Indigenous study tour builds on young psychologist’s dream

Features
A passion for working in complex trauma populations is behind the success of Griffith Bachelor of Psychology graduate Rebecca Simpson, following her completion of the 2017 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour.
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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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Features

Students stressed from work/study juggle, says Griffith study

More Australian students are working in part-time jobs than ever before, with potential negative effects to their study, health, and wellbeing.
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Griffith Health

Psychologist sets example for young women

Dr Megan Oaten will embark on an all-female research leadership expedition to Antarctica this month.
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Arts Education Law

Hong Kong study for New Colombo Plan scholar

A fascination with how people behave led 2018 New Colombo Plan scholar Kimberley Bates to a double degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology.
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Griffith Health

Health research bolstered in latest funding grants

Griffith University research into malaria, gut infections and streptococcus are some of the projects set to benefit from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2018 Project Grant funding announced this week.
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Griffith Health

Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.
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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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