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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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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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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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Indigenous midwife aims to inspire others and close the gap

A lack of choice and control that Aboriginal women currently have over their birthing experience is the driving force for Griffith graduate Cassandra Nest from the Gold Coast.
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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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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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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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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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Griffith Health

Quadriplegia no barrier to medical career

Griffith University Medicine student Dinesh Palipana reaches one of the biggest milestones of his life this evening (Dec 16) as he prepares to graduate with a Doctor of Medicine at a ceremony at The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. However this milestone is even more meaningful to Dr Palipana as he will be only the […]
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A probiotic a day may keep stress at bay

If you’re going through a stressful time or are just feeling a bit anxious, you may want to start taking probiotics. A new Griffith University study shows that consumption of probiotics may have advantageous effects on mental health.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Suicide factors studied for older Queenslanders

As men grow older the prevalence of suicide becomes more frequent while women in the same age range show no increase, new research from Griffith University has found.
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Arts Education Law

Applications open for placements in Chinese technology incubators

Queensland researchers and entrepreneurs will be able to access expertise and investment opportunities in China through a new State Government program offering up to $20,000 for placements in key Chinese technology incubators.
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Griffith Health

Oral pathologists honour Griffith professor

Griffith University Emeritus Professor Newell Johnson CMG, FMedSci, has been awarded with Honorary Life Membership of the International Association of Oral Pathologists.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Suicide a leading cause of maternal death in developed countries

Suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in many developed countries. A Griffith professor has called for more research to be done to understand the causes and how these tragic deaths can be prevented.
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Multivitamins for pregnancy – helpful or harmful?

Multivitamins for women before, during and after pregnancy – are they helpful or harmful?
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Further clues in the fight against Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

New findings regarding the pathology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are bringing Griffith University researchers closer to identifying the cause of this disabling illness.
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Screening test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on its way

Ground-breaking research at Griffith University into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is leading the way for the development of a new screening tool for the condition.
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