginal health care and community workers are being trained to use a mobile phone app to check for atrial fibrillation. This project is a collaboration between […]

Graduation citations for leaders in their fields

Leading women and men in the fields of mining, medicine and business were recognised with special citations at Flinders University’s recent graduation ceremonies. BHP’s Principal Geometallurgist […]

Professor Corey Bradshaw (left) dives into the Spencer Gulf to see giant cuttlefish aggregate in SA waters.

Ecologist heads for top biology award

Matthew Flinders Fellow in Global Ecology, Professor Corey Bradshaw, is the recipient of the 2017 Verco Medal. The Royal Society of South Australia medal is awarded […]

Dromornis stirtoni, illustrated by Brian Choo.

Flightless fowls of a far-flung nature

Not all fowl are chickens and ducks. Australia’s giant mihirungs (Dromornithidae) were flightless fowl that included some of the most massive birds in the world, such […]

Gambling program reduces prison numbers

The Statewide Gambling Therapy Service, built on Flinders University research, is helping to reduce overcrowding in South Australian prisons. Success with the Gambling Intervention Program (GIP) […]