2023 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round now open
Flinders Foundation, with support from Flinders University, is proud to offer this grant round to support health and medical researchers from Flinders University and the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN), made possible thanks to generous donors and supporters in the community.
Up to $25,000 in seed funding is available for each research project. The seed funding will enable researchers to produce preliminary data to apply for larger grants from national and international funding bodies and will result in many research discoveries and advances in health.
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Applications must be lodged by 5pm ACST, Friday 4 August 2023. Find out more and apply here application form. Enquires can be directed to the Flinders University Research Development and Support team at email@example.com
New research hopes to improve quality of life for South Australians impacted by cancer
South Australian researchers Dr Katia Ferrar and Dr Emma Kemp from Flinders University hope that their research will help to find better ways to support people impacted by cancer, at every stage of their cancer experience.
$1.1 million in research grants awarded for Southern Adelaide healthcare
Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) researchers will share $1.1 million in grants, with two major South Australian charities combining to support 17 exciting new health and medical research projects.
Flinders Foundation Cabaret Cash Bonanza winners announced
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Brett’s Hope for Brain Cancer Breakthrough
Three years ago, Dr Brett Stringer arrived at Flinders to work on an idea to help improve survival for patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer – glioblastoma.
The healing sounds of music
Thanks to the generosity of Flinders Foundation supporters and a CommBank Staff Foundation Community Grant, elderly and palliative patients, as well as those undergoing rehabilitation, have been being entertained, soothed and moved by a variety of visiting musicians through a new ‘Music Matters’ program.
Panthers roar with Flinders Foundation
An exciting partnership has been launched between South Adelaide Football Club and Flinders Foundation for the benefit of the Southern Adelaide community.
New PET scan hope for ‘tricky’ tumours
“Groundbreaking” work out of Flinders is aiming to help doctors visualise ‘tricky’ tumours not visible on PET scans to help them make important cancer treatment decisions.
A novel blood test which could be used to monitor the treatment of lung cancer
Flinders Medical Centre Senior Consultant, Dr Anand Rose, has received a Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) Enquiry Grant for research into a novel blood test which could be used to monitor the treatment of lung cancer – the most common cause of cancer-related death in Australia.
Stroke Rehab goes Virtual
Researchers from Flinders University and UniSA are set to develop a new rehabilitation technique for stroke survivors using state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) technology.
New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr Jean Winter and her Flinders University research team will soon begin trials of a world-first blood biomarker test for patients with pancreatic cancer.