Flinders University: Food labels influence trust in food system



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Food labels provide more than just nutritional information – they’re a “window” into the entire food system, according to PhD candidate Emma Tonkin from Flinders University.

As part of her PhD, Ms Tonkin is researching the ways in which food labelling gives consumers insight into the production of food and, importantly, influences their trust in the food system – from the companies that manufacture foods to the governments that regulate them.

“Back in agrarian civilizations people grew their own produce and slaughtered their own meat so they knew exactly where their food came from and what was in it but now we have limited knowledge – we’ve become really disconnected with food,” Ms Tonkin said. …

Flinders Nutrition and Dietetics program hosts free webchat with KOM



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KOM will be hosting:

EVENT:  free webchat
WHO:  FLINDERS UNIVERSITY – DIVISION OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
WHEN:  Thursday 21 November 2013 @ 7pm (Ontario) 
PRESENTER:  Dr. Jacqui Miller, Master of Nutrition & Dietetics Coordinator 

Learn information from Dr. Jacqui Miller from this live broadcast.  Dr. Miller will be discussing the Nutrition and Dietetics programs at Flinders University.  Have a live chat with Dr. …

Nutrition and Dietics popular program at Flinders University – join a webchat



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Nutrition and Dietetics popular at Flinders University in South Australia, Australia.

Nutrition and Dietetics is located within the School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. Since 1977, Flinders University has developed a proud history of providing quality education in nutrition and dietetics.

An undergraduate and postgraduate Nutrition and Dietetic program is offered at Flinders University in South Australia.

The four year Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics program prepares graduates to work as professional nutritionists and dietitians in a range of settings.  …

Flinders University Business School offers Scholarship



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Are you an international student looking to apply to study at Flinders Business School?

Flinders Business School is looking to attract high achieving students into the following programs:

  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Accounting (Advanced)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration (Advanced)

Students applying for entry into the above programs may be able to qualify for an exciting new scholarship which is equivalent to a 15% reduction to their course fees. …

Just the Right Dose at Flinders Medical School



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When two patients are given the exact same dose of medication, their reaction to the drug – including how well it works and what side-effects it has – largely depends on the person.

Now, scientists from Flinders University are teaming up with clinicians from Flinders Medical Centre in an attempt to make a class of cancer drugs more effective by allowing patients to receive the dose that is best for them. …

Flinders offers a Master of Nutrition & Dietetics in Adelaide



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Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

Flinders University offers up to 5 international applicants the opportunity to study the two year Master of Nutrition and Dietetics course based in Adelaide, South Australia. This course includes the practicum component with options to undertake some practicum in regional and outback Australia.

Flinders University is world renowned for its educational programs and inspiring research. With our diverse international campus community, students can form networks and lasting friendships that span the globe. …