New ways to combat biological terrorism

The challenge to protect global communities against deliberate health threats is being tackled by Flinders University experts, with assistance from the Canadian Government. The Torrens Resilience […]

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 […]

Managing drug risks at youth music festivals

Education and harm minimisation strategies including pill testing should be considered as a means of reducing the most risky behaviour of illicit drug use at large youth festivals, a Flinders expert says.

Reducing heatwave and other summer risks

As temperatures head over 40C, the need to closely monitor vulnerable younger and older people with health issues is high – particularly with the increased risk of bushfires and interruption to critical infrastructure.

Checklist for safety in numbers

A simple checklist providing community safety advice for those attending major events and gatherings has been published by Flinders University’s Torrens Resilience Institute.