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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Features

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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Features

Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan launched

Closing the gap in health outcomes between Australia’s First Peoples and other Australians is the aim of the Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan 2016-2022.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Self harm on the increase in young people

Self harm amongst young Australians is on the increase, however more needs to be done to understand and address the problem.
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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.
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Domestic Violence

Teresa Bradford: An inspiration to others in nursing

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

Quadriplegia no barrier to medical career

Griffith University Medicine student Dinesh Palipana reaches one of the biggest milestones of his life this evening (Dec 16) as he prepares to graduate with a Doctor of Medicine at a ceremony at The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. However this milestone is even more meaningful to Dr Palipana as he will be only the […]
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Engineering and IT

Cognitive computing will reshape health jobs

The possibility of thousands of patient CT scans, MRI scans and X-rays being read simultaneously is not as far away as we think, if cognitive computing takes over the health sector.
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Features

$4m grant to aid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diagnosis

A diagnostic test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome could be available within five years following the awarding of $4 million in funding to one of Australia’s foremost authorities on the condition.
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Features

Nano-engineered dental implants set to reduce costs and infection risks

The complications and high costs associated with dental implants could be a thing of the past as Griffith research aims to reduce the associated risks of infection using new cutting edge nanotechnology.
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Business and government

Logan students to ‘invent’ future of health care

Understanding entrepreneurship at heart of initiative.
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Features

Preloading drinks project recognised for reducing violence and anti-social behaviour

Smart Start, a joint initiative of Griffith University and the Queensland Police Service, today received a silver award in the community-led category of the 2016 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards.
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Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies

Hope for the paralysed: Griffith collaborates with leading minds in spinal cord injury

Spinal cord research offering hope for the paralysed is set to get underway on the Gold Coast at Griffith University in collaboration with Harvard University.
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Arts Education Law

Dr Kevin Larkin wins 2016 Teacher of the Year

Mathematics education lecturer and first-year student advisor Dr Kevin Larkin has won the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Griffith University Teacher of the Year.
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Features

Griffith research receives $2.8m in funding

A new world first Centre for Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship, based in Queensland, is just one of the beneficiaries of new funding from the prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Introverts and extroverts: how should companies be training both?

When managing a diverse workforce full of distinct personalities, it may be a challenge to create a one-fits-all training solution, especially if your industry relies on the creativity of your employees. Now a new study is shedding light on this problem and says what may be best for extroverts may not be the same for […]
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