Griffith alumnus creating a change for good in gender equality

Alanna Bastin-Bryne, Guest speaker, Griffith University’s MATE Summit
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Industry change-maker Communications alumnus Alanna Bastin-Byrne is the Director of Femeconomy, a national membership organisation that educates how purchasing decisions can create gender equality. Femeconomy’s approved companies have at least 30% women on the Board of Directors or 50% female ownership, ‘Companies with female leaders are more likely to have workplace flexibility and less likely […]

New course to prepare future health communicators

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Health communication experts from Croakey, The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health, The Conversation, Griffith Review, have collaborated with Griffith academics to plan the University’s new Health and Science Communication course. The course will explore the frequent tensions and challenges that arise between strategic communicators, journalists, healthcare workers, and scientists in their communication practice with one […]

Work in Italy and earn credit towards your degree

Michaela Waite in Parma, Italy, in conversation with opera composer Giuseppe Verdi
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Gaining international work experience as part of your University degree is much easier than you think! Work-integrated learning opportunities in Italy are on offer to all Griffith students: you can live in Italy with a family, or with other students, and take on the role of English language assistants in a number of Italian schools […]

Griffith languages student in national speech finals

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Griffith Japanese language student, Tyalla Williams, travelled to Sydney to compete in the 50th Anniversary of the Australian Japanese Language Speech Contest Finals. Tyalla was recently named Open Division Grand Champion in the Queensland competition in September. Participants come from all over Queensland to compete in four divisions including high school senior and tertiary students. […]

Health app pitch hopes to facilitate cannabis prescription

HealthHack 2019
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Griffith University’s Professor John Flood and Dr Monique Lewis took part in the annual Brisbane conference HealthHack in September, pitching a technology solution to support medicinal cannabis prescription. Each year, Health Hack brings together problem owners, developers, and designers for an intensive weekend to create solutions for problems around health. Part of team ‘CannaCare’, Professor […]