Griffith faces up to the issues of World Mental Health Day 

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
This Wednesday 10 October, is World Mental Health Day and, as a leading institution in the field, Griffith has a range of expertise and programs which link to this year’s theme, ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world’.  The aim is to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and bring the […]
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Convoluted career path lands Nelson a career in dentistry

When Nelson Bayer graduates this year with a Bachelor of Dentistry and Oral Health, it will be the culmination of a hard fought and long path to success.
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Jordanian princess visits Griffith to promote cancer control 

Reducing world cancer rates is the focus as HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan visits Griffith University health academics this Wednesday 24 October. 
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 Helping mid-life adults to get healthy

Helping adults in the mid stage of life to achieve healthy lifestyles is the aim of a new wellness program developed by Griffith University.
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Griffith Business School

Griffith experts to speak at Brain Injury conference

Exciting new research from Griffith University is providing new hope for those with acquired brain injuries. International trailblazer in stem cell rehabilitation and Griffith University Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim will explore the exciting opportunities being opened up by new research in neuroplasticity – at the National Brain Injury Conference at the Princess Alexandra Hospital on […]
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Griffith and Gold Coast Health raising awareness of Osteoporosis 

Free heel bone density checks will be available at the Gold Coast University Hospital on Tuesday 16 October when it teams up with Griffith University for Osteoporosis Awareness Day (actual date 20 October).  
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Alleviating anxiety in young children with new online program

Researchers from Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland, in partnership with beyondblue, and the University of Queensland have launched a new online program for young children with anxiety problems.
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Oral treatment may not be far off for head and neck cancer patients 

A highly promising approach to treating HPV-driven head and neck cancer is on the way, and it could be in the shape of a simple oral medication. This is according to new breakthrough research led by Griffith University, which has conducted trials showing that the drug, Alisertib, tested in trials to treat other cancers such as lung and kidney, can also successfully destroy the cancer cells associated with head and neck cancer. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) […]
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Griffith academic acknowledged as top maternity researcher 

Professor of Midwifery and Clinical Chair Jennifer Fenwick has been acknowledged in The Australian’s Research magazine as the researcher leader in pregnancy and childbirth.  
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Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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Midwifery conference calls to strengthen services

 Strengthening midwifery education standards to improve maternity services was the call at the recent Trans-Tasman Midwifery Education conference. 
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Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements 

Pre-workout supplements (PWS) claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training. Many of these products rely on the stimulant properties of caffeine (often in large doses) to produce this performance enhancement, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted - until now.     
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Australian first for Griffith neuroradiologist with US award

A passion for the global advancement and education of neuroradiology is the focus for researcher Associate Professor Sandeep Bhuta, the first ever Australian to become a recipient of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) International Outreach Professor Program.
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Singing strikes a positive chord for spinal awareness

Griffith University’s Hopkins Centre has launched a film about the Singing Cords program to raise awareness of the benefits of singing and peer-led engagement.   International singer Tim McCallum shares his beliefs on the medical abilities that singing provides and its benefit for people with a spinal cord injury through his singing program, Singing Cords.   Tim McCallum was involved in a diving accident […]
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Virtual reality treatment for dog phobia in children 

Using virtual reality technology to treat children for dog phobia is the aim of a new study at Griffith. 
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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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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

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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