Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast

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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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Rehabilitation needs to ramp up to improve lives and save money

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In a year when the World Health Organisation (WHO) has demanded action to lift rehabilitation services globally to improve patient lives and save money, Australia’s leading rehabilitation research group, the Hopkins Centre, is arguing that rehabilitation represents both value for money and better outcomes.
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Healthier lifestyles for women recovering from cancer

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Increased physical and emotional health benefit for women recovering from cancer has been the outcome of a Griffith University wellness program which is now set to become widely used across Australia.
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Improving knowledge and attitudes of sexuality for people with dementia

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Improving the knowledge and attitudes concerning sexual expression of people with dementia amongst health professionals, has been the goal of a Griffith study.
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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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National Teaching Award for Griffith Midwifery Program

Griffith’s internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Midwifery program has been recognised with a prestigious 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) for Programs that Enhance Learning. The award was announced at the Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards Presentation Ceremony in Melbourne. The Federal Minister for Education and Training the Honourable Simon Birmingham MP acknowledged […]
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A range of coping strategies needed for Emergency Department staff

Workplace stress amongst hospital emergency department staff is prevalent despite the working environment being generally perceived positively amongst nursing and medical staff who use a range of coping strategies.
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Griffith launches first health-related free MOOC to improve global maternity care

‘Maternity Care: Building Relationships Really Does Save Lives’ is open for enrolment now and enables learners to see how quality relationships between mothers, midwives and other health professionals transforms maternity care and saves lives.
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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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Citations honour outstanding Griffith teachers

The 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, have been announced by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training.  
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Alumni

Political refugee dedicates nursing career to giving back

From political refugee to nursing success, Griffith graduate Eva Ballai has turned adversity into inspirational achievement
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Improving future care for people with dementia

Improving community service uptake and wellbeing for people with dementia and their carers during the early stages of the condition, is the focus of a new Griffith study.
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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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