Flinders research wins $3.3 million from ARC

Flinders University has won Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for a project to improve the measurement of brain signals via the scalp that will assist in the development of brain-controlled devices for very disabled people, as well as better diagnosis of neurological disease.

Flinders Health Service gets tick of approval

Staff of the University Health Service are celebrating the recent successful re-accreditation of the practice for a further three years, having met all of the stringent quality standards set down by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Research leaders in the making

Flinders University is drawing on its wealth of hardworking and talented researchers in a quest to create research leaders for the future.

A repository of Labor leaders

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.

Top spot in engineering the future

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.