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12 October 2015

An invite for Carers to join us for morning tea!

National Carers week is 11 – 17 October and to celebrate we are inviting all student carers to join us...

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13 October 2014

Promoting good mental health for carers

In Mental Health Week, it is important that we take time to acknowledge family carers, writes Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer from Griffith's Centre for Health Practice Innovation.

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5 March 2013

Carers of people with dementia contemplate suicide

One in four people who provide care for a family member with dementia have contemplated suicide more than once in the last year, says Griffith research.

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20 June 2011

Important first look at suicidality among carers

A Griffith University researcher will explore suicide risk among carers of people with dementia after identifying ___a clear imperative___ for...

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27 May 2024

People who care for loved ones with arthritis carry an economic burden

Informal carers looking after a loved one with arthritis are financially worse off than non-carers to the sum of $388 million, Griffith University research has discovered.

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23 August 2023

Griffith embarking on plan to recruit 100 new academics

As Griffith prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2025, the institution is looking ahead with an ambitious plan to recruit 100 new academics.

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18 April 2023
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6 April 2023
MRI of a patient's head close-up

What it’s like to live with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease is considered the fastest growing neurological disorder in the world. It is a complex condition with no known cure. Despite the availability of some treatments to alleviate symptoms, the disease still presents a significant burden for patients and their families. On this World Parkinson’s Day we share the personal stories of Professor Elizabeth Kendall in solidarity and support of those who are suffering and caring for those who are battling this disease. And researcher’s like Professor George Mellick who are committed to improving the lives of those suffering from it.

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3 August 2021
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24 November 2020
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