In the media: January

ABC Radio: Can virtual reality help people recovering from brain injury? Associate Professor Belinda Lange, who is Research Lead for Technology in the Caring Futures Institute, was interviewed on ABC Radio at the beginning of January 2021 about her study into the opportunity to use virtual reality to support the rehabilitation of people with brain injury. The interview aired on Radio National, Canberra. Listen to the interview.

Adelaide Now and many others: Nutrition experts pushing a plan to hand off responsibility for school lunches from parents to schools. Research conducted by Professor Rebecca Golley and Dr Brittany Johnson has received much media attention in the past two weeks. The research weighs up the pros and cons of a universal school-provided lunch model in Australia. The story was covered by media outlets across the country including The Herald Sun, Channel 9 Sydney, 5AA Radio (Adelaide), ABC Radio Hobart, Sydney, Adelaide and Northern Tasmania stations, and online publications The New Daily, Barrier Daily Truth Broken Hill and Get Education. Read more

Australian Ageing Agenda: Flinders Uni inks MOU with ageing innovation network. An alliance between the Flinders Caring Futures Institute, the Research Centre for Palliative Care, Death and Dying, and aged care innovation network innovAGEING was covered by the Australian Ageing Agenda. Professor Sue Gordon and Professor Jen Tieman will take part in innovAGEING’s expert in residence program under the MOU. Read more

Radio Adelaide: Looking for aged care workers. Professor Lily Xiao was interviewed by the radio station on 18 January about how the aged care industry is struggling to retain and attract workers. A recent study by Prof Xiao and the University of Adelaide urged for immediate changes in government policy to attract workers to the sector. Listen now.

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