Sisters aim for law reform to fight domestic violence

Arts Education Law
A passion for protecting Australian women from the perils of domestic violence is the aim for Gold Coast sisters and Griffith University students, Gina Masterton and Rebecca Masterton.
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Griffith Health

Women are ‘awesome’ but where does balance lie for them in the workforce?

Women are “awesome” but there can still be an unconscious bias in the recruitment of them to senior leadership positions.
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Features

Lead poisoning is the top risk factor for pre-eclampsia, says Griffith study

More than a century since a Brisbane doctor found that lead in paint destroyed children’s lives, new research from Griffith University concludes that it is a major risk factor for pre-eclampsia.
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Features

Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder get QLD funding boost

Care for children and their families dealing with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is to be expanded in Queensland following new funding for a Griffith University project.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Five minutes with…Peter Creed

Professor Peter Creed began professional life as a practitioner working with adolescents and adults who were displaced, confused about their life direction, or struggling with their careers. These interests carried over to research in the areas of career development, career progress, and career achievement. We spent five minutes with Peter to learn a little more…. […]
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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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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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Features

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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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Flexible work, but is it available?

The concept of flexible working practices may be widely accepted within the workforce, however organisations need to look at whether their employees actually have reasonable access to it.
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Engineering and IT

Cognitive computing will reshape health jobs

The possibility of thousands of patient CT scans, MRI scans and X-rays being read simultaneously is not as far away as we think, if cognitive computing takes over the health sector.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Conference targets chronic disease prevention

More than 300 exceptional biomedical scientists, clinical researchers, health professionals and research students are expected to attend the 12th Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference 2016, where translational research for the prevention of chronic disease will be the focus.
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Features

Preloading drinks project recognised for reducing violence and anti-social behaviour

Smart Start, a joint initiative of Griffith University and the Queensland Police Service, today received a silver award in the community-led category of the 2016 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards.
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Griffith Health

Teasing can result in harsh truth for teenagers

Rejection, teasing and victimisation can be extremely distressing for teens and such experiences are expected to cause eating disorders, body and muscle distortion, social anxiety and depression.
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Features

Hope for the paralysed: Griffith collaborates with leading minds in spinal cord injury

Spinal cord research offering hope for the paralysed is set to get underway on the Gold Coast at Griffith University in collaboration with Harvard University.
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Features

Griffith research receives $2.8m in funding

A new world first Centre for Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship, based in Queensland, is just one of the beneficiaries of new funding from the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Introverts and extroverts: how should companies be training both?

When managing a diverse workforce full of distinct personalities, it may be a challenge to create a one-fits-all training solution, especially if your industry relies on the creativity of your employees. Now a new study is shedding light on this problem and says what may be best for extroverts may not be the same for […]
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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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