Fading memories can learn new tricks

It’s said that old habits die hard, and for sufferers of Alzheimer’s disease, the resilience in the memory of practical skills may provide a pathway to learn new things.

Murder mystery has a short story solution

The Appin murder mystery, the historical 18th century event at the centre of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Kidnapped, may have been solved 150 years ago by another great Scottish novelist.

Southgate Institute officially launched

Monique Begin, twice Canadian health and welfare minister in Pierre Trudeau’s governments and chief architect of Canada’s Medicare, has launched the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University.

Vice-Chancellors back new research institute

The new $200 million Health and Medical Research Institute announced in the Federal Budget this week will underpin a new phase of medical research in South Australia, according to the Vice-Chancellors of the State’s three universities.

Gen Y will bring sound values to crisis

A new era of good corporate governance is more likely to come from the values of Gen Y than through stricter government regulation, according to the Dean of Flinders Business School, Professor Angèle Cavaye.

Making acting a risky business

In the decade since he graduated from Flinders, Cameron Goodall has had few dull moments – he starred in Patch Theatre’s Mr McGee and the Biting Flea, played the lead in Hamlet for South Australia’s State Theatre Company, and now he’s off to Sydney to work under Cate Blanchett.