Monash scholarship to support obesity research

Strategies that treat food as an “energy source” may be unhelpful in countering obesity because they do not relate to the way most people think about eating, according to General Sir John Monash Scholarship winner and Flinders graduate, Amy McLennan.

Flinders to strengthen southern links with grant

Flinders University’s ambition to expand tertiary education, contribute to the skills required in a changing regional economy and engage with the community has been boosted with a $3.25 million grant from the Federal Government.

Biorefinery model for algal biofuel

South Australian production of biodiesel from microalgae is a step closer with the grant of $1.2 million to Flinders University and South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI).

Flinders and Chinese scholars exchange ideas

There are some new faces at Flinders University: a group of Chinese academics will be on the campus for four months as part of a joint mentoring scheme between the University and the Beijing Teachers’ Training Centre for Higher Education.

Keeping an eye on the environment

Flinders University’s environmental eye-in-the-sky will have even sharper vision thanks to the award of $450,000 of Australia Research Council infrastructure funding.

Funding shortage worsens domestic violence

Thousands of female victims of domestic violence are being forced to choose between homelessness and returning to their abusive partners after seeking help, due to a severe lack of funding within the crisis support sector.