We’ve all been spitting them out for years, but now grape seeds have been identified by Flinders University researchers as a potential treatment in preventing the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Evidence of life pre-dating the pyramids of Egypt will be used to shape an insight into the cultural life and society of the Ngarrindjeri people of South Australia.
Some 8,000 South Australians can trace their heritage back to a single, picturesque, hilltop town in southern Italy.
Flinders University’s Yunggorendi First Nations Centre for Higher Education and Research has received a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Award for “excellence and innovation in teaching, recruitment and support of Indigenous students to higher education”.
Flinders engineering undergraduates have maintained a strong performance by the University in one of the leading competitions for engineering prowess taking out first and second places in 2008.
Professor Julie Holledge of the Drama Department at Flinders has received an ARC Discovery Grant for a project that will track performances of works by Henrik Ibsen, the 19th century Norwegian dramatist whose plays are still performed all around the world.
Encouraging health care workers to take the simple step of listening more to the needs and coping capacities of chronically ill patients would help reduce unnecessary hospital admissions, improve working relationships between health workers and patients and ultimately deliver health outcomes for patients, according to a Flinders University academic.
A biofuel additive developed by Flinders University could significantly boost biofuel use in Australia following the product’s commercialisation by the University’s industry partners, Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), Midfield Group and Food Processing Equipment (FPE).
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Barber, has announced that Professor Andrew Parkin has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Flinders University.