Water safety needs science backup: experts

From Legionella bacteria and Non-tuberculous mycobacteria, safe transport of mains water depends on best practice and good policy, environmental health experts say. However, Flinders University academics […]

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 […]

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 […]

Environmental health master tackles shortage

The growing field of environmental health has received a boost, with Flinders’ Master of Environmental Health program receiving accreditation from Australia’s environmental health organisation Environmental Health […]

Clean tanks reduce microbial risk

Simple measures such as regular maintenance of backyard tanks and rooftops can help reduce microbial contamination of household rainwater, Flinders University experts say. Ahead of the […]

Zombies and Vikings make learning fun

Beware – the ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ will return to Flinders Bedford Park next year. Using theoretically-grounded techniques, the new course put science students to the survival test […]

Warning on reptile handling

Is there a salmonella infection risk for humans who come into contact with pet lizards and snakes? While reported cases related to lizards and snakes are […]