Griffith Health

Program aims to beat phobias in pre-school children

Griffith researchers are helping to reduce phobias in young children.
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Arts Education Law

Linkage Projects spotlight Griffith research impact

Funding supports innovative collaborations on critical research projects
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Griffith Health

Research gives GPs clarity in referring headaches for scans

Research suggests psychological states should be considered to reduce over investigation, costs and time, and risks of radiation exposure.
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Health

How little girl Scarlett drives Luke’s degree dream

Top student applying life experiences to psychological science studies
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Griffith Health

Study investigates beliefs about portable pool safety

Researchers aim to reduce drowning risk of children in portable pools
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Arts Education Law

Study debunks autism intervention myths

A new study led by Griffith University, published in PLOS One today, has found that optimised-debunking interventions are effective in reducing support for practices that are not backed by research.
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Griffith Health

Gold Coast set to be medical software and device hub

World-leading additive manufacturing company Materialise will locate its Australian head-quarters in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) to create a hub for cutting-edge medical device innovation. The Belgium-based global company will switch operations from Sydney to the 200-hectare GCHKP to capitalise on Griffith University plans for an $80 million Advanced Design and Prototyping […]
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Griffith Health

Sunshine Coast welcomes Griffith Medicine students

Fifty first-year medical students have begun a new chapter in their lives attending the inaugural orientation to Griffith University's Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI). 
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Arts Education Law

Conference explores professional futures

The challenges and opportunities facing today’s professions will be examined at a Griffith University conference at South Bank in February.
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Griffith Health

Legacy of First Peoples Elder Honoured

Griffith University is proud to recognise the life achievements of a remarkable humanitarian, Aunty Pamela Mam, a First Peoples’ Elder, role model, patron and matriarch. She has, for over 60 years, provided tireless service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Peoples, particularly in the fields of health care and education. Griffith has now conferred upon […]
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Arts Education Law

Sports College students graduate with flying colours

Four members of the Griffith Sports College will end the year with new qualifications. Sport scholarship students Alyce Burnett, Tameka Butt, Ash Southern and Matt Bevilacqua are celebrating undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the close of Griffith graduation ceremonies in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Olympic kayaker Alyce Burnett (below) graduated with a Master […]
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Griffith Health

Culture is key to new course

A ground breaking new course was launched at the South Bank campus last night that is specifically designed to provide graduates with the capability to influence the child protection sector, while respecting the enduring cultures and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In a joint initiative by the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]
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Griffith Health

Home-school collaboration needed to lift literacy rates in children on autism spectrum 

More effective parent-teacher communication and greater flexibility is needed to improve literacy rates for children on the autism spectrum, an Autism CRC study has found. The study was led by Griffith University Associate Professor, Dr Marleen Westerveld. Researchers aimed to understand parental views of the importance of literacy learning for their children on the spectrum, and the challenges to literacy […]
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Griffith Health

Autism research embraces inclusive approach – conference 

The latest autism research will be showcased at the Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) Conference at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus this week. With more than 100 contributors from across Australia and overseas, ASfAR 2018 will highlight current advances in the major research disciplines investigating autism and the broader spectrum, including work led by adults on the autism spectrum, research with families, support […]
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Griffith Business School

Two Griffith students take out national sport awards

Griffith students Madison de Rozario and Laura Waldie have crowned a memorable year as winners … again. Madi, a Bachelor of Business student, has taken out the Most Outstanding Sporting Achievement in the Unisport Australia Awards for 2018. Madi won double gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Women’s T54 (Wheelchair) 1500m […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith Health and Humanities unite to aid Mongolia

Griffith Humanities senior lecturer Hamish McLean joined forces with School of Medicine senior lecturer Duncan McConnell to train more than 60 doctors and nurses from across Mongolia‘s 21 provinces in the capital Ulaanbaatar. Hamish McLean is a Crisis and Disaster Management specialist, but found that even his 30 years experience in crisis communication was tested to the limit, […]
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Griffith Health

Health students design cookbook to make food easier to swallow

A cookbook full of recipes designed specifically for people who have difficulty swallowing is now just a click of the mouse button away. Beyond the Blender: Dysphagia Made Easy is the brainchild of speech pathologist and Griffith researcher Simone Howells, and has been created by Master of Speech Pathology students at the School of Allied […]
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Corporate

Generous $2m donation to bolster efforts of Griffith CFS researchers

Research in CFS pathology, diagnosis and treatment supported with $2.2 million funding.
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