Singing strikes a positive chord for spinal awareness

Griffith Health
Published
Griffith University’s Hopkins Centre has launched a film about the Singing Cords program to raise awareness of the benefits of singing and peer-led engagement.   International singer Tim McCallum shares his beliefs on the medical abilities that singing provides and its benefit for people with a spinal cord injury through his singing program, Singing Cords.   Tim McCallum was involved in a diving accident […]

Researchers double up for breakthrough spinal cord trauma research

Griffith Health
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Griffith University researchers Dr Dinesh Palipana and Dr Claudio Pizzolato were beaming as they explained their breakthrough techniques for patients with spinal cord trauma. The enthusiasm for their work was subtly captured in the latest instalment of Griffith’s high-profile Remarkable Campaign. Before they became colleagues and friends, they were next-door neighbours on the Gold Coast. […]

Griffith research shows trust in government slides

Centre for Governance and Public Policy
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Australians’ trust in government has continued to slide, driven by growing concerns about corruption at the federal level, according to a special Global Corruption Barometer survey conducted by Griffith University and Transparency International Australia. The results also show strong support for creation of a new federal anti-corruption body, with two-thirds (67%) supporting the idea, especially […]