Flinders University

Flinders University, (The Flinders University of South Australia), is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century. The university has established a reputation as a leading research institution with a devotion to innovation. It is a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks among the leading universities in Australia. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked among the nation's top 10. It is also ranked within the world's top 400 institutions in both Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Address
Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
Website
http://www.flinders.edu.au/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flinders_University

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Impact of COVID-19 on Australians

Young people, women and those on lower incomes fared worst in maintaining their wellbeing during COVID-19 lockdowns in South Australia, according to the results of a new Flinders University survey.

Health

COVID-19 lockdowns lead Aussie and UK women to drink more

Feelings of anxiety, pessimism and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic led middle-aged women in both Australia and the UK to stock up on alcohol, which was associated with drinking more, a new Flinders University-led ...

HIV & AIDS

Even 40 years on: Discrimination still linked with HIV and AIDS

Forty years ago, the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S began to raise public awareness- but new research highlights the struggle people living with the disease still face against stigma, discrimination and negative labeling ...

Immunology

Vaccine efficacy is a 'gut reaction'

Varying immune response to vaccinations could be countered with microbiota-targeted interventions helping infants, older people and others to take full advantage of the benefits of effective vaccines, Australian and US experts ...

Health

Soft drink ads target 'vulnerable'

What keeps consumers hooked on high sugar soft drinks? Advertising, of course. But why are some consumers more adept at ignoring these cues than others?

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