Griffith to train medical students on the Sunshine Coast

Centre for Environment and Population Health
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Griffith University continues to play a major role in shaping the medical profession of tomorrow with confirmation that it will train medical students at the newly-opened Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The announcement was made today after the Federal Government formalised its commitment to provide 50 Commonwealth supported places for local medical students at the Hospital from […]

The importance of monitoring exercise for improved health and fitness

Features
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Griffith University scientists have found exercise-response monitoring is crucial for maximising the safety and effectiveness of undertaking exercise. Published in SpringerPlus in time for Exercise Right Week (22-28 May), the Gold Coast study examined if so called 'mood-state' assessment could be used to non-invasively indicate the stress-recovery balance in the body at a molecular level, following resistance-exercise.

Scientists share STEM in children’s books!

Corporate
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Griffith University scientists hope to encourage more students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through the creation of engaging children’s books. Griffith’s That’s Rad! Science project was among 28 new ‘diverse and exciting’ Advance Queensland Engaging Science Grants recipients, sharing in almost $270,000 to increase STEM skills and engagement. The project will support the creation […]

Griffith secures $5m to help cure spinal cord injury

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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 […]