Developing new methods to detect Gastro
Flinders University Associate Professor Jill Carr is working to develop new methods to detect Norovirus – a common and highly infectious form of gastro.
Jill recently received a Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant for the world-first trial, which aims to stop costly gastro outbreaks sweeping through schools, aged care facilities and hospital wards.
Human norovirus causes rapid onset and explosive vomiting and diarrhoea, with an estimated 1.8 million cases in Australia each year.
The Advertiser wrote a story on Jill's work that appeared in the newspaper on Jan 31, 2019, you can read the story below and find out more about Jill's research project here.
Helping to improve the diets of young children
A Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant is exploring whether a new phone-based app could play a role in helping to improve the diets of young children
PhD Scholarships awarded
Two of Flinders University’s brightest students are preparing to embark on exciting new research after being awarded PhD Scholarships
Thank you for helping to prevent bowel cancer
Dr Symonds was recently awarded a $880,000 grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council
Giggling with ‘Gus’!
Thanks to your generous support, Flinders Foundation purchased a portable Nitrous Continuous Flow system
New York Marathon update
A group of 60 locals have put in a marathon-sized effort
Community Achievement Awards
Coorong District Council's Healthy Highways wins!
Foodland donate $20,000 for cancer research
We’re incredibly grateful to the Mighty South Aussies Foodland
Pink Yellow Blue Ball 2018
The 2018 Pink Yellow Blue Ball was certainly a night to remember with an incredible $340,000 raised for cancer research prevention and care at the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer.
Improving neurological outcomes after CPR
Could raising a patient’s legs during Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) be the key to improving neurological outcomes?