$1.2 million in funding for Griffith disease research

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Griffith University research into fighting diseases of global impact are set to benefit from the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2018 Fellowship Program funding outcomes. Principal Research Leader Professor Suresh Mahalingam of the Institute for Glycomics has been successful in obtaining a Senior Research Fellowship B (SRFB) for the project “Arbovirus-Induced Inflammatory Disease: […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith announces squad for 2018 Aon Series

Familiar faces and new names come together for Women’s Rugby Uni 7s competition
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Griffith Health

New facility paves the way for Griffith Allied Health expansion into Brisbane

Meeting community demand for allied health degree programs in Brisbane has been the impetus behind the opening of a new facility at Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Arts Education Law

Why we should talk about this

ABC Brisbane Radio’s Loretta Ryan will host a discussion with community and university experts about the prevention of domestic and family violence on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. They will discuss the prevalence and impact of gendered violence in the community and how bystanders can play a role in recognising and preventing this behaviour. Vanessa Fowler […]
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Arts Education Law

A remarkable Open Day 2018

Despite the arrival of the August ‘Ekka’ westerlies, thousands of prospective students, their families and community members embraced Griffith University’s Open Day 2018. The annual showcase event at Nathan, South Bank and Gold Coast campuses showcased the wide-ranging degrees and support programs Griffith has to offer across Health, Business, Education, Law, Humanities, Creative Arts, Music, […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland

Mater Research is planning the largest group cohort study in the state since the 1980s, aiming to follow 10 000 Queensland families over three decades, in collaboration with Griffith.
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Alumni

Griffith football fans focus on Matildas bid for repeat glory

Title up for grabs ahead of final round of Tournament of Nations
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

AISRAP partners with ‘lived experience’ advocates to boost suicide prevention

Support groups for people living in the shadow of suicide are beginning to grow around Australia and become more effective advocates. Advocates in the fields of health and social support often struggle in their early years to find a solid evidence base to guide their growth and programs. In the case of suicide prevention, this […]
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Features

Treating pre-schooler sleep problems and reducing mental health risk

Improving the sleep of pre-schoolers to reduce the risk of child mental health and academic problems is the goal of a new program by Griffith’s School of Applied Psychology.
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Griffith Health

Improved dressings urgently needed for intravenous catheter failures 

New ways of improving the effectiveness of dressings and securements for the prevention of peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) failure in adults is urgently required. This is according to Professor Claire Rickard from the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research, a part of Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, following new research published in The Lancet medical journal. PIVCs are […]
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Masters of Suicidology graduate wins at Suicide Prevention Awards

Reducing the high rate of suicide within the construction industry has been the successful outcome for Griffith Masters of Suicidology graduate Jorgen Gullestrup.
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Arts Education Law

Queensland research initiative to enhance employability of HDR graduates 

International PhD students from eight universities across Queensland are set to come together in Brisbane for an initiative to enhance the experience and employability of researchers of the future.  The ‘Equipping Queensland International Postgraduate’ (EQUIP) Researchers Conference will take place from 9am to 5pm at Customs House on Monday, July 30, followed by a ‘Connecting Queensland’s Researchers’ networking function (5pm-7pm).  Register for […]
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Arts Education Law

Digital Campus adds to Griffith’s growing footprint

In meeting the needs of a rapidly-changing world, Griffith University has launched a Digital campus. 
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Griffith Health

Improving communication with people diagnosed with cancer

Addressing communication challenges when a friend or family member receives a cancer diagnosis has been the focus for Griffith’s Dee Handyside and Dr Vanette McLennan. 
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Griffith Health

Griffith partners in Medicine  

Living and studying together is par for the course for Griffith Medicine students  Michael and Carissa Holland.  
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Arts Education Law

Griffith earns top marks on world stage

Griffith University has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.
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Griffith Health

Plant compounds found to activate cells used in transplants for spinal cord repair

Natural compounds derived from Australian plants have been found to stimulate cells that are useful for transplantation to repair spinal cord injuries.
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