Gaps in meth lab clean-up standards

An Australian study of companies which test and clean contamination and chemicals left by illegal methamphetamine labs has raised concerns about inconsistent standards, guidelines and operating […]

Wastewater project tests for COVID-19, and more

Flinders environmental health research is behind a successful wastewater treatment project in rural South Australia which is leading the way in sustainable water reuse, energy savings […]

Impact grants propel novel research

Generous donors are propelling next-gen research leaders at Flinders University. The foresight of philanthropists is kickstarting nine innovative research projects in 2020-21, led by some of […]

Virus tests support masks against COVID-19

Testing of commonly available fabric masks has found they significantly reduce the number of aerosolised viruses a wearer could be exposed to. The Flinders University study, […]

Study to check backyard chicken runs

Salmonellosis, a food-borne gastrointestinal illness, has been increasing over the past decade in Australia, with eggs identified as the main cause. Flinders University researchers are interested […]

An artist's 3D illustration of a proteobacteria such as Legionella. Illustration: Getty Images.

Raise the temp on Legionella danger

Householders should take steps in bathroom showers to reduce the risk of exposure to the potentially deadly Legionnaire’s disease. A new study Flinders University environmental health […]

Large bunch of bright Tall Poppies

Flinders University is a high achiever in this year’s Tall Poppy Science Awards. Flinders has scooped five of the 10 South Australian awards that recognise outstanding […]

Tropical disease target of national alert

A life-threatening parasitic worm could be quietly infecting up to 60 percent of vulnerable Australians in remote northern communities. Flinders University researchers are warning it should […]