A learning Army is critical to a complex future

Flinders University is playing a leading role with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation in helping the Australian Army develop the skills required to educate soldiers for increasingly diverse and complex operations.

Top disaster medicine role for Flinders dean

As populations grow along coastlines and the urban poor find homes in larger cities with inadequate infrastructure, the impact of natural disasters is likely to grow rather than subside, according to Professor Paul Arbon, the Dean of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University.

Archaeology supporting Indigenous communities

Flinders University students have been working with Indigenous communities in Western Australia to uncover the archaeological history of important cultural sites with a view to developing plans for their management and conservation.

Fading memories can learn new tricks

It’s said that old habits die hard, and for sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease, the resilience in the memory of practical skills may provide a pathway to learn new things.

Murder mystery has a short story solution

The Appin murder mystery, the historical 18th century event at the centre of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Kidnapped, may have been solved 150 years ago by another great Scottish novelist.

Southgate Institute officially launched

Monique Begin, twice Canadian health and welfare minister in Pierre Trudeau’s governments and chief architect of Canada’s Medicare, has launched the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University.

Vice-Chancellors back new research institute

The new $200 million Health and Medical Research Institute announced in the Federal Budget this week will underpin a new phase of medical research in South Australia, according to the Vice-Chancellors of the State’s three universities.