Life after stroke on the Gold Coast

Features
Understanding the experience of stroke survivors and realising that there is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach to rehabilitation are the findings from a new Griffith study.
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Business and government

UN Industrial Development Organisation draws on Griffith lecturer’s research in new report

Dr Andreas Chai has contributed two chapters to the 2018 UNIDO Industrial Development Report.
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Bright sparks: How Griffith researchers are using light to build a better supercomputer

Griffith University researchers are building the next wave of supercomputers. Work published in Light: Science and Applications shows a new technique for a quick and reliable characterisation of integrated quantum chips that encode information using light instead of electrical current. In collaboration with ANU, RMIT and UTS in Australia and ITMO University in Russia, the researchers […]
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Quantum “spooky action at a distance” becoming practical

Scientists from Griffith University have overcome a major challenge in applying a strange quantum effect to real applications.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Democracy’s at home with Anne

Political expert and Griffith University scholar Professor Anne Tiernan has been appointed to the board of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
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Engineering and IT

Griffith in first Defence Cooperative Research Centre

Griffith University will look for smart machine technologies in the first Defence Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Trusted Autonomous Systems.
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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 […]
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Mental health of emergency services personnel and HRM: preliminary findings

The results of a survey conducted by researchers at the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing with 272 Australian paramedics has revealed the invaluable role of family, friends and work supervisors’ support as they go about their job. With three years’ funding from the Australia Research Council Linkage program (LP160100004) and industry partners United Voice (QLD and NT branches) and the Ambulance […]
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Arts Education Law

Upper body strength key factor in men’s bodily attractiveness

What makes a man’s body attractive?  In many mammalian species, females evolved to prefer the strongest males.  According to research from Griffith University, the same is true of humans.
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Business and government

Revamped Tourism Dashboard boasts interactive insights for experts and discerning travellers

The Global Sustainable Tourism Dashboard, a joint project between researchers at Griffith University and the University of Surrey, has received a major face-lift, enabling it to better inform researchers and travellers with interactive insights about destinations around the world. Launched in January following the declaration of 2017 as the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the […]
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Features

New hope for sufferers of urinary tract infection

New understanding of a bacterium that causes urinary tract infection (UTI) is providing fresh hope for sufferers of this common condition, following a breakthrough by a Griffith microbiologist.
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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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Arts Education Law

High anxiety in young children with autism – study

A new Griffith University study has found young children with autism display high levels of anxiety symptoms.
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Business and government

Griffith workshop to tackle the decline of democracy in Southeast Asia

Academics from Griffith University and other esteemed institutions will gather for a two-day workshop this month addressing the deterioration of democracy across Southeast Asia. Led by Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Diego Fossati (of the Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy), participants will draw from their deep regional knowledge to discuss the extent to […]
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Arts Education Law

Tenancy law reform urgently needed to help domestic violence victims

Tenancy law reform is vital in reducing further domestic violence trauma
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Griffith Enterprise

Research partnership with NRL to improve sports participation

Research into sports activity in Australian children suggests that non-elite participants are losing interest in sport more rapidly and disengaging, not just from sport, but all physical activity. While the leading sports keep growing, their supporting communities are struggling. It once seemed the sporting fields of suburban and rural Australia churned out world champions at […]
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Features

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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