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.
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Eight Griffith students head to Hungary for world championships

Business and government
Elite athletes take the plunge on global stage.
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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.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Concerns rise over potential adverse health effects of 5G technology

Concern over the potential long-term adverse health effects associated with new 5G mobile phone technology remains according to one of the world’s leading figures on the impact of radio frequency emissions “The health effect issue of 5G is potentially very controversial as the communications industry is massive and 5G technology will be quite pervasive but […]
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Corporate

Griffith to offer physiotherapy, speech pathology and occupational therapy in Brisbane in 2018

Growing demand for allied health services has translated to growing opportunities for students seeking healthcare careers outside the traditional medicine and dentistry degrees. The sector is surging, with an ageing population and onset of chronic disease driving patient volumes, and a focus on prevention and new technologies improving outcomes. Griffith University has responded by bringing […]
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Features

Want to know the secret of great rehydration?…..Just eat

For decades we’ve been sold on the importance of rehydrating after exercise by consuming specialty formulated beverages such as sports drinks (and more recently milk), under a ‘not all fluids are created equal’ mantra .
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Features

Smoother path towards diagnosis of flu and throat infections

Two new clinical trials are set to begin at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) on the Gold Coast, as the Australian Government rolls out a new program to assist smaller companies and researchers to navigate complex regulations, in order to develop the next generation of medical devices, apps and therapeutic drugs.
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Features

Improving the quality of life for amputees

A revolutionary technology in complex reconstructive and robotic surgery is offering amputees a significantly improved quality of life, providing them with far greater mobility and comfort.
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Autism Centre of Excellence

A life changing journey for an adolescent with autism

Looking at the positive change for an adolescent boy with autism and his family while travelling through Africa has been the focus of a Griffith University research study.
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Features

New dinosaur insights provide further understanding

New insights into the way that theropod dinosaurs walked the earth, are providing another piece of the puzzle regarding our understanding of extinct animals and how we portray them in popular culture.
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Alumni

All smiles for Griffith graduates at dental ‘oasis’

Griffith dental graduates Dr Bharat Agrawal and Dr Andrew Firgaira are providing an "oasis" for patients attending their studios on the Gold Coast
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Alumni

Scholarship recipients discuss study-sport balance

Scholarship recipients and members of the Griffith Sports College, Aaron Murphy and Scott Swan, will discuss the delicate balance between study and elite sport at a networking event on the Gold Coast on Friday 14 July.
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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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