New tech to monitor climate change

Weather extremes have become more frequent and intensive since the 1950s, and international hydrology experts are using new technology to map land areas subject to hotter, […]

Support for home cancer testing

Australia has one of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world, so regular colonoscopies are recommended for people at higher risk. A new study […]

Microplastics flow into Gulf waters

Plastic pollution has been recorded in eight freshwater streams running into Gulf St Vincent, confirming the regular flow of microplastics into local marine environments – and […]

Seaweed project grows at Flinders

An algae propagation project at Flinders University has hit a significant milestone in breeding a marine organism from scratch in the lab to support the expansion […]

Testing time for baby sleep

A study of more than 2000 parents of babies aged 3-18 months highlights the benefits and safety of behavioural sleep interventions (BSIs) – as difficult they […]

Building capacity in digital health

Health systems struggling to cope with the pandemic and budget and staff shortages have an opportunity to make service and operating improvements with health informatics and […]

Focus on voting behaviour

A new ARC Linkage project will investigate voting attitudes and behaviours across the Victorian electorate. In one of the most ambitious studies of its type, University […]

Concern for meth traces on public health

Flinders University researchers are looking for more accurate methods to detect traces of toxic methamphetamine contamination left behind on soft porous surfaces, clothing or in the […]