Operating in the dark – be prepared

The statewide power blackout in 2016 is a vital reminder of the potential problems facing hospital emergency department (ED) staff in the event of a major […]

Up to ten percent of the global population suffers from chronic kidney disease, and in Australia, 53 people die from kidney-related disease each day. Image: iStock

Unravelling mystery of kidney growth

When an Australian generously donates a kidney to a family member or close friend, why does their remaining kidney often grow in size to compensate? This […]

Our response to others is subliminally connected to appearance and age, in a subconscious reaction to initial reactions to a person’s appearance. Photo: iStock.

Age bias is subconscious, study indicates

New research led by Flinders University helps to explain why age distinctions proliferate. With any human encounters, including the dating game, young people seem to ‘automatically’ […]

Native garden gets a spring clean

The historic native garden at Sturt campus is receiving a makeover with help from the Australian Science and Mathematics School. The high school’s view of the […]

Profits put squeeze on aged care

Nurses and aged care workers are struggling to perform primary care duties in a growing number of residential aged care facilities, new Flinders University research shows. […]