Griffith ends Games partnership on a high

Alumni
The Gold Coast saved its best for last as the 2018 Commonwealth Games came to a captivating end with the staging of the marathon on the final day of competition.
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New treatment for a common wrist injury

Engineering and Education Alliance (GCORE)
Groundbreaking bioengineering and 3D printing technology at Griffith is creating hope for sufferers of Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament (SLIL) injury, the most common of wrist ligament injuries.
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Indigenous study tour builds on young psychologist’s dream

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A passion for working in complex trauma populations is behind the success of Griffith Bachelor of Psychology graduate Rebecca Simpson, following her completion of the 2017 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour.
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Drug hoped to treat CFS causes impaired immune function, Griffith study says

Features
Reports that a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer could also treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) have been refuted by a new Griffith study.
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Study finds Antarctic krill turn microplastics into nanoplastics

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A groundbreaking Griffith University study has found Antarctic krill which ingest microplastics are able to turn them into nanoplastics through digestion.
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Griffith celebrates our remarkable women on International Women’s Day

Alumni
To celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8), Griffith University is highlighting some of the many remarkable women in our community and how they are working to make a meaningful impact at all levels.
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‘Thought control’ approach to spinal injury rehab raises new hope

Features
Griffith medical graduate and Gold Coast University Hospital junior doctor Dinesh Palipana thinks about walking a lot, since a car accident left him a quadriplegic part-way through his medicine degree.
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Griffith launches free online course to improve infection control and combat health pandemics

‘Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics: Are You Ready?’ is open for enrolment now and enables learners to explore the current and emerging threat of global health pandemics and how we can respond to them effectively.
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Unravelling the genetics of stuttering

 Australian researchers seeking QLD volunteers for nation’s largest ever ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’
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Humans may have occupied Indonesian site earlier than previously thought

Renewed excavations at a limestone rock-shelter inhabited by ‘Ice Age’ hunter-gatherers on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi have revealed new evidence for earlier human occupation.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Finger bone discovery believed to be from the oldest modern human found in Arabia

Griffith University played a key role in the team behind new research that describes the discovery of a fossil human finger bone at the site of Al Wusta, an ancient freshwater lake located in what is now the hyper-arid Nefud Desert, in Saudi Arabia.
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Hamstring injury symposium – exploring the science behind the medicine

Athletics, hockey, Rugby 7s and basketball are the sports at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where athletes are most likely to incur hamstring injuries.
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Students get the inside scoop on how a major Games event comes together

Griffith University students got a valuable industry insight into the logistics behind planning the largest event to be staged in Australia this decade.
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GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay a chance for couple to walk down memory lane

A couple who met and fell in love while working at the Brisbane 1982 Commonwealth Games will take a stroll down memory lane during the Queen’s Baton Relay at Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Arts Education Law

Students gain insight into life of man wrongly convicted

Imagine being accused of a murder you didn’t commit and imprisoned for more than 20 years.
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Arts Education Law

Studying the dark side of teen girls’ social media

Despite the best efforts of educators, government, and law enforcers, teen  bullying and sexting are still very much a part of many Australian teen girls’ lives.
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Features

Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Improving the health of night shift workers with the use of probiotics is the focus of a new Griffith study.
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Students stressed from work/study juggle, says Griffith study

More Australian students are working in part-time jobs than ever before, with potential negative effects to their study, health, and wellbeing.
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