Flinders’ researchers are at the forefront of health and medical knowledge, and best clinical and care practice. Through research, our academic and clinical experts investigate some of the most pressing challenges society faces today, with the view to prevent illness, treat patients, care for those in need, manage disease, and support recovery of individuals throughout the lifecycle.
Across our flagship health and medical research institutes and centres researchers coalesce to understand, find appropriate treatments for, and solutions to issues of societal importance including:
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in loss of life, health system burden and much disruption around the globe. In uncertain times such as these, the world looks to its researchers to inform management and containment strategies, and to find prevention methods, and hopefully, cure.
Flinders’ world-class researchers are no exception. Quick and agile, uniting to respond, our researchers are leading many projects designed to address the myriad of issues arising from the pandemic. The nexus between research and real-life impact has never been better demonstrated.
We are addressing COVID-19 from all perspectives with research projects including:
New Health & Medical
New Health & Medical
Understanding life. Accelerating medical innovation. Promoting healthy communities.
Flinders University is a proud leader in life-changing medical innovations over the past 50 years.
FHMRI brings together research experts to improve health, prevent disease and combat health inequalities.
Thanks to this unique online resource, the topic of death is becoming less taboo and more dinner party conversation.
Flinders’ innovative Medical Device Partnering Program is overseeing the rapid development of a slew of futuristic healthcare technologies.
Harnessing new technologies and personal devices to revolutionise healthcare delivery.
Creating high-tech smart homes to keep us healthier and happier for longer.
The Caring Futures Institute is exploring how we apply better care and health outcomes across the lifespan and how we can develop self-care and caring solutions to improve people’s quality of life and boost social and economic prosperity.
The Caring Futures Institute will redefine how self-care and caring inform and positively impact health outcomes, quality of life and social and economic prosperity for all across the lifespan.
The Flinders University Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing is a multi-disciplinary research institute, with a focus on research and discovery related to brain and mind and their relationship to the body.
The Torrens Resilience Initiative (TRI) is one of Australia’s longest-standing research initiatives dedicated to disaster preparedness and management. Our research is advancing the concept of resilience and helping organisations, communities and nations balance disaster preparedness and prevention, response and recovery.
Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) brings together health and medical research expertise across Flinders University to improve health, prevent disease and combat health inequalities.
The Medical Device Research Institute (MDRI) is a cross-disciplinary network of researchers and clinicians who are developing and delivering innovative medical device solutions and services.
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