A Flinders University trial of a non-drug treatment for middle-aged to elderly people who suffer from disturbed sleep patterns is showing promising results, and is now seeking more volunteers.
Flinders University’s ability to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health initiatives, including the training of doctors, nurses and other health professionals, has been lifted to a new level following a $10 million endowment from philanthropist Mr Greg Poche AO.
The work of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training (NCGRT), based at Flinders University, is putting Australian groundwater on the world map, according to a group of eminent, international water specialists.
The vexed nature of big environmental issues like climate change and water security underscore the role that social scientists can play in the development of public policy, according to Professor Phyllis Tharenou.
A mentoring initiative and the opening of a new building are two ways in which Flinders University is enhancing the experience for science students.
Television shows based on crime scene investigations may have increased community awareness of forensic science – but they have also given lawyers, jurors and the general public unrealistic expectations about the discipline.
The search for bugs that will improve the quality and quantity of Australia’s grain production in an environmentally friendly way is being led by Flinders University.
New research is showing that in terms of heavy metals, farmed tuna are healthier to eat than wild ones.
The fundamental ‘disconnect’ between the public’s awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and putting it into practice was explored at a conference this month, to launch a new Flinders University healthy lifestyles research group.