Top Australia Day honour for Griffith science leader

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Professor Jennifer Martin AC experienced a memorable 2017 with numerous honours, awards and accolades for her leading role in protein crystallography research, promoting women in science, and science communication. But just weeks into the new year, the Director of Griffith University’s Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has been recognised again with one of the highest […]
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Life after stroke on the Gold Coast

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Understanding the experience of stroke survivors and realising that there is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach to rehabilitation are the findings from a new Griffith study.
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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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Arts Education Law

Romance scams – anyone can fall victim

Romance scams top the fraud list in Australia. Griffith researcher Jacqueline Drew tells us why.
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Focus sharpens on Games as final interns commence

The final group of Griffith University students undertaking unprecedented internships at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have taken up their positions as the countdown to the Games gets a full head of steam. One hundred and thirty new recruits arrived for duty at the Ashmore offices of GOLDOC early on a warm January […]
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

ARCHE helps rewrite timing for first humans out of Africa

Scientists from Griffith University have played a crucial role in helping an international team of archaeologists rewrite the timeline of human evolution and the migration of modern humans out of Africa. It had been widely accepted that Homo sapiens had moved out of Africa between 90,000 and 120,000 years ago but that has now been […]
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Domestic Violence

Successful youth-led domestic violence strategy focus of new Griffith research

Evaluating the impact of a youth-led domestic violence strategy is the focus of new research at Griffith University.
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Business and government

Student’s China internship gives her career a head start

Ini Akinsanmi has taken full advantage of domestic and global work placements to give her an edge in the job market.
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Business and government

Extra opportunities put Griffith top of the list for scholarship recipient

Georgia Kelly was awarded the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Business) Academic Excellence Scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

International career beckons New Colombo Plan scholar

New Colombo Plan scholar Nicholas McLean has a dream to forge a career as a dispute resolutions specialists in the Asia Pacific region.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith student accepts Queen’s Baton on Australian soil

Baton now on 100-day voyage around Australia.
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Alumni

National Teaching Award for Griffith Midwifery Program

Griffith’s internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Midwifery program has been recognised with a prestigious 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) for Programs that Enhance Learning. The award was announced at the Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards Presentation Ceremony in Melbourne. It was one of two AAUT awards won by Griffith with the Griffith […]
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Arts Education Law

Upper body strength key factor in men’s bodily attractiveness

What makes a man’s body attractive?  In many mammalian species, females evolved to prefer the strongest males.  According to research from Griffith University, the same is true of humans.
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New hope for sufferers of urinary tract infection

New understanding of a bacterium that causes urinary tract infection (UTI) is providing fresh hope for sufferers of this common condition, following a breakthrough by a Griffith microbiologist.
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Arts Education Law

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gives journalism students entrée into broadcast world

Griffith University students will hone their journalism skills when they work with NEP Host Broadcast during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
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A range of coping strategies needed for Emergency Department staff

Workplace stress amongst hospital emergency department staff is prevalent despite the working environment being generally perceived positively amongst nursing and medical staff who use a range of coping strategies.
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Griffith and Gold Coast Health sign MoU to increase clinical trial capacity

Investigating a treatment for Ross River virus infection is just one of the clinical research trials underway at Griffith University’s Clinical Trials Unit designed to improve patient care and health outcomes on the Gold Coast. It’s an arrangement made possible by the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding between Griffith and Gold Coast Health. The trial […]
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