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.
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.
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.
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.
A new era of good corporate governance is more likely to come from the values of Gen Y than through stricter government regulation, according to the Dean of Flinders Business School, Professor Angèle Cavaye.
The United States will need to match its rhetoric with action and move to eliminate its own nuclear weapons if the world is to make meaningful steps towards nuclear disarmament, according to Associate Professor Andrew O’Neil.
In the decade since he graduated from Flinders, Cameron Goodall has had few dull moments – he starred in Patch Theatre’s Mr McGee and the Biting Flea, played the lead in Hamlet for South Australia’s State Theatre Company, and now he’s off to Sydney to work under Cate Blanchett.
In addition to ironing out scientific problems, Sharyn Gaskin had to dodge elephant seals and curious penguins to set up a bioremediation project on Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean.
Flinders University will offer school leavers an accelerated pathway into its popular medical course in 2010.