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11 June 2024
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9 May 2024
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24 October 2023
Blood collection tubes Group A Streptococcus(strep A)

What is Strep A, and why do we need a vaccine?

Strep A (Streptococcus pyogenes) is a major cause of infection-related deaths, leading to over 500,000 fatalities annually. Developing countries, Indigenous populations, and vulnerable groups face the greatest risks. A potential vaccine, developed by Professor Michael Good's team at Griffith University, is undergoing human trials and shows promise in fighting multiple Strep A strains.

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21 March 2023

Sex, labour, and financial exchange in couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a growing form of homelessness in many countries including Australia, however, new research suggests it is especially common within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

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14 March 2023
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29 September 2022

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being

Maintaining our health and quality of life is important to each of us and important to all of us as a society. While this issue has been brought into stark relief globally with the COVID-19 pandemic, across the world, for centuries, people have battled everything from outbreaks of infectious diseases to chronic health problems. The third of United Nations Sustainable Development goals is focused specifically on the aim of ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being in people of all ages.

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21 July 2022

What does Brisbane 2032 mean for Queensland?

The eyes of the world are on Brisbane, Queensland and Australia, leading up to Brisbane 2032. There is an increasing...

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1 February 2022

SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

The world is becoming increasingly urbanised, and the population is constantly growing. Today, more than half of us live in cities, placing them at the forefront of some of our biggest challenges — from public health to climate change.  

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21 January 2022
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6 December 2021

2022 Rhodes Scholar wants to change the health system

An impressive final year Griffith student, who overcame a cancer diagnosis at 15 before embarking on a medical degree, has been awarded a prestigious 2022 Australia-At-Large Rhodes Scholarship.

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