Prescribing a dose of resistance exercise for infection and injury

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Having your healthcare professional prescribe you a dose of bench presses to ward off an infection or help heal an injury may sound like shonky healthcare but could actually be the advice of the near future, according to Griffith scientists.
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Singing the best medicine for Parkinson’s sufferers

Arts Education Law
They say laughter is the best medicine, but researchers at Griffith are looking at whether singing may be able to help improve the lives of Parkinson’s sufferers. Researchers at the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre are launching a new 6-month project to evaluate whether singing can help improve the communication skills and mental outlook of people with Parkinson’s Disease.
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Griffith leads the way for student satisfaction

Arts Education Law
In country's top two following quality learning and teaching survey
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After 25 years of trying, why aren’t we environmentally sustainable yet?

Features
Despite continued and far reaching attempts towards global sustainability over the last 25 years, is our world really any closer to achieving positive environmental change?
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Griffith community celebrates one year until GC2018

Corporate
The Gold Coast is celebrating one year until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). To mark this special occasion Griffith University joined the community at a gala event at Surfers Paradise Beach, with appearances from our elite athletes and internship students. Griffith’s new $16 million  Aquatic Centre has also been opened as part of the celebrations. […]
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GBS and Yunus Social Business begin pivotal relationship

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The head of Griffith's Business School (GBS) has called the Griffith Lecture a once in a lifetime experience to absorb the teachings of one the world's most insightful minds
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World Water Day: balancing the needs of humans and nature

Australian Rivers Institute
We all know water is important, but have you ever thought about how our consumption of this precious resource affects the environment around us? Leading water experts will tackle complex issues associated with a resource 1.2 billion people lack access to when World Science Festival Brisbane launches next week coinciding with World Water Day. Professor Stuart […]
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Features

Student and dog raise awareness of rare condition

A career in speech pathology or child psychology is the fuel for study for Honours student Erin Condrin, who is raising awareness of the usual condition Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
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Engineering and IT

Griffith University takes a stand for Science

“Scientific research and a scientific understanding of our natural world are the key to Australia’s future prosperity, employment and environment.” That is the message from Griffith University Professor Emeritus and Australian of the Year Alan Mackay-Sim ahead of this weekend’s global March for Science event, an international movement celebrating the value and importance of science in […]
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Alumni

Queensland Health uses Griffith intern’s work to guide department upgrade

Bachelor of Business student Hollie Wiseman created a survey that’s still being used today.
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Corporate

Aquatic Centre officially opens

Queensland Treasurer, the Honourable Curtis Pitt MP officially opens Griffith University's Aquatic and Fitness Centre at the Gold Coast campus today
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Griffith grad raising mental health awareness in world of work and study

A passion for improving mental health in the workplace has been the fuel behind the successful career of Griffith University graduate Ingrid Ozols.
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Alumni

CommBank recruits promising Griffith University student before graduation

Bachelor of Commerce student Alexander MacInnes got the call that would change his career during final exams.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Trachoma: Still a problem for a developed country like Australia

Australia is the only developed country in the world where children are suffering from trachoma, an endemic bacterial eye infection.
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Arts Education Law

Where music meets science

The Queensland Conservatorium will play host to a series of weird and wonderful sonic experiments as part of the World Science Festival this month. The series of free events are part of an exciting program called 100 Ways to Listen, which explores the crossroads where music meets science and celebrates the innovative music-making of the Conservatorium’s all-star faculty and students.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Scientists mobilise as bleaching resumes on Great Barrier Reef

Griffith University researchers will further their fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef after new research revealed its resilience is rapidly waning. The collaborative study between institutions across the world, published in the prestigious journal Nature today, examined whether past exposure to bleaching in 1998 and 2002 made reefs any more tolerant in 2016. Sadly […]
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Features

Gold Coast a new Australian hub for clinical trials

From Phase 1 human trials for a Malaria vaccine, to studies aimed at treating osteoporosis and a number of trials into innovative life-saving stroke treatment, the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct is fast gaining a reputation as a leading location for clinical trials.
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Queen’s Baton Relay has Griffith flavour

Griffith University graduate Elise Appleton has her design work on display across the world, after the Queen launched the 2018 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace this week. Elise’s colourful design was chosen for the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) emblem. Elise, who works in Griffith’s Office of Marketing and Communications, created the emblem to […]
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