Griffith alumnus makes policing history

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Queensland has its first female Police Commissioner, and she is a proud Griffith graduate who was the recipient of the university’s inaugural Outstanding Alumnus Award in 2018. Commissioner-elect Katarina Carroll APM is the first woman to fill the position in the Queensland Police Service’s 159-year history. Graduating from the police academy in 1983, Katarina began […]
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Oldest known figurative cave art discovered in Borneo

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Cave paintings in Borneo among the world’s oldest examples of figurative depiction. 
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Human trial success signals next stage of malaria vaccine development

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Initial success in human clinical trials has given hope for the next stage in the development of a new malaria vaccine. 
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Griffith faces up to the issues of World Mental Health Day 

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This Wednesday 10 October, is World Mental Health Day and, as a leading institution in the field, Griffith has a range of expertise and programs which link to this year’s theme, ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world’.  The aim is to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and bring the […]
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Nature Index names Griffith a 2018 Rising Star

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Significant recognition for societal impact of work by Griffith researchers.
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We have to ask for more from our politicians: Greenpeace CEO

David Ritter says it is also time for political parties on both sides of the left and right divide to listen to the concerns of Australians.
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Standard of political discourse deteriorating: Natasha Stott-Despoja

Part of this problem, the former leader of the Democrats believes, is that behavioural standards in federal Parliament have diminished.
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Corporate

Griffith welcomes new Vice Chancellor

Professor Carolyn Evans will steer the University into a remarkable new era.
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Alumni

Remarkable result for Griffith alumni

Alumni excelling in research and corporate leadership were winners at this year’s Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) held in Beijing on the weekend.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

250,000 year-old teeth reveal unprecedented detail about ancient children

250,000 year-old Neanderthal teeth reveal the oldest exposure to lead and the first natural weaning from breastfeeding. 
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Jordanian princess visits Griffith to promote cancer control 

Reducing world cancer rates is the focus as HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan visits Griffith University health academics this Wednesday 24 October. 
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 Helping mid-life adults to get healthy

Helping adults in the mid stage of life to achieve healthy lifestyles is the aim of a new wellness program developed by Griffith University.
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Griffith and Gold Coast Health raising awareness of Osteoporosis 

Free heel bone density checks will be available at the Gold Coast University Hospital on Tuesday 16 October when it teams up with Griffith University for Osteoporosis Awareness Day (actual date 20 October).  
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Oral treatment may not be far off for head and neck cancer patients 

A highly promising approach to treating HPV-driven head and neck cancer is on the way, and it could be in the shape of a simple oral medication. This is according to new breakthrough research led by Griffith University, which has conducted trials showing that the drug, Alisertib, tested in trials to treat other cancers such as lung and kidney, can also successfully destroy the cancer cells associated with head and neck cancer. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) […]
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Griffith academic acknowledged as top maternity researcher 

Professor of Midwifery and Clinical Chair Jennifer Fenwick has been acknowledged in The Australian’s Research magazine as the researcher leader in pregnancy and childbirth.  
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Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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National recognition for Griffith research

Griffith University continues to ride the wave in being recognised as a rising star in academic research. One week after being named in Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal, as Oceania’s Nature Index Rising Star 2018, Griffith has made the list of leading research institutions in The Australian newspaper’s special Research supplement. The research […]
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Experts in their field

Griffith PhD and doctoral reunion celebrates 40 years of research.
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