Helping young women in distress with cancer

Features
Helping young women live well after a cancer diagnosis is the aim of a new program being developed by members of the Women’s Wellness Research Group at Griffith University.
Published

Improving knowledge and attitudes of sexuality for people with dementia

Features
Improving the knowledge and attitudes concerning sexual expression of people with dementia amongst health professionals, has been the goal of a Griffith study.
Published

Animal robots can benefit dementia patients says Griffith study

Features
Using animal robots in the care of people with dementia has a modest but significant benefit, a new Griffith University study has revealed.
Published

Healthier lifestyles for women with Type 2 diabetes

Griffith Health
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.
Published
Centre for Environment and Population Health

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.
Published
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.
Published
Griffith Health

Improved dressings urgently needed for intravenous catheter failures 

New ways of improving the effectiveness of dressings and securements for the prevention of peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) failure in adults is urgently required. This is according to Professor Claire Rickard from the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research, a part of Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, following new research published in The Lancet medical journal. PIVCs are […]
Published
Arts Education Law

Griffith earns top marks on world stage

Griffith University has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.
Published
Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith makes Australian top 10 on research publication rankings

Griffith University is in the top ten of Australian institutions according to a new performance measure ranking universities on a range of published research criteria.
Published
Griffith Business School

Raising money for Stillbirth Foundation in London Marathon

Raising money for the Stillbirth Foundation Australia is the goal for Professor David Ellwood and his partner Associate Professor Anne Sneddon from Griffith’s School of Medicine as they get set to run next month’s London Marathon.
Published
Alumni

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. It was one of two AAUT awards won by Griffith with the Griffith […]
Published
Features

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.
Published
Features

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.
Published
Features

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.
Published
Domestic Violence

Teresa Bradford: An inspiration to others in nursing

Teresa Bradford was genuine, understanding, compassionate and inspirational.
Published
Griffith Health

Nurses union boss tells students about new era of hospital transparency

Heralding the new law around nurse and midwife to patient ratios will be high on the agenda for Beth Mohle as part of her graduation speech to Griffith University Health students next week (Monday 18 July).
Published
Features

Improvements needed in catheter use with cancer patients

Improving the experience for cancer patients undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy or a blood transfusion is the focus of new Griffith research which has received $1.1m in NHMRC funding.
Published
Features

International honour for Griffith nursing professor

Griffith’s reputation as a world-leading authority in nursing has been firmly cemented, following Professor Wendy Chaboyer being inaugurated into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Published