Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round 2018
Thanks to you we can fund world leading research at Flinders
Thanks to you, 35 exciting health and medical research projects across the Flinders medical precinct have received a boost after winning funding in the 2018 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round.
Flinders Foundation’s partnership with Flinders University, and generous support from individual supporters, fundraisers and corporate partners provided the research seed grants to help researchers kick-start discoveries across a variety of illnesses, diseases and social issues.
Read below about some of the exciting, ground-breaking projects which have been made possible thanks to your generous donations.
Flinders researchers will take a close look at the early childhood policies of Australian governments to help give kids the best possible start through effective early education policies that support their wellbeing and development. Read More
Flinders researchers are aiming to find methods of early detection for one of the deadliest forms of cancer - oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Read More
To what extent are health care users living in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas able to access, use and benefit from digital health services? That’s the question Flinders researchers will ask. Read More
Flinders researchers will explore the specific needs of people with physical disabilities who are at end-of-life, as well as the needs of their families and the support staff who help care for them. Read More
Flinders University Associate Professor Taher Omari will use a Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant to conduct investigations in patients undergoing surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea. Read More
Flinders researchers are aiming to help policy makers and the public better understand contemporary debates on measures to reduce obesity in Australia. Read More
The average Australian’s food habits are being affected by an online influx of alternative food bloggers, untrained celebrity health ‘experts’ and conspiracy theorists, which has led to a distrust of government food guidelines and legitimate scientific information. Flinders researchers will study the health implications of this 'distrust'. Read More
Flinders researchers will assess the roles that health professionals play in rebuilding consumers’ trust in the food system after they have been involved in a food incident. Read More