As a boy, Flinders final-year medical student Jawed Noori was used to the regular bus trip from the family’s temporary home in rural Afghanistan to Kabul.
Another Labor leader is giving his collected personal papers to the Flinders University Library’s Special Collections, but the donor, former SA Premier John Bannon, cautions that a considerable amount of work remains to be done before the resource is ready for researchers.
Biomedical engineer Professor Karen Reynolds, who designed her first mechanical device, a water pump, at the age of six, this month received Engineering Australia’s highest accolade by winning the 2010 Professional Engineer of the Year in South Australia.
Flinders University is looking forward to a significant engagement with the new $125 million Sustainable Industries Education Centre to be built on the former Mitsubishi site at Tonsley Park.
While millions of patients with advanced disease are given oxygen therapy to help them breathe more easily, an international study led by Flinders University’s Professor David Currow has found that roughly half of them don’t benefit from the intervention. Among those who do benefit, ordinary air and oxygen offer equal benefit to those whose levels of oxygen in the blood are normal.
Flinders lecturer and self-styled ‘digital blacksmith’, Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen, is the winner of this week’s episode of the ABC’s The New Inventors program.
Companies with women on their boards of directors have a better record of corporate transparency in the area of environmental disclosure, according to a study by researchers in the Flinders University Business School.
Flinders University Screen Production students have boosted the profile of ten community organisations in South Australia with a series of television commercials aimed at generating volunteer support.
Two researchers from Flinders School of Chemical and Physical Sciences have been named the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering Inc (AINSE) Research Fellows for 2011.