Flinders Aboriginal Health Research Unit (FAHRU)
Working together to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people through research.
Left: Dr Inge Kowanko, Senior Research Fellow
Right: Theresa Leach, Administration Assistant
- Coordinate, support, conduct and grow Aboriginal health research across all Flinders University campuses (NT and SA)
- Match the needs of research users (Aboriginal people and the organisations that serve them) to the skills of research providers (researchers based at Flinders and their partners)
- Enhance collaboration between researchers, Aboriginal people and government and non-government agencies
- Help to obtain funds for research
- Promote ethical research practice based on partnerships, trust, cultural respect and the needs of Aboriginal people
- Build opportunities for capacity development
- Communicate research findings to Aboriginal communities, other researchers, service providers and policy makers
- Promote research findings to influence health policy, practice and education
For more information on the FAHRU team and how to contact us, please visit our Contact page.