Griffith faces up to the issues of World Mental Health Day 

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
This Wednesday 10 October, is World Mental Health Day and, as a leading institution in the field, Griffith has a range of expertise and programs which link to this year’s theme, ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world’.  The aim is to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and bring the […]
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Griffith and Gold Coast Health raising awareness of Osteoporosis 

Free heel bone density checks will be available at the Gold Coast University Hospital on Tuesday 16 October when it teams up with Griffith University for Osteoporosis Awareness Day (actual date 20 October).  
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Alleviating anxiety in young children with new online program

Researchers from Griffith University and the University of Southern Queensland, in partnership with beyondblue, and the University of Queensland have launched a new online program for young children with anxiety problems.
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Oral treatment may not be far off for head and neck cancer patients 

A highly promising approach to treating HPV-driven head and neck cancer is on the way, and it could be in the shape of a simple oral medication. This is according to new breakthrough research led by Griffith University, which has conducted trials showing that the drug, Alisertib, tested in trials to treat other cancers such as lung and kidney, can also successfully destroy the cancer cells associated with head and neck cancer. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) […]
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Griffith academic acknowledged as top maternity researcher 

Professor of Midwifery and Clinical Chair Jennifer Fenwick has been acknowledged in The Australian’s Research magazine as the researcher leader in pregnancy and childbirth.  
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Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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Midwifery conference calls to strengthen services

 Strengthening midwifery education standards to improve maternity services was the call at the recent Trans-Tasman Midwifery Education conference. 
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Concerning levels of caffeine found in sports supplements 

Pre-workout supplements (PWS) claim to improve strength and reduce fatigue while training. Many of these products rely on the stimulant properties of caffeine (often in large doses) to produce this performance enhancement, yet a verification of the caffeine content of these products has never been conducted - until now.     
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Australian first for Griffith neuroradiologist with US award

A passion for the global advancement and education of neuroradiology is the focus for researcher Associate Professor Sandeep Bhuta, the first ever Australian to become a recipient of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) International Outreach Professor Program.
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Health

Development of a new class of antibiotics gives hope for treating multi-drug resistant bacteria

New type of antibiotic could limit multidrug resistance by targeting and disrupting key elements in bacterial cells.
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Business and government

$250,000 grant for Griffith researchers sending medicinal maggots to war

The project was submitted as part of the 2018 Humanitarian Grand Challenge grant call.
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Griffith Health

Girls better readers and writers than boys – study

A new study from Griffith University has found girls on average are better than boys at reading and there is an even larger gap with writing ability.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Griffith scientists shine at Young Tall Poppy awards

Emerging scientists at Griffith University have been recognised at the Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for 2018.
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Arts Education Law

Academics deliver disaster training in Mongolia

Two Griffith academics are in Mongolia delivering training to multi-casualty and disaster training to more than 60 doctors and nurses across the province.
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Improving access to water for women and girls in Pacific Islander communities

The new study will see researchers working with Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and governments in the region.
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Virtual reality treatment for dog phobia in children 

Using virtual reality technology to treat children for dog phobia is the aim of a new study at Griffith. 
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New facility paves the way for Griffith Allied Health expansion into Brisbane

Meeting community demand for allied health degree programs in Brisbane has been the impetus behind the opening of a new facility at Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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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.
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