Flinders wins $8.44 million in NHMRC funding

Flinders University research projects into sleep apnea, superbug drug resistance and colorectal cancer are among 10 projects to receive $8.44 million in National Health and Medical Research Council funding announced today.

Service to eyes wins Fellowship

Dr Rod Watkins, Director of Strategic Development in the Department of Optometry and Vision Science at Flinders, has been appointed a Fellow of the National Vision Research Institute.

Innovative educator wins valuable ALTC grant

Ms Karen Burke da Silva, lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a valuable Australian Learning and Teaching Council grant for a project aimed at aligning biology curricula at secondary and tertiary levels.

China faces challenges as it becomes largest economy

China now reigns supreme as the biggest and fastest growing nation on Earth but faces significant challenges as it moves forward to become the world’s largest economy by 2035 or earlier, according to Dr Roger Sexton, a leading Australian company director and investment banker.

Grant to aid Flinders eye research

Flinders University eye researcher Professor Doug Coster has been awarded a $58,000 grant by the Ramaciotti Foundations to assist him in continuing his outstanding biomedical research.

Flinders welcomes rail link proposal

Flinders University today welcomed the release of the State Government’s Darlington Transport Study and the recommendation that a rail link be extended to the University.