Immediate action on mental health

Awareness about mental health has become a substitute for actually doing something, says Professor Patrick McGorry AO, Australia’s leading campaigner for mental health. Speaking at an […]

The link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer is well established, but low level awareness in the community. Photo: unsplash.com

Women ignoring cancer-alcohol risk: study

Middle-aged women in Australia aren’t getting the message about the proven link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer, a Flinders University researcher says. At a time […]

All smiles as partners seal a deal for autonomous maritime vehicle research and development. Standing (L-R) Mr Loïg Chesnais-Girard, President, Regional Council of Brittany; the Hon. Steven Marshall, Premier of South Australia. Seated (L-R) Mr Pascal Pinot, Director, ENSTA Bretagne; Mr Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of Naval Group; Professor Colin Stirling, President and Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University.

New partnership on autonomous vessels

Research in the fast emerging field of autonomous maritime vehicles will be significantly boosted under a new international collaboration between Australian and French academic institutions and […]

Fishing for clues for diabetes

Fish-hunting marine cone snails have developed a strategy to hit and subdue their prey with up to 200 different compounds, one of which is insulin. American  […]

When it comes to data modelling on underground water resources, few guidelines exist for developing multiple conceptual models and these are rarely followed. Photo: iStock.

Water resources at risk

Precious underground water resources are at risk due to inconsistent assessment, prompting a call for systematic guidelines on how we analyse and model groundwater reserves. A […]

The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) at Flinders University has compiled a new guide for doctors on prescribing opioids. Photo: iStock.

New guide to address opioid prescription levels

In Australia, more than twice as many people die from pharmaceutical opioid overdose than from heroin overdose. Many doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about their patient’s […]