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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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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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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Health

To die well, you need to plan well

Improving the communication and decision-making about medical treatment for patients at the end of their life is crucial to avoid needless suffering.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Workplace mental wellbeing: lessons from criminal justice workers

When you think of job stresses of police officers, it’s easy to imagine the extremes, but that is not the full story. In her work studying criminal justice workplaces and occupational stress research, Dr Amanda Biggs says the stresses that a lot of police and correctional officers face are similar to other occupations. “People like […]
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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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Griffith Health

Improving human rights for people with disabilities

What happens when service provision for people with disabilities does not live up to expectations and people are left feeling vulnerable or exposed in their own living environment? This is just one of the discussion topics on the agenda at next week’s Human Rights Forum.
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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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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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Features

Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan launched

Closing the gap in health outcomes between Australia’s First Peoples and other Australians is the aim of the Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan 2016-2022.
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Griffith Health

Griffith Health strengthens ties in public health with China

On 15 and 16 February 2017, Griffith University welcomed an official visit from The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China, with the intention to reflect on their long standing relationship and sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU will further build public health capacity building and research collaborations […]
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Self harm on the increase in young people

Self harm amongst young Australians is on the increase, however more needs to be done to understand and address the problem.
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Arts Education Law

‘Comprehensive’ Griffith rises up QS rankings

Griffith ranked number one in Australia for Hospitality and Leisure Management.
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Features

Kathleen Baird: A champion against domestic and family violence

Increased reporting. Heightened campaigns. A commitment by the state government to combat the problem, domestic violence specialist courts and a domestic violence death and homicide review board. Dr Kathleen Baird leads the charge.
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Features

Child sex abuse grooming markers aid detection

Understanding the grooming behaviours of child sexual abusers can lead to strategies for better detection and prevention a new report has found.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith Uni stars at World Science Festival

From tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges to acknowledging the unsung women in science and getting kids to become eco-warriors, Griffith University is sharing its expertise across all areas at this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane. Held from March 22-26, the festival brings together great minds from around the world  in an annual week-long celebration and […]
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Features

World-leading centre for rehabilitation and disability research opens

Experts in rehabilitation have joined forces to improve the outcomes for people with long-term disabling conditions including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and persistent pain.
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Features

Gold Coast researchers make Chronic Fatigue Syndrome breakthrough

In a world first, Gold Coast researchers have made an important breakthrough in understanding the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
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