Griffith students receive prestigious Commonwealth Games scholarships

Business and government
When Sharath Achanta became the first Indian to win a table tennis gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, an eight-year-old countryman was inspired while watching on television in southern India.
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Griffith Health

Digitally-enabled design guides the way for children’s orthopaedic surgery

New virtual-reality technology and 3D printing techniques will create ‘digital patients’ to improve surgery for Queensland children with orthopaedic deformity.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Running to raise awareness of suicide prevention

Even the seemingly most exuberant of us still have our dark days. Forty-five year old New Zealand born husband and father of two, Justin Geange is no stranger to depression.
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Features

Does the contraceptive pill alter an athlete’s performance?

Does the contraceptive pill alter a female athlete’s performance? This is the question posed by new research at Griffith University.
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Alumni

A ‘refugee’ beams life into cancer research

Griffith becomes a safe home for Syrian student
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Features

Midwives leading the way in reducing domestic violence during pregnancy

Reducing domestic violence during pregnancy is just one of the School of Nursing and Midwifery good news studies up for discussion at the upcoming International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress.
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Criminology and law

University research support for Domestic Violence Centrelink Debt Waver Bill

Reforming the law to allow the Centrelink debts of family or domestic violence victims to be waived is long overdue.
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Alumni

Griffith research excellence honoured

Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at the Gold Coast campus.
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Griffith Sciences

Griffith scientists engineer new cancer detection tool

Studying the food poisoning bacteria E. coli may have led scientists to discover a new and improved tool to detect cancer. In a collaborative research project, scientists from Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics, the University of Adelaide and University of Queensland have detailed their findings in a new paper published in Scientific Reports
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Features

‘My quadriplegic son is my inspiration’: A mother’s unwavering love

Not for one second did she think twice about what she should do. Her son had sustained a devastating spinal cord injury as a result of a road traffic accident, which had left him without feeling or movement from the chest down. But she knew whatever happened now from then on, she would always be by his side.
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Corporate

Walk and Talk provides path to reconciliation

A palpable spirit of togetherness energised yesterday’s inter-campus bushwalk to mark National Reconciliation Week 2017. The first of two Walk and Talk events this week, each hosted by GUMURRII Student Support Unit, took a record number of participants from Griffith’s Mt Gravatt campus to the Nathan campus under the soft autumn sunshine. Amidst the mix of […]
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Features

Night phone use a danger for adolescent mental heath

The world’s first long-term assessment of mental health effects from adolescents’ late-night mobile use has shown some concerning results.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith researcher secures first nursing visiting professorship at Peking University First Hospital

Dr Frances Lin, a senior lecturer of School of Nursing and Midwifery has been awarded the first visiting professorship at Peking University First Hospital (PKUFH). The visiting professorship is in recognition of Dr Frances Lin’s ongoing commitment and contribution to the Hospital’s research program development, and her efforts in promoting evidence based practice, and translating […]
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Corporate

World-class research in sights of top Chinese entrepreneur program

Torch project could lead to innovative industry collaborations.
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Features

The importance of monitoring exercise for improved health and fitness

Griffith University scientists have found exercise-response monitoring is crucial for maximising the safety and effectiveness of undertaking exercise. Published in SpringerPlus in time for Exercise Right Week (22-28 May), the Gold Coast study examined if so called 'mood-state' assessment could be used to non-invasively indicate the stress-recovery balance in the body at a molecular level, following resistance-exercise.
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Griffith Health

Griffith researcher named 2017 Summer Surf Girl

Griffith University research fellow Dr Shelley Roberts from the university’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, is celebrating after winning the title of 2017 Summer Surf Girl.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Griffith psychiatrist honoured with prestigious award

Providing the first community-based Post Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment for war veterans is just one of the achievements of Professor David Crompton, the latest recipient of the Margaret Tobin Award.
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Corporate

Griffith secures $5m to help cure spinal cord injury

The Queensland Government has invested $5 million in a Griffith University pre-clinical trial to prove that a “nerve bridge” across a damaged spinal cord may be the answer to otherwise permanent paralysis. In a science and health collaboration, the project, led by Dr James St John, will be conducted across two of the university’s leading […]
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