Flinders University’s past and present staff and graduates have been praised for their outstanding contributions to the community is this year’s Australia Day honours, with a total of 16 awards given to University affiliates.
Fossil deposits in the Naracoorte Caves, parental involvement in junior football and Australia’s adoption of compulsory voting are among the winning research themes of Flinders University’s 2013 Best Student Research Paper Awards.
Sleep researchers from Flinders University and the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health are road-testing a new pillow that could help alleviate snoring for back sleepers.
The highly prestigious Endeavour Awards will take Flinders law student Jordan Gifford-Moore (pictured) to China and nursing academic Associate Professor Alison Hutton to the US in 2014.
Finding quicker ways to detect the parasitic protozoan Cryptosporidium in water has won the annual Hodgson Medal for Flinders biotechnology Honours student Anna Wilson.