Animal robots can benefit dementia patients says Griffith study

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Using animal robots in the care of people with dementia has a modest but significant benefit, a new Griffith University study has revealed.
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Healthier lifestyles for women with Type 2 diabetes

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Helping women with Type 2 diabetes to undertake a more healthy lifestyle is the aim of a wellness program developed by Griffith University, and is timely for this week’s National Diabetes Week 2017.
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Midwives leading the way in reducing domestic violence during pregnancy

Reducing domestic violence during pregnancy is just one of the School of Nursing and Midwifery good news studies up for discussion at the upcoming International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress.
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Griffith researcher secures first nursing visiting professorship at Peking University First Hospital

Dr Frances Lin, a senior lecturer of School of Nursing and Midwifery has been awarded the first visiting professorship at Peking University First Hospital (PKUFH). The visiting professorship is in recognition of Dr Frances Lin’s ongoing commitment and contribution to the Hospital’s research program development, and her efforts in promoting evidence based practice, and translating […]
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Griffith researcher named 2017 Summer Surf Girl

Griffith University research fellow Dr Shelley Roberts from the university’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, is celebrating after winning the title of 2017 Summer Surf Girl.
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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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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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Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan launched

Closing the gap in health outcomes between Australia’s First Peoples and other Australians is the aim of the Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan 2016-2022.
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Kathleen Baird: A champion against domestic and family violence

Increased reporting. Heightened campaigns. A commitment by the state government to combat the problem, domestic violence specialist courts and a domestic violence death and homicide review board. Dr Kathleen Baird leads the charge.
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Domestic Violence

Teresa Bradford: An inspiration to others in nursing

Teresa Bradford was genuine, understanding, compassionate and inspirational.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

University launches internship to help India’s slum communities

New initiative sees students from many disciplines brainstorming on how to make a difference.
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Passion for medicine pays off

Graduating biomedical student Monique Saunders has always wanted to be a doctor. Now she’s firmly on the way to realising her dream after being accepted into Griffith’s Graduate Entry Medicine Program.
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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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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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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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Arts Education Law

Employment initiatives boost student experience and graduate outcomes

A new range of career-focused initiatives will give Griffith University graduates a sharp competitive edge to improve their job prospects.
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Midwives at risk of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The midwifery profession is at risk of increasing levels of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to new research from Griffith University this week.
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