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.

Flinders welcomes Education Centre

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.

Oxygen use overrated in end of life care

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.