Griffith students receive prestigious Commonwealth Games scholarships

Business and government
When Sharath Achanta became the first Indian to win a table tennis gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, an eight-year-old countryman was inspired while watching on television in southern India.
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Prescribing a dose of resistance exercise for infection and injury

Griffith Health
Having your healthcare professional prescribe you a dose of bench presses to ward off an infection or help heal an injury may sound like shonky healthcare but could actually be the advice of the near future, according to Griffith scientists.
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Griffith leads the way for student satisfaction

Arts Education Law
In country's top two following quality learning and teaching survey
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Griffith Health

Digitally-enabled design guides the way for children’s orthopaedic surgery

New virtual-reality technology and 3D printing techniques will create ‘digital patients’ to improve surgery for Queensland children with orthopaedic deformity.
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Features

Does the contraceptive pill alter an athlete’s performance?

Does the contraceptive pill alter a female athlete’s performance? This is the question posed by new research at Griffith University.
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Alumni

A ‘refugee’ beams life into cancer research

Griffith becomes a safe home for Syrian student
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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.
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Criminology and law

University research support for Domestic Violence Centrelink Debt Waver Bill

Reforming the law to allow the Centrelink debts of family or domestic violence victims to be waived is long overdue.
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Features

‘My quadriplegic son is my inspiration’: A mother’s unwavering love

Not for one second did she think twice about what she should do. Her son had sustained a devastating spinal cord injury as a result of a road traffic accident, which had left him without feeling or movement from the chest down. But she knew whatever happened now from then on, she would always be by his side.
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Business and government

Logan ambitions get a touch of Texas

The technology revolution sweeping the business world has reached Australia’s university students, who are increasingly looking at starting their own businesses as an alternative to traditional career paths. Student’s from Griffith University’s Logan campus have just completed an intense weekend long workshop with Texas-based startup educators, 3 Day Startup (3DS). Their enthusiasm underlined by the […]
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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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Health

Countdown to annual Logan Fun Run underway

Students encouraged to group together and get involved.
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Corporate

Griffith secures $5m to help cure spinal cord injury

The Queensland Government has invested $5 million in a Griffith University pre-clinical trial to prove that a “nerve bridge” across a damaged spinal cord may be the answer to otherwise permanent paralysis. In a science and health collaboration, the project, led by Dr James St John, will be conducted across two of the university’s leading […]
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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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Health

To die well, you need to plan well

Improving the communication and decision-making about medical treatment for patients at the end of their life is crucial to avoid needless suffering.
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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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Griffith Health

Improving human rights for people with disabilities

What happens when service provision for people with disabilities does not live up to expectations and people are left feeling vulnerable or exposed in their own living environment? This is just one of the discussion topics on the agenda at next week’s Human Rights Forum.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Trachoma: Still a problem for a developed country like Australia

Australia is the only developed country in the world where children are suffering from trachoma, an endemic bacterial eye infection.
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