Protecting global underwater heritage
Associate Professor Wendy Van Duivenvoorde and Associate Professor Mark Staniforth appeared before a televised parliamentary hearing of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties to give evidence on the importance of protecting maritime heritage.
Associate Professor Van Duivenvoorde and Associate Professor Staniforth were providing scientific expertise in the discussion about the UNESCO Convention on the protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage.
Staying up-to-date on international affairs
Dr Amrita Malhi from the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences spoke to ABC Radio’s The Pick, sharing her suggestions of what best to read, watch and tune into for anyone interested in tracking international affairs. Her pick for a best read was SCRIPT – For a Better Malaysia by Anwar Ibrahim, Prime Minister of Malaysia. Read Dr Malhi’s review of SCRIPT here.
Exemplary research translation recognised
Congratulations to Professor Robyn Clark and team in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, who have been named as finalists in the 2022 ACvA Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Awards, which recognises the contributions they have made to innovating and transforming how things are done in the field of cardiovascular disease. Registrations for virtual attendance to the ACvA award ceremony can be made by clicking here.
The research team is addressing the lack of uptake of cardiac rehabilitation, by identifying existing barriers and providing scalable and implementable solutions. Through establishing the Country Heart Attack Prevention (CHAP) model, the Flinders team has delivered improved access, attendance, and completion of cardiac rehabilitation for those living in rural and remote Australia.